Friday, January 25, 2008

SocGen's 'Firesale' contributed to the stock market Bloodbath on Monday
Rogue trader costs SocGen €5bn
Financial Times, UK - 17 hours ago
SocGen's fire sale contributed to the heavy stock market falls on Monday that provoked the US Federal Reserve's dramatic interest rate cut the following day ...
Rogue trader costs SocGen €5bn FT Alphaville
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Sydney Morning Herald
Centro rules out fire sale
Financial Times, UK - 17 hours ago
... yesterday jumped a third after its new chief executive said there would be no asset fire sale and expressed confidence banks would be repaid. ...
Centro set to win reprieve Sydney Morning Herald
Boss settles into the hot seat at embattled Centro Sydney Morning Herald
Centro looking for injection of capital The Age
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Non-dom tax rules could spark fire sale of assets, UK - Jan 21, 2008
Changes to the tax rules on domicile could lead to a fire sale of UK assets, warns the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). ...

MedQuist investor Costa Brava to hold board liable if sale is not ...
Forbes, NY - 13 hours ago
... it might seek an injunction against a possible 'fire-sale' of the minority interests in MedQuist and seek damages under US shareholder protection laws. ...

PM fears 'fire sale of assets'
Financial Times, UK - Jan 16, 2008
By George Parker and Jane Croft Gordon Brown ruled out letting Northern Rock slide into administration yesterday, claiming it was "a route to a fire sale of ...

Greedy Bank of America Engineers "Fake Rescue" in Sub-Prime Fire Sale
AlterNet, CA - Jan 15, 2008
By Danny Schechter, AlterNet. Posted January 15, 2008. Bank of America bought out Countrywide Home Loan to avoid harming its other ambitious and often ...

Fire sale as MFS reveals more debt
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - Jan 23, 2008
THE Gold Coast property group MFS has edged closer to oblivion after the company suspended its shares from trading and revealed its debt position is far ...

A Plan To Sell Haven Homes
Hartford Courant, United States - Jan 24, 2008
"This will not be a fire sale," attorney Alan Kolod, who represents Haven Healthcare, assured US Bankruptcy Judge Albert S. Dabrowski. ...

Asian Stocks Climb on US Economic Stimulus Plan; Canon Gains
Bloomberg - 17 hours ago
New Chief Executive Officer Glenn Rufrano yesterday ruled out a fire sale of assets as he seeks to refinance A$3.9 billion ($3.4 billion) of the company's ...
Asian Stocks Rise on China's Economic Growth; Banks Lead Gains Bloomberg
Asian Stocks Gain on Speculation Regulators to Provide Support Bloomberg
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Hackers Hit Scientology With Online Attack
PC World - Jan 25, 2008
Hacker group claims to have knocked the Church of Scientology's Web site offline with a distributed denial-of-service attack. A group of hackers calling ...
Scientology Hackers Ask Pirates To Join Their War TorrentFreak
Anonymous Hackers Shoot For Scientologists, Hit Dutch School Kids Wired News
Hackers Aim To Take Down Church of Scientology dBTechno
Enews 2.0 - Blogger News Network
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CIA: Hackers shut down power to entire cities, United Kingdom - Jan 25, 2008
By Tom Leonard in New York Computer hackers have managed to shut down power to entire cities by breaking into the systems of electricity companies and then ...
Cyber-extortion on the rise - but targets the 'fringe'
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CIA: Opus Dei bankrolling Scientology power hackers
The Spoof (satire), UK - 10 hours ago
At first the hackers targeted national utility companies but large-scale raiding of gas and electricity meters was such a doddle that bigger targets became ...
Hackers take aim at city power grids, UK - Jan 24, 2008
Criminal hackers are increasingly targeting city power grids in an attempt to extort money from utility companies, the CIA has warned. ...
Hackers disrupt electrical grids and blackmail power outage Security Park
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Technology News, Ireland - Jan 25, 2008
Security experts have warned that hackers are fast extending their efforts beyond Windows and are actively targeting Mac users. The 2008 Security Threat ...
Malware authors target Mac emerging markets Register
Apple’s security through obscurity weakens TechRepublic
Macs Vulnerable to Malware? Say It Ain't So Campus Technology
Trade Arabia - SDA Asia Magazine
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Firefox leaks info useful to hackers
Times of India, India - Jan 24, 2008
Attackers may use this method to detect the presence of files which may give hacker information about which applications are installed. ...
Firefox bugs opens browser to hackers PC Advisor
Mozilla admits Firefox extension threat PC Pro
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Hackers target aspiring Internet scammers
InfoWorld, CA - Jan 23, 2008
By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service In a twist, security researchers have discovered a group of hackers who are exploiting a new category of victims ...
CIA admits hackers can control power grid online
DaniWeb, VA - Jan 25, 2008
A CIA analyst speaking at the SANS 2008 SCADA and Process Control Summit in New Orleans has admitted that hackers have not only been able to penetrate the ...
Hackers gone wild
InfoWorld, CA - Jan 23, 2008
In a presentation to the security wonks at a SANS conference, CIA analyst Tom Donahue revealed that hackers accessed the power grid in several foreign ...
RIAA Website Gets Nuked by Hackers
About - News & Issues, NY - Jan 24, 2008
The website of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has been subjected to a series of attacks by a group of hackers who eventually ‘hosed’ ...
Oregon AG Discovers New Way To Stand Up To RIAA InformationWeek
P2P Threats Call In The Copyright Cops InformationWeek
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