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Anonymous strikes again at ISIS social media

The hacktivist collective Anonymous has announced a fresh round of attacks on the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Islamic State members in Operation …

Social Media

P0wning for the fjords: Malware turns drones into DEAD PARROT

Hacker Rahul Sasi has found and exploited a backdoor in Parrot AR Drones that allows the flying machines to be remotely hijacked.<p>The Citrix engineer …

Information Security

Hackers used social engineering to glean military intel on Syrian opposition

Attackers sent malware through Skype chats promising pictures, FireEye reveals.

Social Issues

Hackers make off with at least $300 million in bank heists

With the help of malware, hackers hit more than 100 financial institutions in 30 countries, says a report released to The New York Times by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.<p>A group of cybercriminals used malicious software to steal at least $300 million from banks and other financial institutions …

Kaspersky Lab

This thumbdrive hacks computers. “BadUSB” exploit makes devices turn “evil” | Ars Technica

Researchers devise stealthy attack that reprograms USB device firmware.<p>When creators of the state-sponsored Stuxnet worm used a USB stick to infect …