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Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America

Hackers are a company's best last line of defense, and paying them to find security vulnerabilities is an increasingly common practice among all manner of companies, from Uber to GM.

Wireless Mice Leave Billions at Risk of Computer Hack, Cyber Security Firm Says

'This would be the same as if the attacker was sitting at your computer typing on the computer.'

Reuters

Uber Will Pay Hackers Up to $10,000 to Find Bugs in Its Technology-- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: For the first time in the U.S., streaming music is bringing in more revenue than downloads.

Adele Latest Celeb to Be Hacked, With Private Photos Online

A fan alerted the singer's management team after personal photos were posted in a closed Facebook group.

Valentina Zarya

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.'

Reuters

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.

David Meyer

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.'

Reuters

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

Security experts estimate that ransoms total hundreds of millions of dollars a year from cyber criminals, who typically target Windows users.

Reuters

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

While the government is keeping sensitive systems off-limits, this will hopefully identify vulnerabilities that in-house experts wouldn't catch.

Jon Fingas