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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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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 July 25, 2013

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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 August 27, 2012

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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 August 9, 2011

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Google's Niels Provos battles malware on the Web

Leader of Safe Browsing at Google is digital age craftsman and protector of Internet users.

By January 19, 2011

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What's that Android app doing with my data?

Researchers use TaintDroid tool to analyze potentially sensitive data collected from Android phones by a sample of apps.

By September 29, 2010

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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 August 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 August 10, 2010

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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 April 27, 2010

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Web users ignoring security certificate warnings

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have found that Web users often ignore warnings in browsers about the validity of a Web site's digital certificate.

By July 28, 2009