search slide
search slide
pages bottom
Currently Browsing: Results for Tag "hacking"

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet These have been not only getting stronger, longer lasting, and more diverse, but they’ve been moving in seemingly systematic, investigatory ways.This could be interpreted as an attempt to get defenders to “bare all,” and make their full defensive capabilities known.

Yahoo's data hack nightmare ntinues

Yahoo's data hack nightmare ntinues Now, The Privacy Commissioner has confirmed it is monitoring the situation, with Commissioner John Edwards saying the hack exemplifies the international nature of privacy.The Yahoo hack included names, email addresses and security questions and answers used to reset passwords.

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?

Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now? ·       State sponsored actors are buying up enormous amounts of stolen identity and account data for intelligence purposes (See Where has all the Stolen Data Gone ) in order to steal information and assets from companies in the U.In our last blog, we summarised our bottom-line recommendation that organisations REDUCE reliance on STATIC data, such as the data compromised in the Yahoo!

Ransomware shuts down San Fran transit, but the hacker just got hacked

Ransomware shuts down San Fran transit, but the hacker just got hacked This week, the San Fransisco transit system experienced the latest in a growing trend of “ransomware” attacks against important pieces of infrastructure.There is some good news, though: as reported by Forbes, it seems that the hacker has had his or her own email address infiltrated in retaliation.

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack The following terms are used and defined within the ODNI report.None of the assessments in the ODNI report are rated as low confidence.

nnected car hacking: Who’s to blame?

nnected car hacking: Who’s to blame? This blog, on connected car hacking, is the first of two posts.Recently, I bought a new car, and the sales guy told me I needed the extended warranty because the computer replacement cost more than any other single component on the car, including the engine.

Blizzard Banning Players Who 'Nuke' Overwatch Matches

Blizzard Banning Players Who 'Nuke' Overwatch Matches “We view ‘nuking’ or DDoS attacks the same way we view any other form of hacking or cheating,” said Blizzard in a statement to Kotaku.In the meantime, other branches of Blizzard already appear to be taking action.

Sundance hacked! Cyberattack shuts down box office in Park City

Sundance hacked! Cyberattack shuts down box office in Park City PARK CITY, Utah — A cyberattack briefly crippled the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, knocking out the network that supports its ticket sales, though service at the main box office was quickly restored and no screenings were affected.The festival issued a statement in the afternoon, just as the ski resort town had concluded its own version of the Women's March on the bustling Main Street.

Half of Americans think their cybersecurity is worse than 5 years ago

Half of Americans think their cybersecurity is worse than 5 years ago Just under half of Americans — 49 percent — think their personal information is less secure than it was five years ago, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.Twenty-eight percent of Americans are "not confident at all" that the federal government can keep their personal information safe.

Your friends might be spying on your Facebook when you're not looking

Your friends might be spying on your Facebook when you're not looking Ever suspected your friends may be snooping on your Facebook profile behind your back?The security community calls this kind of profile snooping a "social insider attack.

Multiple CNN accounts on Facebook hacked by OurMine

Multiple CNN accounts on Facebook hacked by OurMine In addition to the main CNN Facebook account, which was hit just after 10 p.on Sunday, the group also hacked the official CNN International and the CNN Politics Facebook pages.

Hackers cause hotel to ditch keycards for old-school keys and locks

Hackers cause hotel to ditch keycards for old-school keys and locks Once a ransom is paid, the hackers then deliver an electronic "decryption key" which can be used to restore the device to normal.Unless the hotel paid a ransom in Bitcoin totaling close to $1,800 dollars, it wouldn't be able to access its reservation system, cash desk system or issue electronic keycards.

Details of 2.5 Million Xbox and PlayStation Gamers Leaked by Hackers

Details of 2.5 Million Xbox and PlayStation Gamers Leaked by Hackers The personal account information of millions of Xbox and PlayStation users has been compromised.Two popular gaming forums have been hacked, and the account data for 2.

Why Overwatch Hacking Is Such A Big Problem In Korea

Why Overwatch Hacking Is Such A Big Problem In Korea net forums and Reddit, complaints about South Korean players’ too-accurate headshots, immediate gun-downs and even DDOS attacks against winners in competitive mode are widespread.net, proudly gives the numbers, but doesn’t explain steps Blizzard is taking to definitively stomp out Overwatch hacking in South Korea.

How computer hacking is becoming Russia’s weapon of choice

How computer hacking is becoming Russia’s weapon of choice Back then, information warfare was just a sideshow, and Putin’s emphasis was on more traditional weapon systems.In the decade since, Russia has rapidly developed its information warfare capability and deployed it in conflicts in Estonia, Georgia, and Ukraine.

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.

Why it's important to know what Trump is doing with that smartphone

Why it's important to know what Trump is doing with that smartphone After weeks of building concerns about the Trump administration's bumbling efforts at security, someone in the federal government is finally expressing concern about reports that President Donald Trump is still using an unsecured Android smartphone.After all, if Trump rode a wave of cries about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server to the White House then the government should investigate if Vladimir Putin is sliding into Trump's DMs.

Overwatch Hacker Impersonating Pro Gets Matched Up Against Real Player, Rivalry Ensues

Overwatch Hacker Impersonating Pro Gets Matched Up Against Real Player, Rivalry Ensues Last weekend, he hopped into a match where he found another Widowmaker player also using the handle Kephrii—and that player happened to be a hacker.The fake Kephrii didn’t just have the gall to impersonate a top player (that happens all the time!

Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law charged with hacking the chef’s computer

Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law charged with hacking the chef’s computer He’s known for his temper, so it’s no wonder that a family feud involving Gordon Ramsay is nothing less than a battle royale.His father-in-law and three other members of the clan have been charged by the Met police with regard to computer hacking allegations that are now seven years old.