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NCS 8/30/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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Could the hacking group Anonymous group be at it again?  It is a definite possibility.  The website englishdefenseleague.org went offline today in what is a possible take down by a hacker.

It has been a crazy two weeks for many BART commuters.  The hacking group Anonymous even got in on the action, claiming to hack the BART system in protest of a shooting death by a BART police of transient.  The police are hoping to put a stop to the madness as they began to make arrests.

Facebook is working to make sure your time on their site is as enjoyable as possible.  To ensure that it is, they are paying out some pretty big chunks of cash.  The social networking site has shelled out $40,000 to people that have reported security bugs in its service.  That comes just one month after launching its Bug Bounty program.

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