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Security flaw in Hyundai mobile app gave access hackers to remotely control and steal cars
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Security flaw in Hyundai mobile app gave access hackers to remotely control and steal cars

Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8, 2016 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software.

Charging you smartphone at public charging stations may make it vulnerable to hackers
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Charging you smartphone at public charging stations may make it vulnerable to hackers

Plugging your smartphone to public charging stations or computers using USB cables can make your device vulnerable to hackers.

Election Commission to challenge the public to hack Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in May
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Election Commission to challenge the public to hack Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in May

From the first week of May, the EC may ask experts, scientists, technocrats and representatives of political parties to attempt hacking into the EVMs.

UK lawmakers claim that one of the websites used for Brexit voting may have been hacked
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UK lawmakers claim that one of the websites used for Brexit voting may have been hacked

A website which allowed Britons to register to vote in last year's European Union referendum, Brexit might have been targeted by foreign hackers causing it to crash before the deadline.

Symantec claims that over forty cyber attacks across the world linked to leaked CIA hacking tools
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Symantec claims that over forty cyber attacks across the world linked to leaked CIA hacking tools

"It is important to note that CIA is legally prohibited from conducting electronic surveillance targeting individuals here at home, including our fellow Americans, and CIA does not do so."

G20 countries decide to jointly tackle banking sector hacking
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G20 countries decide to jointly tackle banking sector hacking

The world's biggest economies will pledge to jointly fight cyber attacks on the global banking system.

Emma Watson is planning legal action after her photos were hacked and posted online
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Emma Watson is planning legal action after her photos were hacked and posted online

"Beauty and the Beast" star Emma Watson is planning legal action over photos said to have been leaked online, but her representatives on Wednesday denied reports that the pictures showed the British actress nude.

Vault 7: CIA's research 'mission' to hack connected cars outlines the concerns about next generation cars
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Vault 7: CIA's research 'mission' to hack connected cars outlines the concerns about next generation cars

WikiLeaks documents showing the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency considered a "mission" against connected car technology underscores auto industry concern that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could be turned against them.

Hacker hacks data of Israeli smartphone hacking company Cellebrite
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Hacker hacks data of Israeli smartphone hacking company Cellebrite

The user data of Cellebrite stored in a legacy server were compromised by an unknown hacker.

Ransomware: Over 27,000 databases managed by MongoDB held to ransom; 99,000 still vulnerable
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Ransomware: Over 27,000 databases managed by MongoDB held to ransom; 99,000 still vulnerable

Tens of thousands of online databases have been breached by what appears to be a single hacker or group of hackers. The databases in question appear to be managed by MongoDB, a database application.

CyberZeist, a hacker breaches FBI website and posts information on Pastebin
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CyberZeist, a hacker breaches FBI website and posts information on Pastebin

A hacker has claimed to have breached the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) website and leaked personal account information to a public site, media reported.

US releases 13-page long analysis report detailing Russia's role in presidential election hacking
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US releases 13-page long analysis report detailing Russia's role in presidential election hacking

The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

NSG website defaced with insulting messages against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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NSG website defaced with insulting messages against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The NSG web site was defaced with an insulting message to PM Modi. The Message hurled an abuse at the PM, and mocked the claims of a surgical strike.

Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report
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Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report

With the rise in the number of mobile internet users in India, malware attacks on smartphones' operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.

Hacker group OurMine strikes again, hacks into Sony Music's Twitter account
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Hacker group OurMine strikes again, hacks into Sony Music's Twitter account

In a yet another high-profile Twitter account compromise this year, the hacker group OurMine broke into Sony Music's Twitter account, flashing a news that famous singer Britney Spears "is dead by accident".

The tech chief of Obama's presidential campaign had warned of election hacks in 2013
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The tech chief of Obama's presidential campaign had warned of election hacks in 2013

The dangers of external threats affecting the democratic process, was pointed out three years ago, by the tech chief of Obama's presidential campaign.

Lynda.com suffers breach, 55,000 credentials stolen; but there's little to worry about
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Lynda.com suffers breach, 55,000 credentials stolen; but there's little to worry about

Lynda.com, famous for its exceptional training courses was recently hacked. Reportedly, 55,000 credentials and information pertaining to course selection was stolen.

US election hacking attacks can 'destroy democracy', says Senator John McCain
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US election hacking attacks can 'destroy democracy', says Senator John McCain

Republican Senator John McCain has said Russian election-related hacks threaten to "destroy democracy" and faulted the American response as "totally paralyzed", media reports said on Monday.

Verizon is looking at reduced price and better terms after the recent Yahoo hack
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Verizon is looking at reduced price and better terms after the recent Yahoo hack

Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications Inc to demand better terms.

U.S. election agency breached by hackers after vote
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U.S. election agency breached by hackers after vote | Reuters

By Joseph Menn The U.S. agency charged with ensuring that voting machines meet security standards was itself penetrated by a hacker after the elections in November, according to a security firm working with law enforcement on the matter.The security firm, Recorded Future, was monitoring underground electronic markets where hackers buy and sell wares and discovered someone offering logon credentials for access to computers at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, company executives said.Posing as a potential buyer, the researchers engaged in a conversation with the hacker, said Levi Gundert, vice president of intelligence at the company, and Andrei Barysevich, director of advanced collection.Eventually they discovered that the hacker had obtained the credentials of more than 100 people at the Commission after exploiting a common database vulnerability, the researchers said.The hacker was trying to sell information about the vulnerability to a Middle Eastern government for several thousand dollars, but the researchers alerted law enforcement and said Thursday that the hole had been patched.