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At Def Con, hackers join together to 'hack everything'

Aug 5, 2013
At hacking conference Def Con, hackers look beyond just the internet.
Posted In: hacking, hackers

Why stifling hackers may not be a good thing

Jul 31, 2013
A court ruling is blocking researchers from presenting a tech problem that could lead to car thefts.
Posted In: hacking, cars, Honda, Volkswagen

A tale of two hacking conferences: Black Hat vs. Defcon

Jul 29, 2013
The biggest difference between the two? This year Defcon organizers disinvited the Feds in the wake of NSA surveillance revelations. While Black Hat's keynote speaker will be none other than NSA Director General Keith Alexander.
Posted In: hacking, NSA leaks, surveillance, malware

How to protect your cellphone from hackers

Jul 23, 2013
Nearly half a billion mobile phone SIM cards might be vunerable to hacking. The vulnerability was revealed by a security researcher in Germany.
Posted In: cybersecurity, hacking, Cellphones, mobile

Quantum Dawn 2: Banks versus hackers

Jul 18, 2013
Quantum Dawn 2. No, it’s not the next James Bond movie. It's a fire drill for big banks to test their defenses against hackers.
Posted In: banking, hacking, cybersecurity

Government working with tech companies to find Chinese hackers

Jul 12, 2013
U.S. officials gave American Internet providers information on suspected cyber spies in China as part of a secret program to defend against cyberespionage.
Posted In: China, hacking, cybersecurity

Defcon hacking conference disinvites government agencies

Jul 11, 2013
Revelations about secret government surveillance may have a chilling effect on the government's ability to recruit talented computer coders and hackers.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, PRISM, Edward Snowden, hacking

Tech companies look to stay ahead of hackers

Jul 9, 2013
Intellectual property accounts for about 35 percent of U.S. GDP. But hackers, many of them in foreign countries, are working harder than ever to steal it.
Posted In: intellectual property, hacking, cybersecurity

Good hack, bad hack: A cybersecurity camp teaches the ethics of hacking

Jul 2, 2013
Engineers like to take things apart to learn how they work. When applied to computer networks, the urge can increasingly get young techies in trouble.
Posted In: hacking, hackers, hacktivism, cybersecurity

Vobfus and Beebone: Two computer viruses team up to infect computers

Jul 2, 2013
Computer viruses are bad enough, but what happens when they start cooperating to ruin your digital life?
Posted In: computer virus, hacking

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