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Scientists start hacking minds with cheap EEG gear

Inexpensive brain-computer interfaces could be used maliciously to obtain private information such as PINs stored in one's memory, according to researchers. Are you ready for brain spyware?

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Researchers hack car via tyre pressure sensors

Researchers from two US universities have successfully crashed a car's electronic control unit (ECU) via its wireless tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).

By Aug. 11, 2010

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Researchers: Car safety feature vulnerable to hack

As manufacturers increasingly add wireless technology to vehicles, they're also opening the door to more security vulnerabilities, albeit unintentionally.

By Aug. 10, 2010

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Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords

Secret demands mark escalation in Internet surveillance by the federal government through gaining access to user passwords, which are typically stored in encrypted form.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Google: Fake antivirus is 15 percent of all malware

Google report shows that fake antivirus scams as a percentage of total malware have risen five-fold over the past year.

By Apr. 27, 2010

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Most drive-by malware comes from China, Google says

Google analyzes Web sites in its index and finds that most of the sites that have malware are in China, according to a presentation at the Usenix security conference.

By Jul. 30, 2008

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Security flaw found in feds' digital radios

A pink $30 girl's wireless toy can jam expensive digital radios used by the FBI, Secret Service, and other federal agencies, CNET has learned.

By Aug. 9, 2011

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Calif. official votes for optical scans, hand tallies

Secretary of State tells attendees at Usenix security conference that optical scanning of paper ballots combined with hand tallies is more accurate and secure than an e-voting system that uses paper trails.

By Jul. 30, 2008

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Russia and Georgia continue attacks--online

Details are surfacing on the Internet side of the Russian and Georgian hostilities. Researchers studying botnets report an increase in attacks.

By Aug. 12, 2008

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P2P downloads at warp speed?

By Apr. 10, 2007