Wednesday, March 29, 2017

HACKED

HACKED
Cyber attacks

Following the hack of Democratic National Committee emails and reports of a new cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, worries abound that foreign nations may be clandestinely involved in the 2016 American presidential...
Cybersecurity

Imagine that a criminal investigator has identified one or more computers that are part of ongoing criminal activity. Unfortunately, the people operating these computers are hiding them. The machines could be anywhere in the...
Cybersecruity

There is a common thread that connects the hack into the sluicegate controllers of the Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York; the breach that compromised 20 million federal employee records at the Office...
cybersecurity

What if, in 2020, wearable devices did not care about how many steps you took, and instead were concerned with your real-time emotional state? With networked devices tracking hormone levels, heart rates, facial expressions,...
Guy Fawkes

When Anonymous declared “total war” on Donald Trump in early March, the hacktivist group set a countdown clock, calling on “everyone to target Trump websites” on April 1. But that may not have been...
ipohne unlocked

The Justice Department has managed to unlock an iPhone 5c used by the gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, who with his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, last December. The high-profile case has...
cyber attacks

Last week, The New York Times revealed that the Obama administration had prepared a cyberattack plan to be carried out against Iran in the event diplomatic negotiations failed to limit that country’s nuclear weapons...
Hacked apps

Almost 9 percent of popular apps downloaded from Google Play interact with websites that could compromise users' security and privacy, according to a study released in December by researchers at the University of California,...
EEG Headset

Researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have conducted a study that provides new insights on users' susceptibility...

Big guys stumble. Google did it with '+.' Microsoft does it every other operating system. Apple's last version, iOS8, had a rocky start. It raises a question: If tech giants design with large budgets...

In early August, at the Def Con conference -- a major annual gathering of computer hackers -- someone apparently hacked into many of the attendees' cell phones, in what may have been the first...

For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have shortcomings, and programmers don’t...