Monday, June 26, 2017

HACKED

HACKED

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...

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...

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...

<img src="http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/dave-cole-hi-res-4x3-660x494.png" alt="Dave Cole. Photo: Cole for Congress" width="660" height="494" /> Dave Cole. Photo: Cole for Congress The patent system. Online privacy law. Bitcoin regulations. Net neutrality rules. In the coming years, policy makers...

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...

For this group of old friends, assembled...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...