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Month: July 2015 (page 1 of 4)

A New Hope for Victims of Data Breaches

A New Hope for Victims of Data Breaches

Victims of data breaches have a small reason to rejoice this week.

The post A New Hope for Victims of Data Breaches appeared first on WIRED.

Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked

Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked

GM admits its fix for a wireless OnStar hack was incomplete and is urging iOS users to update their RemoteLink app.

The post Patch Your OnStar iOS App to Avoid Getting Your Car Hacked appeared first on WIRED.

Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw

Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw

Remember the opening scene of the first Fast and Furious film? Heists like these could become easier to pull off.

The post Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw appeared first on WIRED.

This Gadget Hacks GM Cars to Locate, Unlock, and Start Them

This Gadget Hacks GM Cars to Locate, Unlock, and Start Them

Hacker Samy Kamkar shows that the problem of internet-connected cars being vulnerable to hacks just keeps getting bigger.

The post This Gadget Hacks GM Cars to Locate, Unlock, and Start Them appeared first on WIRED.

Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target

Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target

If a hacker attacks your TrackingPoint smart gun over its Wi-Fi connection, you may find the weapon is aiming at a different target than you think.

The post Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target appeared first on WIRED.

Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure

Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure

“Making these safes smart…has actually drastically reduced the security of something that was fairly safe to begin with.”

The post Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure appeared first on WIRED.

Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

The most secure computers in the world may not be secure from this new infiltration technique.

The post Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone appeared first on WIRED.

After Jeep Hack, Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles for Bug Fix

After Jeep Hack, Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles for Bug Fix

Welcome to the age of hackable automobiles, when two security researchers can cause a 1.4 million product recall.

The post After Jeep Hack, Chrysler Recalls 1.4M Vehicles for Bug Fix appeared first on WIRED.

Hacking Team Leak Shows How Secretive Zero-Day Exploit Sales Work

Hacking Team Leak Shows How Secretive Zero-Day Exploit Sales Work

It was not easy for Hacking Team to buy zero-day exploits to sell to governments.

The post Hacking Team Leak Shows How Secretive Zero-Day Exploit Sales Work appeared first on WIRED.

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