Hackers find vulnerability in system that tracks shipping vessels

Oct 21, 2013
Fake radio signals can be used to make ships that don't exist appear on the tracking system.
Posted In: shipping, hacking

Hacked small-businesses often have no place to turn

Oct 17, 2013
Unlike personal checking and savings accounts, business accounts are not protected from hackers.
Posted In: Small Business, hacking, banking, privacy

Can you find bail bondsman on Silk Road?

Oct 9, 2013
There is a bail hearing Wednesday for the alleged mastermind behind the website Silk Road, where users could buy drugs, guns, and even hitmen.
Posted In: Silk Road, hacking, drugs

Hacking and the value of a Zero Day

Oct 7, 2013
A Zero Day is the electronic equivalent of the informant who tells the bank robber where to drill a hole in the back of the bank vault.
Posted In: hacking, Zero Day

Adobe admits it's been hacked, customer information compromised

Oct 4, 2013
Hackers have gained access to almost 3 million customer accounts.
Posted In: Tech, Internet, Adobe, hackers, hacking, privacy, online security, cybersecurity

1-800-Hack: Why cybercrime is no longer a dark art

Oct 2, 2013
The whiz kids who break into computer networks are going corporate.
Posted In: hacking, cybercrime

Are concerns about cyber war too sensationalist?

Sep 18, 2013
One author says our fears are misplaced.
Posted In: cyber war, cyber attack, hacking, syria, Tech

Protecting your social security number from hackers

Sep 18, 2013
Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.
Posted In: Money Matters, Personal Finance, social security numbers, hacking

How one hack got to engineers with security clearances

Sep 10, 2013
It's easier to hack the human mind than a computer network. Here's a case study that shows how it's done.
Posted In: cybersecurity, hacking, hackers

Social engineering: The human story behind hacking

Sep 6, 2013
Hackers often infiltrate corporate networks by hacking people, not software, tricking them into giving up passwords.
Posted In: hacking, hackers, hacktivism, hacktivists