Researchers Demonstrate How U.S. Emergency Alert System Can Be Hijacked and Weaponized
With a pirate cell tower, it's easy to send fake emergency alerts warning of a terrorist attack, nuclear bomb, or other disaster.
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How to Expand the 'Have I Been Pwned' Brand
A tongue-in-cheek proposal to make Have I Been Pwned’s brand even more valuable.
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John Deere's Promotional USB Drive Hijacks Your Keyboard
A Redditor went to a recent John Deere conference and got a promotional John Deere USB drive that automatically typed in a URL when connected to a computer.
Why This Revenge Porn Activist Is Selling Nudes to Get to DEF CON
The "tits to DEF CON" campaign, led by Badass Army, has already raised more than $11,000.
Cheat Maker Goes Dark After Getting Sued by 'Pokémon GO'
Global++, creators of the popular ‘PokeGO++’ cheating app, have shut down their websites after ‘Pokémon GO’ creator Niantic sued them.
After Wave of Complaints, Instagram Tests New Methods to Recover Hacked Accounts
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts for ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?
The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
The Biggest Data Breach Archive on the Internet Is for Sale
Troy Hunt, the owner and founder of the site, announced that he’s actively looking for a buyer.
AT&T Homepage Mistakenly Warns Users of a Non-Existent Data Breach
The boilerplate FAQ is an interesting peek behind the curtain at how companies prepare for data breaches, and at how they pre-plan their apologies.
Who’s Afraid of Huawei?
In this week's CYBER podcast, we spoke to VICE News reporter William Turton, who just spent a week in China as part of a bizzarre Huawei junket.
Trump’s Sanctions on China Are Making Huawei Phones Less Secure
Google is shutting down its business relationship with Huawei. What does this mean for the security of your Huawei devices?
Infamous Forum For Instagram Hackers Gets Hacked by Other Hackers
Hackers hacked the OGUSERS forum and published its database in another hacker forum.