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Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout

Most of all, the hacking and Uber’s response have fueled a debate about whether companies that have crusaded to lock up their systems can scrupulously work with hackers without putting themselves on the wrong side of the law. Photo A ...

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A Cute Toy Just Brought a Hacker Into Your Home

The problem isn’t new, but it’s growing as manufacturers introduce a wider range of toys that can connect online, part of an overall trend of “smart” electronics. About 8.4 billion “connected things” will be in use worldwide this year, according ...

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Iranian hacker allegedly stole HBO's 'Game of Thrones' scripts

An Iranian hacker stole info about unreleased “Game of Thrones” episodes from HBO servers — and then tried to “extort” the network, prosecutors alleged on Tuesday. Behzad Mesri, who went by the alias Skote Vahshat, has been indicted for cybercrimes ...

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Is D.N.C. Email Hacker a Person or a Russian Front? Experts Aren’t Sure

The original “Guccifer” (pronounced GUCCI-fer) is a real person: Marcel Lazar Lehel, a Romanian hacker who used the pseudonym Guccifer to hack various accounts belonging to American celebrities and government officials, including members of the Bush family, former Secretary of ...

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Millions of Voter Records Posted, and Some Fear Hacker Field Day

Photo Voting booths in Ohio during the 2012 presidential election. Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times First and last names. Recent addresses and phone numbers. Party affiliation. Voting history and demographics. A database containing this information from 191 million voter ...

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Bahamas hacker took ‘Power’ scripts from Naturi Naughton

BY Don Kaplan, Dareh Gregorian NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 7:31 PM Johnny Nunez/BET/Getty Images for BET Singer Naturi Naughton was one victim of Bahamas celebrity hacker Alonzo Knowles. A Bahamas man who was busted for allegedly ...

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U.S. Says Hacker Stole IDs and Unreleased Scripts From Host of Celebrities

An email popped into the inbox of a famous radio host this month, sent by a young man from the Bahamas, with an offer he hoped would turn the head of even an industry veteran: scripts for the first six ...

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Celebrity hacker busted after trying to sell stolen scripts

BY Andy Mai, Denis Slattery NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 6:17 PM Andrew Burton/Getty Images Preet Bharara compared the hack to a “blockbuster script,” but called it “all too real.” A Bahamas-based hacker was busted for trying ...

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Bits Daily Report: Tech Culture Across Continents, From Hacker to Satire

Photo Credit The techie culture of coders and coding has spread across the globe as Internet companies have become ascendant and usage of computers and mobile devices has become an everyday habit for many. Yet that culture is far from ...

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