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Hackers are holding San Francisco's light-rail system for ransom

‘You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted’<p>San Francisco Municipal Railway riders got an unexpected surprise this weekend after the system’s computer systems were apparently hacked. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the MUNI system had been attacked on Friday afternoon.<p>MUNI riders were greeted with …

Budget US Android smartphones found secretly sending personal data to China

Commercial firmware pre-installed on some Android smartphone models sold in the US has been found to be secretly sending highly sensitive data to a third party company based in China, according to analysis by security firm Kryptowire.<p>Personal data being transmitted without users’ knowledge or …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Recipes

Hacker who stole nude photos of celebrities gets 18 months in prison

The hacker who stole nude photos of female celebrities in 2014 has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, officials announced on Thursday.<p>In a court in May, Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to federal hacking charges and admitted to a two-year …

Celebrity Gossip

​Chrome: Stop future computers from cracking current encryption

Google released a beta test version of its Chrome browser that attempts to keep your data secure even if today's uncrackable encryption becomes tomorrow's code-breaking cakewalk.<p>The Chrome 54 beta gets the ability to encipher data sent to and from websites with a technology called CECPQ1. It …

Quantum Computing

Researcher Grabs VPN Password With Tool From NSA Dump

An exploit included in the 'Shadow Brokers' dump targets a Cisco VPN appliance.<p>Cisco has already warned customers about two exploits found in the NSA-linked data recently dumped by hackers calling themselves The Shadow Brokers. Now, researchers have uncovered another attack included in the cache, …

Information Security