computer hacking

Cybersecurity expert Ruben Santamarta warns vulnerabilities in the in-flight Wi-Fi systems could be exploited to hijack or bring down a plane. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Researcher: Planes Can Be Hacked Via In-Flight Wi-Fi

Cybersecurity expert warns in-flight Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers.

08/05/2014

Authorities say the crooks hacked into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world and stole more than $100 million. (Getty Images)

U.S. Disrupts Hacking Schemes That Stole Millions

The hackers got into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, stealing more than $100 million from businesses and consumers.

06/02/2014

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U-Md. Extends Credit Protection Coverage to 5 Years After Large Data Breach

The University of Maryland says it is expanding its free credit protection services to five years for potential victims of last week’s large data breach.

02/25/2014

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Top Government Spy Agency Seeks High School Computer Hackers

Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government’s top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking.

03/16/2013

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