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Russians hacked smartphones of 4,000 NATO troops

Russians hacked smartphones of 4,000 NATO troops

NATO troops' smartphones are under attack by Russian hackers bent on obtaining information on and exploiting soldiers as well as getting a handle on NATO military capabilities.
By Teri Robinson Oct 6 2017, 10:39AM
WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp apparently refused the UK government's entreaties to build what would essentially be a backdoor into its app earlier this year.
By Teri Robinson Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
Baseball team used Apple watches to steal, transmit pitching signals

Baseball team used Apple watches to steal, transmit pitching signals

Major League Baseball investigators in the US have found that the Boston Red Sox used Apple watches to steal hand signals from competitors' catchers and pass them on to their own players.
By Teri Robinson Sep 7 2017, 11:48AM
Top secret data on ex-US military personnel exposed on Amazon S3 server

Top secret data on ex-US military personnel exposed on Amazon S3 server

The resumes of more than 9,000 former U.S. military personnel, many with top secret security clearance, were left exposed on an unsecured Amazon S3 server.
By Teri Robinson Sep 6 2017, 10:54AM
Hackers leak more celeb nude pics - Dakota Johnson joins Miley Cyrus

Hackers leak more celeb nude pics - Dakota Johnson joins Miley Cyrus

Hackers leak more celeb nude pics - Dakota Johnson joins former sports couple Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, actress Kristen Stewart, performers Miley Cyrus and Katharine McPhee, and model Stella Maxwell.
By Teri Robinson Aug 30 2017, 11:28AM
GPS spoofing could have caused warship crash  - US navy investigating

GPS spoofing could have caused warship crash - US navy investigating

Itay Glick: "The ship could have fallen victim to a GPS spoof or malware. Both USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald were part of the 7th Fleet;... there may be a connection. I don't believe in coincidence."
By Teri Robinson Aug 25 2017, 11:35AM
International operation takes down AlphaBay, Hansa dark web markets

International operation takes down AlphaBay, Hansa dark web markets

The globally coordinated, sophisticated operation, in the works for months, severely hobbled the underpinnings of a criminal economy that has seen 350,000 illicit commodities traded.
By Teri Robinson Jul 21 2017, 10:57AM
FBI head Comey confirms FBI is investigating Russia and Trump campaign

FBI head Comey confirms FBI is investigating Russia and Trump campaign

In a break with protocol, the director of the FBI has confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into the ties between Pres Trump and Russia during US election.
By Teri Robinson Mar 21 2017, 10:19AM
Script exploited in WordPress theme, bypasses security, sends spam

Script exploited in WordPress theme, bypasses security, sends spam

Hackers, flying beneath the radar, have been using script that's part of a WordPress theme to send spam.
By Teri Robinson Dec 7 2016, 11:34AM
Trump vows strong cyber-security at rally, criticizes Obama, Clinton

Trump vows strong cyber-security at rally, criticizes Obama, Clinton

At a rally in Virginia, Donald Trump pledged to make cyber-security a top priority.
By Teri Robinson Oct 5 2016, 3:41PM
Tor used to secure IoT

Tor used to secure IoT

The Guardian Project has integrated Tor security into the Internet of Things (IoT), creating a Tor Onion Service Configuration for the Home Assistant open source platform.
By Teri Robinson Jul 22 2016, 11:40AM
ISIS warns members of fake apps aimed at spying on terrorist group

ISIS warns members of fake apps aimed at spying on terrorist group

Tech-savvy ISIS sent out an alert that an unknown source has released fake Android apps that the terrorist group fears may be used to spy on them.
By Teri Robinson Jun 9 2016, 10:18AM