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Hackers put SNES, Sega Genesis and Game Boy games on the NES Classic

Hackers put SNES, Sega Genesis and Game Boy games on the NES Classic For some people, playing NES games on the NES Classic just isn't enough.They want the throwback system to play games from the SNES, Game Boy, Sega Genesis and Atari 2600, too.

A university was attacked by its lightbulbs, vending machines and lamp posts

A university was attacked by its lightbulbs, vending machines and lamp posts Over 5,000 connected devices, including light bulbs and vending machines, were hacked to slow internet service at a university to a crawl.Poorly secured internet of things (IoT) devices have become gold mines for hackers looking to launch DDoS attacks to take websites and services offline.

Major data breach strikes Cloudflare, change your passwords immediately

Major data breach strikes Cloudflare, change your passwords immediately For years, Cloudflare has provided a variety of services, including content delivery, DNS, and protection from DDoS attacks.Now, the company has announced that a serious flaw in its software may have served account logins and passwords inadvertently.

Adding self-driving tech to your car is surprisingly cheap... and legal

Adding self-driving tech to your car is surprisingly cheap... and legal While Tesla rolls out updates to Autopilot incrementally and other automakers fine-tune their autonomous platforms after years of development, some ambitious drivers are tricking out their own, regular cars with self-driving systems.But safety concerns about DIY self-driving tech pushed the National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) to get involved.

These adorable teddy bears were reportedly hacked to expose 2 million messages

These adorable teddy bears were reportedly hacked to expose 2 million messages As if you needed another reason not to put an internet-connected microphone in your child's bedroom.A California-based toy company selling "a message you can hug" reportedly exposed over 2 million voice messages recorded between parents and children to online hackers.

There's a new reason to hate Coachella

There's a new reason to hate Coachella You know the drill by now: A website was hacked, personal information may have been stolen, and now a company will have to make promises about the future of its cybersecurity.Folks who have accounts on the website of music festival Coachella.

This old Mike Pence tweet on Hillary Clinton emails is coming back to haunt him

This old Mike Pence tweet on Hillary Clinton emails is coming back to haunt him It's been revealed that, while serving as governor of Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence used his personal AOL email account for official business.As The Indianapolis Star reports, the emails discussed sensitive matters and homeland security issues.

The internet refuses to let Pence forget about his email scandal

The internet refuses to let Pence forget about his email scandal Vice President Mike Pence — aka one of the people who made a huge stink about Hillary Clinton's private email scandal during the 2016 campaigns — has now found himself in a similar situation.On Thursday, The Indianapolis Star reported that during his time as governor of Indiana, Pence apparently used his personal AOL email address to discuss sensitive political matters and homeland security issues.

Pence's real crime is that he still uses an AOL email account

Pence's real crime is that he still uses an AOL email account By now you've probably heard that Vice President Mike Pence's personal email account was hacked, revealing he's chatted about sensitive political matters and homeland security issues while serving as governor of Indiana.That's scandalous and all — especially considering the backlash Hillary Clinton received during the presidential campaign for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State — but according to internet users, the real crime here is the fact that Pence still uses an AOL account.

This is why you should be terrified of the Wikileaks Vault 7 data dump

This is why you should be terrified of the Wikileaks Vault 7 data dump If it has a chip, an operating system, power and is connected to the internet, it fits the profile.As a spy agency, CIA’s job is to spy on those outside the U.

Man hacks his Alexa to speak out of a skull and it's horrifying

Man hacks his Alexa to speak out of a skull and it's horrifying The Amazon Echo is creepy enough — with fears of Alexa listening in on every conversation, it's convenience may come at the price of security for some anxious users.But since it's creepy already, why not make it a little worse?

Wikileaks says they contacted Apple, Google and more about protection from the CIA

Wikileaks says they contacted Apple, Google and more about protection from the CIA The group tweeted on Tuesday that it had reached out to Microsoft, Google, Apple, Mozilla and "MicroTik" (we're assuming they meant MikroTik) to talk with those companies about protecting customers from the intrusions of CIA malware.The document dump is allegedly part one in a series to come.

Why you saw swastikas appearing on Twitter accounts everywhere

Why you saw swastikas appearing on Twitter accounts everywhere Thousands of Twitter accounts — including major verified ones like Duke University, Reuters Japan, BBC America, Forbes Magazine and Amnesty International — have been compromised with a swastika and a message in Turkish supporting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.The compromised accounts were under attack likely through their use of Twitter Counter, a third-party service that allows people and companies to track their popularity on the social network.

FBI charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack

FBI charges Russian spies over Yahoo hack These claims were initially met with disdain — there was no evidence, at the time, of foreign involvement.At least one hacker, Alexsey Belan, is believed to be cooperating directly with the Russian FSB (the main successor to the KGB).