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World's Leading Hackers Explain Why You Don't Want Huge Tech Companies Controlling Everything in Your House
Science & Tech  (tags: electronics, hacking, Internet of Things, communications )

Freya
- 102 days ago - alternet.org
Is the Internet of Things the next big productivity leap in modern times? Or is it, as it was commonly referred to at DEFCON 25, the Internet of Sh*t?
11-Year-Old Turns Teddy Bear Into Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: teddy bear, weaponize, cybersecurity, hacking, technology, computers )

Philippa
- 182 days ago - msn.com
Cybersecurity experts were shocked Tuesday when a sixth grader showed them just how easy it would be to hack their mobile devices and weaponize a seemingly innocuous item-in this case, his smart teddy bear.
Chasing the Phantom: Inside the Hunt for Russia's Most Notorious Hacker (Weekend Reading?!)
Science & Tech  (tags: cyber technology, hacking, botnets, cybercrime, Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, Slavik, Zeus, Jabber Zeus, malware, organized cyber crime, GameOver network, the Business Club, bank thefts, millions, Tillmann Werner, James Craig, cybersecurity research )

Evelyn
- 237 days ago - wired.com
Long - but fascinating!! One name in the Dec WH list of targets related to hacking of the elections: Bogachev wasn't like the other targets - he was a bank robber. Maybe the most prolific bank robber in the world. "What on earth is he doing on this list?"
Have You Deleted Your Yahoo Account Yet? Reminder: Hackers Forged Login Cookies
Science & Tech  (tags: hacking, security breach, email )

Robert
- 271 days ago - theregister.co.uk
Yahoo! is reminding folks that hackers broke into its systems, and learned how to forge its website session cookies. That allowed the miscreants to log into user accounts without ever typing a password.
Australia Deploys Its Own Cyber Weapons in Global Counter-Terrorism Ops: Sources
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, counter-terrorism, cyber-attacks, cyber-crimes, cyber-security, cyber-terrorism, cyber-warfare, hacking, internet, news, new technology, safety, society, terrorism, world )

Ben
- 1024 days ago - smh.com.au
The frequency and severity of global cyber attacks is rising rapidly and extending into outright cyber war between states. And Australia is ..., developing its own cyber weapons, and deploying them in counter-terrorist operations overseas.
If Cyberwar Erupts, America's Electric Grid Is a Prime Target
Science & Tech  (tags: cyberwar, utilities, power grid, hacking, hackers )

Freya
- 1059 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.
$1mn Per Card: Major Flaw Detected in New Credit, Debit Cards
Science & Tech  (tags: Crime, Europe, Global economy, Hacking, Information Technology, Modernization, SciTech, UK, USA )

Ray
- 1108 days ago - rt.com
Scientists testing for card fraud on new contactless microchip debit and credit cards have found a critical flaw that could allow a criminal to steal up to $1 million just by coming into close contact with a person.
NSA Can Easily Bug Your Switched-Off IPhone: Here's How You Can Stop Them
Science & Tech  (tags: Hacking, Information Technology, Intelligence, Security, Snowden )

Ray
- 1254 days ago - rt.com
Edward Snowden's recent revelation that the NSA can bug cell phones even when they are turned off left some experts split on whether it is true or not. But a group of hackers claim that at least there is a way to protect your phone from spies' ears.
Internet Explorer Users Risk Having Their Computers Taken Over
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, Hacking, Internet, Security, USA )

Ray
- 1298 days ago - rt.com
A major security flaw affecting several versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser was discovered over the weekend, and the percentage of computer users that could be compromised by the exploit is absolutely staggering.
Video:Bank Cyber Attacks Show Vulnerable Infrastructure
Science & Tech  (tags: banks, cyberattacks, hacking, science, technology, society, computer, computers, investigation, NewTechnology, research, safety, tech )

JL
- 1872 days ago - businessweek.com
- Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports that cyber attacks on the biggest U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co., have breached some of the nation's most advanced computer defenses and exposed the vulnerability of its infrastructure.
CYBERHACKING: 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know...
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet, cyberhacking, cybercrime, hacking, computer hacking, science, study, research, investigation, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2285 days ago - cybersharq.com
Hackers aren't just targeting computers and cell phones anymore...it seems like almost every type of electronic device or information storage medium can be hacked to either give up information or perform actions it wasn't initially designed to do
20 Truly Amazing Android Hacks
Science & Tech  (tags: Android Hacks, Mobile Phones, Smartphones, iPhone, Hacking )

Nancy
- 2534 days ago - bestcollegesonline.net
You don't have to be a computer whiz to start hacking away. Here are 20 truly amazing Android hacks you've got to try.
Thousands of Online Banking Customers Have Accounts Emptied By 'Most Dangerous Trojan Virus Ever Created'
Science & Tech  (tags: online banking, hacking, science, technology )

S
- 2653 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Cyber criminals have raided the accounts of thousands of British internet bank customers in one of the most sophisticated attacks of its kind. Experts warn that the Trojan is still at large.
The Kaminsky Hole
Science & Tech  (tags: Kaminsky Hole, domain names, domain name system, email, hacking, privacy, security )

RC
- 3387 days ago - nytimes.com
A major vulnerability in the Internet Domain Name System is exposing sensitive information to the not-so-tender mercies of hackers. A Russian physicist was able to hack the system in10 hours, and this flaw could impact email as well as web sites.
 

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