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Tyupkin cash machine hack ‘dispenses wads’

The attack requires a remote gang member to share a unique code

Interpol has alerted countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia known to have been targeted – and is carrying out a widespread investigation. Security firm Kaspersky Labs discovered the hack, which is enabled by entering a series of digits on the keypad. Infected cash machines can be instructed to dispense …

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Israeli Iron Dome firms ‘infiltrated by Chinese hackers’

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The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole several secret military documents from two government-owned Israeli companies that developed the Iron Dome missile defence system. The breaches were first publicised by security blogger Brian Krebson Monday. The companies denied their classified networks had been infiltrated. However, the team …

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Russia offers $110,000 to crack Tor anonymous network

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Tor has been used by the whistleblower Edward Snowden

Tor hides internet users’ locations and identities by sending data on random paths through machines on its network, adding encryption at each stage. The Russian interior ministry made the offer, saying the aim was “to ensure the country’s defence and security”. The contest is only open to Russians and proposals are …

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Beats sued by Bose over noise-cancelling patents

The legal action involves Beats Electronics' Studio range of headphones

Massachusetts-based Bose claims that Beats has infringed five of its patents. Bose alleges it has lost sales to its competitor as a consequence. Beats declined to comment. The legal action comes two months after Apple announced it was buying Beats for $3bn (£1.8bn) – its largest acquisition to date. One expert said …

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