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Hackers remotely kill a jeep on the highway

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. Though I hadn’t touched the dashboard, the vents in…

U.S. decides against publicly blaming China for data hack

Months after the discovery of a massive breach of U.S. government personnel records, the Obama administration has decided against publicly blaming China for the intrusion in part…

Online cheating site AshleyMadison hacked

Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site AshleyMadison.com have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised the company’s…

Cyberwarfare

Russian hackers launch new phishing campaign on the Pentagon

Hackers linked to Russia who penetrated the computer networks of the White House and the State Department have turned their sights on the Pentagon, The Daily Beast…

Hacked in the USA: China’s not-so-hidden infiltration op

The vast cyber-attack in Washington began with, of all things, travel reservations. More than two years ago, troves of personal data were stolen from U.S. travel companies. Hackers…

Hacking Team built drone-based Wi-Fi hacking hardware

Leaked e-mails from the Italy-based computer and network surveillance company Hacking Team show that the company developed a piece of rugged hardware intended to attack computers and…