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Wikileaks: Sony emails reveal Hollywood execs work for Israel

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Top Hollywood bosses enjoy a strong relationship with the Israeli government and various pro-Israel lobbying groups across the United States, according to a cache of Sony internal emails leaked to Wikileaks and published for the first time last week. The emails reveal a dinner between Sony executives and Prime Minister …

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Politicians to pass cyber security bill due to Sony ‘hack’

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Sony Pictures Entertainment should have touched base with the White House before deciding to cancel the release of a controversial movie, United States President Barack Obama said Friday. Weighing in on the major Sony scandal only hours after federal investigators attributed the recent hack to North Korea, Pres. Obama said …

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Music industry caught faking billions of YouTube views

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Rihanna’s record label, Universal Music, was the biggest loser from a YouTube video view crackdown. The world’s biggest recording companies have been stripped of two billion YouTube hits after the website cracked down on alleged ‘fake viewers’. Universal, home of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber, lost a total of …

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iSlave: Foxconn says underage workers used in China plant

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Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, has acknowledged hiring teenagers as young as 14 in a Chinese factory, in breach of national law, in a case that raises further questions over its student intern program. Labor rights activists in China have accused Foxconn and other big employers …

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The Effect of Cyber Crime on International Relations

In order to understand the effects that cybercrime can have on the sensitive relationships between nations in the modern world, one need not look further than the recent alleged Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 US Presidential Election. Secret emails were published and relationships between nations were …

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Pirate Bay co-founder in solitary confinement in Sweden

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Sweden has The Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm in solitary confinement, locked up for 23 hours a day, says his mother. Svartholm was convicted of helping people to break copyright law by creating and running the file sharing website. Two months ago, he was arrested in the Cambodian capital Phnom …

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CIA’s hacktivists may have had access to Flame and Stuxnet

A grand jury in a US District Court in California has indicted Ryan Cleary, suspected member of LulzSec, the CIA backed hacking group, of hacking into websites such as Fox Entertainment, PBS and Sony Pictures Entertainment, as well as into servers run by several hosting firms in the United States. Cleary also …

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South Korean nuclear plant hacked as 3 workers die days later

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South Korea‘s labor ministry has ordered the closure of two nuclear reactors under construction, after a toxic gas leak killed three workers. The incident comes in the wake of cyberattacks and threats against the reactor’s operator. Several government agencies and the police are conducting a probe into the deaths at …

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Google buys military robot maker

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Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot named WildCat can gallop at high speeds. BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas have joined Google’s growing robot menagerie. Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has designed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. The company, based …

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JP Morgan’s databases hacked, financial system vulnerable

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Three people have been charged this week in connection to “the largest theft of customer data from a U.S. financial institution in history.” Those are the words of Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney involved in the case involving a major cyber hack on JP Morgan in …

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$657,000 fine for downloading 30 songs

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A 29-year-old Rhode Island man is expected to pay $675,000 for the unauthorized downloading of 30 songs after the Supreme Court said on Monday that they will not weigh in on one of the record industry’s longest-running copyright infringement cases. Joel Tenenbaum of Providence, RI will now go back to …

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10 facts about the Megaupload scandal

  1. What is Megaupload? 
Megaupload is a provider of cloud storage services. The company’s primary website, Megaupload.com, offered a popular Internet-based storage platform for customers, who ranged from large businesses to individuals. This storage platform allowed its users to store files in the Internet “cloud” and to use, if …

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Kim Dotcom: the TPP ‘proves’ that Wall St and Hollywood own Obama

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The secretive multinational trade agreement the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “proves” that Wall St and Hollywood own Obama, according to MegaUpload and Mega founder Kim Dotcom. In part two of Wired.co.uk’s interview with the infamous entrepreneur, we talk about international copyright law, NSA surveillance, Hollywood’s “backward, outdated licensing model”, Barack Obama and Dotcom’s political ambitions. …

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Vault 7: WikiLeaks exposes entire hacking capacity of the CIA

Vault 7 WikiLeaks exposes CIA hacking

Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, “Year Zero”, comprises 8,761 documents and files from …

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