Sony Agrees To Pay Up To $8 Million For Employee Identity Theft Losses In N. Korea Hacking ScandalIn a settlement agreement, Sony will pay up to $10,000 a person for identity theft losses after the 2014 hacking scandal.
Text Message Code Discovered That Will Shut Down Your iPhoneThe message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app's preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.
News Headlines Change With Google Chrome App, Replacing 'Millennials' With 'Snake People'Millennials have become a big target of Internet jabs lately, with publications calling them everything from huge narcissists to lazy, entitled workers, and finally, it looks like one of these millennials snapped. The result could change the news you see online, if you use this.
Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To HackersKPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.
Hackers Can Take Over That Robot Performing Your SurgeryA team of researchers successfully hacked a robot designed to carry out surgical procedures, prompting fears the devices could be taken over by hackers with malicious intent.
High-Tech Tesla's Website, Twitter Account Hijacked By Angry, Ranting HackersHigh-tech automaker Tesla got hijacked Saturday when angry prankster hackers took over its website and Twitter account.
Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny CamerasCNET's Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.
Bay Area Techies Hack Into Burning Man's Ticket System, Jump Ahead 80,000 Waiting In LineAbout 200 Silicon Valley software engineers hacked into the Burning Man ticketing system Wednesday to jump in front of 80,000 others waiting in line from all over the world.
Anthem Hacked: Personal Data Of Millions Of Members Possibly ExposedThe second largest health insurer in the nation is dealing with a massive data breach Wednesday night.
White House: New Sanctions On North Korea Only First Part Of US Response To Sony CyberattackThe United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday in its first public act of retribution for a crippling cyberattack against Sony.
Hackers Possibly Attacked Sony's Online PlayStation Store, Microsoft's Xbox SiteSony's online PlayStation store and Microsoft's Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.
San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet ShutdownNorth Korea's internet access is "toast" Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.