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Sony Pictures hacked, data held for ransom

Hacker group called #GOP accesses the studio's internal data and threatens to make it public, according to multiple reports.

By 26 November 2014

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How Apple Pay and PayPal can help shoppers avoid hacks

What's the best way to protect yourself when shopping online? CNET's Sumi Das explains how to keep your credit card details away from criminals.

By 26 November 2014

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'Darkhotel' hack targets executives using hotel Internet

Using hotel Wi-Fi networks, the hackers are able to infect corporate executives' computers with malicious software, according to security research firm Kaspersky Lab.

By 11 November 2014

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This billboard hack will make you woozy

It's a stunt worthy of "Mission Impossible," but these guys did it atop a Hong Kong skyscraper without CGI, harnesses or extra takes.

By 10 October 2014

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China says US distorting facts on cost of hacking

FBI head's claim that Chinese hacking costs the US billions each year is an "unjustified fabrication of facts," says the Chinese government.

By 10 October 2014

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Celebs threaten to sue Google over response to nude-image hack

The attorney for the celebrities claims the search giant did not "act expeditiously and responsibly to remove the images."

By 3 October 2014

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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

By 24 September 2014

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Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to '80s security

Cars are becoming smarter and more connected than ever before, but according to one researcher these cars of the future are being held back by security systems fresh from the 1980s.

By 19 September 2014

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Apple to beef up iCloud security alerts after celeb photo hack

CEO Tim Cook tells the Wall Street Journal it will send email alerts and push notifications when someone tries to make password changes or try to restore data or login to an account on a new device.

By 5 September 2014

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Celebs, beware: Those nude selfies will be hacked and shared

Celebrities will continue to take nude photos of themselves and certain hackers will try their damnedest to uncover the goodies. All the more reason, say security experts, to fix bad habits.

By 3 September 2014