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What To Do With Your Hacked Yahoo Account

Yahoo just announced that it was the victim of a devastating state-sponsored hack that resulted in the personal data of half a billion users being breached. If you’re a Yahoo user, your account may have been comprised.

500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked, 'State Sponsored' Theft Suspected

It turns out the Yahoo hack was much bigger than we expected.

Report: Yahoo To Confirm Massive Hack Affecting 200 Million Users

A report by veteran tech journalist Kara Swisher at Recode says that Yahoo is preparing to confirm a massive data breach that has impacted over 200 million users. The extent of the breach, or whether hackers were able to gain access to users accounts, is unknown.

Researchers Hack A Tesla From 19 Kilometres Away 

A team of researchers were able to wirelessly attack a Tesla Model S and gain control over some of its internal electronic components including the car’s brakes. And they pulled it off from 19km away.

FBI Director Says You Should Cover Your Webcam With Tape

Do you cover your webcam with tape or a sticker? Mark Zuckerberg does. It’s used to guard against hackers who might want to peek at your or your environment through your devices. And now the FBI Director has come out defending his own use of tape on his devices.

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The FBI Says Two US State Elections Databases Have Already Been Hacked

The FBI has evidence that foreign hackers have accessed the state election databases in two US states. According to Yahoo News, the FBI sent out a “flash alert” to election offices and officials across the US, asking them to take better security precautions.

US Jury Finds Son Of Russian Lawmaker Guilty Of 38 Hacking And Identity Theft Charges

The son of a prominent Russian politician has been convicted in Seattle of 38 charges related to stolen credit card information, including 10 counts of wire fraud and nine counts of obtaining information from a protected computer, the US Justice Department announced on Thursday.

US Department Of Homeland Security Investigating Leslie Jones Hack

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating the cyberattack on Leslie Jones, according to a report by the LA Times.

Traffic Surged To A Child Porn Ring After The FBI Took Over

Way back in February 2015, the FBI infiltrated Playpen, a child pornography ring on the dark web. After taking control of the site, the FBI could have shut it down. But it didn’t.

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