Saturday, January 20, 2018

HACKED

HACKED
Kanye gets threatened

The hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted a video threatening Kanye West

Microsoft and Sony have been working to restore internet platforms for their Xbox and PlayStation games consoles. Attacks disabled the online services on Christmas Day, making it difficult for users to log on. The Xbox Live...

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...

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...

Retail giant Target made headlines after announcing that 110 million Americans were affected by a massive data breach at its stores. If you want to avoid the same fate, pay attention to these four...

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...

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...
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...

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, courtesy mashable On Wednesday, Kim Dotcom revealed that a large amount of user data was wiped from his old and controversial file-sharing service Megaupload by hosting provider LeaseWeb. In classic Dotcom fashion, he broke the news...

Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County This week’s WikiLeaks release of what is apparently a trove of Central Intelligence Agency information related to its computer hacking...

Bogachev currently appears on the FBI’s Cyber’s Most Wanted list. He is believed to be at large in Russia. This reward offer reaffirms the commitment of the U.S. government

Around the country, they are using a little box that lets them gain entry. Auto break-in specialists have gone high-tech -- and stopping thieves has become much harder. More thieves around the country use mysterious hand-held...