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Chinese hackers take command of Tesla Model S

Security firm Qihoo 360 says hackers gained control of some Tesla Model S functions -- but skimps on details of how the car was hacked.

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DDoS attacks intensified in first half of 2014

The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.

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CNET attacked by Russian hacker group

A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.

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US charges Chinese executive with hacking military data

Man accused of working with hackers in China to steal information related to military projects from the computer networks of US companies.

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Adobe pushes critical Flash update for Windows, Mac

The company patches a vulnerability that could let hackers "take control" of people's computers after they visit sites like eBay, Tumblr, and Twitter.

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Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

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Epic hacker projects compete for a trip to space

A prize for hackers seeks the next transformative piece of open-source hardware. Its grand prize? Out of this world.

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Bold hardware hacks vie for a trip to space (pictures)

The Hackaday Prize is offering up a trip to space for someone who creates the next world-changing piece of open-source hardware.

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New UK cybersecurity training scheme prepares for hackers

Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.

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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

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iWatch may sport different styles

Reports suggest Apple will have its smartwatch, in multiple sizes, ready by October. Meanwhile, BlackBerry picks a unique size for its new Passport phone, and the million-dollar app Yo was easy to hack, yo.

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FBI arrests alleged NullCrew hacktivist on federal charges

After several corporations and universities were targeted in cyberattacks, the US government arrests Timothy French for allegedly posting thousands of people's usernames and passwords online.

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