Last week Equifax announced a “Cybersecurity Incident” that affected 143 million customers. Between freezes, fraud alerts, and credit monitoring, you might be throwing your hands up at what to do.
The US Army has ordered all service members to immediately cease using drones manufactured by Chinese tech company DJI, hinting the company’s products could be easily compromised by third parties.
Security researchers have discovered a vulnerable database containing the details of approximately 10 million vehicles sold in the US, including vehicle identification numbers (VIN) and personal details about the owners.
Sensitive files tied to a US military project were leaked by a multi-billion dollar firm once described as the world’s most profitable spy operation, Gizmodo has confirmed.
French auto giant Renault became the first major French company to report being affected by Friday’s ransomware attack that affected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries across the world, reports Automotive News. An English plant of Renault’s alliance partner Nissan was also hit by the attack.
It’s pretty rare for the public to know what America’s intelligence and military agencies are working on, because they do everything in their power to keep it secret. Obviously. But, for reasons unknown, a server at New York University’s Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing left exposed confidential…
Under mysterious circumstances, Russia has arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, head of computer incidents investigations unit at the huge cybersecurity firm at Kaspersky. He’s been charged with treason.
Friday’s DDoS attack on Dyn’s domain name servers was unprecedented. The attack utilized a botnet made up of “internet of things” (IoT) devices (think: smart TVs, DVRs, and internet-connected cameras) to take down a major piece of internet infrastructure. The result? For most of Friday, people across the United States…
The Naval Academy hasn’t taught midshipmen how to navigate by the stars in nearly 20 years, but it’s reintroducing the old-school approach to maritime travel. Why use a sextant instead of computers and GPS? Worries about ships stranded by cyber-attacks, which have the Navy re-thinking its reliance on tech.
Russia is the leading suspect behind a cyberattack that prompted the Pentagon to take an unclassified email system offline last month. According to NBC News, that the email system has been offline ever since.
BMW sent a press release out today partially titled BMW Group ConnectedDrive increases data security. This is technically true, but doesn't quite get at the core issue: data security was 'increased' because there had been almost none. The German Automobile Association (ADAC) discovered this when they were able to…
A BuzzFeed intern and NYU senior recently claimed to have hacked Delta's paperless boarding pass system by changing just one digit in a URL. "On Delta, you can change the URL of your boarding pass and get someone else's boarding pass," Dani Grant wrote in a Medium post. "Even if they're on a different airline." This…
If you're about to get on an airplane, you might want to wait until you land before you read this post. Because cyber security whiz Ruben Santamarta says he has devised a method that can give hackers access to a passenger jet's satellite communications equipment through the passenger Wi-Fi and in-flight entertainment…
At the Black Hat security conference later this week, an Australian security researcher will reveal a method for wirelessly unlocking a car with nothing but some radio equipment and ingenuity. It's not an easy hack, and there are a lot of caveats. But it's certainly a lot easier than it should be. See for yourself.
It's easy to see how self-driving cars would benefit society. Traffic jams gone. Accidents reduced. Leisure time increased!