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5 Ways to Keep Your Social Media Accounts Safe From Hackers
Online Security

5 Ways to Keep Your Social Media Accounts Safe From Hackers

Taking even the most basic security steps makes it far less likely hackers will make the effort to break in.
Jonathan Long
Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks
Cyber Attacks

Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks

The DOT's best practices aim to reduce the probability of a cyberattack or mitigate a successful intrusion.
Cyber Threat Grows for Bitcoin Exchanges
Cybersecurity

Cyber Threat Grows for Bitcoin Exchanges

When hackers penetrated a secure authentication system at a bitcoin exchange called Bitfinex earlier this month, they stole about $70 million worth of the virtual currency.
An Interview With the Real-Life Hacker Who Brings Cred to 'Mr. Robot'
Hackers

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
Conferences

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
Hackers

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
Conferences

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
Hacks

The Biggest Hacks of 2016 -- So Far

Joining the list of tech execs and CEOs, U.S. Olympians such as Simone Biles and Venus and Serena Williams had their medical records released through a Russian hack on the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Rose Leadem
Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers
Hackers

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
Fast Food

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.