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WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Democratic National Committee Audio Files

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics

RELEASE: The DNC recordings #DNCLeak #DNCinPHLRecordings:— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) July 27, 2016 ...

How to Create Infinite, Unique, Strong Passwords Without Forgetting

Dan Watson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Dan Watson

Passwords are required just about everywhere you go on the web. Whether you are posting on a casual blog or accessing bank statements, a password is r...

Hacker Who Exposed Hillary Clinton's Email Server Pleads Guilty

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Romanian computer hacker who revealed the existence of a private email server used by Hillary Clinton when she was secretary ...

Spy Chief: Hackers Targeting Presidential Candidates

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential campaigns face threats from hackers bent on espionage and other activity mo...

Hackers Can Stalk You If You Use Waze

Fusion | Kelly Chen | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology

Millions of drivers use Waze, a Google-owned navigation app, to find the best, fastest route from point A to point B. And according to a new study, al...

Your Sex Toys Could Be Vulnerable To Cyberattack

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology

HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - It's not just computers and mobile phones that are vulnerable to cyber attack, according to software firm Trend Micro. As...

U.S. Military Invites Computer Whizzes To 'Hack The Pentagon'

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.03.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday invited outside hackers who have been vetted to test the cyber security of some public U.S. Defens...

UC Berkeley Alerts 80,000 People To Cyber Attack

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.27.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Officials at the University of California Berkeley said on Friday that they were alerting 80,000 people, including current a...

Secret Memo Details U.S.’s Broader Strategy To Crack Phones

Bloomberg | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.19.2016 | Politics

Silicon Valley celebrated last fall when the White House revealed it would not seek legislation forcing technology makers to install “backdoors” i...

Conan Incurs The Wrath Of Anonymous During Opening Monologue

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.15.2016 | Comedy

They're the leaderless, bodiless, self-appointed web soldiers of truth and justice ... and now they're pissed at Conan O'Brien. And one member in the ...

Database Leak Exposes 3.3 Million 'Hello Kitty' Fans

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Technology

SINGAPORE, Dec 22 (Reuters) - More than three million accounts of Hello Kitty fans were left vulnerable to theft by hackers, but there is no evidence ...

How to Deal If Your Kid's Device Gets Hacked

Common Sense Media | Posted 12.10.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Q: What should I do if I thin...

Cybercrime Costs Us $500 Billion Every Year -- How Not to Get Phished Before the Holidays!

Ian Khan | Posted 11.25.2015 | Technology
Ian Khan

$500 Billion is the estimated cost of cybercrime as of 2015 based on various reports. How does that affect business and what fears and opportunities that it present for tomorrow? Let's take a different perspective.

'Hacker' Hired On Craigslist Turns Out To Be A Cop (Of Course)

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.04.2015 | Crime

A Pennsylvania man is going to prison after admitting in court that he tried to hire a hacker to erase his debt. Zachary J. Landis placed an ad on Cr...

5 Fantastic Hacker Flicks

Steven Shehori | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

In the real world, hacking gets a bad name, what with it being immoral (except in rare, delightful instances) and illegal. But in the world of cinema, it's a whole 'nother ballgame.

DDoS Attacks Have Graduated to Extortion

Dave Lewis | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Dave Lewis

There are things in this world that are far less enjoyable than having your website knocked offline to be certain. That being said, it can have a massive impact to your day or that of a company trying to make a living by selling their wares online.

Want to Fend Off Cybercrooks? Wear Protection!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 05.22.2016 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Every year at this time we anxiously await Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report, hoping that this would be the year that all cybercrooks would disappear. But, as usual, our hopes have been stomped upon by the facts.

A Fist Fight at the New York Times?

Anthony Biglan | Posted 05.07.2016 | Politics
Anthony Biglan

Jonathon Chait seems to be trying to get a fist fight going at the New York Times. He claims in New York Magazine that a recent column by Paul Krugman was actually an attack on David Brooks.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Brian Clark's Transformation From General Electric IT Guy to Serial Hackathon Winner and Entrepreneur

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.

Teen Faces Felony Charges After Hacking Teacher's Computer And Adding Gay Kiss Photo

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A 14-year-old Florida student has been charged with a cybercrime after allegedly hacking onto his school's computer network to change the background i...

Notorious Hacker Guccifer Boasts He Read Hillary's Emails

PandoDaily | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology

December 2013 in the village of Sâmbăteni, Romania. The air is dull and frosty as Marcel Lazăr Lehel walks out of his mud-brick house, carrying a c...

Dana Liebelson

Democrats, Tech Experts Slam Obama's War On Hackers | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In advance of Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama proposed overhauling a federal law used to prosecute hackers....

Dana Liebelson

Meet the Algerian Hackers Attacking French Websites Over The Charlie Hebdo Massacre | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After last week's terrorist attack on the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, a number of local French government websites were hac...

It's Time for a Resolution Revolution: Keeping Them!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 03.01.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Ah, the new year! It's time for all of us to reflect on the past and resolve to do better in the future. Time for us to make a list, check it (at least) twice and then conveniently forget about it.

The Big Password Mistake That Hackers Are Hoping You'll Make

Jeff Fox | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

Can you tell how strong a password is?