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Tesla hackers explain how they did it at Defcon

At the digital security conference, Kevin Mahaffey and Marc Rogers explain how they hacked a Tesla Model S -- and why you shouldn't be too alarmed.

By August 9, 2015

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A million ways to break in at the world's largest security gathering

Reporter's Notebook: From cars to security badges, if you build it, they will hack it at Defcon, the annual meeting of cybersecurity pros.

By August 10, 2015

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Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck

At Defcon, one of the largest tech security conferences of the year, there's no such thing as total security from hackers.

By August 8, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones – even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and DefCon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones — even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and Defcon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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Tesla Model S owners, take heart: Hack requires physical access to car's onboard computer

Tesla issues an over-the-air update after security researchers hack the car via its entertainment system.

By August 6, 2015

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GM issues fix for OnStar hack

Just last week Chrysler recalled 1.4 million vehicles after hackers revealed a software bug. Now, a new hack exposes a vulnerability in GM vehicles equipped with OnStar. Users of the iOS RemoteLink app are encouraged to update ASAP.

By July 30, 2015

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Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015

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Daimler CEO: Nokia Maps bid all about security

Although exact figures haven't been publicly announced, it's believed that Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand, along with BMW, Volkswagen, and Audi are willing to pay as much as $3.3 billion for Nokia Here.

By July 23, 2015

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Silk Road 2.0's alleged 'DoctorClu' arrested on drug-related charges

Brian Richard Farrell was identified by Homeland Security in July and arrested Tuesday following an investigation into his alleged activities on the black market site Silk Road 2.0.

By January 21, 2015