Uber hid a hack
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22 November 2017

Uber hid a hack


Paid off the hackers

Controversial taxi outfit Uber sat on news that it had been hacked and 57 million customers and drivers had their details released.

Dodgy server at heart of the Trump inquiry was wiped
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So stop asking questions about it

The server computer at the centre of a lawsuit digging into dodgy cyber-security practices during the US presidential election has been wiped to stop people asking questions about it.

North Korean hackers score victory over the South
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Nicked some important military plans

They might be armed with ancient PCs and their boss is using an Apple Mac, but North Korean hackers still managed to steal some important military plans from the South.

Scary new bug hits ARM
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25 September 2017

Scary new bug hits ARM


Brilliant and Terrifying


Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.

Saudi Arabians hack Wikileaks
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OurMine took over its web address.

WikiLeaks suffered an embarrassing cyber-attack when Saudi Arabian based hacking group OurMine took over its web address.

Macware has had a virus for years
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No one knew about it

A mysterious piece of malware has infected Macs for years and no-one new about it.

Hungarian company arranges arrest of helpful teen
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Causes PR meltdown

Budapest's public transportation authority is suffering from the PR format of arranging for the arrest of an 18 year-old who found an obvious security hole in its website. 

Intel based broadband modem has security hole
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Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"

Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.

Smart TV’s vulnerable to wireless hack
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Spyware uses rogue DVB-T


A security hole in smart TVs which allows a hacker to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV has worried a Swiss cyber security expert.

McAfee claims Iran hacked the Democrats
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And North Korea did DYN

Colourful internet character John McAfee claims that Iran, and not Russia, hacked the Democratic National Committee.