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How and why medical facilities are targeted by hackers

October 23, 2019

One of the most worrying recent cybersecurity statistics is the prevalence of attacks conducted against medical facilities. According…
Algorithms could stop an ‘internet of things’ attack from bringing down the power grid

September 26, 2019

Last year, Princeton researchers identified a disturbing security flaw in which hackers could someday exploit internet-connected appliances to…
How Virus Creators Get Caught

August 11, 2019

Some people believe in UFOs and poltergeists, someone in a bigfoot, and some people think that a developer…
Hackers Could Use Connected Cars to Gridlock Whole Cities

August 1, 2019

In the year 2026, at rush hour, your self-driving car abruptly shuts down right where it blocks traffic.…
The Technology Hackers Use to Steal from You

January 24, 2019

Hackers are fraudsters that apply advanced software techniques to get illegal access for data manipulation. Data cyber-attacks and…
How to Wisely Protect Your Smart Home from Hackers

October 28, 2018

Smart homes are trending all over the world these days. Never before has the demand been so high…
How mindfulness can help prevent hacks, and four more cybersecurity tips

September 4, 2018

You probably have a phishing email in your inbox right now. It might be an obvious scam, but…
Screen capture shows a chemical processing plant in which critical parameters are rising due to false process data and control commands injected by an attacker.
Control System Simulator Helps Operators Learn to Fight Hackers

August 29, 2018

A simulator that comes complete with a virtual explosion could help the operators of chemical processing plants –…
HADES creates alternate reality to mislead hackers

November 30, 2017

The Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky once postulated that the devil no longer uses fire and brimstone but instead…
Shutter That Prevents Hackers From Peering Through Your Webcam

July 25, 2016

Anyone can hack into your computer or phone and turn on the camera without you even knowing it.…
Web of Deceit

October 29, 2015

In an era when it seems every week brings a new story of large-scale hacking and identity theft,…
When hackers talk, this research team listens

October 10, 2015

If you’re a hacker, you gather as much data as you can on your targets, in search of…
NASA Joins ‘Civic’ Hacking Challenge to Foster Positive Change

May 28, 2015

Hacking is not a term often associated with drought prediction, carbon emissions reduction or any number of other…
Ethical hacking industry needs greater professional standards – report highlights

May 27, 2015

The UK cyber security industry would benefit from increased standardisation of widespread ‘penetration testing’ techniques – a new…
Sophisticated cyber crime methods are changing the definition of hacking

March 1, 2015

More than 100 banks in 30 countries have joined the ranks of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and…
Criminologist ‘hacks’ the hacker, explores meaning of hacking

February 18, 2015

We often view hackers as evil geniuses, but perhaps a more accurate depiction would be a talented —…
Hacking for good: software uses hacking tricks to catch vulnerabilities on websites before they’re exploited

September 17, 2014

Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security…
Several Israeli websites attacked by Anonymous to protest against Israel’s policies on Palestine

April 11, 2014

Hacktivist group Anonymous launched attack on hundreds of websites of Israeli government and other organizations in-order to protest…
Berkeley Blue and Oaf Tobar: the hackers inside your iPhone

April 3, 2014

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak both dabbled in hacking. thetaxhaven, CC BY-SA There is some controversy about what we mean…
Security certification website EC-Council defaced with Edward Snowden’s passport

February 24, 2014

Hackers have defaced the website of EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) on Sunday evening. The website of…
US launches voluntary cybersecurity plan

February 13, 2014

US President Barack Obama conducts a press conference on February 11, 2014 at the White House in Washington,…
Freshman ‘hacker’ earns honors from Google, Facebook

February 7, 2014

If you’re worried about whether your website is secure, let freshman Eyvind Niklasson see if he can find…
Google announces $2.7mn bounty for hacking Chrome OS in Pwnium 4 contest

February 3, 2014

Google has announced it will pay hackers an amount of $2.7 million to find exploits in its Chrome operating system (Chrome OS).…
Indian hackers deface Pakistani websites in retaliation to cyberattacks

February 3, 2014

In response to over 2000 Indian websites defaced by Pakistani hackers on 26th January, Indian hackers have defaced…
Snapchat: Will make app more secure

January 3, 2014

This Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 file photo shows Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles. Snapchat, the disappearing-message…
Snapchat hacked nearly 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers leaked over internet

January 2, 2014

Phone numbers and usernames of over 4.6 million users of the popular picture sharing service Snapchat have been leaked online.Hackers have…
Weak US card security made Target a juicy target

December 23, 2013

In this Jan. 18, 2008 file photo, a customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store…
Hacking fears outweigh privacy concerns, US survey finds

December 20, 2013

In this file photo, a student from an engineering school is pictured during a ‘hacking challenge’ in Meudon,…
Israeli hacking school trains cyber warriors

December 3, 2013

Trainees work at the “Cyber Gym” centre, where IT and infrastructure company employees train to defend against cyber…
‘Anonymous Indonesia’ hacks Australia sites over spying

November 4, 2013

Illustration: hackers from Anonymous, who often wear Guy Fawkes masks similar to the one pictured when making public…
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