All posts tagged "hack"
In Yahoo breach, hackers may seek intelligence, not riches
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half billion user accounts at Yahoo, as the company says, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that’s...
- Posted September 23, 2016
Beyond the Yahoo Hack: Other Major Data Breaches
The Yahoo hack exposed personal details from at least 500 million user accounts, potentially the largest breach of an email provider in history. Despite the size of the break-in, attackers don’t appear to have accessed obviously sensitive...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Missed Opportunities Detailed Ahead of Personnel Agency Hack
WASHINGTON – It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government’s computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker’s online movements for months, officials worried he was getting too close to critical information, so they devised a...
- Posted September 7, 2016
Putin Says Russia Didn’t Hack US Democratic Party
MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin says Russia wasn’t involved in the hacking of emails of the U.S. Democratic Party, but thinks the release of the information was a benefit. Some American officials have claimed that Russian military...
- Posted September 3, 2016
Security Experts: Remotes Are Hackable on Many Vehicles
FRANKFURT, Germany – A group of computer security experts say they figured out how to hack the keyless entry systems used on millions of cars, meaning that thieves could in theory break and steal items without leaving...
- Posted August 12, 2016