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06
Jun
2013
Mandatory 2-year jail sentence for EU hackers a step closer
Computerworld Security News
Hackers would face a minimum two-year prison sentence under a new European Union law approved by the European Parliament's civil liberties committee on Thursday.image
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06
Jun
2013
ISC patches publicly disclosed BIND 9 denial-of-service flaw
Computerworld Security News
The Internet Systems Consortium, the organization that develops and maintains the widely used BIND DNS software, has patched a publicly disclosed vulnerability that can be used to remotely crash DNS servers running recent releases of BIND 9.image
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05
Jun
2013
Microsoft, feds disrupt massive Citadel botnet
CNET News - Security
The software giant teams with the FBI and financial services industry groups to slow down a cybercrime ring that is allegedly responsible for roughly $500 million in losses.

Originally posted at News - Microsoft

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05
Jun
2013
Malware increasingly uses peer-to-peer communications, researchers say
Computerworld Security News
The number of malware samples that use P-to-P (peer-to-peer) communications has increased fivefold during the past 12 months, according to researchers from security firm Damballa.image
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04
Jun
2013
Possibly related DDoS attacks cause DNS hosting outages
Computerworld Security News
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that could be related have in the past few days slammed the DNS servers of at least three providers of domain name management and DNS hosting services.image
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29
May
2013
Anonymous member pleads guilty to Stratfor hack
Computerworld Security News
A former member of a band of hackers faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to a single computer hacking charge.image
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16
May
2013
LulzSec Hackers Sentenced to Prison by London Court
Wired
Four leading hackers from LulzSec, an offshoot of Anonymous, were sentenced today to between two and two-and-a-half years in prison in London for their roles in hacking Sony and a series of other targets in 2011.image
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16
May
2013
Four former LulzSec members sentenced to prison in the UK
Computerworld Security News
Four British men associated with the LulzSec hacker collective received prison sentences Thursday for their roles in cyberattacks launched by the group against corporate and government websites in 2011.image
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15
May
2013
Is It Wrong to Use Data From the World's First 'Nice' Botnet?
Wired
When Morgan Marquis-Boire heard about the Internet Census 2012, he was excited. But there was a problem. The Internet Census was illegal. Somebody ? nobody knows exactly who ? had built a network of hacked computers called the Carna botnet to generate the data.image
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