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cryptojacking
cryptojacking

Hackers Infiltrated Tesla to Mine Cryptocurrency

The latest cryptojacking scheme targeted the car manufacturer.
Mack DeGuerin
21 hours ago
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
a day ago
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
Magneto
Magneto

New Hack Can Steal Data From Devices in Faraday Cages

Last year Wikileaks released documents detailing how attackers can compromise offline computers. This new study goes one step further, exposing the fallibility of Faraday cages
Mack DeGeurin
2.12.18
cyber-crime
cyber-crime

Amazon Is Fixing a Security Loophole with its 'Key' Service

After a researcher posted a video of an alleged hack of Amazon Key, the company is now trying to push a fix—while also telling journalists there isn’t really an issue.
Joseph Cox
2.7.18
Orpak
Orpak

Flaws in Gas Station Software Let Hackers Change Prices, Steal Fuel, Erase Evidence

Two security researchers discovered vulnerabilities in an automated gas management that allowed them to shut down fuel pumps, hijack credit card payments, and steal card numbers.
Kim Zetter
1.31.18
Wag
Wag

In Retrospect, I Shouldn't Have Given This App the Keys to My House

A dog walking app inadvertently exposed customers' addresses and codes to lockboxes where they kept keys to their homes.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.9.18
Headroom Hacker
Headroom Hacker

Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later

On November 22, 1987, someone hacked two local news broadcasts in Chicago to show Max Headroom. The hacker's motive and identity has never been discovered.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
rsvp
rsvp

I Unknowingly Went to a Trump Protest Organized by Russian Agents

My understanding of protests changed after recently discovering the origins of a “Not My President” march I attended a few days after Trump’s election.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17