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ICO to investigate Tesco website security

Tesco Store The Information Commissioner is apparently going to look into criticisms of Tesco’s web security levels. These issues were first raised by a software architect, Troy Hunt, who discovered flaws in the.. more
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Collins Dictionary now online for free

internet Collins has taken the step of publishing its famous dictionary content online, the first time a dictionary from a major publisher has been made available on the web. The Press Association.. more
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Chanel wins case to shut down 600 counterfeit sites

internet A US judge has ordered that sites which sell fake Chanel goods should be de-indexed by the major search engines and excluded from all social media sites such as Facebook and.. more
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ECJ rules site blocking unlawful

Anti-censorship supporters will be celebrating today after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that EU courts do not have the right to order ISPs to block copyright infringing websites. The decision came on Thursday, following a long-running case in Belgium involving ISP Scarlet and.. more
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Linux websites now coming back online

Linux sites are slowly going back online after they were taken down following a security breach which initially occurred in August. However, the Linux Foundation is warning developers to check thoroughly for malware, as it is thought that at least some of them have been.. more
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LulzSec target Rupert Murdoch in Sun hacking

Hacker activist group LulzSec has targeted Rupert Murdoch in an attack on The Sun newspaper website last night, falsely reporting the media mogul had been found dead. The group redirected anyone trying to access the Sun website to the domain new-times.co.uk/sun (owned by News International).. more
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Sony Pictures confirms website hacked, apologises “deeply”

Just before the weekend, Sony Pictures issued a statement to confirm it did indeed have its website compromised by hackers last week. As we reported last week, hacker group LulzSec accessed the SonyPictures.com database and a million customer details, making off with at least 50,000.. more
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Sony Pictures website hacked, embarrassed faces all round

After Sony finally fully recovered from the PSN hacking incident – reinstating the PlayStation Store yesterday – the company seems to have suffered another embarrassing security breach. This time it’s the Sony Pictures website which has been compromised by the group known as LulzSec, with.. more
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Major BBC website outage caused by faulty switch

The day before yesterday, the BBC website and related services such as the iPlayer were hit by an outage for an entire hour, from around 11pm to midnight. This prompted speculation about hacking attacks, but it turned out that a hardware problem was to blame... more
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BBC websites crashed for an hour last night

Late yesterday evening, the BBC experienced a technical outage of its sites and services including the iPlayer. The Beeb says that the downtime lasted for around an hour due to what big-wigs called a “major network problem”. Beyond that, no explanation was given. Which of.. more
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