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52 percent of cybersecurity experts would help the FBI hack iPhone

Hackers would help FBI unlock iPhone for a fee.

On Aug 30, 2016 by Nidia Cavazos

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The random-number generators that power Web encryption are dangerously weak

Someone should probably fix this.

On Aug 10, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Hackers can force a high-tech sniper rifle to shoot the wrong target

So, this is disturbing.

On Jul 29, 2015 by Dylan Love

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How hackers can take over nuclear power plants

The world’s industries are dangerously vulnerable to cyberattacks, new research shows.

On Jul 29, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Hackers promise to break Tor on a $3,000 budget

Can one of the most popular and powerful anonymity tools on the Internet be broken? 

On Jul 5, 2014 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Hacker uses malware to mine $625,000 in Dogecoin

What’s the opposite of “such wow”?

On Jun 18, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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The new era of organized cybercrime

The Web has caused growing pains for the entertainment, retail, and media industries—and the mafia, too.

On Jan 24, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Infamous hacker Barnaby Jack’s death ruled accidental

Will the official ruling quiet the assassination rumors surrounding his death? Likely, no. 

On Jan 4, 2014 by Lorraine Murphy

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The definitive glossary of hacking terminology

We’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be the most important and current hacking terms you should know.

On Sep 23, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Unsettling details of FinFisher espionage software leak to the Web

It’s not just the NSA doing covert online surveillance.

On Sep 6, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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NSA spent $25 million on ‘software vulnerabilities’ in 2013

The vulnerabilities are reportedly used to hack foreign governments.

On Aug 31, 2013 by Jay Hathaway

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These researchers could end Twitter spam forever

Spam Twitter account merchants are driving a $460,000 black market.

On Aug 14, 2013 by Kris Holt

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Who’s laughing now? U.S. government seizes The Jester’s website

Notorious “patriot” hacker The Jester’s website has apparently been seized—and he hasn’t tweeted in days.

On Aug 2, 2013 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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How a terrible music video cheated its way to 8.5 million views

The man behind Yasha Swag’s viral hit “Pickles” is a genius. Not at music video production—at using “black hat” promotional techniques to manufacture a fake YouTube sensation.

On Dec 7, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger

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