Gaming the elections using 21st tech
Two of the great election surprises of the 21st century, the election of Donald Trump and the successful Brexit campaign might have been the result of a rather good Facebook hack.
Paid off the hackers
Controversial taxi outfit Uber sat on news that it had been hacked and 57 million customers and drivers had their details released.
So stop asking questions about it
The server computer at the centre of a lawsuit digging into dodgy cyber-security practices during the US presidential election has been wiped to stop people asking questions about it.
Nicked some important military plans
They might be armed with ancient PCs and their boss is using an Apple Mac, but North Korean hackers still managed to steal some important military plans from the South.
Brilliant and Terrifying
Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.
OurMine took over its web address.
WikiLeaks suffered an embarrassing cyber-attack when Saudi Arabian based hacking group OurMine took over its web address.
No one knew about it
A mysterious piece of malware has infected Macs for years and no-one new about it.
Causes PR meltdown
Budapest's public transportation authority is suffering from the PR format of arranging for the arrest of an 18 year-old who found an obvious security hole in its website.
Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"
Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.
Spyware uses rogue DVB-T
A security hole in smart TVs which allows a hacker to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV has worried a Swiss cyber security expert.