Consumers who purchased a Nike+ FuelBand between 2012 and 2015 might be eligible for a small payment from Nike after the sports brand, alongside co-defendant Apple, agreed to settle a class action suit alleging the companies falsely advertised the device's health tracking capabilities.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey told attendees of the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado that terrorists are discussing strategies for launching cyberattacks against the U.S.
Comey didn't specify the types of cyber assaults but said the planning appeared to be in its infancy. The director also noted that attacks of this nature are common among extremist groups that have trouble establishing themselves in the U.S.
“We are picking up signs of increasing interest,” Comey said. “It's a small but potentially growing problem.”
White-hat hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek remotely took over a Jeep Cherokee, ran its controls, then cut the transmission as it sped at 70 mph along Interstate 64 in an experiment conducted with Wired.
They turned on the air conditioning, switched radio channels, turned on the windshield wipers, activated the windshield washer fluid pump, and transmitted a photo of themselves to the vehicle's digital display -- all from a laptop 10 miles away.
After nearly 20 days, the hacking into and eventual release of Hacking Team's communications, documents and surveillance tool details continued to ripple through the security industry
On Wednesday, the Italian company issued a second comment confirming its selling of technology to Sudan, which many observers speculated broke UN sanctions against the country.
So it turns out that a significant amount of mobile app designers are using clever trickery to scam advertisers out of millions of dollars a year. Forensiq, a security company that monitors advertising fraud, released a report today that estimates that advertisers could stand to lose up to $857 million to fraud this year alone. More important than that, however, is that users are being harmed too.