DDoS Attacks Against Hong Kong Movement Linked to Chinese Threat Actors: FireEye

DDoS Attacks on Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement Linked to Chinese Threat Actors
A series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks launched recently against websites related to the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong appear to be connected to a Chinese threat actor.
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Pirate Bay Co-founder Jailed in Denmark

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was sentenced to three years and six months in jail Friday in the largest hacking case in Denmark's history.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 30, was sentenced at a Copenhagen district court a day after he was found guilty of "hacking and aggravated vandalism".
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Google Working on Tool to Gather Stats While Preserving Privacy

Google is working on a new system that enables the company to collect randomized information about the way that users are affected by unwanted software on their machines, without gathering identifying data about the users. The system is known as RAPPOR (Randomized Aggregatable Privacy-Preserving Ordinal Response) and Google currently is testing it in Chrome. The […]