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NCS 10/3/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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Hackers have a very strong message. It’s that no one is safe from them, not even Prime Ministers. Officials say in an effort to embarrass the government, hackers targeted the personal Twitter account of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

A homeless man is facing some pretty serious charges for allegedly hacking into Santa Cruz County computers last December.  He is out of custody but federal charges await him for now.

If you have a smartphone, like most people do, you might want to pay attention to this story.  Researchers believe they’ve found a flaw in several smartphone models produced by HTC.  It gives any application that has Internet access the keys to a plethora of information on the phone, including e-mail addresses, GPS locations, phone numbers, and text message data.

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