Brooks faces fights on all fronts back at Murdoch’s London HQ

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans LONDON/WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – When the once toxic Rebekah Brooks returns to run Rupert Murdoch’s British newspapers on Monday she will face the toughest challenge of her career — rebuilding her reputation and the company in the harsh glare of…

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Google updates Android Wear with support for interactive watch faces

Google today announced a new feature of Android Wear: interactive watch faces, which can be enabled following an update that’s going to be available to “all Android Wear watches in the coming weeks.” As the name suggests, interactive faces bring more life to your Android Wear smartwatch, and more ways…

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Private Investigator faces Jail for Hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans What a disgrace: A private investigator, Eric Saldarriaga, 41, got nailed for hacking into peoples’ e-mails. He may get six months in the can. Is six months reasonable for this, though? A recent online New York Times article quotes a prosecutor…

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Accused British hacker caught, faces charges in N.J.

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An accused hacker was arrested in England Wednesday and is facing extradition to New Jersey where he’s facing charges of breaking into the computer systems of NASA and other federal agencies to steal reams of confidential data, federal prosecutors say. Lauri…

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Revenge porn hacker pleads guilty, faces 7 years

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Charlie Evens, 26, has pleaded guilty to hacking into the email accounts of hundreds of women to steal and resell their naked pictures. He faces up to seven years in prison. This act — posting non-consensual nude photos of a person…

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Merseyside Hacker Faces Jail Term Over Public Sector DDoS Attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A man from Merseyside is awaiting sentencing after admitting to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaign which targeted public sector and business websites, potentially affecting vulnerable people, Computer Weekly has reported. Bootle man Ian Sullivan, aged 51, carried out the…

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