Two hackers plan to publicly release a how-to guide for taking over Toyota Prius and Ford Escape with potentially deadly consequences, according to Reuters. Twitter security engineer Charlie Miller and director of security intelligence Chris Valasek believe other white hackers will soon discover more vulnerabilities in car software that should be fixed before cyber-criminals exploit them.
US authorities charged five people for operating one of the largest-ever hacking attacks against corporate networks with estimated losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and the theft of over 160 million bank card numbers.
Even though hacks and cyber criminality cost companies plenty of cash and sensitive data, the employee remains the weakest link in the business ecosystem, new Boardroom Cyber Watch Survey 2013 finds.
The official Twitter account of American musician Ronnie Radke was allegedly breached, according to Softpedia. A message reading “hacked” was posted to his more than 557,000 followers.
Almost 24,000 Nintendo accounts were hacked after cyber-criminals breached the company’s main fan site in Japan. The web site was hit by several illicit login attempts over the last month and hackers gained access to personal details such as real names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mails, according to a press release.
People instinctively keep their wallet close. It holds identity on a card, their credit cards and lots of hints of their personal life in the form of business cards, receipts, gift or membership cards, or photos.