Apr 142013
 

September 11 defendants ‘had emails hacked’
By Agence France-Presse
10:52PM BST 11 Apr 2013

The surveillance was only the latest instance of compromised confidentiality at Guantanamo Bay, following revelations earlier this year that secret censors could block a public feed of court proceedings and that listening devices masked as smoke detectors were hidden in meeting rooms.

The next preliminary hearing for the September 11 defendants had been set to take place on April 22 at the US military base at Guantanamo.

James Connell, a lawyer for Pakistan’s Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali, said he had filed an emergency motion to the military judge presiding over the case “to pause proceedings in the 9/11 trial after revelations that defense email communications and computer files have been compromised.”

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  1. Talking of “hacks” …
    “Huge attack on WordPress sites could spawn never-before-seen super botnet”
    “Security analysts have detected an ongoing attack that uses a huge number of computers from across the Internet to commandeer servers that run the WordPress blogging application.

    The unknown people behind the highly distributed attack are using more than 90,000 IP addresses to brute-force crack administrative credentials of vulnerable WordPress systems, researchers from at least three Web hosting services reported. At least one company warned that the attackers may be in the process of building a “botnet” of infected computers that’s vastly stronger and more destructive than those available today. That’s because the servers have bandwidth connections that are typically tens, hundreds, or even thousands of times faster than botnets made of infected machines in homes and small businesses.”

    http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/04/huge-attack-on-wordpress-sites-could-spawn-never-before-seen-super-botnet/