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Small Wireless Car Devices Allow Hackers To Take Control Of A Vehicle's Brakes 

Last month, security researchers showed the world that a car can be hijacked from thousands of miles away using its internet-connected entertainment system. As if that wasn’t disturbing enough, there may be an even simpler way to take remote control of somebody else’s car: By hacking into a small, internet-enabled device people plug directly into the dashboard to save money on car insurance.


Russians Blamed For Cyberattack On Pentagon Email Systems 

Russia is the leading suspect behind a cyberattack that prompted the Pentagon to take an unclassified email system offline last month. According to NBC News, that the email system has been offline every since.


This Zombie Printer Was Hacked To Broadcast Radio Waves

All electronic devices emit radio waves when they’re powered on, even if they don’t connect to the internet or Bluetooth. Governments have been using these accidental waves to spy on each other since the 1960s — but this week, a computer scientist at the Black Hat hacker conference took the idea way further than we’d thought possible.


The World's First Firmware Worm For Mac Is Here, And It Sounds Scary

“Oh don’t worry,” your uncle said when you were shopping for a new computer. “Macs are virtually virus-proof.” Your uncle was wrong.


FBI Struggling With Cybersecurity Because Of Shit Pay And Drug Tests

It’s no secret that American businesses and the government are under constant attack from hackers around the world. That’s just the nature of living in the 21st century. But a new audit says that America is even less prepared to defend against these attacks than we thought.


Hackers Have The Power To Remotely Hijack Half A Million Chrysler Cars

An ongoing investigation into the security of Chrysler vehicles bears some pretty startling conclusions. In a couple of weeks, security researchers will reveal the details of a zero-day exploit that affects some 471,000 cars. Put bluntly: Hackers can take complete control of the cars from thousands of kilometres away.


AshleyMadison Confirms Hack, Purges Leaked Info From Internet

AshleyMadison, noted online home of serial adulterers, has confirmed that yes, someone did rummage through its 37 million-strong blackmail database. But the company also denies that it was swindling customers over the ‘paid-delete’ option, and has managed to take down any information leaked thus far.


Hackers Threaten To Expose 40 Million Cheating AshleyMadison Users

AshleyMadison — tagline “Life Is Short. Have An Affair” — is an online site that facilitates cheating among its 37 million users. It’s a service founded on confidentiality and privacy, which now seems to have all of its data in the hands of hackers. They’re demanding the company take down the site, or they’re going to out a lot of adulterers.


Tour De France Cyclist Computers Hacked By Doping Critics

If doping is a relatively modern problem for the sports world, the Tour de France 2015 sees it colliding headfirst with a modern technological concern, as race leaders Team Sky have accused rivals of hacking their computers.


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