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  • Gadget Lab Podcast: Hacking Humans

    On this episode, WIRED's editor in chief Nick Thompson talks to best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari and Center for Humane Technology co-founder Tristan Harris about how social platforms expertly manipulate our thinking.
  • Apple hacking teenager avoids jail time for 'Hacky hack hack'

    He's now 19 years old. He's heading to university to study criminology and cyber safety.

  • Nobel goes to chemists who learned to ‘hack’ evolution in the lab

    The three 2018 Nobel Prize winners for chemistry were recognized for inventing fast and reliable methods for “hacking” evolution – techniques that have transformed scientific research and have already led to better drug treatments, greener and more efficient chemical manufacturing processes, and more economical biofuels. Thanks to these inventions, what nature takes millennia to do, can now be performed by chemists in weeks or less. What’s more, these prize-winning methods form what I regard as...

    Raw Story
  • Swiss call out Russia over attempted hack of lab analyzing nerve agent in UK attack

    The Swiss and Dutch say they foiled an operation aimed at the Spiez Laboratory.

    ABC News
  • Kaspersky Lab Says Report Claiming China Hacked Apple's Former Server Supplier is Likely 'Untrue'

    Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today said that while "hardware supply chain attacks are a reality," evidence suggests Bloomberg Businessweek's report about Chinese intelligence tampering with server motherboards manufactured by Apple's former supplier Supermicro is "untrue." Apple data center Kaspersky Lab said the report "should be taken with a grain of salt" in its 14-page analysis of the alleged attack, obtained by MacRumors:The stories published by Bloomberg in October...

  • Cryptocurrency exchange claimed it was 'practically impossible' to hack. It was hacked.

    I guess we shouldn't be all that surprised. But still, they did say it would be practically impossible.  The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Zaif suffered a major hack last week. It issued a statement on Thursday stating that approximately $59 million worth of bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and MONAcoin had been stolen by unidentified criminals. This, obviously, is not good. What makes it perhaps worse is the company's past insistence that it applied the "maximum effort" possible to keep its...

  • Teenager who pleaded guilty to Apple "hacky hack hack" escapes jail

    As the now 19-year-old student is having his case heard in an Australian Children’s Court, he can’t be named under a local law that protects the identity of juveniles. He had earlier pleaded guilty to breaching Apple’s systems between two periods, between June 2015 and November 2016, and in April...

  • Melbourne Teen Apple Fanboy Who Made 'Hacky Hack Hack' Folder Of Evidence Avoids Gaol

    An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking Apple’s system multiple times in a span of several months, but will not be going to gaol. He said he did it because he’s just a huge Apple fanboy. More
  • What Did Russia Hack? 7 Russians Indicted After Being Caught ‘Red-handed’ in Massive Cross-Border Hacking Operation

    This is the third case against Russian nationals brought by U.S. prosecutors this year.

  • No, your Twitter was not hacked

    Twitter users on iOS were hit with a strange bug today. Instead of receiving notifications that included the tweet itself, they received a string of alphanumeric characters. The issue only affected iOS users, we confirmed with the company, and has since been resolved. Twitter was quick to address the problem, following complaints from Twitter users […]

  • Preventing the ‘Big Hack’

    Big tech needs to prioritize security over its bottom line.

    Washington Post
  • How did the hacking operation unfold?

    On April 10, the Russians took a taxi from a GRU base in Moscow to the city's Sheremetyevo airport. Some of their mobile phones were activated near the GRU's HQ.

    Mail Online
  • Facebook hack: What to do if you're affected

    Sheryl Sandberg, Mark Zuckerberg and me. And there's a good chance you, too. Welcome to a not-so-exclusive club: Facebook users who may have been affected by a major security breach. Hackers may have gained access to nearly 50 million accounts by exploiting flaws in the social network's code, Facebook said Friday. It's the largest breach in the company's history. Facebook says it has notified law enforcement officials and patched the code vulnerability that hackers exploited. A lot of questions...

  • Chicken nuggets grown in a lab

    Can chicken nuggets grown in a lab actually taste like... well... chicken? A taste test on lab-grown meat.
  • How to tell if your Facebook account has been hacked

    The recent massive Facebook hack affected more than 50 million users, stealing their personal information including their login and passwords. This created fear among Facebook users that was then, this past week, subsequently used to create a hoax…

    The Kim Komando Show
  • How Silicon Valley Hacked the Economy

    Zack Wasserman Tech entrepreneurs like to present themselves as nerdy tinkerers—but they've been politically active since the earliest days of the microelectronics industry. The post How Silicon Valley Hacked the Economy appeared first on The Nation.

    The Nation
  • Your gym stats might have been hacked

    If you have the MindBody app, it may have been hacked! Someone may know when and where your next SoulCycle class is!

  • How to see if you were affected by the Facebook hack

    Facebook said attackers gained access to more than 30 million accounts. Here's how to find out if yours was one of them.

  • How to tell if your Facebook account has been hacked

    With Facebook security a hot topic at the moment, here’s how you can tell if your Facebook account has been hacked, and all you need to know about how to protect and deactivate your account

    Mail Online
  • The Marine Corps Has a Big Problem

    Michael Peck Security, A Government Accountability Office report suggests that lack of training may be eroding the marines’ amphibious capabilities. The U.S. Marine Corps is turning to virtual training, which would allow units to simulate—at least to some agree—amphibious training even when ships aren’t available. However, GAO faulted the virtual effort for lack of consideration of what tasks marines would train in, available time for training, and how to measure whether virtual training...

    The National Interest
  • How to Know If Your Facebook Account Has Been Hacked

    For the second time this year, hackers have attacked millions of Facebook accounts. The social network announced last week that about 50 million users were recently hacked. The hacking occurred because of a flaw in Facebook's "View As" feature, which allows you to see your profile as others do. Users can type in a person's...

  • The Morning After: Facebook got hacked

    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We'll look into Facebook's unfortunate exposure, Photokina, Oculus Connect and other big events from this week like Google's 20th birthday.

  • Apple Apologizes for Hacked Accounts in China

    Apple says users didn't have two-factor authentication enabled.

  • Apple apologises for China account hacks

    Apple offered its deepest apologies to victims of a phishing scam in China which exploited ... The post Apple apologises for China account hacks appeared first on Mobile World Live.

    Mobile World Live