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Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid for Tor-Breaking Research

Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid for Tor-Breaking Research

The university now implies it may have been subpoenaed to give up its anonymity-stripping technique.

The post Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid for Tor-Breaking Research appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s a Spy Firm’s Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques

Here’s a Spy Firm’s Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques

Zero-day exploit broker Zerodium has published a full chart of its prices for intrusion techniques affecting different software programs.

The post Here’s a Spy Firm’s Price List for Secret Hacker Techniques appeared first on WIRED.

Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

The four defendants netted hundreds of millions of dollars in stock-pump scheme and internet gambling operations, Feds say.

The post Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack appeared first on WIRED.

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

It turns out authorities have known the identity of the real hacker in the Matthew Keys case for at least two years.

The post Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case appeared first on WIRED.

Hack Brief: TalkTalk Now Says Hackers Only Hit 4 Percent of Its Users

Hack Brief: TalkTalk Now Says Hackers Only Hit 4 Percent of Its Users

The company’s worst fears about its hacker attack may have been overblown.

The post Hack Brief: TalkTalk Now Says Hackers Only Hit 4 Percent of Its Users appeared first on WIRED.

WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

Days after hackers reveal they’d broken into CIA director John Brennan’s AOL account, WikiLeaks has obtained and leaked a selection of his files.

The post WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails appeared first on WIRED.

Teen Who Hacked CIA Director’s Email Tells How He Did It

Teen Who Hacked CIA Director’s Email Tells How He Did It

The hacker who allegedly broke into CIA Director John Brennan’s private AOL email account tells WIRED how he did it.

The post Teen Who Hacked CIA Director’s Email Tells How He Did It appeared first on WIRED.

X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack

X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack

A team of French forensic researchers dissect a sophisticated card fraud ring.

The post X-Ray Scans Expose an Ingenious Chip-and-Pin Card Hack appeared first on WIRED.

Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away

Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away

A clever attack by French researchers turns your headphone cable into an antenna to send surreptitious voice commands.

The post Hackers Can Silently Control Siri From 16 Feet Away appeared first on WIRED.

iPhone Malware Is Hitting China. Let’s Not Be Next

iPhone Malware Is Hitting China. Let’s Not Be Next

Apple’s wildly popular iOS has earned the title of the world’s most secure consumer operating system. But now that title has an asterisk: China.

The post iPhone Malware Is Hitting China. Let’s Not Be Next appeared first on WIRED.

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