Thursday, September 21, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

Jungwoo Ryoo, Pennsylvania State University Hacking The Age Of Hacking Brings A Return To The Physical Key With all the news about Yahoo accounts being hacked and other breaches of digital security, it’s easy to wonder if...
wikileaks

Paul Webster Hare, Boston University The U.S. election has given WikiLeaks an opportunity to revive its image as a world leader in “transparency” leaks. For several years, its leader, Julian Assange, seemed a forlorn and frustrated...

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that a man’s house is his castle. This was the official declaration...

Maksym Yastremsky In In 2007, Ukrainian Maksym Yastremsky was the most prolific credit card hacker in the world. He'd stolen over 40 million cards from mostly U.S.-based retailers. He'd cost credit card companies over $11 million. In...

A luxury vehicle today contains multiple computers. During an hour's drive, it thus produces multiple gigabytes of data. Even less expensive vehicles are now brimming with information technology. The growing interconnection of the individual...

Rahul Telang, Carnegie Mellon University - Recent reports that hackers were able to penetrate a variety of US databases – especially at the Office of Personnel Management and at insurers Anthem and Premera Blue Cross, where...

The FBI formally accused the isolated country of the Sony hack, but the White House is basically powerless to do anything to respond.   Kevork Djansezian/Reuters On Friday, the FBI announced that it "now has enough information to conclude...
Cybersecurity just got even more difficult. Charis Tsevis/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

It is looking increasingly likely that computer hackers have in fact successfully attacked what had been the pinnacle of cybersecurity – the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). A few days ago, reports began emerging...

Don't panic, yet by Iain Thomson, courtesy theregister - Students from the University of Texas successfully piloted an $80m superyacht sailing 30 miles offshore in the Mediterranean Sea by overriding the ship's GPS signals without any alarms...
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...

Hackers have accessed designs for more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, according to a devastating classified report from a Pentagon advisor shared with the Washington Post. Although the report from the Defense Science...

Their white hat smudged, Hacking Team's CEO scrambles to cover/recover from last weeks 400 gig data breach, followed by select email release through Wikileaks. The company provides surveillance software, spyware, and clandestine goodies to governments...