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Hackers Hijack 225,000 Apple Accounts On Jailbroken iPhones

In what is being called the biggest Apple account malware attack, hackers have broken into more than 225,000 Apple accounts on jailbroken iOS devices stealing usernames, passwords, making purchases, even holding phones for ransom.

09/02/2015

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Cybersecurity Firm Warns Hacked Baby Monitors Give Criminals View Of Baby, Home, Personal Data

Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.

09/02/2015

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Uber Hires Hackers Who Remotely Took Over Moving Jeep

Uber has hired two hackers who were able to take over a Jeep while it was being driven by a journalist.

08/31/2015

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Recruits Hackers To Find Flaws In Auto Software Systems

Tesla Motors is recruiting hackers to help it refine the software that runs much of its electric cars’ systems, following recently-publicized cases of other cars getting hacked.

08/11/2015

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Major Security Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Android Phones With A Single Text Message

A major security flaw on Android phones let’s hackers break in with a single text. You don’t even have to open the message to get hacked.

07/28/2015

The grille of a 2005 Jeep Liberty (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Hackers Take Remote Control Of Jeep As Journalist Drives At 70 MPH Down St. Louis Road

Two hackers were able to take remote control of a Jeep as a journalist drove at 70 mph on a St. Louis road, and Chrysler has quietly issued a software patch to fix the security flaw.

07/21/2015

Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked. (CBS News)

Website For Cheating Spouses Hacked, 37M Users’ Data At Risk

Ashley Madison, a controversial online social network that gears itself towards married people seeking to have affairs, has been hacked, and the company that owns it is being threatened with exposure of users’ personal information.

07/20/2015

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

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.

05/27/2015

Adult Friend Finder

Hackers Hit Online Hookup Site AdultFriendFinder; Post Sexual Preferences Of Millions

A British TV station reports that hackers got into the data of online hookup site AdultFriendFinder, and posted the personal details and sexual interests of nearly four million users in a hackers forum.

05/22/2015

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

FBI Says Computer Expert Claimed To Hack Into Planes, Commandeer Jet Engine

A computer expert who allegedly hacked into the in-flight systems of airplanes to expose security flaws could face prosecution. The FBI claims he also hacked into a jet and commandeered a flight.

05/18/2015

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