Saturday, September 23, 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...

For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have shortcomings, and programmers don’t...

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...

Their white hat smudged, Hacking Team's CEO scrambles to cover/recover from last weeks 400 gig data breach, followed by select email release through Wikileaks. The company provides surveillance software, spyware, and clandestine goodies to governments...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Kanye gets threatened

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

courtesy Hacked.com Those pesky lizards who thought they were untouchable? Well ...

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

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...