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Tape Over Your Laptop Camera? Why It Might Not Be as Paranoid as It Seems
Science & Tech  (tags: laptop camera, Mark Zuckerberg, Data Security, hackers, computer, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 31 days ago - cbc.ca
A photo circulating online of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal laptop has ignited a conversation about data security, and how people can protect themselves against hackers.
275 Million Android Devices Vulnerable to New Stagefright Threat That Can Hack a Phone in 15 Seconds
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, internet, society, technology, world, hackers, roid, phones )

Frank
- 126 days ago - nydailynews.com
Hundreds of millions of Android devices are vulnerable to a new exploit of Stagefright, the bug previously called the "worst ever discovered," according to a report published this month.
Ransomware Migrates to Apple Mac Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, security, Scammers, hackers, ransomware )

Louise
- 139 days ago - computerweekly.com
Security experts have now found the. first active malware to encrypt Apple Mac computers and demand ransom to unlock them.
Children's Electronic Toy Maker Vtech Hacked
Science & Tech  (tags: Vtech, hackers, Children, electronic products )

Farah
- 240 days ago - bbc.com
Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, has had its app store database, Learning Lodge, hacked.
JPMorgan's 2014 Hack Tied to Largest Cyber Breach Ever
Science & Tech  (tags: cybercrime, indictments, largest ever cyber breach, hackers, international conspiracy, multiple crimes, JP.Morgan, gambling, bitcoin scam, money laundering )

Judy
- 258 days ago - bloomberg.com
The U.S. described a vast, multi-year criminal enterprise centering on hacks of at least 9 big financial and publishing firms... Hackers and conspirators in more than a dozen countries generated hundreds of millions of dollars in illicit proceeds...
This Machine You Use Every Day Is Surprisingly Vulnerable to Terrorists and Hackers
Science & Tech  (tags: electricity, power, blackouts, solar storms, hackers, terrorists, terrorism )

Freya
- 318 days ago - motherjones.com
Throughout history, inexplicable natural phenomena have tended to instill an understandable fear in people. Accounts of the solar storm of August and September 1859 stand out for their tendency toward the whimsical and delighted.
A Detailed Look at Hacking Teamn's Emails About Its Repressive Clients
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, safety, internet, humans, environment, discovery, computers, Hacking Team, hackers, Italy, spyware, surveillance, technology, human rights )

Darren
- 383 days ago - firstlook.org
Documents obtained by hackers from the Italian spyware manufacturer Hacking Team confirm that the company sells its powerful surveillance technology to countries with dubious human rights records.
North Korean Defector Jang Se Yul Trained WIth Hackers - Business Insider
Science & Tech  (tags: north korea, hackers, training, computers, internet, cyber warriors, cyberwar )

Kathryn
- 577 days ago - businessinsider.com
We Spoke To A North Korean Defector Who Trained With Its Hackers -- What He Said Is Pretty Scary . . .
If Cyberwar Erupts, America's Electric Grid Is a Prime Target
Science & Tech  (tags: cyberwar, utilities, power grid, hacking, hackers )

Freya
- 580 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Cybersecurity experts say that targets in a cyberwar wouldn't be Hollywood studies but instead the nation's critical infrastructure, which is already under attack by hackers trying to infiltrate, study, and potentially cripple US utilities.
Why the Bad Guys Want Your Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, e-mail, hackers, passwords, security, fraud, malware, ransomware )

Freya
- 895 days ago - yahoo.com
Your email just got broken into? Sorry, it's not personal. It's business. That may not console you much when you realize that your email account was "pwned" through malware or deceit. But, really, the hackers who went after it probably had nothing...
Hundreds of Thousands May Lose Internet in July
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, computers, hackers, online scam, infected computers, FBI, interesting, protection, americans, off-beat, internet )

R.
- 1555 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
Most victims don't even know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus software, making their machines more vulnerable to other problems.
Hackers Had 'Full Functional Control' of Nasa Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: Hackers, had 'full, functional control', of Nasa, computers )

Agnes
- 1605 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hackers gained "full functional control" of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers.
Hackers Warn NHS Over Security
Science & Tech  (tags: Hackers, NHS, security, computer networks, technology, cyber attack )

Anna
- 1874 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A notorious hacker group has warned the NHS that its computer networks are vulnerable to cyber attack.Lulz Security, which claims to have been behind a recent hack on Sony, sent an email to NHS administrators revealing it had found a way to breach the....
Top 10 Plugins For Your Wordpress Site Security
Science & Tech  (tags: wordpress. wordpress security, web security, hackers, security )

Ovesus
- 2008 days ago - shredesign.com
When your blog starts growing and gets popular, you have to take care of security risks and issues. Most of bloggers and web masters fail to recognize the importance of securing their site.
 

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