There were several tweets posted via the S1ege and Scrub Twitter handles about the exploits of the hacking group.On 13 May, Bank of France was hit by a DDoS attack, as tweeted by S1ege; the next day Ghost Squad hackers and S1ege tweeted about bringing down Bank of Kathmandu, Bank of Nepal, Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Kuwait and the National Bank of Philippines.In a related tweet, S1ege claimed the National Bank of Philippines was targeted in retaliation to the arrests of the Comelec hackers, who have been accused of breaching Philippines' Commission on Elections website and leaking millions of voters' records online.These were originally tweeted from yet another account speculated to be affiliated with Anonymous hackers that goes by the handle "@Banned Offline".While the NY stock exchange was reportedly down for four hours, Scrub claimed that Union Bank of Cameroon was down for over 48 hours.There is no information about the extent of damage the cyberattacks may have caused the banks.
Snowden appeared via satellite link in the Australian city of Melbourne last night, live from Russia where he resides under temporary asylum after leaking classified documents that revealed the extent of the modern global western government intelligence apparatus.The AFP Friday raided the office of Labor power-broker and former comms minister Stephen Conroy and the home of a staffer of shadow communications minister Jason Clare."Snowden cites the nation's "drag net" data retention and anti-whistleblower laws in which citizen metadata is retained for two years, and those who leak national security documents may be imprisoned.Former Pentagon investigator John Crane has today told The Guardian how the agency became a trap for whistleblowers, including forerunner NSA leaker Thomas Drake."If someone is saying I don't care about the right to privacy because I've got nothing to hide' that's no different to saying 'I don't care about freedom of speech because I have nothing to say'," Snowden says.Snowden also spoke of the power of metadata, suggesting it is more valuable than content because it provides the investigator with similar intelligence while often foregoing the need to acquire warrants.
View photosMoreHttps%3a%2f%2fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2fuploads%2fcard%2fimage%2f95565%2fn85a0450It's spring, which means the flowers are blooming, we've got our light jackets on or no jackets , and most importantly: iPhone 7 rumors are leaking — pretty much every day.Apple's next flagship iPhone s aren't expected to be unveiled until September, but the Internet is already awash with lots and lots of purported specs and leaked photos of the devices.Hard to tell, but we've gathered together the most prominent ones and put on our detective hats to suss out the likely ones.Physically, the iPhone 7 is expected to look more or less like the iPhone 6S.The most interesting camera rumor is for the larger iPhone 7; it's believed it'll come with two rear cameras.As for colors, it's a safe bet the iPhone 7 will come in silver, gold, space gray and rose gold.
Police suspect the international network ofcriminals involved in the heist span over 100 peopleCriminals have made away with ¥1.4bn £8.9m, $13m from over 1,400 ATMs in Japan in under three hours.There were more than 14,000 transactions pertaining to the case in what looks like a perfectly coordinated attack by an international network.Police say the geographical distance is important as the criminals wanted to delay authorities' attempts to spot the scam.The police in Japan will now try to identify the suspects by going through the videos recorded by security cameras in the ATMs and around them.The latest case shows a classic case of data theft where hackers steal crucial information from servers but do not use it immediately.Famed hackitivist group Anonymous has also been targeting various banks under OpIcarus by stealing or leaking highly confidential data from their servers.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has got to be one of the worst kept secrets in smartphone land, with numerous official looking renders leaking out, and now what's believed to be an official spec sheet doing the rounds too.To put it into perspective the standard Samsung Galaxy S7 has just a 3000mAh battery, last year's Samsung Galaxy S6 Active has a 3500mAh one, and even the massive Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a smaller 3600mAh juice pack.Sounds like an S7The rest of the specs seem to be identical to the Samsung Galaxy S7, with a 5.1-inch 1440 x 2560 Super AMOLED screen, a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 12MP rear camera, a 5MP front-facing one and Android Marshmallow all listed.Where the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active differs from its less rugged namesake is in the design, as it has a chunky 9.9mm thick, 185g build.Still, the S7 Active looks as though it's more likely to survive a fall and that's the whole point.It's believed to be an AT exclusive, so if you're outside the US you might be out of luck.
The next big Pokémon release is coming to phones soon, and it ll give you plenty of challenges in addition to catching em all.A field test for developer Niantic s location-based Pokémon Go game starts today on iOS and Android you can sign up for an invite right here , and The Pokémon Company is going over some new details about how it all works.Like the typical Nintendo games, it has players working to capture a number of pocket monsters — only Pokémon Go uses your smartphone s GPS to have you physically walk around the world to find those creatures.We also now are starting to understand how you ll deploy those captured critters to fight your battles as well.This is a big launch for The Pokémon Company as it looks to give one of gaming s most important brands a larger presence in the $36.9 billion mobile-gaming market.Battling in Pokémon Go takes on a simplified form of what you re likely accustomed to from the Game Boy, DS, and 3DS iterations on the series.They will automatically attack, but you can help the Pokémon avoid damage by swiping left and right on your screen to dodge.Once you and your teammates battle a gym enough, you can take it over and then assign some of your pocket monsters to defend it.You can then build up your gym s defenses by training your Pokémon by making them battle against other creatures.Niantic is still developing Pokémon Go, but we should start getting a clearer picture of how it plays when reports from the test start leaking out over the next few days.
A hacker who first exposed the existence of Hillary Clinton s private email server and who found his way into accounts of several American political figures pleaded guilty to identity theft and hacking charges today.Lazar, who was brought to the U.S. from Romania in March to stand trial, had been facing additional charges of wire fraud, unauthorized access to protected computers, cyberstalking and obstruction of justice.His sentencing is set for September.While in custody, Lazar claimed that he hacked Clinton s email server, saying that it was completely unsecured.The Clinton campaign denied his claims, calling it unfathomable that Lazar would have resisted leaking Clinton s emails if he had indeed accessed them.Lazar produced no documentation to back up his claims.
The importance of the service means that any IT decisions about how it is run must be carefully thought through.CBR spoke to Ian Trenholm, CEO, NHSBT, and Anthony Evans, digital service manager, NHSBT, about the technology it is using.Before a move to Microsoft Azure almost two years ago, NHSBT had been using its own in-house service to manage all of its systems, but while they were stable, they struggled to deal with spikes in demand and were un-flexible."So if a celebrity goes on breakfast news and says, 'I'm very grateful for a blood transfusion', then people immediately try and go online and book a blood donation appointment.This month two NHS trusts were fined £365,000 for leaking information about thousands of NHS staff and hundreds of patients with HIV.NHSBT has architected its systems so that its on-premise estate manages some of the data that is very sensitive, but it has a secure high speed link between its internal database and the digital service that users see.
Suppose that a company begins to suspect that the CFO leak financial information to a competitor. As the annual number of crowns spent on information security and the number of media attention information security incidents. Since information often is so precious it must be protected against others - against individuals, companies and governments and their intelligence services. In such leaking CFOs. Is it okay for US NSA with reference to national security gathering information on all the world's Internet usage, that is, all the world's Internet users? In fact it is so thanks for reading further: it depends.
They're bulkier than I prefer my headphones to be, but this doesn't offer any of the usual benefits of size, such as more nuanced sound or increased physical comfort.A simple Pioneer logo adorns each cup, which is black and finished with a spiral texture that I weirdly couldn't stop running my fingers over.If you have the option of using the balanced headphone cable then you should do, but unfortunately you'll need a balanced headphone amplifier to do so.Finally, these headphones are closed-back, meaning sound has a tough time leaking out and disturbing those around you, and likewise they're great if you want to drown out the noise of your commute or co-workers who are arguing for the umpteenth time about whether it's possible to 'meet' a baby which, for the record, it is .It's got a nice well-defined kick to it in a musically simple track like this, and really works to drive the song's rhythm.These headphones suit a four-piece rock band like The Red Hot Chili Peppers even less.
You can spend all the time and money in the world on bringing visitors to your site, but if they re not converting, your website is basically a leaky bucket - and it s leaking money.Now, lots of people have jumped to this conclusion and subsequently jumped on the A/B testing bandwagon.But the problem with A/B testing without a framework is that it can result in analysis paralysis.Fortunately, Peep Laja will be going over the exact framework he used to improve hundreds of websites around the world.No matter what industry you re in e.g.This framework is called ResearchXL.
Edward Snowden fled the US after leaking classified details in 2013By Sky News US TeamEdward Snowden performed a "public service" by triggering a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programmes, a former US Attorney General said.In a podcast released on Monday, Eric Holder said the former National Security Agency contractor should still return to the US to face trial.Snowden leaked classified details in 2013 of the US government's surveillance of its citizens before fleeing the country.He now lives in Russia and faces charges that could mean up to 30 years in prison if he returns to the US.He said: "We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public service by raising the debate we engaged in and by the changes that we made."But in deciding what an appropriate sentence should be, a judge could take into account the usefulness of having that national debate."
Chicago CNN Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a public service by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.
After leaking the announcement on social media over a week ago, Sony has officially confirmed the brand new Xperia E5, a phone which sports a lower price tag, and lesser specs than the headline Xperia X and Xperia Z5.There's a mediocre 5-inch 720p screen on the front, camera wise the specs sound top notch with a 13MP rear sensor with auto-focus, HDR, flash and a 3 times zoom paired with a 5MP front-facing camera.It also features impressive microSD support up to 200GB, much like the flagship Sony range.It's no flagshipIt comes with the latest Android 6 Marshmallow software, but there's no word on whether Sony plans to bring Android N to it when Google releases it later this year .Our money would be on yes.You'll be able to buy the phone in either black or white, but a release date and pricing information is still not available so we'll have to wait a while longer to find out when it'll come out.Check out our best cheap phones of 2016 so far
With the Lumia brand failing to make a significant dent in the violently competitive smartphone market, Microsoft is rumoured to be banking on the goodwill and reputation of its Surface tablets to restore faith in Windows mobile devices.The 'leaked' render below was posted on Chinese website Baidu and has been accredited to notable Lumia-tipster 'Nokibar' responsible for leaking the Lumia 650 and the now-cancelled Lumia 850 .Judging the device from the image alone we can see what looks like a USB-C port and traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.The rear camera module is described in the Baidu post as a 20MP Carl Zeiss lens, similar to previous Microsoft flagships such as the recent Lumia 950.While a 'mid-range' version rocking 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage is questionable, but not impossible, the 8GB RAM and 500GB storage 'premium' version veers towards off-the-deep-end territory considering the potentially astronomical production cost and retail price that would accompany it.Regardless of the eventual specification, the Surface Phone seemingly becomes more and more likely with each passing week and it is surely only a matter of time before we see Microsoft's smartphone re-launch plans in the flesh.
Tweets removed from Katy Perry s account include a miss u baby to Taylor Swift.Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/ReutersTwitter s top user and pop superstar Katy Perry was hacked on Monday, with her account sending abusive tweets to her 89 million followers and reportedly leaking an unreleased song.The tweets removed from Perry s account page, the most followed on Twitter, beating Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift, sent homophobic messages to users and a miss u baby message to the singer s arch rival Taylor Swift among others.The hacked account signed off with a tweet telling users to haha follow @sw4ylol hackersgonnahack , who appears to have claimed responsibility for the [email protected], the alleged hacker s account, which is still operational but appears to be caught in a semi-suspended state pushing out tweet notifications for tweets that don t appear, also reportedly shared an unreleased track from Perry on SoundCloud and a screenshot of the singer s email account.pic.twitter.com/DfqUOjE45Z— sway @sw4ylol Perry s account has been cleaned of the hacked messages, but has yet to acknowledge the intrusion.
Everything we work on at Google—all the data and information we create, details of what we do, how we operate, and our plans for the future—is at a minimum, confidential, the guidelines say.Such policies are widespread in the Silicon Valley tech sector, said lawyer Chris Baker, who is representing the former Nest worker, whom he wouldn t identify.Tech companies are more likely to be over-inclusive in what they consider to be confidential.A statement posted to the website of Baker s practice, Baker & Schwartz, refers to the reported effort to restrict Nest workers from speaking out as a witch hunt.A March 2015 internal labor board memo from board lawyer Richard Griffin appears to support the complaint against Google and Nest.Employees right to criticize an employer s labor policies and treatment of employees includes the right to do so in a public forum, Griffin wrote.According to news website The Information, which revealed Thursday the labor board complaint filed May 18, Google security manager and former State Department special agent Brian Katz told Nest employees at a recent meeting that they should report to the company colleagues they suspected of leaking information to the media.Photo: Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell  Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group Tags: Brian Katz, complaint, confidentiality, Google, labor relations board, Security, workplace
Kyle McDonaldIf you re connected to a wireless network, odds are high that little bits of data are trickling out of your device like water from a leaky faucet.Recently at Moogfest, a music and technology festival in Durham, N.C., McDonald with the help of fellow artist Surya Mattu created an installation called WiFi Whisperer that called attention to all that data your phone is giving away for free.By partnering with Festify, Moogfest s wireless internet provider, the artists were able to grab even more data—things like the names of networks you were previously connected to, your device s MAC address, the host name of your laptop or phone, the server your http traffic is aiming for, and even text from whatever website you re visiting.And finally, if you really want to be safe, use a virtual private network, which will help safeguard against HTTP traffic leaking but not against hardware and network-level leaking.That perspective has shifted over the years, especially in our post-Snowden era.Now, he says artists don t need to be whistleblowers; rather, he believes they need to help people understand the immediate impact of security issues.
Leaking conversion funnels are actually have big effect on the retention rate of your new users.I show you where are the leaking points in an example funnel and how to fix them with a completely automated email system.
Apple is normally renowned for its secrecy - but right now, it is its own worst enemy.The Cupertino company just can't stop leaking the planned new name OS X, for its desktop operating system.There has been speculation for years that Apple is going to drop the "OS X" brand.OS X, which runs by default on all Macs, MacBooks, and Mac Pros, is expected to turn into macOS - and we just got yet another indicator that this is going to happen.In April, the company published information about its environmental initiatives to coincide with Earth Day 2016.Developers have also previously found references to "MacOS" in OS X's code.
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