Military systems, especially contractors, are extremely vulnerable to intrusion by hackers. What they find is then often put on the web for all to see. Not good for the secretive Military Industrial Complex!
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News Cyber Snake plagues Ukraine networks
The cyber weapon has been deployed most aggressively since the start of last year ahead of protests that climaxed two weeks ago with the overthrow of Viktor Yanukovichs government.
News Ukraine Says Its Telecom Service Under "Brazen" Cyber Attack
Members of the Ukrainian parliament have had their mobile phones hacked by equipment installed in Russia-controlled Crimea, according to the nation's security services.
News Fools And Their Bitcoin
I got a text message today from a PR person one I actually like who asked me if I wanted the exclusive on two new bitcoin ATMs in Austin as well as a roving ATM that will, presumably, be spitting out cryptocurrency for drunk social media market
News You Can Now Hack Your Car to Post to Facebook and Instagram
http://www.wired.com, By Joseph Flaherty
Automatic is a clever service that aims to help drivers save time and thousands of dollars in wasted gas by teaching better driving habits in real time.
News 'Treasure Trove' of Personal Details Found
http://www.lewrockwell.com, By Kevin Rawlinson
The batch could be used to launch email scams and crack into online accounts, experts said
News First contagious WiFi computer virus goes airborne, spreads like the common cold
Computer science researchers have demonstrated for the first time how a digital virus can go airborne and spread via WiFi networks in populated areas at the same pace as a human diseases.
News 'Pony' botnet steals bitcoins, digital currencies - Trustwave
Cyber criminals have infected hundreds of thousands of computers with a virus called "Pony" to steal bitcoins and other digital currencies, in the most ambitious cyber attack on virtual money uncovered so far, according to security firm Trustwave.
News Catherine Bracy: Why good hackers make good citizens
Hacking is about more than mischief-making or political subversion. As Catherine Bracy describes in this spirited talk, it can be just as much a force for good as it is for evil. She spins through some inspiring civically-minded projects in Honolulu,
News As Facebook's $19 Billion Whatsapp Purchase Crashes (And May Be Hacked), Its Competitor Is Explo
Update: after 3 or so hours of downtime, Whatsapp is Backapp. For now. Then it may be Whatsdownn again...
News Hackathons the new brainstorming session
It used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing - and perfectly legal - mainstay of the tech sector.
News Chinese spy agencies tried to hack German government e-mails before G20 summit: report
Senior civil servants and Merkels office received malware ahead of high-level talks
News Last night's record-shattering DDoS attack is just the beginning
While much of the U.S. was coming home from work, someone out there was launching the Internet's biggest DDoS attack to date.
News Researchers Find MASK Virus Targeting Governments & Banks
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a sophisticated computer virus called Mask that is purposed with invading the financial systems of governments and banking institutions.
This software appears to have been created by a nation state and Kaspersky ha
News The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Would-Be Dropbox Meant to Thwart the NSA
BitTorrent was best known as an internet protocol that let people swap pirated movies and music at the expense of big Hollywood studios and record labels.
News Exchange Halts Payouts as DDoS Attack Pummels Bitcoin
A second major bitcoin exchange suspended withdrawals on Tuesday, amidst widespread attacks on the vast software system that drives the digital currency.
News War on Anonymous: British Spies Attacked Hackers, Snowden Docs Show
A secret British spy unit created to mount cyber attacks on Britains enemies has waged war on the hacktivists of Anonymous and LulzSec, according to documents taken from the National Security Agency by Edward Snowden and obtained by NBC News.
News The New Snowden Revelation Is Dangerous for Anonymous And for All of Us
The latest Snowden-related revelation is that Britains Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) proactively targeted the communications infrastructure used by the online activist collective known as Anonymous.
News Hacked milling machine spreads graffiti poetry around town
http://www.dvice.com, Michael Trei
We tend to think of graffiti as being a semi-permanent mark left by an unauthorized artist, but Dutch sand writing artist Gijs van Bon wants his work to be ephemeral, so he designed a machine that he calls Skryf that writes on the sidewalk using sand
News Out in the Open: Teenage Hacker Transforms Web Into One Giant Bitcoin Network
Most people think of bitcoin as a form of money, if they think of bitcoin at all. But 19-year-old hacker Vitalik Buterin sees it as something more much more. He sees it as a new way of building just about any internet application.
News A Slick Electronics Kit Turns You Into a Hardware Whiz
If your knowledge of engineering stops with putting batteries in a TV remote, you might try fiddling around with a littleBits kit for a day.
News There's A Bug In The Chrome Browser That Lets Websites Listen To You, Even After You Close Them
Google's Chrome Web browser offers voice control for touchless interface use, but a bug in this system makes it possible for websites to "eavesdrop" on you, reports Gizmodo.
News Out in the Open: These Hackers Want to Give You Coding Superpowers
Chris Granger is a computer programmer who thinks programming kinda sucks. Its too complicated and too esoteric and too sprawling. But he hopes that his latest invention can change all that.
News Security disaster: Starbucks app stores customers' passwords in plain text
In the technology age, it seems that nary a week or two passes without another sad story relating that Americans' personal information and privacy has been compromised.
Headlines: Security disaster: Starbucks app stores customers' passwords in plain text
-- Out in the Open: These Hackers Want to Give You Coding Superpowers -- Somebody Hacked A Fridge To Send Spam -- Out in the Open: These Hackers Want to Give You Coding Superpowers -- There's A Bug In The Chrome Browser That Lets Websites Listen To You, Even After You Close Them
-- A Slick Electronics Kit Turns You Into a Hardware Whiz -- Out in the Open: Teenage Hacker Transforms Web Into One Giant Bitcoin Network -- Hacked milling machine spreads graffiti poetry around town -- The New Snowden Revelation Is Dangerous for Anonymous And for All of Us -- War on Anonymous: British Spies Attacked Hackers, Snowden Docs Show -- Exchange Halts Payouts as DDoS Attack Pummels Bitcoin -- The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Would-Be Dropbox Meant to Thwart the NSA -- Researchers Find MASK Virus Targeting Governments & Banks -- Last night's record-shattering DDoS attack is just the beginning -- Chinese spy agencies tried to hack German government e-mails before G20 summit: report -- Hackathons the new brainstorming session -- As Facebook's $19 Billion Whatsapp Purchase Crashes (And May Be Hacked), Its Competitor Is Explo -- Catherine Bracy: Why good hackers make good citizens -- 'Pony' botnet steals bitcoins, digital currencies - Trustwave -- First contagious WiFi computer virus goes airborne, spreads like the common cold
-- 'Treasure Trove' of Personal Details Found -- You Can Now Hack Your Car to Post to Facebook and Instagram -- Fools And Their Bitcoin -- Ukraine Says Its Telecom Service Under "Brazen" Cyber Attack -- Cyber Snake plagues Ukraine networks -- Another Bitcoin Exchange Goes Under -- Marginally Useful --