Hackers can unlock a high-tech Tesla car door by using the same run-of-the-mill techniques they use to crack open computers. That's according to security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani, who spoke about his
Computer hacker forums lit up last week as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and police in 17 countries began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests. On the popular websites where
Hackers have exposed the personal information of 110 million Americans -- roughly half of the nation's adults -- in the last 12 months alone. That massive number, tallied for CNNMoney by Ponemon Institute
Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car. It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term
Even if you power off your cell phone, the U.S. government can turn it back on. That's what ex-spy Edward Snowden revealed in last week's interview with NBC's Brian Williams. It sounds like sorcery. Can
Security researchers have accused a second Chinese military unit of carrying out cyber espionage attacks against foreign corporations. CrowdStrike, a U.S security firm, detailed the allegations in a lengthy
Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it. Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It's the privacy world's version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and
If anyone knows about cyber surveillance, it's Mary Galligan. Until recently, she led the cyber and special operations team at the FBI's New York office -- the agency's largest surveillance operation.
An Australian teen thinks he's got a solution to the world's password problems: Use pictures instead. Currently, most people make easy-to-guess passwords -- and they use the same one across several services.
Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them. There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security,
Every month, there’s another major data breach. Criminal hackers steal all sorts of information about you. Here’s what they have. Have you shopped here? Or have accounts on these sites? Select squares
Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics. Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think. Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case.
Tim Cook is deflecting the conversation with his new statement about privacy. Apple (AAPL) was all over the news earlier this month following the theft of celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts.
Say hello to the bash bug, a lesson in why Internet-connected devices are inherently unsafe. Computer security researchers have discovered a flaw in the way many devices communicate over the Internet.
It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you. Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer online. 1. Turn off your phone's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Hackers are religious about
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