Sunday, November 19, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

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...

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...

Heads up! Small groups of cyber-mercenaries are now conducting targeted hit-and-run attacks for anyone willing to pay the price. It’s always a pleasure to go to the Kaspersky Labs annual Analyst Summit, as I did...

by Michael del Castillo (courtesy Upstart Business Journal Technology & Innovation Editor) Saurik, the hacker best known for creating Cydia, a store for banned iPhone apps and other creative workarounds, has turned his attention to...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Publicly available SSH key makes it possible to hijack nation's warning system. The US Emergency Alert System, which interrupts live TV and radio broadcasts with information about national emergencies in progress, is vulnerable to attacks...