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How China steals the best U.S. technology

The U.S. government was well aware of China’s aggressive strategy of leveraging private investors to buy up the latest American technology when, early last year, a company called Avatar Integrated Systems showed up at a bankruptcy court in Delaware hoping to...

Sacramento regional transit systems hit by hacker

Sacramento (CBS13) — Sacramento Regional Transit is the one being taken for a ride on this night, by a computer hacker. That hacker forced RT to halt its operating systems that take credit card payments, and assigns buses and trains to their routes. The loc...

How hackers can control LG’s IoT home appliances

The second season of award-winning TV thriller Mr. Robot premiered with a scene that sent shivers do...

Hackers take dead aim at manufacturers as cyber attacks rise globally

Motivations for the attacks are often criminal in nature and include extortion via ransomware and in...

Hackers are threatening the way that hollywood does business

Sony. Netflix. And now, HBO. While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants t...

DNC hackers are using leaked NSA tools to spy on hotel guests across Europe

Russian hacking group APT28 is also known as “Fancy Bear” by security researchers —...

U.S. voting machines hacked at Df Con in less than 2 hours

After nearly an hour and a half, hackers successfully cracked into a voting machine at the global De...

Spyware demo shows how spooks hack mobile phones

Intelligence agencies’ secretive techniques for spying on mobile phones are seldom made public...

See how easy is it to hack an ATM

After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan in 2016, and the same thing is happening arou...

Cyber sleuth says there is a HUGE demand for password stealing apps from ‘dads, husbands and wives’

THERE has been a surge in the number of nosy parkers who ask IT experts to crack into their loved on...