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.
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.
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.