Hacking

  • 11 year old hacker takes less than 10 minutes to change election results

    The safety of our election systems didn’t exactly earn a vote of confidence following this weekend’s DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas. One session reportedly featured an 11-year-old who successfully hacked into a replica website for the Florida Secretary of State and changed election results. It took the young...
  • UGA student accused of hacking system, changing grades

    ATHENS, Ga. – A University of Georgia student is facing 80 counts after police say he hacked into a professor’s account to change his grades. Michael Lamon Williams, 21, is a student in the Terry College of Business and a technology services employee. He is facing 71 counts of computer...
  • Teen admits to hacking FBI system

    On Friday, an 18-year-old British man pleaded guilty to hacking a host of U.S. government officials and systems, including the director of the CIA, local British media reported. For the first time, media was able to name the teen hacker as Kane Gamble, after a gag order expired. Gamble’s admitted...
  • NY Attorney General asking Experian and TU for details

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing two credit monitoring companies to explain what cybersecurity they have in place to protect sensitive consumer information following a recent breach at Equifax that exposed the data of 143 million Americans. In letters to executives at TransUnion and Experian, the Democratic attorney general asked them...
  • Criminal probe of Equifax Executives by DOJ

    The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into three Equifax executives who sold shares totaling nearly $2 million days after the company became aware that it had been hacked, according to a report. The DOJ is looking into whether the executives broke insider trading laws, according to Bloomberg. The...
  • The World’s most hackable country! See which one and why here!

    ZIMBABWE was listed as the most hackable country in the world out of 183 countries on the back of having many internet protocol (IP) addresses that are still using an outdated protocol leaving firms susceptible to cyber-attacks, a new report has shown. An IP address is the number assigned...
  • WATCH: Here’s how hackers can break into your smart TV

    Here’s how hackers can break into your smart TV pic.twitter.com/7yA45Q8UxV — NowThis (@nowthisnews) June 12, 2017 Source: Now This News Featured Image: Tech Times...