#Hackers

Gaming | Gaming

The key to unlocking the Nintendo Wii’s copy protection was a simple pair of tweezers

Here’s how the Nintendo Wii was hacked with a simple pair of tweezers. A YouTuber has created an entertaining breakdown of one of the biggest hacks in console gaming.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

A scam targeting Americans over the phone has resulted in millions of dollars lost to hackers. Don't be the next victim.

A whopping 26,379 people reported being a victim of some sort of phishing scam. Together they reported nearly $50 million in losses.

Science & Technology | Technology

New iPhone Hack Shock For 1 Billion Apple Users As Attacker Is Revealed

Days from the launch of iPhone 11, news has emerged of the likely culprit​ behind the massive iPhone hack. And serious questions around iPhone security remain unanswered.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google says iPhone security flaws let websites hack away for years

Malicious sites installed a "monitoring implant" that compromised personal data on iPhones that simply visited them, according to security researchers.

Science & Technology | Technology

Read this before using FaceApp — you give up more personal data than you realize on this Russian-made app - MarketWatch

FaceApp has gone viral again with a feature that makes users look elderly, but experts say it may pose security concerns.

Science & Technology | Tech News

How a Bunch of Lava Lamps Protect Us From Hackers

Inside Cloudflare's San Francisco office, 100 units of Edward Craven Walker’s groovy hardware help guard the internet.

News | News

Israeli Entrepreneurs To Host Hackathon For Benefit Of Holocaust Survivors | News Flash

The initiative by TLV Starters aims to harness the 'power of the Startup Nation' to create feasible solutions for improving the lives of survivors, and combating Holocaust denial.

Science & Technology | Tech

Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

The regime in Pyongyang has sent hundreds of programmers to other countries. Their mission: Make money by any means necessary.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets - The New York Times

Exploiting the popular Kaspersky antivirus software, Russian hackers searched millions of computers for American intelligence keywords. Israeli intelligence tipped off American officials.

Miscellaneous | Social Media

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Light Bulbs May Be the Next Hacker Target

Wireless “smart” devices may be the tech wave of the future, but researchers have found flaws that let hackers spread malicious code through them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Homeland Security is investigating nude-photo cyberattack on Leslie Jones

The cyberattack on “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones is being handled at a federal level, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday.

Science & Technology | Technology

Don’t Be Hacker Bait: Do This One-Hour Security Drill

Do this one-hour digital security checklist to boost your data privacy and protect all your devices from hackers.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Thousands Of Hackers Come Together To Reduce Computing Research Time By 37,000 Years

An Israeli crowd-sourced study enlisted 150,000 people who donated computer processing power to help scientists figure out how water interacts with nanotubes.

News | News

My Way News - US: More than 21 million affected by new government data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers stole Social Security numbers, health histories and other highly sensitive data from more than 21 million people, the Obama administration said Thursday, acknowledging that the breach of U.S. government computer systems was far more severe than previously disclosed.

News | That's News to Me

22 Million Affected by OPM Hack, Officials Say - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: The U.S. agency burglarized by suspected Chinese hackers has completed its long-awaited damage assessment: In total, more than 22 million people inside and outside government likely had their personal information stolen, officials announc

Science & Technology | Tech

Hacker fakes German minister's fingerprints using photos of her hands

Jan Krissler used high resolution photos, including one from a government press office, to successfully recreate the fingerprints of Germany’s defence minister

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Stop Being the Victim of Data Breaches, Start Being the Hero! -

Data breaches are becoming increasingly more costly for companies. One way that companies can increase security is increasing . . .