Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

Hackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor’s personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Garden-Variety Cybercrooks Breached Yahoo, Says Security Firm


The hackers who stole the data of hundreds of millions of Yahoo users two years ago were two cybercriminal gangs, InfoArmor reported Wednesday. That finding contradicts the notion that state-sponsored actors were behind the attack, which Yahoo suggested earlier this month when it disclosed the breach. Further, the number of users’ records stolen is closer to 1 billion than to the 500 million Yahoo acknowledged, according to InfoArmor. However, much of the data is useless, the firm said.

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Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts compromised in huge data breach

Yahoo has confirmed that hackers stole information from at least 500 million user accounts in what it describes as a “state-sponsored” attack.

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Safari gets developer-focused tune-up in iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4

Article Image User-facing features — like the new Night Shift mode — stole the spotlight during Monday’s surprise preview of Apple’s next iOS release, but web developers have a few things of their own to smile about in Safari 9.1.

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About 15M T-Mobile users affected by Experian data breach

Article Image Hackers targeting credit check firm Experian stole the personal data of approximately 15 million T-Mobile customers who applied for postpaid services or device financing, Experian announced on Thursday.

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Why the OPM hack is an ongoing cyber headache

The shadowy hackers that stole more than 21 million social security numbers in a huge breach of federal personnel files have created an ongoing cyber headache, experts warn, citing the data’s value to both criminals and cyber spies.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/13/why-opm-hack-is-ongoing-cyber-headache/

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Thief returns Android tablet he couldn't work to charity store

Typically, authorities do not expect thieves to return the items they stole, but that is exactly what Christopher Hoosen, 33, did when he brought back an Android tablet that he swiped from a U.K. charity store. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/30/thief-returns-android-tablet-couldnt-work-to-charity-store/

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NASA’s new astronaut-replacing robots, powered by Google Tango smartphones, launch into space this week

NASA/Google SPERES robot, powered by Tango
First robots stole our jobs here on Earth — and now Google and NASA want to do the same to our astronauts. Later this week, Google and NASA will launch some Tango smartphone-powered SPHERES robots to the International Space Station. As their name suggests, SPHERES are spherical robots that will float through the halls of the ISS, powered by small CO2 thrusters, performing chores that would normally be carried out by astronauts. Tango, Google’s sensor-laden prototype depth-sensing smartphone, will be the brain of each robot. In the future, the SPHERES robots could even perform risky tasks outside the ISS in the deep, dark, never-ending expanse.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185991-nasas-new-astronaut-replacing-robots-powered-by-google-tango-smartphones-launch-into-space-this-week

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