Hackers get Steamy

Nov 11, 2011
Go to the homepage of Steam, an online gaming site, and you'll be greeted with foreboding pictures of aliens, dark planets and calls to war. This,...
Posted In: games, hacking, Tech Report

Hey guess what: hackers can open all prison doors remotely

Nov 8, 2011
And really, would that be such a horrible thing? Yes. Yes it would. It would be a horrible thing....
Posted In: hacking, prison, Tech Report, yikes

Nitro targets chemical and defense industry

Nov 1, 2011
Okay, well, here's a new term to worry about: Nitro. That's the name being given to a hacking attempt being widely reported yesterday by Symantec....
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech Report

By the time you finish reading this headline, there will have been 28 hack attempts on Facebook

Oct 31, 2011
As part of the announcement of Facebook's new "trusted friends" feature (which lets you choose up to five friends to have access to your account),...
Posted In: Facebook, hacking, Tech Report

Hackers have been close to causing major damage against government networks

Oct 28, 2011
We talk about hacks against US government computers a lot on Tech Report. That's because we are AT WAR. There are people constantly trying to break...
Posted In: DHS, hackers, hacking, Tech Report

Hackers interfered with US satellites

Oct 27, 2011
An upcoming report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says that in 2007 and 2008 hackers were able to mess with American...
Posted In: hacking, space

You'll never believe what happened: a hacking attempt on PlayStation Network

Oct 12, 2011
I'm being facetious, of course. You would totally believe that this happened because of the numerous times it's happened in the recent past. In...
Posted In: hacking, Sony, Tech Report

Drone hack

Oct 10, 2011
Creech Air Force Base in Nevada is home to several pilots who command drone plane missions in Afghanistan and other warzones. Officials at the base...
Posted In: drones, hacking, Tech Report

Harvard website brought down

Sep 27, 2011
Yesterday we told you about the Syrian Ministry of Defense website had been hacked by Anonymous. Turns out the Syrians, or Syrian sympathizers,...
Posted In: hacking, hacktivists, harvard, syria, Tech Report

Busy masked hackers

Sep 26, 2011
Anonymous hacked into the Syrian Ministry of Defense website this morning. A group member says it's "part of a broader effort by the loosely...
Posted In: anonymous, hacking, hacktivists, syria