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An Interview With the Real-Life Hacker Who Brings Cred to 'Mr. Robot'
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An Interview With the Real-Life Hacker Who Brings Cred to 'Mr. Robot'

Kor Adana is a retired-hacker-turned-white-hat who became a technology producer and writer on Mr. Robot.
Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber-Weapons in Online Auction
Cybersecurity

Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber-Weapons in Online Auction

Hackers going by the name Shadow Brokers said on Monday they will auction stolen surveillance tools they say were used by a cyber group linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.
The Good and the Terrifying Things at Black Hat 2016
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The Good and the Terrifying Things at Black Hat 2016

Car hacks, cash-spewing ATMs, Apple's special blenders and computers generating Taylor Swift songs were just a few of the things at Black Hat 2016.
Hackers Breach Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers
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Hackers Breach Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers

A security researcher said the breach appears to have originated from a Russian cybercrime syndicate.
Be Afraid! 8 New Hacks From the Black Hat Conference That Should Scare You.
Cybersecurity

Be Afraid! 8 New Hacks From the Black Hat Conference That Should Scare You.

At this year's Black Hat Conference, hackers gathered to share their dirtiest hacking secrets. Here's what you can learn from them.
Grace Reader
A Peek Inside the Black Hat Network Operations Center
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A Peek Inside the Black Hat Network Operations Center

The default hotel network may be fine for a pet supply vendor conference, but Black Hat is a different story.
The Biggest Hacks of 2016 -- So Far
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The Biggest Hacks of 2016 -- So Far

Joining the list of tech execs and CEOs, a hack of comedian and actress Leslie Jones's iCloud revealed personal information such as her phone number, driver's license and passport.
Rose Leadem
Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers
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Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers

Hacking team OurMine claims responsibility for knocking the game's servers offline over the weekend.
FCA To Offer Rewards To Hackers Who Help It Find Security Flaws
Cars

FCA To Offer Rewards To Hackers Who Help It Find Security Flaws

FCA's move comes a year after independent cybersecurity researchers used a wireless connection to turn off a Jeep Cherokee's engine.
Wendy's Says Hackers Stole Card Data in Breach Disclosed in January
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Wendy's Says Hackers Stole Card Data in Breach Disclosed in January

Hackers stole "cardholder name, credit or debit card number, expiration date, cardholder verification value, and service code," among other data, the company said earlier on Thursday.
CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe
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CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe

The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who signed up for the site with the slogan 'Life is short. Have an affair,' cost Avid Life Media more than a quarter of its revenue.
This Expert Hacker Shares the Secrets to Making Your Travel Safe From Cyber Attacks
Cybersecurity

This Expert Hacker Shares the Secrets to Making Your Travel Safe From Cyber Attacks

Black Hat and Def Con founder Jeff Moss shares with us five tips on keeping your devices safe while on the go.
Nina Zipkin
Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: A woman looks to turn $9 into $100,000 with PresidentTrump.com.
Grace Reader
4 Strategies Small Businesses Can Use To Avoid a Data Breach
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4 Strategies Small Businesses Can Use To Avoid a Data Breach

Hackers are getting more sophisticated. Make it a priority to protect your customers and employees by knowing your risks and taking the appropriate steps to safeguard your business.
Adam Levin