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Hackers Stole the Biggest Number of Apple Accounts Ever with iOS Malware

Think twice before jailbreaking your iPhone. A recent rash of malware has helped hackers steal over 250,000 Apple accounts, the largest theft of its kind. The malware only affects jailbroken devices, but if you get pwned, hackers can not only peek your password but also make App Store purchases without your permission. »8/31/15 12:40pmMonday 12:40pm

It Looks Like Ashley Madison Execs Hacked a Competing Dating Site in 2012

Karma’s a bitch. Hackers recently leaked the inbox of Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman (pictured above). Turns out Noel and his cronies have done some hacking of their own. The emails reveal that the company’s CTO hacked into a competing dating site back in November 2012. Biderman even asked him to steal emails. »8/24/15 5:45pm8/24/15 5:45pm

Ashley Madison Hackers Break Their Silence

The hackers who stole countless gigabytes of Ashley Madison user data finally spoke up. In an interview with Motherboard, the Impact Team said that “Nobody was watching” when they broke into Ashley Madison’s servers repeatedly over the past few years. “[We] got in and found nothing to bypass,” said one of the hackers. »8/21/15 5:40pm8/21/15 5:40pm

"Sound Proof" Could Kill Annoying Two-Step Authentication Codes

Whether your employer requires it or you’re just a paranoid stonewall of personal security, two-step authentication simply does a better job at protecting your online life. But it adds a bit of hassle, too. Now, researchers are testing how to use ambient noises in your environment to confirm your identity, instead of… »8/17/15 12:40pm8/17/15 12:40pm

Paranoia Made Me a Better Computer User

“You don’t want to end up on the Wall of Sheep.” That’s the last thing my editor told me before I flew to Las Vegas to hang out at the infamous hacker convention DEF CON. A week later, I found myself standing in front of the wall, looking frantically for my name and password. Despite my obsessive caution, I knew I’d… »8/12/15 4:00pm8/12/15 4:00pm

Small Wireless Car Devices Allow Hackers to Take Control of a Vehicle's Brakes 

Last month, security researchers showed the world that a car can be hijacked from thousands of miles away using its internet-connected entertainment system. As if that wasn’t disturbing enough, there may be an even simpler way to take remote control of somebody else’s car: By hacking into small, internet-enabled… »8/11/15 1:40pm8/11/15 1:40pm

This Zombie Printer Was Hacked To Broadcast Radio Waves

All electronic devices emit radio waves when they’re powered on, even if they don’t connect to the internet or Bluetooth. Governments have been using these accidental waves to spy on each other since the 1960s—but this week, a computer scientist at the Black Hat hacker conference took the idea way further than we’d… »8/06/15 4:35pm8/06/15 4:35pm