Thursday, September 21, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

University of Washington - Despite heightened awareness of surveillance tactics and privacy breaches, existing computer security tools aren't meeting the needs of journalists working with sensitive material, a new study finds. Edward Snowden's leak...

Despite the FBI declaring that North Korea was behind the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, security experts continue to believe that the hack was an inside job, reports The Security Ledger.   Security firm...

by Dylan Love, courtesy BusinessInsider - A forum administrator going by the name "MentaL" on gaming site RageZone claims to have gained access to BitTorrent's internal network. In the forum post describing his exploit, the user says...
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

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...

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...

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...
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...

courtesy reuters.com, The hacker community is eager to start figuring out how to crack the new iPhone 5S software. Technology developers frequently use these non-malicious hackers to find– and correct– software vulnerabilities.  Hackers are gearing up...

Press Release - As industrial automation adopts an Ethernet-based network, production processes in factories can achieve intelligent manufacturing and benefit from real-time monitoring and remote management. However, these benefits also introduce new security loopholes for...

By Steve Johnson, sjohnson@mercurynews.com, At a time when millions of computer users face increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the antivirus software they rely on to keep their information safe frequently fails to do the job. Of 45 pieces...