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Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Car industry bands together to thwart hacking threats

Automakers are banding together to help guard against and mitigate a new breed of cyberattack targeting on-board computer systems.

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Former video game exec accused of stealing trade secrets

Jing Zeng, a former Machine Zone exec was arrested on charges of stealing trade secrets while boarding a plane to China.

Windows 10 now on more than 70 million devices

Microsoft's VP of Marketing for Windows and Devices, Yusuf Mehdi, gave his Twitter followers updates on the new OS earlier this week.

LA man faces more than 150 charges for child porn

LA man faces more than 150 charges for child porn

Cesar Mauricio Estrada-Davila, of Los Angeles, faces 150 charges relating to extorting young girls for naked photos.

Dropbox phishing scam uses compromised Wordpress site

Dropbox phishing scam uses compromised Wordpress site

Dropbox users may be the target of a new phishing scam that utilizes a compromised Wordpress site, according to a post by Dr. Johannes B. Ullrich on the SANS Internet Storm Center InfoSec Community Forums.

Researcher claims AT&T injecting ads into free Wi-Fi hotspot connections

Researcher claims AT&T injecting ads into free Wi-Fi hotspot connections

Researcher Jonathan Mayer documented AT&T injecting ads over HTTP connections on its free Wi-Fi hotspot.

FireEye intern pleads guilty in Darkode case

FireEye intern pleads guilty in Darkode case

Malware author Morgan Culbertson pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a Pittsburgh federal court.

'Spam King' pleads guilty to sending more than 27M Facebook messages

'Spam King' pleads guilty to sending more than 27M Facebook messages

A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million Facebook messages in a massive spam campaign.

Privacy issues spur torrent trackers to ban Windows 10 users

Privacy issues spur torrent trackers to ban Windows 10 users

Torrent trackers are reportedly banning Windows 10 users due to concerns that the operating system is sharing user data with Microsoft.

Security researcher Charlie Miller leaving Twitter

Charlie Miller, a highly regarded security researcher, well known for demonstrating flaws on Apple products and in computer systems on vehicles, announced Monday he is leaving Twitter's security team.

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