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Hired gun blamed for business outage
Video-content firm Revision3 accuses anti-piracy company MediaDefender -- known for its aggressive tactics against file sharers -- of attacking its servers over the weekend.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-05-30
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11521

TJX employee fired for exposing shoddy security
The retail giant, which acknowledged a major breach last year, fires a worker who made disturbing claims in an online forum about the security practices at the store where he worked.
By: Dan Goodin, The Register 2008-05-27
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11520

Legal experts wary of MySpace hacking charges
Federal prosecutors charge the parent who allegedly badgered a girl to suicide with three counts of computer crime, but law experts worry about a dangerous precedent.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-05-16
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11519

Admins warned of brute-force SSH attacks
Normally considered a low-level threat on the Internet, scans for default-configured secure shell servers spiked this week.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-05-14
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11518

Thoughts of a Teenage Bot Master
High-school dropout and former bot master Sobe chats about his hacking and the federal investigation against him.
By: Dan Goodin, The Register 2008-05-09
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11517

Groups warn travelers to limit laptop data
In a letter to Congress, nearly three dozen organizations protest the seizures of electronic devices by U.S. customs officials, an act upheld by a federal appeals court in a recent ruling.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-05-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11516

Radio Free Europe hit by DDoS attack
The radio service's Web sites falls under fierce cyber attack after it covers a rally protesting the lack of compensation to Chernobyl victims and the decision to build more nuclear reactors.
By: Dan Goodin, The Register 2008-05-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11515

Patches pose significant risk, researchers say
A group of four computer scientists say Windows Update -- and other patch services -- should be redesigned, after they create a technique to quickly produce attack code from a distributed patch.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-04-23
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11514

U.S. gov't pushes cybersecurity at con
Top Bush Administration officials descend on the RSA Security Conference laying out their plans for protecting critical networks and giving a small taste of the latest national cyber exercise, Cyber Storm II.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2008-04-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11513

Flash vuln fells Vista
A laptop running a fully patched version of Microsoft's Vista operating system becomes the second and final machine to fall in a hacking contest that pitted the security of Windows, OS X and Ubuntu Linux.
By: Dan Goodin, The Register 2008-03-30
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11512

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