As the the trial of alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht unfolds, its transcript has read like a manual of things not to do when running a secret, billion-dollar online drug conspiracy. But on Thursday, the jury heard about the most human of all the human errors Ulbricht may have made: confessing his creation to an in-real-life friend.
A vulnerability in the Tesla Model S fully electric luxury car allows an attacker to unlock the vehicle, start the engine and drive away with it. The report is the second one from Chinese security company Qihoo 360 regarding the security of this particular Tesla model.
In a different demonstration, researchers managed to bypass the car’s protection systems and change the lock state, turn on the headlights, honk the horn, as well as open and close the sunroof.
Allegations that Chinese authorities hacked into Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) Outlook email service are "groundless slander", the official Xinhua news agency quoted Beijing's cyberspace regulator as saying late on Thursday.
The comments, made by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) spokesman Jiang Jun, were in response to a Monday report by an online censorship watchdog which said that Chinese users of the email service were subject to a hacking attack over the weekend.
Once the next version of Windows is installed Microsoft plans to begin a process of continuous updates that will eliminate the concept of next versions.
There's no question that Microsoft has learned from the pain of getting customers to upgrade from Windows XP and later from Windows 7 to 8. From now on it never wants to be in the position of having to convince people to buy the next version of Windows.
Despite documents showing the U.S. National Security Agency has infiltrated North Korean networks, security experts continue to doubt the country orchestrated the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
Recent reports alleging that the National Security Agency has infiltrated North Korean networks and collected evidence connecting the country's leadership with the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment should have settled the question of who was responsible for the brazen breach of the Hollywood studio's data assets. Yet, doubts persist.