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Canadian Banks Say ‘Fraudsters’ Stole Information From at Least 40,000 Customers

Attackers electronically accessed personal and account information from clients at Simplii Financial and the Bank of Montreal.
Jordan Pearson
5.28.18
make it stop
make it stop

Hacked Retail Robots Can Assault Customers With Porn and Demand Bitcoin

IOActive researchers found that ransomware attackers could force SoftBank Robotics robots to demand money, display porn in public places and cuss out customers.
Mack DeGeurin
3.12.18
Hey Cortana
Hey Cortana

Researchers Bypassed Windows Password Locks With Cortana Voice Commands

Two independent Israeli researchers found a way for an attacker to bypass the lock protection on Windows machines and install malware by using voice commands directed at Cortana.
Kim Zetter
3.6.18
Mysteries
Mysteries

A Hacker Returned $17 Million In Stolen Ethereum

Why would a thief return their spoils?
Jordan Pearson
3.2.18
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

Hacker Strikes ‘Stalkerware’ Companies, Stealing Alleged Texts and GPS Locations of Customers

Nearly a year after Motherboard reported the data breaches of two spyware companies, another hacker has independently targeted two more.
Joseph Cox
2.22.18
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Harper’s Magazine Warns Subscribers That Passwords May Have Been Stolen

No one is immune to the ever-rolling wave of account data breaches.
Joseph Cox
2.22.18
cryptocurrency
cryptocurrency

Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency

The latest cryptojacking scheme targeted the car manufacturer.
Mack DeGeurin
2.20.18
zombie tech
zombie tech

Microsoft Wants Kinect to Die, But This Fan Has a Hack to Keep It Alive

Microsoft has discontinued production of adapters that make its advanced camera work on new Xbox models, so this guy created his own for $40.
Matthew Gault
2.20.18
why
why

The Biggest Cryptocurrency Mining Hack Yet Made a Grand Total of $24

Hackers loaded in-browser cryptocurrency miner Coinhive into UK, US, and Canadian government websites on Sunday.
Jordan Pearson
2.13.18
mining eh?
mining eh?

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Jordan Pearson
2.12.18
Narrow Misses
Narrow Misses

Cryptocurrency Mining Hack That Compromised Thousands of Sites ‘Could Have Been a Catastrophe’

UK and US government sites were affected.
Jordan Pearson
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.12.18
security
security

‘I Lived a Nightmare:’ SIM Hijacking Victims Share Their Stories

Nine victims of SIM hijacking—an increasingly popular scam—share their stories.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.12.18