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In 2011, Hackers Gained Control Over Multiple NASA Networks, Including the Space Ones

In 2011, Hackers Gained Control Over Multiple NASA Networks, Including the Space Ones

Because there’s so much talk around hacker activity, here’s another bit of information from the same sphere. NASA seems to be one of the most popular destinations for hacker “vacations”. Apparently the agency had to deal with 5,408 security lapses in 2010 and 2011. The most alarming breach is dated back to March 2011 when a certain laptop containing the algorithms that were used to command the International Space Station (ISS) went missing, never to be seen again.

By On March 7, 2012 Respond
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Michael Jackson’s Legacy Stolen by Hackers

Michael Jackson’s Legacy Stolen by Hackers

We’re hearing more and more hacking reports these days of unknown groups attacking government websites or even their own supporters. But this new attack cuts deep into the heritage of world music. Apparently Sony disclosed information according to which Michael Jackson’s entire back catalogue has been stolen by Internet hackers.

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Kim DotCom, MegaUpload Founder To Be Extradited To The US

Kim DotCom, MegaUpload Founder To Be Extradited To The US

A couple of days ago, the team of lawyers who represent US Government filed a request in New Zealandese court for the extradition of MegaUpload founder and his associates. KimDotCom and his associates Mathias Ortmann, Bran van der Kolk and Finn Batato have been accused of breaching copyright laws and causing damages in value of half billion US dollars.

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Google Asked To Grant “The Right To Be Forgotten” To Its Users

Google Asked To Grant “The Right To Be Forgotten” To Its Users

Recently, the Audiencia Nacional urged European Court of Justice to rule on Spanish citizens’ privacy rights when it comes to search engines. More precisely, the Spain’s highest court requests that Google users have the personal data deleted from the search engines. The European Court of Justice will have the mission to decide if the Spanish Court request is lawful or not.

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Iran’s Aerial Secret Codes Compromised

Iran’s Aerial Secret Codes Compromised

WikiLeaks is one of the most controversial organizations that exist in the wide world of web. It has made its purpose to publish submissions of private, secret and classified media which the staff receives from anonymous sometimes shady sources, news leaks and whistleblowers. The website was launched back in 2006 and at that time claimed to be in possession of a 1.2 million documents.

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DDoS Supporters Deceived Into Installing Zeus Trojan

DDoS Supporters Deceived Into Installing Zeus Trojan

The Anonymous group has been gaining a lot of popularity lately, especially because of the Megaupload campaign (dubbed the Operation Megaupload (#OpMegaupload)) which found the group hacking mercifully through websites of institutions who had a part to play in the whole scandal turned legal matter. We’re talking about the Department of Justice website being hacked along with numerous record label sites. But weirdly enough the Anonymous group doesn’t seem to spare even its own members.

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Umeox Smartphones And Tablets Hands-On at MWC

Umeox Smartphones And Tablets Hands-On at MWC

Umeox is a little known mobile device producer with big plans. It was founded back in 2003 when Mr. Shap Guoguang and Mr. Iau Xiangnong met and decided to start a business together. Now Umeox has production facilities both in Shenzen and Shunde (China).

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Netflix Ice Cream Sandwich Version And Facebook Connect Hands-on at MWC Booth

Netflix Ice Cream Sandwich Version And Facebook Connect Hands-on at MWC Booth

For all the users out there frustrated that they can not use Netflix on their Ice Cream Sandwich devices, soak no more! The Netflix official update for the newest Android version has arrived in the Android Market, complete with bug fixes and ICS support. That’s not something new but we saw it in action at MWC.

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MWC 2012: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait Is Benchmarked, Shows Great Speed

MWC 2012: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait Is Benchmarked, Shows Great Speed

As the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, also known under the pet name Krait, hit the market, the curious tech fanatics managed to get it under the microscopes and in the benchmarks so we get a better understanding of the new technology behind it. We had the chance to speak about it with the guys at Qualcomm.

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MWC 2012: Prototype 7.7 Inch Toshiba AT270 Tegra 3 Unveiled

MWC 2012: Prototype 7.7 Inch Toshiba AT270 Tegra 3 Unveiled

One of the most impressive devices introduced to the curious reporters at this year’s edition of Mobile World Congress, hosted these days in Barcelona, is a Toshiba 7.7 inch tablet, modestly named AT270. Believed to be properly announced as a member of the Excite family, Toshiba AT270 is about 8 mm thin, in addition to its small size screen, which makes it very light and easy to fit in a pocket.

By On February 29, 2012 Respond
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MWC 2012: Windows Phone Tango Brings Voice Notes and Improved MMS

MWC 2012: Windows Phone Tango Brings Voice Notes and Improved MMS

This year’s edition of Mobile World Congress is a very good opportunity for the companies to show off its new technologies and for tech oriented journalists to dismiss or to confirm rumors that captured everyone attention lately. When it comes to Microsoft’s new update of Windows Phone 7.5, nicknamed Tango, the software comes as confirmation of what analysts predicted, but also with a few intriguing features and limitations.

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MWC 2012: ZTE Comes With Quad-Core Tablets PF100 and T98

MWC 2012: ZTE Comes With Quad-Core Tablets PF100 and T98

The 2012 MWC stays true to its name. And ZTE is really helping. They seized the opportunity to announce the launch of two quad-core tablets: the T98 and the PF 100. They are both powered by Tegra 3 chips and are both running on Android 4.0 Ice-Cream Sandwich.

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MWC 2012: Smart Wireless Headset Pro from Sony

MWC 2012: Smart Wireless Headset Pro from Sony

Giving the fact that a lot of tech lovers are present in Barcelona these days with the occasion of the MWC, Sony decided to take advantage of this opportunity. And they’ve decided to bring two of their Smart Extras accessories for Android. Even though they’ve already launched them at CES, at that time it was under lock down. So now it was time for full disclosure.

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MWC 2012: Nvidia Teases Us With Impressive Tegra 3 Specifications in Fujitsu Prototype

MWC 2012: Nvidia Teases Us With Impressive Tegra 3 Specifications in Fujitsu Prototype

The Japanese company is preparing to attack the phone market with the future launch of a new quad-core phone.This will be their opportunity to extend their mobile department to Europe and North America. And they’ll do this with their latest quad-core phone, one that has just appeared ready for a demonstration down at MWC as a prototype.

By On February 28, 2012 Respond
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Next Step In The Work Market – ATM Disposes Job Announcement Instead of Cash

Next Step In The Work Market – ATM Disposes Job Announcement Instead of Cash

Today’s economy is going down the drain fast. How many people have lost their jobs due to the global crisis and how many have been desperately hunting for one? Countries like Italy and Greece keep reminding us of how unstable everything really is, and how we can’t really rely on anything. Days are growing increasingly darker it seems.

By On February 22, 2012 Respond
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