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Hackers

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Snapchat Response Terse Following Big Security Breach

Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Snapchat Hackers Release Account Info On Millions Of Users

Usernames and partial phone numbers for more than 4.5 million Snapchat users appeared online Tuesday.

01/02/2014

Tech Report: How Easy Is It To Hack Your Wi-Fi Router?

A new report by an Internet security firm shows that some of the most popular Wi-Fi routers are easy to hack, but it seems to be more of an international issue than at home.

04/26/2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) leaves after talking to the media with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (not pictured) upon arriving at Beijing airport from North Korea on January 10, 2013. Richardson and Schmidt met with reporters following their visit to secretive North Korea calling for greater internet freedom for the welfare of its people. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Schmidt Chinese Cybertheft In Forthcoming Book

It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.

02/19/2013

A screen shot of a hacked Burger King Twitter feed, taken on Monday, February 18, 2013.

Burger King’s Twitter Feed Hacked

Internet hackers took over fast food chain Burger King’s Twitter feed early Monday. Changing the Burger King logo and user name to that of competitor McDonald’s, the hacker or hackers were posting throughout the morning.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2013

Facebook

Facebook Says It Was Hacked, No Data Comprimised

Intruders recently infiltrated the systems running the world’s largest online social network but did not steal any sensitive information about Facebook’s more than 1 billion users.

02/15/2013

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Tech Report: Dwolla Provides A New Way To Send Money Online

There’s another way to make money transactions online with a new company called Dwolla. The payment service company allows you to send money to others via Twitter.

12/13/2012

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Tech Report: Symantec Issues Warning Against Ransomware Scam

Software security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.

11/12/2012

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Twitter Mistakenly Resets Some User Passwords

Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up.

11/08/2012

Anonymous

Internet Hackers Busted After One Becomes FBI Informant

The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked by news Tuesday that one of the world’s most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five alleged comrades.

03/06/2012

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