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Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked

A hacker group attacks the official website of Malaysia Airlines, but the company says bookings and user data are not compromised. Continue reading

Emergency Patch Fixes Flash Flaw

Adobe has released an emergency patch for a flaw in its Flash software that was being widely exploited by thieves. Continue reading

Playing NSA, Hardware Hackers Build USB Cable That Can Attack

With built-in USB hub and radio, cable can spy or launch man-in-middle attacks. Continue reading

Wireless Device in Two Million Cars Wide Open to Hacking

SnapShot from Progressive Insurance, contains few anti-hacking defenses. Continue reading

How Installing League of Legends and Path of Exile Left Some With a RAT

Attack on Asian site spawns super sneaky malware attack on online gamers. Continue reading

Shoe Retailer Warned on Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office warns online shoe retailer Office to take better care of customer data, following a breach. Continue reading

NSA Secretly Hijacked Existing Malware to Spy on N. Korea, Others

Snowden docs show NSA tapped into S. Korean exploits of N. Korean networks. Continue reading

Surprise! North Korea’s Official News Site Delivers Malware, Too

Malware droppers stored on site disguised as antique Flash updaters. Continue reading

When Google Squares Off With Microsoft on Bug Disclosure, Only Users Lose

Google says 90 days is enough. Microsoft wants to wait for patches. Continue reading

DDoS Service Targeting PSN and Xbox Powered by Home Internet Routers

Lizard Squad’s for-hire services made runs on thousands of home routing devices. Continue reading

Heads Up, Dear Leader: Security Hole Found in North Korea’s Home-Grown OS

Misconfigured default permissions on files create a way to get root on Red Star OS. Continue reading

Ukraine Blames Russia for German Hack

Ukraine points the finger at Russia for German hack attack but do they have any evidence for the claims? Continue reading

A Cyberattack Has Caused Confirmed Physical Damage for the Second Time Ever

The attack marks only the second confirmed incident in which a wholly digital hack created physical destruction of equipment. The post A Cyberattack Has Caused Confirmed Physical Damage for the Second Time Ever appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

FBI Director says Sony Hackers “Got Sloppy,” Exposed North Korea Connection [Updated]

Comey again expresses concern about digital communications “going dark” with encryption. Continue reading

FBI Director: Sony’s ‘Sloppy’ North Korean Hackers Revealed Their IP Addresses

FBI Director: Sony’s ‘Sloppy’ North Korean Hackers Revealed Their IP Addresses

Comey now says that the hackers in the attack failed on multiple occasions to use the proxy servers that bounce their Internet connection through an obfuscating computer somewhere else in the world, revealing IP addresses that tied them to the North Korean government.

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Browsing in Privacy Mode? Super Cookies Can Track You Anyway

New technique allows websites to bypass privacy mode unless users take special care. Continue reading

The 5 Most Dangerous Software Bugs of 2014

2014 was a really bad year for software vulnerabilities. These five are some of the worst security threats of the past 12 months. The post The 5 Most Dangerous Software Bugs of 2014 appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

The Year’s Worst Hacks, From Sony to Celebrity Nude Pics

The Year’s Worst Hacks, From Sony to Celebrity Nude Pics

With each passing year, data breaches get bigger and more invasive. But 2014 saw a new twist to the breach phenomenon with the Sony hack. The attackers didn’t just steal data, they scorched Sony’s digital earth as they exited its networks, wiping data from servers and leaving administrators to clean up the mess and restore systems.

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Sony On The Defensive After Hackers Attack Its Computer Network

Unidentified hackers have been releasing internal documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Renee Montagne talks to Kim Zetter, a senior staff reporter at Wired magazine, about the attack. Continue reading

Sony Got Hacked Hard: What We Know and Don’t Know So Far

Sony Got Hacked Hard: What We Know and Don’t Know So Far

A week into the Sony hack, however, there is a lot of rampant speculation but few solid facts. Here’s a look at what we do and don’t know about what’s turning out to be the biggest hack of the year.

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