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Twitter launches two-step login to stem hacking

May 24, 2013
Twitter is launching a new extra layer of security, but will it stop hackers?
Posted In: Twitter, hackers, hacking

Hack back: Spear phishing and how you can avoid it

May 21, 2013
'Spear phishing', a form of targeted hacking, is drawing a lot of attention. How can you protect yourself?
Posted In: hackers, hacking, spear phishing, China

Pentagon slams Chinese hacking, leases Chinese satellite

May 7, 2013
More contractors getting into the cybersecurity business, creating more targets for Chinese hackers.
Posted In: China, cybersecurity, hacking

AP Twitter hack: Is it getting harder to protect yourself against suspicious emails?

Apr 24, 2013
A fake tweet from the AP caused the Dow to fall almost about one percent on Tuesday.
Posted In: Twitter, hacking, Associated Press, news media

Can you really hack a plane cockpit?

Apr 16, 2013
Can a plane's cockpit be hacked? One researcher, who used a smartphone to hack the cockpit of a virtual airplane, says yes. The FAA says its unlikely, if not impossible.
Posted In: airplanes, hacking, smartphone, cybersecurity

Call me a spammer? I'll attack the Internet

Mar 27, 2013
Why a site that rents space to just about anyone is attacking vulnerabilities in the basic architecture of the Internet.
Posted In: spam, hacking, hackers

Hacker reveals vulnerable global Internet

Mar 25, 2013
An anonymous researcher has found that all sorts of devices connected to the Internet are protected only by the easy-to-guess default passwords that the equipment came with when new.
Posted In: hacking, Internet, computer security, passwords

South Korea accuses North Korea of cyberattack

Mar 21, 2013
South Korea is still recovering from an apparent cyberattack earlier this week. Government officials suspect North Korea of hacking, but is the country even capable?
Posted In: South Korea, North Korea, hacking

Will Treasury Secretary Lew get tough on China?

Mar 20, 2013
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is in Beijing this morning wrapping up his two-day visit to China. It's his first foreign trip in his new role and the first high-level talks between the U.S. and China in six months.
Posted In: China, jack lew, treasury secretary, hacking

Retailer sues Visa: Are credit card companies too strict on hacking?

Mar 19, 2013
Tennessee-based retail chain Genesco is suing Visa, saying the penalty it paid for a data breach was wrong.
Posted In: Credit card, visa, hacking

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