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Month: August 2015 (page 1 of 3)

Hack Brief: Malware Hits 225,000 (Jailbroken, Mostly Chinese) iPhones

Hack Brief: Malware Hits 225,000 (Jailbroken, Mostly Chinese) iPhones

The KeyRaider attack represents “the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware.”

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Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep

Uber Hires the Hackers Who Wirelessly Hijacked a Jeep

The two researchers will apparently be working on securing Uber’s self-driving car of the future.

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Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You

Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You

A lawsuit against the NSA for its domestic surveillance program hits a familiar snag.

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Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affairs

Ashley Madison CEO Resigns in Wake of Hack, News of Affairs

Ashley Madison CEO steps down after emails leaked by hackers expose that he engaged in affairs.

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Agora, The Dark Web’s Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline

Agora, The Dark Web’s Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline

The administrators of the massive drug bazaar say they need time to defend themselves from a new attack on Tor.

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Ashley Madison Hit With $500 Million in Lawsuits

Ashley Madison Hit With $500 Million in Lawsuits

The lawyers are out in full force as Ashley Madison and Avid Life Media are hit with five separate lawsuits, each seeking class-action status.

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Emails Show Military Investigated Ashley Madison Customer Over Adultery

Emails Show Military Investigated Ashley Madison Customer Over Adultery

Victims of the Ashley Madison leak have more to worry about than just divorce. If they’re in the military, they could face court-martial, as an email from the military to the cheating site in 2012 shows.

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Ashley Madison Leak Reveals Its Ex-CTO Hacked Competing Site

Ashley Madison Leak Reveals Its Ex-CTO Hacked Competing Site

Ashely Madison’s former CTO claims he hacked a competitor’s site in 2012, stealing its database of users, according to internal company emails leaked by hackers.

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Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked

Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked

An appellate ruling in a suit against Wyndham Hotels has wide consequences for hacked firms.

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Ashley Madison Offering $500K Reward for Info on Hackers

Ashley Madison Offering $500K Reward for Info on Hackers

Ashley Media’s parent company is offering a $500,000 reward for information about the hackers who breached its network and leaked data on millions of customers.

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