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Hotel hack
Hotel hack

This Master Hotel Key Could Have Unlocked ‘Millions of Doors’ Around the World

After a colleague had their computer stolen from their hotel room during a security conference, these two Finnish researchers were determined to make hotel keys more secure.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.26.18
malware
malware

Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste.
Joseph Cox
4.13.17
china
china

​Chinese Hackers Thought to Target Philippines Over South China Sea Dispute

Security company F-Secure says malware that targeted the Philippines government and other organisations is linked to disputes over the South China Sea.
David Gilbert
8.4.16
News
News

Ransomware Gang Claims Fortune 500 Company Hired Them to Hack the Competition

Some ransomware operators might have found a new way to monetize their work.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.22.16
short circuit
short circuit

Hackers Are Trying to Trick People Into Giving Them Their Amazon Passwords

A computer security company warned users not to believe a spam email claiming that Amazon needs to “verify” their accounts following an alleged data breach (which didn’t happen).
Nicholas Deleon
11.12.15
News
News

White House Hack May Be Linked to Russia, Researchers Say

The attack on the White House was one of many launched by a group that’s been linked to Russia in the past.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.22.15
News
News

The Worst YouTube Comments Ever Were Actually Used to Control Malware

Seemingly nonsense comments hide the IP addresses of the malware's command and control servers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.22.15