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.
U.S law enforcement officials have arrested five individuals who reportedly were involved in the high-profile 2014 computer hacking of JPMorgan.
Three of the individuals were arrested for stock manipulation while the other two were arrested for running an illegal Bitcoin exchange, according to the FBI.
Microsoft issued an emergency fix for a vulnerability that let hackers ‘take complete control’ of affected computers
Microsoft just issued a fix for an alarming security hole in Windows that could allow attackers to remotely take over a computer.
Microsoft writes in a security bulletin writes that the vulnerability exists in Windows “when the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library improperly handles specially crafted OpenType fonts.”
The seemingly endless stream of data breaches and cyber attacks isn't intimidating people tasked with defending critical infrastructure, according to a new report from Intel Security.
While 80 percent of survey respondents believe cybersecurity is “either greatly or extremely concerning,” most also believe they're prepared for an eventual cyberattack. Twenty-seven percent of respondents feel “very or extremely vulnerable” today, whereas three years ago, half of respondents felt that way.
Adobe Flash, the veteran media player that has earned a name for itself due to its security vulnerabilities as much as its abilities, is back in the news - but this time, for a good reason. Adobe has revealed that it worked with Google's Project Zero to patch the vulnerabilities discovered in the aftermath of a security breach of the Hacking Team.