Category: Hacking

Carnegie Mellon Hacking Contest Teaches over 18,000 High-Schoolers to Hack

Over the past few weeks starting in late March, over 18,000 middle school and high school students from across the United States have gained a crash course on computer security skills in this year’s...

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Notorious Russian-Speaking Hacker: It’s Easier to Hack an Election than e-Bay

Belarusian hacker Sergei Pavlovich, one of the world’s most notorious Russian-speaking hackers has stated that electoral systems are easier to hack than the likes of eBay or Citibank. In an...

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Carnegie Mellon Hacking Contest Targets High-School Cybersecurity Talent

 This week, Carnegie Mellon University has launched its third annual online capture the flag (CTF) contest, aimed at introducing computer security skillsets to high and even middle school...

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White Hats Hack MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

 A pair of hackers at this year’s installment of the popular Pwn2Own hacking contest have succeeded in compromising a MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar, replacing the touch interface with a message of...

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White House Announces Sanctions for Russian Hacking

In an unprecedented move, the White House has enforced several sanctions against Russia in retaliation to the alleged hacks by state-sponsored Russian hackers in the lead up to the 2016 Presidential...

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President-elect Donald Trump: “No Computer is Safe”

President-elect Donald Trump has expressed skepticism about the security of electronic communications, stating that no computer is safe from hacking. Trump was speaking to reporters during his annual...

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Obama Administration to Announce Official Response to Russian Election Hacking

The Obama administration is reportedly planning to announce a number of “retaliatory measures” against Russia in response to targeting and hacking US individuals and institutions in its...

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Hacker Exploits MacOS FileVault2 Password in 30 Seconds

Ulf Frisk, a Swedish hacker and penetration tester has revealed a new exploit that any attacker can exploit a macOS FileVault2, even if the Mac computer is in sleep or locked at the time of the...

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The San Francisco Transit Hack Could’ve Been Significantly Worse

A 2014 paper sanctioned and published by the American Public Transport Association has shown damning evidence that the San Francisco transit hack could’ve been far more destructive than the...

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Sees Twitter Account Hacked

 In what is certain weigh heavy on the irony scales, the CEO of arguably the most popular microblogging platform, Twitter, had his Twitter account hacked and compromised by a hacking collective...

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Why is Facebook this Slow to Patch Security Holes?

Serious security hole not patched almost a year after it was reported to the social media giant. Why?

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USPS Hacked, 800,000 Employee Records Stolen

USPS has become the latest victim in the ongoing cyberwar. 800,000 records stolen.

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Darkhotel APT: An Elite Spying Group Targeting Executives

Extremely skilled, elite hackers, are targeting executives when they're vulnerable with surgical precision.

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Secret Manuals for an Advanced Government Spyware Created by the Hacking Team Released

Italian company Hacking Team sells spyware to a number of oppressive governments to spy on their citizens and even Americans. Should we be concerned?

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Kaspersky Provides More Information on the Sandworm APT Team

The Kaspersky team has recently provided more information on the (presumably) Russian APT group named Sandworm, the hackers behind the attacks on NATO and Ukraine. According to the original post by...

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APT28: Russia's Cyber Espionage Group

FireEye recently released another Advanced Persistent Threat report. This time examining a Russian group of attackers named APT28. The report is named "APT28: A Window Into Russia's Cyber Espionage...

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The Pirate Bay Founder Gets 3.5 Year Sentence for Hacking Denmark

Founder of The Pirate Bay gets 3.5 year prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking many Danish and European agencies in 2012.

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BadUSB - Attack Explained (Video)

For those of you that might have missed one of the hottest topics of this month, the BadUSB attack method, we created a short and simple to understand video that explains the basics of the...

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A Flaw Within Samsung's 'Find My Phone' Service Allows Hackers to Remotely Lock Your Device

Samsung users beware, a zero-day flaw was discovered within the Samsung Find My Phone online phone tracking service. The flaw was announced by the National Institute of Standards and...

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Hire the Hackers

Have you ever wondered what fuels a hacker to invest his time, skills, resources into criminal activities?

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