All posts tagged "hacking"

  • FILE - This Feb. 17, 2016 file photos an iPhone is seen in Washington. The dispute over whether Apple must help the FBI hack into a terror suspect's iPhone is about to play out in a Southern California courtroom. The hearing Tuesday, March 22, in U.S. District Court in Riverside is the first in the battle that has seen Cook and FBI Director James Comey spar over issues of privacy and national security. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File)
    Justice Department cracks iPhone; withdraws legal action

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says it successfully used a mysterious technique without Apple’s help to break into an iPhone linked to the gunman in a California mass shooting. The surprise development effectively ends a pitched court...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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    Shadowy hacking industry may be helping FBI crack an iPhone

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out there’s a shadowy global industry devoted to breaking into smartphones and extracting their information. But you’ve probably never heard of it unless you’re a worried parent, a betrayed spouse — or...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    N. Korea successfully hacks scores of S. Korean officials: Spy agency

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea successfully hacked the smartphones of scores of senior South Korean officials recently, a ruling party lawmaker said Friday, citing Seoul’s spy agency. “(The North) sent malicious emails to (smartphones belonging to) 300...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • A subway station in Seoul bustles with commuters. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea suspected of hacking South’s subway operator

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea is suspected of hacking into a Seoul subway operator last year for at least five months, a ruling party lawmaker said Monday citing a report submitted by the country’s intelligence agency. After...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • A military officer uses a computer in an electronic library at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, an elite military school for boys ages eleven to eighteen, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
    S. Korean university hospital hacked by N. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The computer network of a university hospital in Seoul has been hacked by North Korea and neglected for about eight months, police said Wednesday. The National Police Agency (NPA) said the North had hacked...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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    N. Korea contacts Italian firm for hacking software: S. Korean lawmaker

    SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) — An Italian cybersecurity firm testified that North Korea had contacted the company to purchase hacking software programs, a South Korean opposition lawmaker said Thursday. South Korea’s top intelligence agency recently admitted to...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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    Cyber Security: Important or Not?

    United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange, and The Wall Street Journal were shut down for several hours for technological reasons recently. Hackers weren’t the cause for these glitches, fortunately, but cyber attacks are increasing and people should...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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