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Contractors brought in to CIA heaquarters steal $3,000 in vending machine snacks

Added: 24.06.2017 19:58 | 0 views | 0 comments


Multiple CIA contractors have been sacked after stealing more than $3,000 (£2,360) worth of snacks from vending machines, it has been reported. The machines work with cards that need to be topped up online, so hackers unplugged a cable connecting the machines to electronic payment systems and used unfunded cards to get food at no cost. When the CIA realised that an unusual amount of snacks were disappearing from their vending machines they set up cameras to catch the culprits.

Tags: Hackers, Mac
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British parliament hit by cyber security attack

Added: 24.06.2017 19:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access email accounts, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service

From: www.france24.com

British lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

Added: 24.06.2017 17:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access email accounts, politicians and officials said, just over a month after a ransomware attack crippled parts of the country's health service.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Senators' cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation

Added: 24.06.2017 6:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach.

Tags: FED, Hackers, NATO
From: www.autonews.com

Report Claims Russian Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data

Added: 23.06.2017 22:55 | 0 views | 0 comments


A new report claims Russian hackers were able to successfully alter voter rolls and steal voter records containing personal data during attempts to hack the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Russians Tried To Target 21 Election Systems, DHS Official Says

Added: 23.06.2017 21:57 | 0 views | 0 comments


Department of Homeland Security officials testified Wednesday saying Russian hackers meddled with the U.S. election systems of 21 states last year. However, there was no evidence of the results being manipulated.

How safe is your internet router?

Added: 23.06.2017 17:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Virgin Media tells 800,000 customers to change passwords after routers found vulnerable to hackers

Added: 23.06.2017 11:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

Ethical hackers carried out research on the Super Hub 2 router and found it could be used to take control of Internet of Things devices.

From: www.zdnet.com

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states during election: U.S. official

Added: 23.06.2017 9:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states' election systems in last year's presidential race, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday. Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cyber security, would not identify which states had been targeted, citing confidentiality agreements. "As of right now, we have evidence that election-related systems in 21 states were targeted," Manfra told the Senate Intelligence Committee, which investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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