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Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks Forbes, steals user data

The hacking group says it attacked Forbes because the publication's "hate for Syria is very clear and flagrant in their articles."

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Xbox Twitter accounts too

News spread that the hacking group got into the Microsoft News Twitter account, but apparently it also breached Xbox's Twitter and Instagram accounts.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Twitter warns of additional hacks, threats

Company says the "attacks will continue," particularly against high-profile media companies.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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Facebook 'hacks' teen safety with Project:Connect

The social network joins the MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, and the Family Online Safety Institute in a hackathon to promote responsible social networking.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Viber database

Instead of seeing the support page for the popular messaging app, users see a banner that says, "Dear All Viber Users, the Israeli-based 'Viber' is spying and tracking you."

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Dad hacks wheelchair to let 2-year-old explore the world

A determined hacker dad builds a novel foot-pedal interface for a wheelchair so his son can control his own explorations for the first time.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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Twitter's advice to media after high-profile hacks

Twitter wants to make one thing clear to the media -- it takes two to protect Twitter accounts. Twitter sent out a warning memo asking media groups to do their part to protect passwords after several high-profile accounts were hacked. CNET's Sumi Das and Seth Rosenblatt have the Inside Scoop on what Twitter is doing to prevent future hacks, including work on two-factor authentication.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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Anonymous again hacks into North Korean Web sites

The "hacktivist" group has hacked its way into a North Korean news site for the second time this month.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Anonymous hacks North Korea's Twitter and Flickr accounts

The "hacktivist" group also takes credit for accessing a North Korean news and information site, which is currently offline.

By Apr. 4, 2013