Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking
As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Major Vulnerability Potentially Impacted 150 Million Smartphone Users Worldwide
Researchers discovered a since-patched vulnerability in an app pre-installed on smartphones made by Xiaomi.
'Remini' App Used by Schools Left Personal Info Open to the World
The API exposed the profile photos of children, as well as email addresses, phone numbers, and milestones parents and educators use the app to preserve.
The Pentagon's Weapons Are 'Easily Hacked' With 'Basic Tools'
A new government report reveals that it took hackers just one hour to gain access to a weapon system, and the Pentagon didn't change the default password on "multiple" systems.
The Cybersecurity World Is Debating WTF Is Going on With Bloomberg’s Chinese Microchip Stories
No one is really sure who to believe after Businessweek's bombshell story on an alleged Chinese supply chain attack against Apple, Amazon, and others.
Researchers Figured Out How to Hack a Tesla’s Locks in Under Two Seconds
A team of researchers demonstrates how they hacked Tesla fobs.
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Some Assholes Changed New York City to 'Jewtropolis' on Snapchat's Map
The anti-Semitic hack also showed up on apps like CitiBike and StreetEasy.
Hackers Stole Personal Data of 2 Million T-Mobile Customers
T-Mobile disclosed an “incident” in which hackers accessed "some" customers' personal information—but no financial data or passwords.
An Incredibly Simple Hack Had the Potential to Manipulate Cryptocurrency Markets
Visitors to Ethereum blockchain explorer Etherscan.io on Monday were shown a pop-up that said, “l337,” but the hackers could have tricked site visitors by superficially changing values on the blockchain record.
Canadian Banks Say ‘Fraudsters’ Stole Information From at Least 40,000 Customers
Attackers electronically accessed personal and account information from clients at Simplii Financial and the Bank of Montreal.
Hackers Broadcasted the Pornhub Homepage in an Australian Mall
The site was displayed on an information screen in Yagan Square.
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Hacked Retail Robots Can Assault Customers With Porn and Demand Bitcoin
IOActive researchers found that ransomware attackers could force SoftBank Robotics robots to demand money, display porn in public places and cuss out customers.