Kaspersky Lab says it 'inadvertently' downloaded NSA hacking tools

Embattled security firm Kaspersky Lab said its antivirus software did download secret hacking tools from a US computer back in 2014, but deleted them after realizing the data was classified.

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Tech Q&A: Protect your business against ransomware

With all the hacking and ransomware attacks, I would like to know how you make sure your business does not become a victim. I need to take steps now before it’s too late.

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PCs can be hacked via video subtitle files, researchers say

A newly uncovered hacking technique uses malicious subtitle files to take control of a user’s system, preying on popular media player software including VLC, Kodi, and Popcorn Time.

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Here's how to protect your phone from hackers

Kelly Rohrbach is the latest celebrity caught up in a hacking scandal, her private photos reportedly released on the heels of her upcoming film, “Baywatch.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/heres-how-to-protect-your-phone-from-hackers.html

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FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

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The FBI and DHS have released a joint report into the hacking attempts against the United States, while President Obama announces specific sanctions against Russia.

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Regulators Step Up Efforts to Keep Cars Safe From Hacking

Federal regulators issued the first-ever guidelines to protect cars from hacking, reinforcing their view that cybersecurity is an important part of auto safety.

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Hackers target Donald Trump, claim to leak his Social Security number

Hackers describing themselves as part of the Anonymous hacking group claim to have leaked Donald Trump’s personal information, including his Social Security number.

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Man pleads guilty in celebrity iCloud hacking case, admits to phishing scheme

Article Image A Pennsylvania man on Tuesday was charged in the hacking of iCloud and Google cloud storage accounts belonging to more than 100 individuals — notably dozens of celebrities — and stealing personal, sometimes compromising pictures and video.

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When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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Beyond cyberthreats: When hacking could enable murder

Cyberthreats are changing. We’re worried about hackers crashing airplanes by hacking into computer networks. We’re worried about hackers remotely disabling cars. We’re worried about manipulated counts from electronic voting booths, remote murder through hacked medical devices and someone hacking an Internet thermostat to turn off the heat and freeze the pipes.


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This small hacker group may be doing more damage to ISIS than Anonymous

Anonymous is making good on its threats to launch a “cyber war” on ISIS, hacking into the group’s sites and accounts and warning people about possible attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/24/this-small-hacker-group-may-be-doing-more-damage-to-isis-than-anonymous.html

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China sentences 14 people in plot to convert US iPhones for Chinese networks

A court in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou has reportedly sentenced 14 people for hacking into a Foxconn database to steal digital identity certificates, in turn used to convert U.S. iPhones for Chinese networks.

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Canadian police appeal to Ashley Madison hackers to help in possibly-related 'suicide' investigations

Toronto police reportedly have received reports of two suicides related to the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/24/ashley-madison-hack-may-have-led-to-two-suicides-police-say/

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Tech Q&A: Future hacks, selling old video games, tame your text and more

Kim Komando answers your questions about hacking threats, selling old video games for a profit, sites for tracking post-retirement money, and much more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/22/tech-qa-future-hacks-selling-old-video-games-tame-your-text-and-more/

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Chinese Hackers May Have Burrowed Into Airlines


The China-based hacking team that has been infiltrating U.S. government and business computer systems appears to behind two newly discovered attacks — this time on travel reservation processor Sabre and American Airlines. Sabre confirmed that its systems — which contain sensitive records on as many as a billion travelers — recently were breached. American Airlines, the world’s largest carrier, is investigating whether hackers were able to crawl from Sabre’s systems into its own, according to unnamed sources. Some of the companies’ network infrastructures are shared.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82365.html?rss=1

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