Driving on a highway in St. Louis, WIRED writer Andy Greenberg allowed himself to get car-hacked. Two researchers were able to remotely blast the stereo on his SUV, turn on the windshield wipers and kill the engine. Today, vehicles function…
By PBS NewsHour
More than 21 million Americans had personal data stolen from files held by the Office of Personnel Management. Anyone who went through background checks to apply for a government position since 2000 has been affected, according to the OPM. That…
The nation's biggest airline, biggest stock exchange and most prominent business newspaper all suffered long online service interruptions on Wednesday. That came just as worries over the vulnerabilities of digital technology were front and center at a congressional hearing. Judy…
By Nsikan Akpan
Ultrasound sensor can fortify fingerprint scanners and how we measure our waistlines, according to scientists at the University of California.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw's Frederic Chopin Airport Sunday after a cyber attack temporarily disabled the computer systems that the carrier uses to issue flight plans…
The FBI is investigating employees of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team for allegedly hacking an internal computer network of the Houston Astros, called Ground Control, which held information about players, internal discussions about trades and scouting reports.
By Tracy Wholf, Carey Reed
On Friday, coders and others came together in 12 cities throughout the world for the second annual Fishackathon, a 24-hour event to create mobile apps and other devices to help fishermen around the globe report catches, build better management systems,…
By PBS NewsHour
The FBI is investigating a massive cybersecurity breach at the Office of Personnel Management’s files containing personal information on millions of government employees, including those with high-level security clearances. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and CTO of Crowdstrike,…
By Ken Dilanian and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time.
By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
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