Hackers

FBI Warns of Vehicle Hacking Risks
Cars

FBI Warns of Vehicle Hacking Risks

'While not all hacking incidents may result in a risk to safety, it is important that consumers take appropriate steps to minimize risk.'
Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty
Legal

Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty

Ryan Collins of Lancaster has been charged with computer hacking for leaking nude selfies of celebrities. He could face 18 months in prison.
Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks
Cybersecurity

Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks

A Trend Micro spokesman said, 'If I hack a vibrator it's just fun. But if I can get to the back-end, I can blackmail the manufacturer.'
John McAfee Offers Ashley Madison Post-Hack Analysis
Entrepreneur Network

John McAfee Offers Ashley Madison Post-Hack Analysis

Looking back at the scandal surrounding the dating site for married people, the famed computer programmer wonders if anyone besides the CEO actually got laid.
Entrepreneur Network
Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case
Performance Ignited

Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case

The comedian is thoughtful with his take on the nuances around encryption.
Nina Zipkin
In First-Ever Campaign, Hackers Target Apple Users With Ransomware
Cyber Attacks

In First-Ever Campaign, Hackers Target Apple Users With Ransomware

Security experts estimate that ransoms total hundreds of millions of dollars a year from cyber criminals, who typically target Windows users.
We Could Be 3 Years Away From Secured Connected Cars, Automakers Say
Cars

We Could Be 3 Years Away From Secured Connected Cars, Automakers Say

While companies work out the kinks in self-driving vehicles' algorithms, hackers are still a huge concern.
Nina Zipkin
Pentagon Competition Dares You to Hack its Websites
Hackers

Pentagon Competition Dares You to Hack its Websites

While the government is keeping sensitive systems off-limits, this will hopefully identify vulnerabilities that in-house experts wouldn't catch.
Are Security Threats to Power and Water Plants Real? You Betcha, Says John McAfee.
Entrepreneur Network

Are Security Threats to Power and Water Plants Real? You Betcha, Says John McAfee.

The cybersecurity guru talks about different ways hackers can destroy power and water stations.
Entrepreneur Network
Scammer Gains Access to Snapchat Payroll Data After Posing as CEO
Snapchat

Scammer Gains Access to Snapchat Payroll Data After Posing as CEO

The malicious email claimed to come from CEO Evan Spiegel, and someone in Snapchat's payroll department fell for it.
Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.
Cybersecurity

Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.

It doesn't take much to introduce a base layer of security in your small business -- so why allow your operation to be vulnerable a moment longer?
Larry Alton
Los Angeles Hospital Paid Hackers $17,000 Ransom in Bitcoins
Cyber Attacks

Los Angeles Hospital Paid Hackers $17,000 Ransom in Bitcoins

Paying the ransom was the "quickest and most efficient way" of regaining access to the affected systems, hospital president said.
Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check
Data Storage

Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check

This is the second year in a row the tech giant has offered the deal.
Nina Zipkin