House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Privacy Protests

House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Privacy Protests

The House of Representatives passed the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, a bill designed to allow more fluid sharing of cybersecurity threat data between corporations and government agencies.

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How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks

Security researchers with Fox-IT in the Netherlands have found a way to detect Quantum Insert attacks.

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You Have to Hack This Massively Multiplayer Game to Beat It

You Have to Hack This Massively Multiplayer Game to Beat It

In this World of Warcraft-style game, hacking the game is the game.

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Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

Feds Warn Airlines to Look Out for Passengers Hacking Jets

In response to reports last week that passenger Wi-Fi networks make some planes vulnerable to hacking, the FBI and TSA have issued an alert to airlines advising them to be on the lookout for evidence of tampering or network intrusions. The FBI and TSA note that they currently have no information to support claims that […]

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Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

Hacker’s Tweet Reignites Ugly Battle Over Security Holes

The tweet that got a hacker banned from a flight has evoked a heated debate on the Cold War between security researchers and the industries whose faults they expose.

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New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods.

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Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

Hacker Lexicon: What Are Chip and PIN Cards?

The chip generates a one-time transaction code on in-store purchases that, combined with a customer’s PIN, makes stolen data less useful to card thieves.

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