Thursday, July 27, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

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...

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...

courtesy rt.com - Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has leaked a new top-secret document that for the first time ever publically discloses how the United States spends tens of billions of dollars annually on clandestine spy...

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...

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...
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,...

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...

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...
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,...

by Raphael Satter, courtesy Associated Press A Texas-based email service reportedly used by National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden said it was shutting down Thursday, explaining in a cryptic message that it would rather go...
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...

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...