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A Russian Who Allegedly Hacked Into JPMorgan Chase's Servers Is Now in U.S. Custody A Russian Who Allegedly Hacked Into JPMorgan Chase's Servers Is Now in U.S. Custody

In 2014, some 76 million JPMorgan Chase customers were less than thrilled to hear that hackers were roaming around company databases containing their records for two months. Now, U.S. officials have secured the extradition of the Russian citizen believed to be responsible, Andrei Tyurin, from the nation of Georgia…

mSpy, Which Builds Software to Spy on Phones, Allegedly Leaked Millions of Records mSpy, Which Builds Software to Spy on Phones, Allegedly Leaked Millions of Records

mSpy, a company that sells software designed to let users spy on their children, partners, or anyone else they want to keep their eye on, left exposed more than two million records “including software purchases and iCloud usernames and authentication tokens of devices running mSky,” TechCrunch reported.

A Google Engineer Discovered a Vulnerability Letting Him Take Control of Keycard-Controlled Doors A Google Engineer Discovered a Vulnerability Letting Him Take Control of Keycard-Controlled Doors

A Google engineer discovered a vulnerability in the third-party system controlling access to doors across its campus in Sunnyvale, California, and took the opportunity to prove that he could bypass any RFID keycard-operated lock in the facility, Forbes reported on Monday.

Report: The SamSam Ransomware Has Extorted $5.9 Million, and One Person Might Be Behind It Report: The SamSam Ransomware Has Extorted $5.9 Million, and One Person Might Be Behind It

A recent review by UK cybersecurity firm Sophos in partnership with cryptocurrency firm Neutrino has concluded that the crew—or possibly one extremely proficient black hat hacker—behind the SamSam ransomware attacks have rolled in at least $5.9 million in ransom payments, according to BleepingComputer.

Report: Julian Assange's Thin Ice at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London Could Be About to Break Report: Julian Assange's Thin Ice at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London Could Be About to Break

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose status as an unwanted guest at the Ecuadorian embassy in London has been growing ever more tenuous for months, could reportedly be booted at any time, according to reports in CNN and the Times of London.

Hackers Reportedly Stole 600 Gallons of Gas From Detroit Gas Station Hackers Reportedly Stole 600 Gallons of Gas From Detroit Gas Station

Police in Detroit are looking for two suspects who allegedly managed to hack a gas pump and steal over 600 gallons of gasoline, valued at about $1,800. The theft took place in the middle of the day and went on for about 90 minutes, with the gas station attendant unable to thwart the hackers.

Trial Begins for Two Men, One a Pastor, Accused of Making Millions Off Hacked Press Releases Trial Begins for Two Men, One a Pastor, Accused of Making Millions Off Hacked Press Releases

The trial of two men who allegedly made $20 million in an insider trading scheme involving hackers who stole corporate press releases before they were public began in Brooklyn on Tuesday, Reuters reported, with prosecutors telling jurors they had “electronic communications, trading records and testimony from witnesses…

Looks Like White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Got Hacked Looks Like White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Got Hacked

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly informed his staff in an email that one of his personal email accounts hacked while he was still serving as Secretary of Homeland Security, confirming previous reports that suggested one of his phones may have been compromised.

China Hacked a Navy Contractor and Stole 600GB of Data China Hacked a Navy Contractor and Stole 600GB of Data

Hackers working for the Chinese government compromised a US Navy contractor and stole a massive cache of highly sensitive data, including details about a planned supersonic anti-ship missile, American officials said Friday.

Ticketfly Confirms Hack Exposed Personal Information of 27 Million Accounts Ticketfly Confirms Hack Exposed Personal Information of 27 Million Accounts

One week after suffering a hack that took its website and services offline, events ticketing company Ticketfly revealed Thursday just how bad the data breach was, and it certainly doesn’t look great. According to the company, the personal information of 27 million accounts—including ticket buyers and venue…

Report: Hackers Could Easily Screw With Navigation Systems on Many Civilian Ships Report: Hackers Could Easily Screw With Navigation Systems on Many Civilian Ships

Naval systems that track the current position of ships have an array of vulnerabilities that could make it simple for hackers to break in, the BBC reported on Thursday, which could enable attackers to set off collision alarms on other vessels.

A Day Later, Ticketfly Is Still Offline After Failing to Pay Bitcoin Ransom to Hacker [Updated] A Day Later, Ticketfly Is Still Offline After Failing to Pay Bitcoin Ransom to Hacker [Updated]

After briefly being hijacked by a hacker Thursday, the website for event ticketing company Ticketfly has been offline for more than 24 hours as the company investigates a potentially serious data breach that compromised “some client and customer information.”

Report: Steam Had a Bug for 10 years That Could Allow Hackers to Take Over Your PC Report: Steam Had a Bug for 10 years That Could Allow Hackers to Take Over Your PC

A researcher at security firm Context has published the details of an exploit they found in PC gaming giant Steam’s desktop client. The nasty bug has reportedly been around for the last 10 years and left millions of users’ PCs open to being remotely commandeered by hackers.

French Teens Arrested for Hacking Vevo, Defacing Despacito Music Video French Teens Arrested for Hacking Vevo, Defacing Despacito Music Video

Last month, a handful of extremely popular music videos on YouTube were defaced. Now two 18-year-old French citizens are in police custody and have been charged with crimes related to the hack of Vevo YouTube accounts.

Hacker Hijacks California Congressional Debate to Broadcast Gay Porn Hacker Hijacks California Congressional Debate to Broadcast Gay Porn

Voters in California’s 1st congressional district tuned in Thursday night to a live stream of a political forum intended to highlight two candidates running for office. What they got instead was a brief clip of gay porn, the result of the broadcast being hijacked by hackers.

Just 13 States Have Requested Funds Congress Set Aside to Secure Election Systems Just 13 States Have Requested Funds Congress Set Aside to Secure Election Systems

Thirteen states have withdrawn a total of nearly $88 million from an election security fund established by Congress in March, but more than 75 percent of the funding has yet to be dispersed.

Operator of Malware-Testing Service Scan4You Convicted on Three Federal Charges Operator of Malware-Testing Service Scan4You Convicted on Three Federal Charges

One of the men behind the Scan4You, a counter-antivirus tool used by cybercriminals to determine whether their malware would be flagged during routine security scans, has been convicted on three counts in federal court.

Georgia Could Pass a Vaguely Written 'Unauthorized Computer Access' Law This Week Georgia Could Pass a Vaguely Written 'Unauthorized Computer Access' Law This Week

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has until Tuesday to decide whether to approve a dubious bill that would make it illegal to access a computer or network “without authority,” Wired reported, in what looks an awful lot like legislators trying to make something they don’t understand a crime.

Humans Are the Weakest Link: Tales of a Social Engineer Humans Are the Weakest Link: Tales of a Social Engineer

Computer hacking isn’t the only way companies stand to lose sensitive data. Physical security is equally important. There’s really no need to break into a network remotely if you can through the front door and grab what you need.

Researchers Find Mysterious Russia-Linked Malware That Hijacks Anti-Theft Software Lojack Researchers Find Mysterious Russia-Linked Malware That Hijacks Anti-Theft Software Lojack

Security researchers are warning that malware with suspected links to Russian cyber-espionage group and alleged Democratic National Committee hackers Fancy Bear is turning up in installations of Lojack, an anti-computer theft program used by many corporations to guard their assets.

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