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iCloud Account of Pippa Middleton Hacked, Images Stolen Following the hack of Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account, British police are investigating the theft of her 3,000 photos, which also contained images of the Duchess of Cambridge and her children, Prince George and Australian Agency Mistakenly Released Contact Names Linked to 5,000 Businesses A “human error” resulted in the Australian Bureau of Statistics unintentionally publishing contact names linked to over 5,000 Queensland organizations. This breach was among the 14 12% European Teenagers Gamble Online Online gambling by teenagers is becoming a huge public health concern in Europe: a recent survey found out that 1 in 8 is now gambling frequently. The survey covered 96,000 school students across 35 countries and revealed that Paramount Pictures Targets Ubuntu Torrent in DMCA Notice It is common for the rights owners to try and take down as much pirated content as they can. However, this doesn’t mean that they can target open source software as well. This is what happened: TIDAL Shut down the Downloader Tool The TIDAL downloading tool "TiDown" was promptly shut down by the streaming service, with help from GitHub. TiDown developer is not going to fight the takedown request, but the industry Hackers Sell 395,000 uTorrent Forum Accounts It recently became known that uTorrent's forums had been hacked and exposed the personal details of the users. Now the database has been put up for sale on a darknet Sri Lankan President Website Hacked by Teenager A 17-year-old student was arrested in Sri Lanka for hacking into President’s official website. The student posted a message on the website urging to postpone the exams. He was taken into custody under computer Apple Plans to Repatriate Billions to the United States Apple is going to repatriate offshore profits to the US in 2017 through paying billions of dollars in deferred taxes to the US Treasury. Tom Cook provided a summary of Apple’s 2014 tax affairs, 2,000 UK Children over 3 Years Reported for Explicit Images Over 2,000 British children were reported to police for crimes linked to possession, distribution, or production of explicit images over the past 3 years. This statistics was released following a freedom of information request and comes amid concerns about sexting among State Voter Election Databases Hacked The Federal Bureau of Investigation urged US election officials to improve computer security measures after finding out that hackers have targeted
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