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'Hello car, what is the password?'

As cars get clever - bristling with computer chips and networking capabilities - an EU-funded project makes sure that your car's data stays safe and the networks are secure from hackers and tampering.

Report: Stuxnet cyberweapon older than believed (Update)

The sophisticated cyberweapon which targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, an anti-virus company said Tuesday, peeling back another layer of mystery on a series of attacks attributed by many ...

HTC settles US charges of security flaws on devices

Taiwan-based electronics maker HTC settled charges with US regulators that it failed to provide adequate security for smartphones and tablet computers sold to Americans, officials said Friday.

Commercial cyberspying, theft promise rich payoff (Update 2)

For state-backed cyberspies such as a Chinese military unit implicated by a U.S. security firm in a computer crime wave, hacking foreign companies can produce high-value secrets ranging from details on oil fields to advanced ...

Famed US hacker helps Ecuador secure its vote

Kevin Mitnick, who once gained notoriety as America's most wanted computer hacker, now heads a thriving Internet consultancy tasked with helping keep Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador secure.

Hackers sock smartphone earpiece star Jawbone

Jawbone on Wednesday warned users of its earpieces and Jambox speakers that hackers stole names, email addresses and encrypted passwords from accounts used to make the wireless devices smarter.

Tokyo man arrested over bizarre hacking campaign

Japanese police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of being behind a computer hacking campaign following an exhaustive hunt that at one stage had authorities tracking down a cat for clues, according to reports.

Twitter, Washington Post targeted by hackers

Social media giant Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its ...

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