The FBI has managed to link the theft of a frankly staggering 1.2 billion log-in credentials to a single hacker, after finding a Russian email address within reams of data obtained by security researchers. »
In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and renewed airstrikes in Syria, hacking collective Anonymous has declared war on ISIS.
Since Bluetooth was given an overhaul in 2010 with the 4.0 standard, it’s surged in popularity. Now, it’s about to get another serious spec bump, providing four times the range, twice the speed and even mesh networking. »
Bethesda launched the official Fallout 4 companion app today, and it’s pretty slick! Unfortunately, there’s not much you can actually DO with the app yet...unless of course you happen to mess with the game’s files.
In case you’re ever in a situation where you think hiring a hacker off Craigslist will improve things, just remember: you’re more likely to get an undercover police officer instead. »
This week, the U.S. Department of State’s Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) met to decide whether to classify “cyber products” as munitions, placing them in the same export control regime as hand grenades and fighter planes. Thankfully, common sense won out and the DTAG recommended that “cyber products” not be added… »
The government has been wiretapping computers for twenty years, as of today. If your immediate response isn’t “AHHH HAPPY BIRTHDAY FORM OF SURVEILLANCE THAT I FEAR,” congratulations, you are normal. »
British broadband provider TalkTalk has admitted that all of its 4 million customers’ names, addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, phone numbers and bank details may have stolen by hackers. »
Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee began safety hearings with a proposed bill to reform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That bill contains a provision which completely outlaws car owners from hacking their own cars. Which a giant mistake. »