Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
July 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: social-media cybersecurity hacking internet cybercrime twitter technology technology-companies
A recent ransomware attack on the UK electricity system shows this pandemic is also about computer viruses.
June 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: hacking cybercrime electricity-supply ransomware critical-infrastructure cyber-criminal
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
May 26, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus cybersecurity hacking cybercrime pandemic online online-crime hackers website small-businesses
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
May 12, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cybersecurity hacking china internet russia iran online-crime department-of-defense hackers north-korea cyber-warfare department-of-homeland-security
Scientists have figured out how to use lightning signals from thousands of miles away to prevent hackers from sabotaging critical infrastructures.
Tags: hacking electricity power-plants security science-and-technology lightning
Many modern laptops and an increasing number of desktop computers are much more vulnerable to hacking through common plug-in devices than previously thought, according to new research.
Tags: computer-science cybersecurity hacking
An expert explains what individuals, governments, and business can do to fight back against ever-present threats to our data privacy.
Tags: hacking internet privacy security featured society-and-culture
By letting hackers think they're succeeding, a new artificially intelligent system can buy time to block the security threat.
Tags: artificial-intelligence hacking internet security science-and-technology
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