Hacking

01.19.16
The FDA wants improved cybersecurity for medical devices
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The FDA wants improved cybersecurity for medical devices

The Food and Drug Administration wants companies to be prepared against hackers and other cyber risks.

By M. Smith,   01.19.16
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01.07.16
FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles
01.07.16

FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles

It was the largest known child-pornography site on the Dark Web.

By J. Conditt,   01.07.16
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01.07.16
Time Warner Cable: 320,000 customers may have been hacked
01.07.16

Time Warner Cable: 320,000 customers may have been hacked

The FBI informed the cable company of the potential breach.

By S. Dent,   01.07.16
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12.31.15
Microsoft will warn users targeted by government hackers (update)
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Microsoft will warn users targeted by government hackers (update)

It's following in the footsteps of other tech corporations like Google, Facebook and Twitter.

By M. Moon,   12.31.15
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12.23.15
Yahoo alerts victims of state-sponsored cyberattacks
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Yahoo alerts victims of state-sponsored cyberattacks

Google, Twitter and Facebook already warn users of similar suspected attacks.

By J. Conditt,   12.23.15
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12.23.15
Feds arrest hacker for stealing scripts, celeb identities and sex tapes
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Feds arrest hacker for stealing scripts, celeb identities and sex tapes

The man was caught when he tried to sell stolen data to an undercover agent.

By M. Moon,   12.23.15
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12.21.15
Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans
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Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans

The servers are now secure, but they hosted full names, email addresses, passwords and more, CSO reports.

By J. Conditt,   12.21.15
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12.18.15
Log into most any Linux system by hitting backspace 28 times
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Log into most any Linux system by hitting backspace 28 times

24-25-26-27-28? That's the kind of thing an idiot would have on his luggage!

By A. Tarantola,   12.18.15
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12.15.15
UK man arrested in VTech kids app hacking scandal
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UK man arrested in VTech kids app hacking scandal

The breach exposed up to 6.3 million users including 200,000 children.

By S. Dent,   12.15.15
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