Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed

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Microsoft suffered a significant hack and data leak over the weekend, but the size and scale of the problem may have been smaller than initially reported.

The post Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251640-microsoft-confirms-windows-code-leak-size-details-disputed?source=Computing

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CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked

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A new cache of CIA documents posted on Wikileaks reveals the methods employed by the CIA to hack so-called “air-gapped” machines. As with many exploits, it relies on people being the weak link.

The post CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251390-leak-reveals-cia-tools-spy-offline-computers-usb-drives?source=Computing

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Dallas hack: Did a white-hat hacker set off city emergency sirens?

The hack that set off emergency sirens across Dallas on Friday night may be the work of a so-called white-hat hacker, according to a cybersecurity expert.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/dallas-hack-did-white-hat-hacker-set-off-city-emergency-sirens.html

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Your Smart TV could be hacked a lot more easily than you might think

As first reported by Ars Technica, there’s a new hack whose proof of concept suggests that terrestrial radio signals could be used to take control of a large swath of Smart TV sets without having actual physical access to any one of them.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/03/your-smart-tv-could-be-hacked-lot-more-easily-than-might-think.html

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WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users cannot fix

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/wikileaks-cia-hacked-apple-devices-in-ways-users-cannot-fix.html

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In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group's Kremlin ties

For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia’s connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of an infected Ukrainian Android cellphone app may help, according to a cybersecurity firm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/22/in-ukraine-more-evidence-hacking-groups-kremlin-ties.html

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Meet Microsoft’s new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism

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Microsoft is throwing its hack back into the AI chatbot ring, this time with a new AI, dubbed Zo. Hopefully this one won’t turn into a Nazi spambot within 24 hours of launch.

The post Meet Microsoft’s new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241095-meet-microsofts-new-chatbot-zo-now-hopefully-100-less-nazism?source=Computing

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The Pentagon just paid cash to hackers who found 100+ bugs in its systems

The Department of Defense’s recent “Hack the Pentagon” program turned up a whopping 138 security vulnerabilities deemed “valid and unique,” officials have revealed. And yes, they’ve already been acted upon to prevent future trouble.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/20/pentagon-just-paid-cash-to-hackers-who-found-100-bugs-in-its-systems.html

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4 reasons why the FBI unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone without Apple is bad news

The government is confident it can hack into the San Bernardino iPhone 5c without Apple’s help, at least according to statements made on Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/25/4-reasons-why-fbi-unlocking-san-bernardino-iphone-without-apple-is-bad-news.html

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Americans are siding with the FBI in iPhone battle with Apple, new poll says

Americans are siding with the FBI in its battle with Apple to help hack the phone of a shooter in the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif, last December, a new poll says.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/26/americans-are-siding-with-fbi-in-iphone-battle-with-apple-new-poll-says.html

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Apple developing unhackable iPhone technology, report says

Apple, which is fighting an order to help hack the phone of a shooter in the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif, is reportedly working on an unhackable iPhone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/25/apple-developing-unhackable-iphone-technology-report-says.html

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Why Apple's security battle with the FBI is a PR masterstroke

Apple’s decision to fight an order to help hack the phone of a shooter in the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif., is a PR masterstroke, say marketing and technology experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/19/why-apples-encryption-battle-with-fbi-is-pr-masterstroke.html

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Apple ups the ante in Silicon Valley's encryption battle with government

Apple’s decision to fight an order to help hack a San Bernardino shooter’s phone adds another twist to the ongoing encryption battle between the tech industry and government.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/17/apple-ups-ante-in-silicon-valleys-encryption-battle-with-government.html

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Hackers use radio waves to silently control Apple's Siri, Android's Google Now

Article Image A newly spotlighted hack utilizes an iPhone or Android handset — with headphones plugged in — to remotely and silently access the smartphone’s built-in voice controls, potentially unbeknownst to the user.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4aaad12e/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C10A0C140Chackers0Euse0Eradio0Ewaves0Eto0Esilently0Econtrol0Eapples0Esiri0Eandroids0Egoogle0Enow/story01.htm

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Still dealing with the fallout, Sony reaches settlement in 'Interview' hacking lawsuit

Last year’s Sony Pictures hack was, by any measure, a calamitous event for the movie studio that left in its wake a trail of devastation, not to mention plenty of red faces.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/03/still-dealing-with-fallout-sony-reaches-settlement-in-interview-hacking-lawsuit/

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