Exploit

02.02.16
Your fitness tracker probably has security issues
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Your fitness tracker probably has security issues

Hackers could theoretically track you or manipulate your health data.

By J. Fingas,   02.02.16
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01.29.16
Zero-day exploits aren't as important to the NSA as you think
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Zero-day exploits aren't as important to the NSA as you think

The head of the NSA's elite hacking unit explains.

By J. Conditt,   01.29.16
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01.27.16
Lenovo fixes basic flaws in one of its bundled apps
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Lenovo fixes basic flaws in one of its bundled apps

Android and Windows devices had obvious exploits baked into their pre-loaded software.

By J. Fingas,   01.27.16
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01.15.16
Apple's Gatekeeper vulnerability still needs to be fixed
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Apple's Gatekeeper vulnerability still needs to be fixed

A previous security update only blacklisted nefarious apps.

By R. Baldwin,   01.15.16
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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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01.06.16
Comcast home security exploit could let burglars in (updated)
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Comcast home security exploit could let burglars in (updated)

Xfinity Home can be tricked into thinking everything's safe during a break-in.

By J. Fingas,   01.06.16
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12.08.15
FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes
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FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes

An FBI director admits that the bureau uses zero-day exploits to snoop on targets.

By J. Fingas,   12.08.15
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12.02.15
Legislators want to know how VTech handles children's data
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Legislators want to know how VTech handles children's data

VTech asked to answer 9 big questions in one month.

By C. Velazco,   12.02.15
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