Accused UK hacker to be extradited to the US to face charges

Judge finds that “vulnerable” Lauri Love should stand trial in the US. sci tech news Continue reading Accused UK hacker to be extradited to the US to face charges

Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now

Signal may be the most trusted messaging app, but it’s not perfect. sci tech news Continue reading Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now

Science press site hacked; hackers release… random crap

Eurekalert pulls everybody’s access after security breach. sci tech news Continue reading Science press site hacked; hackers release… random crap

US athletes’ doping tests published by Russian hackers, agency says

Leak shows athletes tested positive for controlled drugs, but had exemptions. sci tech news Continue reading US athletes’ doping tests published by Russian hackers, agency says

Two men charged with hacking CIA director and other high-ranking officials

“Crackas with Attitude” members accused of posing as Verizon and FBI support personnel. sci tech news Continue reading Two men charged with hacking CIA director and other high-ranking officials

Stealing login credentials from a locked PC or Mac just got easier

20 seconds of physical access with a $50 device is all it takes. sci tech news Continue reading Stealing login credentials from a locked PC or Mac just got easier

Hacker who stole 2.9 million credit card numbers is Russian lawmaker’s son

Roman Seleznev, aka “Track2,” was found guilty of 38 counts relating to fraud and theft. sci tech news Continue reading Hacker who stole 2.9 million credit card numbers is Russian lawmaker’s son

Hackers attack site of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, post racist abuse

Naked photos seemingly taken from actor’s iCloud account allegedly posted online. sci tech news Continue reading Hackers attack site of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, post racist abuse

Elliot’s reality is murky, but Mr. Robot tech advisors remind us the show’s is not

Plus, two of those tech advisors encourage infosec folks to send in hack ideas. sci tech news Continue reading Elliot’s reality is murky, but Mr. Robot tech advisors remind us the show’s is not

Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied group

Rare crypto implementation in ShadowBrokers dump connects it to Equation Group. sci tech news Continue reading Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied group