Tag Archives: hacking

Five arrested for hacking into ATMs and stealing $3.2 million

Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Asia have arrested five members of an international cybercriminal group that specialized in hacking into automated teller machine (ATMs). The investigation began in early 2016, according to Europol. Three suspects were arrested in Taiwan, one in Romania, and one in Belarus. Most of them had multiple citizenships and could travel easily between countries, the ... Read More »

Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »

Phone hacking: What the FBI won’t reveal could hurt users, experts argue

WASHINGTON—We already know that law enforcement agencies can hack our phones. But we don’t know what they find, how they find it, or even who helps them discover the information. Top cybersecurity experts and lawmakers argued about how much should be revealed at a July 11 meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus. “Government hacking has already happened. The question of ... Read More »

FBI chief says Guccifer lied about hacking into Clinton’s email server

A Romanian hacker’s claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton’s private email server in 2013 was a lie, according to the FBI. Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, has boasted about the breach to various media outlets, saying in May that it had been “easy.” But on Thursday, FBI director James Comey said that Lazar, who is now in ... Read More »

Hacker: this is how I broke into Hacking crew

nearly a year after Italian surveillance software maker Hacking team had its inner emails and files leakedonline, the hacker responsible for the breach published a complete account of how he infiltrated thebusiness enterprise‘s community. The document posted Saturday by way of the hacker regarded on-line as Phineas Fisher is supposed as a guide for other hacktivists, but additionally shines a ... Read More »

Smartgadgets from guns to cars ripe for hacking

SAN FRANCISCO: Hackers are not just after your computer: Connected devices from cars to home security systems to sniper rifles are now targets for actors looking to steal or cause mischief. The rapid growth in the “Internet of Things” has opened up new opportunities for cyber attacks and new markets for cyber defenders. This is among the hot topics at ... Read More »