Obama Creates Cyber Panel, Says Long-Term Vigilance NeededPresident Barack Obama on Wednesday appointed his former national security adviser, Tom Donilon, to lead a new commission on cybersecurity that will make detailed recommendations on how the nation should better protect itself against computer attacks.
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.
Digital Dilemma: How Will U.S. Respond To Sony Hacking?The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.
#Trending In Entertainment: Joan Rivers Dies and Hollywood Gets HackedThis week one of entertainment’s comedic legends passed away, Hollywood got hacked, and apparently everyone is in court for something or the other.
TweetDeck Security Breaches Have You Concerned? Here Are 3 AlternativesAfter Tweetdeck's security issue Tuesday featuring tweets from your accounts showing random codes and hearts, and then some Tweetdeck pop-up messages that featuring the male anatomy and Rick Astley lyrics, you may be looking for options.
HeartBleed Counter Attack Via Honey Pot Could Snag Hackers Who Compromised Millions Of PasswordsNew technology could make the Internet safer after the Heartbleed vulnerability shook the online security world to its core.
ATMs Vulnerable To Hackers After Windows XP DeadlineAt midnight, Microsoft stops supporting its Windows XP operating system, opening ATM’s around the country up to the possibility of a cyber attack.
Hackers Expose Potentially Dangerous Security Flaws In Automobile ComputersThe threat from hackers has usually meant safeguarding your computer, laptop or smartphone; but the new target of hackers may be your automobile, security experts warn.
'Hacker Boot Camps' Offering Bay Area Students Computer-Science SkillsWant to launch a lucrative career as a software engineer but don’t have a computer-science degree? Maybe it’s time for a hacker boot camp.
NorCal Prankster Changes Road Sign To Read 'Caution Loose Gorilla!'A prankster is changing the message on an electronic traffic warning sign in a Northern California town.
Hackers Expose Thousands Of Yahoo User Names, PasswordsYahoo Inc. said Thursday it's investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users' email addresses and passwords.
FBI Warns Thousands With Infected Computers May Lose Internet AccessFor computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.