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The Washington Times
China cyber espionage continuescyber spying operations involved the theft of 1.65 terabytes of sensitive propr
China cyber espionage continues
The Washington Times / Posted 37 minutes ago
cyber spying operations involved the theft of 1.65 terabytes of sensitive proprietary data from a major U.S. software company, according to a defense official familiar with the report. The U.S. company was not identified by name. But the... Read more
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Fortune
The Head of Yahoo Security Discusses Worst Hack in HistoryYahoo executive addressed a massive security incident on Wednesday, offering ad
The Head of Yahoo Security Discusses Worst Hack in History
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
Yahoo executive addressed a massive security incident on Wednesday, offering additional details about a breach that saw hackers steal personal data from more than 500 million customer accounts in late 2014. Speaking at the Structure Security... Read more
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Daily Mail
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer rejected an automated email password resethack with concerns it could worry customers, sources claim She was aware of in
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer rejected an automated email password reset
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
hack with concerns it could worry customers, sources claim She was aware of initial July probe into allegations made by hacker that the personal data of 200 million users was compromised The tip triggered a deeper investigation by the company,... Read more
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Salon.com
Pro-Assad Syrian pleads guilty in US to role in hackingthey say Romar helped the Syrian Electronic Army by transferring nearly $1,500
Pro-Assad Syrian pleads guilty in US to role in hacking
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
they say Romar helped the Syrian Electronic Army by transferring nearly $1,500 in late 2013 that had been extorted from a company in California and 5,000 euros from a European company that was hacked in 2014. A co-defendant — Firas Dardar, known... Read more
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The Washington Times
Yahoo CEO questioned by senators over timeline of data breachits handling of the recently revealed data breach that resulted in more than 50
Yahoo CEO questioned by senators over timeline of data breach
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
its handling of the recently revealed data breach that resulted in more than 500 million accounts being compromised by hackers. In a letter addressed to CEO Marissa Mayer, six lawmakers led by Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont said they were... Read more
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NBC News
Were the Russians behind the massive Yahoo email hack?in U.S. history. Yet InfoArmor's version of events, if accurate, provides sign
Were the Russians behind the massive Yahoo email hack?
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
in U.S. history. Yet InfoArmor's version of events, if accurate, provides significant new details about how and why the company was hacked. Minor league hackers who were peddling Yahoo users' personal information for cash in "dark web"... Read more
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Mashable
Hackers are having a field day on China’s wild webThe typical image of Chinese hackers is of operatives working for or with the t
Hackers are having a field day on China’s wild web
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
The typical image of Chinese hackers is of operatives working for or with the tacit approval of the government, targeting valuable or sensitive data at foreign companies or government agencies. While there are plenty of those, many in China—like... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breach'unacceptable' Six US senators have called Yahoo’s massive data breach “unacce
Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breach
techcentral.ie / Posted 9 hours ago
'unacceptable' Six US senators have called Yahoo’s massive data breach “unacceptable,” and they’re demanding that the company provide more details about the incident. “That means millions of Americans’ data may have been compromised for two... Read more
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CNET
Use your eyes, voice -- and thoughts -- to replace passwordsa series of high-profile cyberhacks shone a spotlight on password weaknesses. R
Use your eyes, voice -- and thoughts -- to replace passwords
CNET / Posted 11 hours ago
a series of high-profile cyberhacks shone a spotlight on password weaknesses. Remember "The Fappening" in 2014? That's when hacker Ryan Collins guessed the passwords of celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kaley Cuoco, and used those passwords to... Read more
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International Business Times
FBI probing potential hack on Democratic officials' phones by suspected Russian hackersto be investigating a potential hack of the mobile phones used by officials of
FBI probing potential hack on Democratic officials' phones by suspected Russian hackers
International Business Times / Posted 19 hours ago
to be investigating a potential hack of the mobile phones used by officials of the Democratic Party, according to reports. Hackers are believed to have attempted to attack the phones in August. FBI investigators have reportedly requested to examine... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Caught On Tape: Hackers Take Control Of A Moving Tesla From Miles AwayTesla can't seem to catch a break this year with multiple accidents blamed on t
Caught On Tape: Hackers Take Control Of A Moving Tesla From Miles Away
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
Tesla can't seem to catch a break this year with multiple accidents blamed on the company's autopilot feature, earnings misses and huge cash burns on lower than expected deliveries that have resulted in the company hitting its bank "funding limit",... Read more
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asianage
FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials(Photo: Representational Image/AFP) US officials said they believe those attac
FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials
asianage / Posted 20 hours ago
(Photo: Representational Image/AFP) US officials said they believe those attacks were orchestrated by hackers backed by the Russian govt, possibly to disrupt the election. Washington: The FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
The Defenders: Tech support scammers target helpless consumersout, "John" wasn't in the U.S. He was in India, and his name wasn't John. We k
The Defenders: Tech support scammers target helpless consumers
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
out, "John" wasn't in the U.S. He was in India, and his name wasn't John. We know because we tracked down the owner of the company by phone — in Maryland — who claimed unethical employees in India have been pushing pop-up ads to lure unsuspecting... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Don't click on that Brad Pitt obit! He's alive, and it's a hackNEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Attention Facebook users: Brad Pitt isn't dead, and click
Don't click on that Brad Pitt obit! He's alive, and it's a hack
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 hours ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Attention Facebook users: Brad Pitt isn't dead, and clicking on that post could give a hacker control of your account. A fake article that appeared to come from Fox News was floating around Facebook on Tuesday, touting the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Hackers steal Westpark Capital files, demand ransom for dataand its chief executive, Richard Rappaport, didn’t respond to requests for comm
Hackers steal Westpark Capital files, demand ransom for data
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 hours ago
and its chief executive, Richard Rappaport, didn’t respond to requests for comment. But the CEO of a company referenced in two leaked files said those documents appear legitimate. Jonathan Greenburg, who runs sleep apnea and... Read more
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The Hill
FBI probes possible hack of Dems' phones | Trump's '400-pound hacker' | Pressure builds on Yahoo | Poll trolls run wildand industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Cong
FBI probes possible hack of Dems' phones | Trump's '400-pound hacker' | Pressure builds on Yahoo | Poll trolls run wild
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie or a D.C. lifer, we're here to give you ... --TRUMP NOT CONVINCED... Read more
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Daily Mail
FBI thinks Russian hackers breached Democratic Party officials' PHONESformer U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they
FBI thinks Russian hackers breached Democratic Party officials' PHONES
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they believe those attacks were orchestrated by hackers backed by the Russian government, possibly to disrupt the Nov. 8 election in which Clinton faces Republican Party... Read more
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Business Insider
Sources: FBI believes Russian hackers may have targeted the cell phones of Democratic Party officialsformer U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they
Sources: FBI believes Russian hackers may have targeted the cell phones of Democratic Party officials
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they believe those attacks were orchestrated by hackers backed by the Russian government, possibly to disrupt the Nov. 8 election in which Clinton faces Republican Party... Read more
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ABC News
Senators Demand Timeline of Yahoo's Handling of Data BreachIn a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer today, six Democratic senators have aske
Senators Demand Timeline of Yahoo's Handling of Data Breach
ABC News / Posted yesterday
In a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer today, six Democratic senators have asked the tech company to provide further details of a massive data breach the company revealed last week, including when exactly the company became aware of it. Since the... Read more
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Reuters
FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officialsformer U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they
FBI probes hacks targeting phones of Democratic Party officials
Reuters / Posted yesterday
former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they believe those attacks were orchestrated by hackers backed by the Russian government, possibly to disrupt the Nov. 8 election in which Clinton faces Republican Party... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft's Windows Hello will make your face, finger or iris the new signfrom your fingerprint to your face to the iris of your eye. Screenshot by Nick
Microsoft's Windows Hello will make your face, finger or iris the new sign
CNET / Posted yesterday
from your fingerprint to your face to the iris of your eye. Screenshot by Nick Statt/CNET Microsoft is the latest tech company to turn our bodies into passwords. With Windows Hello, announced Tuesday, users of the upcoming Windows 10 operating... Read more
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CNET
Yahoo hit in worst hack ever, 500 million accounts swipedHackers swiped personal information associated with at least a half billion Yah
Yahoo hit in worst hack ever, 500 million accounts swiped
CNET / Posted yesterday
Hackers swiped personal information associated with at least a half billion Yahoo accounts, the internet giant said Thursday, marking the biggest data breach in history. The hack, which took place in 2014, revealed names, email addresses, phone... Read more
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Daily Mail
Virginia senator calls for SEC investigation into Yahooyear,' Warner said in a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White. 'Despite the h
Virginia senator calls for SEC investigation into Yahoo
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
year,' Warner said in a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White. 'Despite the historic scale of the breach, however, the company failed to file a Form 8-K disclosing the breach to the public.' Virginia Senator Mark Warner (pictured) asked the US... Read more
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CNET
Google fights router hackers with OnHub securitydoes OnHub have that other routers don't? If that's the case, it's welcome new
Google fights router hackers with OnHub security
CNET / Posted yesterday
does OnHub have that other routers don't? If that's the case, it's welcome news. Routers are notoriously vulnerable to hackers for a variety of reasons. Google has tried to address many of them with its OnHub router, according to... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Samsung says 90 percent of users will stick with Note 7users of its recalled Note 7 will stick with a new version of the phone that's
Samsung says 90 percent of users will stick with Note 7
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
users of its recalled Note 7 will stick with a new version of the phone that's not prone to catch fire. (Source: CNN) The company said about 90 percent of the people affected by the recall are sticking with the Note 7 - that is, a new version of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Samsung says 90 percent of users will stick with Note 7users of its recalled Note 7 will stick with a new version of the phone that's
Samsung says 90 percent of users will stick with Note 7
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
users of its recalled Note 7 will stick with a new version of the phone that's not prone to catch fire. (Source: CNN) The company said about 90 percent of the people affected by the recall are sticking with the Note 7 - that is, a new version of... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers steal internal data from Los Angeles investment bank to hold it to ransomA California investment bank appears to have been targeted by hackers, who repo
Hackers steal internal data from Los Angeles investment bank to hold it to ransom
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
A California investment bank appears to have been targeted by hackers, who reportedly stole and leaked sensitive internal documents, as part of an apparent elaborate extortion scheme. The hacker/hacker group going by the name The Dark Overlord leaked... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
A half century in the ‘fourth estate’father to the press halls to pick up the paper from the presses, first at Colle
A half century in the ‘fourth estate’
Aldergrove Star / Posted yesterday
father to the press halls to pick up the paper from the presses, first at College Printers in Vancouver, and soon after at Hacker Press in Abbotsford. The Hacker brothers, Cecil and Cliff, owned The Chilliwack Progress and ASM (Abbotsford) News, as... Read more
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The Hill
Cyber questions for the debate | Dem wants Yahoo hack probeand industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Cong
Cyber questions for the debate | Dem wants Yahoo hack probe
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie or a D.C. lifer, we're here to give you ... --For Hillary... Read more
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ABC News
Senator Questions Yahoo's Handling of Data Breach Disclosuresecurities laws to keep the public and investors informed,” about a massive sec
Senator Questions Yahoo's Handling of Data Breach Disclosure
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
securities laws to keep the public and investors informed,” about a massive security breach revealed last week. The company revealed that a “state-sponsored actor” stole data associated with some 500 million accounts from its servers in... Read more
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eWeek
10 Things Yahoo Users Must Do to Protect IDs After Huge Data BreachPassword keepers are critical components in the fight against hackers. The tool
10 Things Yahoo Users Must Do to Protect IDs After Huge Data Breach
eWeek / Posted 2 days ago
Password keepers are critical components in the fight against hackers. The tools create random passwords for each site and store them in a single spot for users to access whenever they want. Those tools, including LastPass, 1Password and others, also... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No Oneof them. "The lax state of OPM's information security left the agency's inform
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 2 days ago
of them. "The lax state of OPM's information security left the agency's information systems exposed for any experienced hacker to infiltrate and compromise," notes the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's report. "The agency's... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No Oneof them. "The lax state of OPM's information security left the agency's inform
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
of them. "The lax state of OPM's information security left the agency's information systems exposed for any experienced hacker to infiltrate and compromise," notes the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's report. "The agency's... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Worried about the Yahoo hack? Here are 3 things you should do right away | Technology | Dallas Newsand, in some cases, security questions and answers both unencrypted and encrypt
Worried about the Yahoo hack? Here are 3 things you should do right away | Technology | Dallas News
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
and, in some cases, security questions and answers both unencrypted and encrypted, according to a news release from the company. Yahoo also notes that the ongoing investigation suggests that "stolen information did not include unprotected... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kosovo Hacker Linked to ISIL Sentenced to Prison He was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for providing material support
Kosovo Hacker Linked to ISIL Sentenced to Prison
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 2 days ago
He was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Washington DC - infoZine - Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, 20, a... Read more
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iLounge
Hackers expose security flaw in iOS 10’s local backups10 has weaker password security for local backups and promised it is looking in
Hackers expose security flaw in iOS 10’s local backups
iLounge / Posted 2 days ago
10 has weaker password security for local backups and promised it is looking into a fix, Forbes reports. Russian forensics company Elcomsoft discovered that the new iOS uses weaker password protection than previous versions when it comes to manual... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Ideas wanted for regulating medical weedDiego. Colonizing Mars: On Tuesday, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk is schedu
California Inc.: Ideas wanted for regulating medical weed
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Diego. Colonizing Mars: On Tuesday, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk is scheduled to give a speech that will describe his company’s plans to build infrastructure for an eventual human colony on Mars. Musk will talk about “Making Humans a... Read more
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CBS News
Will the Yahoo breach compromise credit cards?and, in some cases, security questions and answers both unencrypted and encrypt
Will the Yahoo breach compromise credit cards?
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
and, in some cases, security questions and answers both unencrypted and encrypted, according to a news release from the company. Yahoo also notes that the ongoing investigation suggests that “stolen information did not include unprotected... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ageshas shown itself to be a useful living arrangement for groups of people with al
The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
has shown itself to be a useful living arrangement for groups of people with all sorts of priorities. In Silicon Valley’s hacker houses, dozens of computer programmers, most of them very young, bunk together while they work at start-ups or on... Read more
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NBC News
Some Yahoo users close accounts amid anger, fears on data breachas experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in hi
Some Yahoo users close accounts amid anger, fears on data breach
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private... Read more
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Al.com
What's Alabama's best middle school? Here's one suggestioncups, plates and containers, including takeout boxes from restaurants. Violato
What's Alabama's best middle school? Here's one suggestion
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
cups, plates and containers, including takeout boxes from restaurants. Violators face fines ranging from $50 to $500. Hacker gets 20 years A computer hacker who provided the Islamic State with names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and... Read more
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Quartz
Yahoo wasn’t lying when it told Verizon it didn’t know about the biggest hack in historyan alleged hack that surfaced in July, and the other of the breach that was con
Yahoo wasn’t lying when it told Verizon it didn’t know about the biggest hack in history
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
an alleged hack that surfaced in July, and the other of the breach that was confirmed on Sept. 22. In July, a well-known hacker who goes by the name “Peace” told Motherboard that he possessed 200 million Yahoo user details, which were going for 3... Read more
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BBC News
The firm that protects both banks and the Eurovision Song contestwhen he came to the rescue of the Turkish escort industry. Mr Prince is the fo
The firm that protects both banks and the Eurovision Song contest
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
when he came to the rescue of the Turkish escort industry. Mr Prince is the founder and boss of an internet security company called Cloudflare. The San Francisco-based business protects its customers' websites by routing their traffic... Read more
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The Maui News
Trump hotels settle over data breachALBANY, N.Y. - The Trump Hotel Collection company has agreed to pay $50,000 and
Trump hotels settle over data breach
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. - The Trump Hotel Collection company has agreed to pay $50,000 and shore up data security after breaches exposed more than 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data, New York's attorney general said Friday in announcing a... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Staples testing device to rescue wet phonespeople they knew lost their phones in similar ways. The device is made in Color
Staples testing device to rescue wet phones
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
people they knew lost their phones in similar ways. The device is made in Colorado and is gaining in popularity. Foreign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in USForeign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in US A computer... Read more
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CNET
Hack the vote: Could cyberattackers disrupt the election?of cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, knows a little bit about the threats facing
Hack the vote: Could cyberattackers disrupt the election?
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
of cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, knows a little bit about the threats facing US elections. CrowdStrike said in June that hackers affiliated with two Russian government agencies breached the Democratic National Committee's computer systems and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Hack of San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone raises big questionsAfter the attack in San Bernardino last December that killed 14 people and woun
Hack of San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone raises big questions
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
After the attack in San Bernardino last December that killed 14 people and wounded 22 others, the FBI hired a private hacker to unlock the iPhone of one of the two dead terrorists. Perhaps the FBI learned some of Syed Rizwan Farook’s evil secrets.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Staples testing device to rescue wet phonespeople they knew lost their phones in similar ways. The device is made in Color
Staples testing device to rescue wet phones
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 days ago
people they knew lost their phones in similar ways. The device is made in Colorado and is gaining in popularity. Foreign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in USForeign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in US A computer... Read more
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chad
What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo usersto a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the f
What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users
chad / Posted 3 days ago
to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”. The hacker - known as ‘Peace’ - stole information including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, passwords,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Yahoo knew back in July that company was investigating possible hack'Marissa was aware absolutely': Yahoo chief 'knew back in July that company was
Yahoo knew back in July that company was investigating possible hack
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
'Marissa was aware absolutely': Yahoo chief 'knew back in July that company was investigating a security breach' - but only disclosed it to regulators and potential buyer Verizon this week CEO Marissa Mayer was aware of initial probe into... Read more
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