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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014

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Vast majority of hackers believe they're above the law -- survey

A new survey looks at what makes hackers tick -- and for most, it's not money or glory.

By August 14, 2014

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Ep. 86: DefCon and BlackHat show us that everything can be hacked

We talk with our reporters covering the twin security conferences in Las Vegas this week about the massive Shady RAT hack, and research reports on hacking everything from nuclear plants to laptop batteries to insulin pumps.

By August 5, 2011

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Known keycard hack suspected in hotel room burglary

A security bypass demonstrated at the BlackHat conference in July appears to have been utilized in at least one burglary, Forbes reports.

By November 26, 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: Everything can be hacked

We talk with our reporters covering the twin security conferences DefCon and BlackHat in Las Vegas this week about the massive Shady RAT hack and research reports on hacking everything from nuclear plants to laptop batteries to insulin pumps.

By August 5, 2011

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Microsoft offers $250,000 for security defense research

Redmond still says no to bug bounties, but offers a $200,000 first prize and $50,000 second prize instead for research in security defense.

By August 3, 2011

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Hackers claim they exposed Booz Allen Hamilton data

AntiSec hackers release data on the Booz Allen Hamilton consulting firm that mirrors an attack on HBGary Federal earlier this year.

By July 11, 2011

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Attacks on Sony, others show it's open hacking season

Spate of Sony hacks amid more serious attacks shows revival of digital pranks in wake of Anonymous online protests in support of WikiLeaks.

By June 8, 2011

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Dumb phones can be attacked too

Researchers say they can send specially crafted SMS-type messages to non-smartphones, kicking the user off the network or even crashing the phone.

By January 13, 2011

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WikiLeaks.info rebuts malware warnings

Spamhaus and Trend Micro regard a Web site that lists mirrors of WikiLeaks sites as dangerous to visit, but WikiLeaks.info contends that its site has no malware.

By December 15, 2010