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Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?
Ashley Madison

Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?

A security researcher has found clues via Twitter.
Benjamin Snyder
Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack

This comes in the wake of a class-action suit filed against its parent company Avid Life Media in Canada last week.
The Hacker Who Breached a Moving Jeep Has Left His Job at Twitter
Hackers

The Hacker Who Breached a Moving Jeep Has Left His Job at Twitter

Charlie Miller, who also used to work for the NSA, reportedly resigned from his job at the social giant.
Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data
Ashley Madison

Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data

This leak is larger than the first and appears to contain the emails of the CEO who runs Ashley Madison's parent company.
Robert Hackett
IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought
Cyber Attacks

IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought

A new review has identified 220,000 additional data breaches.
U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme
Hackers

U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme

The defendants allegedly breached corporate press release distributors to see business news before it was publicly available.
This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home
Security

This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home

Samy Kamkar's 'Rolljam' device can steal codes from keyless items. Sweet dreams, readers.
Steve Dent
Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches
Android

Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.
The Netflix Perk That Could Change Everything: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

The Netflix Perk That Could Change Everything: Weekly News

Plus: A beloved, hitchhiking robot learns you really can't trust humans.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tesla Issues Security Fix After Hackers Expose Flaws in Model S Sedan
Tesla

Tesla Issues Security Fix After Hackers Expose Flaws in Model S Sedan

Cybersecurity researchers found six significant vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to control the vehicle.
Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle
China

China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle

American businesses cannot stay neutral in what is clearly now an all-out war over the future of the worldwide Internet.
Ray Hennessey
Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly
Automakers

Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly

The explosion of Internet-connected computer features in automobiles give hackers a doorway into the control system of your car.
Catherine Clifford
Bankers Say Ashley Madison Can Kiss IPO Plans Goodbye
IPO

Bankers Say Ashley Madison Can Kiss IPO Plans Goodbye

This as hackers threatened to publish names and salacious details about the infidelity website's clients.