Sunday, May 28, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

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...

Peter Krapp, University of California, Irvine Pennsylvania State University’s College of Engineering took its computer network offline on May 15 after disclosing two cyberattacks. The perpetrators were able to access information on 18,000 students, who...

DAILYMAIL It is not just emails that are being leaked as a result of the recent Sony hack, but also scripts, as the upcoming screenplay for the latest Bond film, Spectre, has found its...

Barnaby Jack, a computer-security professional with a showman’s flair for demonstrating technical weaknesses in ATMs and medical devices, has died. He was 36. He died in San Francisco, where he lived, according to the city’s...

Researchers hack a teleoperated surgical robot to reveal security flaws Source, University of Washington - How safe is that robot doing your surgery? Researchers easily hacked a next generation teleoperated surgical robot to test how easily...

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...

Fake USB Chargers Could Hack Into iPhones - courtesy IDG News Service — You're waiting at the airport and topping up your iPhone at a public USB charging station. What if that innocent little plug...

Rutgers Has Not Yet Acknowledged Problem, Which Has Affected Residential Internet Service and Numerous Other Services Including Sakai, eCollege, and ScartletMail Computer network data was caught in a traffic jam at Rutgers, but officials won't...
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...

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...

For this group of old friends, assembled...

The Chinese military has targeted U.S. government computers with intrusions that seek sensitive data, according to a report in which the Pentagon for the first time directly accuses China of a cyber espionage campaign. The...