NYMag.com was hit with a DDoS attack that lasted about 12 hours and was executed by a man with a vendetta against all things having to do with New York City.
Successfully exploiting the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to spy on users, or even completely take over the device.
A flaw in the "forgot my login details" function, if exploited, could have allowed hackers to hijack Steam users' accounts.
After data on 21.5 million former and current OPM workers was exposed, U.S. officials are concerned that hackers can use the information to determine the identity of spies operating in China.
Israeli researchers detailed a new attack that can steal data from air-gapped computers, which are often seen as a reliably safe.
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