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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

Can a company 'hack back' to retrieve stolen secrets?

Mar 13, 2013
Corporations and the U.S. government team up to go on the offense against hackers.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, cybersecurity

Mum's the word for U.S. businesses hacked by China

Feb 26, 2013
Experts say China's hacking is motivated by the need to innovate, but many of the U.S. firms that are victims need to reconsider their response to the attacks.
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech

Mobile phone monogamy: Should unlocking your cellphone be illegal?

Feb 22, 2013
Should it be illegal to cut the tie between your cellphone and your phone company? An online petition says cellphone unlocking should get a second look.
Posted In: Cellphones, hacking, white house, Petition

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