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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
calm down
calm down

Against Hack Porn

Media outlets often cover fanciful hacking techniques, but they need to make it clear that these attacks will probably never apply to most readers.
Joseph Cox
2.26.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts

A security researcher discovered a flaw in a T-Mobile website that let hackers log in as any customer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.23.18
ethereum
ethereum

Millions of Dollars In Ethereum Are Vulnerable to Hackers Right Now

Researchers discovered 34,200 buggy smart contracts on Ethereum.
Jordan Pearson
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
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
point and click
point and click

New Tool Automatically Finds and Hacks Vulnerable Internet-Connected Devices

Hacking just got fully automated for script kiddies.
Joseph Cox
1.31.18
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
security
security

This CPU Exploit-Safe Version of 'Doom' Runs at .00003 FPS

One way to defend against Spectre and Meltdown.
Michael Byrne
1.30.18
seguridad digital
seguridad digital

La Guía Motherboard Para Evitar Ser Hackeado

¿Quieres evitar que los criminales ingresen a tu cuenta de Gmail o Facebook? ¿Te preocupa que la policía te espíe? Tenemos todas las respuestas sobre cómo protegerte.
Motherboard Staff
1.29.18