Hackers

Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory Network Was Hacked By Targeting A Raspberry Pi That Wasn't Supposed...

An Office of the Inspector General report says that a hacker accessed the network of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA in April 2018 by targeting an unauthorized Raspberry Pi, a small computer that is often used to make DIY...
Related topics: NASA, Space

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Security Vulnerabilities Found In Three Quarters Of Mobile Apps

Three quarters of Android and iOS apps have security vulnerabilities related to insecure data storage. This could lead to information like passwords, financial details, personal data, and communications being accessible by hackers.
Related topics: Computer Security, Android Apps, Android, Mobile Technology, Ios

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A Two Metre Bridge Across The Atlantic For The First Time

Amateur radio is a pursuit with many facets, some of which hold more attention than others for the hacker. Though there have been radio amateurs for a century it still has boundaries that are being tested, and sometimes they come in surprising...
Related topics: Computer Security

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Hackers Used Two Firefox Zero Days To Hit A Crypto Exchange

A ransomware haul, a border security leak, and more of the week's top security news.
Related topics: Computer Security, Firefox

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Salvaging Audio Amplifiers From Vintage Volvos

The common automotive scrap yard is a land of plenty for the enterprising hacker., where many items that would be prohibitively expensive elsewhere can often be had for a song. This isn’t just limited to strictly automotive parts either, as...
Related topics: Computer Security

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This Tiny Tft Pendant Is Digital Jewelry

Hackers have a multitude of skills, many are well-versed in the ways of all things that blink and flash. These abilities have often be applied to the field of jewelry and human adornment, and many LEDs have been employed in this work. [Deshipu] has...
Related topics: Computer Security

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A Firefox Update Fixes Yet Another Zero-day Vulnerability

Mozilla recently rolled out a fix for a critical bug that hackers were actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable systems. Now, it has released a patch for yet another zero-day bug. According to ZDNet, infiltrators used the two flaws in...
Related topics: Firefox, Computer Security

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Us Launches Secret Cyberattack Against Iranian ‘spy Group’ – Report

Iranian cyber-intelligence operatives are said to have hacked into a ship tracking website to track civilian vessels and used other measures to track US military ships, according to former US officials.
Related topics: Military

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Lte Flaws Let Hackers ‘easily’ Spoof Presidential Alerts

Security vulnerabilities in LTE can allow hackers to “easily” spoof presidential alerts sent to mobile phones in the event of a national emergency. Using off-the-shelf equipment and open-source software, a working exploit made it...
Related topics: Computer Security, Open Source Software

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Niantic’s Pokemon Go Estimated Revenue Now At $2.6 Billion

Niantic’s Pokemon Go has been a roaring success for the independent developer. While its previous title Ingress was certainly popular, the heights that the Pocket Monster reiteration has reached is well beyond what the hacker-themed adventure...

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Mozilla Fixes Second Firefox Zero-day Bug Used In Coinbase Hack Attempts

Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with...
Related topics: Firefox, Computer Security

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Electric Wheelchair Makes A Great Base For A Big Robot

Wiring into the joystick is a quick and easy way to hack in custom control to a wheelchair. Building robots can be fun, and remains a popular pastime among many in the hacker and maker set. However the hardware side of things can be daunting. This...
Related topics: Robots, Computer Security

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Potent Firefox 0-day Used To Install Undetected Backdoors On Macs

Enlarge / The fox animoji. (credit: Samuel Axon) Hackers exploited a pair of potent zero-day vulnerabilities in Firefox to infect Mac users with a largely undetected backdoor, according to accounts pieced together from multiple people. Mozilla...
Related topics: Firefox, Computer Security

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Iranian Hackers Launch A New Us-targeted Campaign As Tensions Mount

Three cybersecurity firms have identified phishing attacks stemming from Iran—that may lay the groundwork for something more destructive.
Related topics: Iran

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Prosecutors Rebut Roger Stone: U.s. Caught Russian Election Hackers On Its Own

Government investigators independently verified that Russian operatives hacked the Democratic National Committee in 2016 and did not rely on a private cyber firm’s findings, federal prosecutors in the Roger Stone case in a court filing on...

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Florida City Caves To Hackers, Agrees To Pay $600k Ransom

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida, has agreed to pay 65 Bitcoins, worth the equivalent of roughly $592,000, to hackers who have seized control of the city government's computer system.What happened?On May 29, a city employee working in the police...
Related topics: Bitcoin, Police

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Bella Thorne's Ex Mod Sun Is Worried His Personal Pictures Will Leak Now, Too

Mod Sun is worried about his own personal pictures after his ex, Bella Thorne, put her pictures out after a phone hacker tried to extort her for them. “If her phone is hacked, I’m kind of scared that my s–t gonna end up online with...
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Florida City Gives In To $600,000 Bitcoin Ransomware Demand

Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them...
Related topics: Bitcoin, Police

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Unique Multi-platform Monero Mining Malware Targets Audio Engineer Pirates

We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero...
Related topics: Malware, Computer Security, Adobe

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Hackers, Farmers, And Doctors Unite! Support For Right To Repair Laws Slowly Grows

Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone...
Related topics: Computer Security, Motorola, Iphone, Mobile Technology

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