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Cybercrime

Nasdaq forum website hacked, passwords compromised

Cyber-criminals targeted Nasdaq OMX Group’s community forum website and gained access to the email usernames and passwords of the members of the site, which took two days to come back online on Thursday evening.

Tuesday, 13 August, 2013, 3:52pm

Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

Security experts say the .su internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has become a haven for hackers who have flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.

2 Jun 2013 - 2:44am

China Digest, February 4, 2013

A member of the Miyun county People's Political Consultative Conference has been stripped of his membership because of a recent scuffle he had at a local hotel, The Beijing News reports. 

4 Feb 2013 - 5:09am

Washington Post joins list of hacked US media

The Washington Post disclosed on Saturday that it had suffered a cyberattack and suspects Chinese hackers were behind it, joining Twitter and major US media outlets that have endured intrusions.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Briefs, February 3, 2013

Police charged a man and two women with drug dealing, after they were stopped in Hong Kong Airport's departure hall while trying to smuggle HK$1.4 million worth of Ice out of the city. 

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am

Philippine mayor sues activist over Facebook posting

The operations of two mining firms with Chinese investors in a remote Philippines seaside town have triggered the first defamation lawsuit by a government official over postings about him on Facebook.

26 Nov 2012 - 4:05am

Stock exchange website hacker found guilty

A businessman was found guilty yesterday of unleashing "highly reckless" cyberattacks on a stock exchange website last year.

Tse Man-lai, 28, had pleaded not guilty in the District Court to two counts of obtaining access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent. He was convicted of both counts after a trial.

25 Oct 2012 - 3:17am

Media groups, Filipinos protest tough cyber law

Media groups and Filipinos stepped up calls for repealing a tough new law that targets cybercrime but activists fear will be used to suppress online freedoms in the Southeast Asian nation.

3 Oct 2012 - 5:33pm

Free speech advocates attack new cybercrime law in Philippines

A new cybercrime law due to roll out this week has angered free speech advocates who claim that it could empower the Philippine government to muzzle dissent with its own version of the "Great Firewall of China".

1 Oct 2012 - 4:25am

Out shopping

 

22 Sep 2012 - 11:25pm

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