DC MPD Confirms Hacking Incident on Department’s Server

D.C. MPD Confirms Hacking Incident on Department’s Server

D.C. Metropolitan Police District confirmed a hacking incident on their servers. The department sought the help of the FBI in investigating the case.
US Probes Network Hacks of Government Agencies

US Probes Network Hacks of Government Agencies

Some U.S. federal agencies, including the Treasury and Commerce departments, have fallen victim to a cyber attack.
Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo Users Warned Over Hacking Threats

FBI are giving warnings over possible breach of privacy of hackers to Google Home and Amazon Echo owners.
Robert Mueller

Why is Robert Mueller Investigating President Donald Trump?

In addition to Russian actions, the special counsel is determining whether the president obstructed justice.
Pres. Candidate Pena Nieto Campaigns In Monterrey Ahead Of Election

A Hacker Helped Rig Elections in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Argentina, and More By Spying and Manipulating Social Media to Steer Public Opinion

For nearly ten years, a 20-something Colombian hacker secretly shaped the outcomes of major elections across Latin America.
Hacking Team in Latin America

Latin American Governments Paid This Company to Spy on Their Citizens

The Italian spyware company Hacking Team provided services to governments across Latin America, some of which were used to spy on political dissenters, journalists, and other non-criminal targets, according to a new report.
Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeep, Dodge, Ram SUVs

Jeep Hacking Recall 2015: Is Your Car, Truck or SUV on Chrysler's List of 1.4 Million Vehicles?

On Friday Chrysler issued a formal recall for 1.4 million cars, trucks and SUVs on the road right now. The specified vehicles are vulnerable to software-based attacks allowing hackers to take control of several vital systems remotely. Welcome to the 21st century.
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Valentine's Day Dating App Dangers: IBM Finds Most Android Dating Apps Vulnerable to Hacking Attacks

Don't get your heart broken this Valentine's Day, but also make sure you don't get your personal life cracked as well. According to a recent report, the majority of dating apps are quite hackable. And for every extra feature offered, more details of your personal life are vulnerable to violation and possible theft.
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White House Announces New Agency to Combat Hacking: The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

The Obama administration has announced the formation of a new national security agency focused on combatting cyberattacks by facilitating intelligence sharing between government agencies called the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC).

Social Media Saturday: World War III Announced on Hacked Twitter Accounts

Meanwhile, Snapchat wants almost $1 million for disappearing ads, advertisers are Pinterest for a fool, and Facebook announced Amber Alerts and AI tools for everyone.
Barack Obama

Obama's Call for Student and Consumer Data Protection Laws: Critics Already See Cracks

This week, President Obama called for new laws protecting Americans from the kind of massive data breaches that defined the consumer cybersecurity narrative in 2014, along with a proposal to limit technology companies' use of student data.

The Top Tech Stories of 2014 Shaping the Future of the Internet in the U.S.

This year, more than any in recent memory, we awoke to the realities of the problems and promise inherent in what has become our hyper-connected, 21st century lives.
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Most Experts Expect a "Major Cyber Attack" in the Next Decade - Pew

Cybersecurity is an issue that's not going away, and according to a new report from the Pew Research Center, it's likely to only become more critical in the future. Surveying a number of Internet experts, Pew found a consensus that the next decade will be filled with more cyber attacks, with bigger consequences.
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Apple Denies Systemic iCloud Flaw in Celeb Nude Hacking Case

After a nearly two-day investigation into the celebrity iCloud photo hacking, Apple has concluded that none of its systems were to blame, saying that the high-profile accounts in question were simply compromised by a hacking attack described as "all too common on the Internet."
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LulzSecPeru: Two Latin American Hackers Cause Political Upheaval in Peru

Just as hackers from the Internet forum 4Chan were reportedly using a possibly major vulnerability in Apple's iCloud system to leak private nude photos of celebrities, a somewhat distantly-related hacking group in Latin America have been using their skills to shake up politics in Peru in a major way.
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Tap That App: LastPass and Password Management Apps To Secure Your Online Life

This week's Tap That App is all about your life online, and how quickly to protect it from all crashing down at once. It's Tap That App's password manager special!
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