Hacking

FILE - This Sept. 12, 2018, file photo shows an Apple iPhone XR on display at the Steve Jobs Theater after an event to announce new products, in Cupertino, Calif. Security experts are calling a newly announced security vulnerability the worst yet affecting Apple’s iPhone. Google researchers say the mere act of visiting a small group of malware-infected websites was enough to allow attackers to steal sensitive information from iPhones, including text messages, photos and real-time location data. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 30, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, the vulnerabilities were quietly fixed by Apple in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo people walk by a building in New York. You carry your smartphone everywhere. But the way you use it could leave you vulnerable to specific forms of identity theft, including robocall scams and hackers looking to hijack your phone number. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 13, 2019 - 11:05 am
Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities. Scammers can take advantage of day-to-day tasks that seem innocuous, like checking a bank balance or charging a phone at a public USB port, to exploit personal information for their...
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August 13, 2019 - 6:45 am
More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019, file photo, the logo for Capital One Financial appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Data breaches through hacking attacks are common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. Yet few victims can ever pin the blame on any specific breach, whether that’s Equifax from 2017 or the recently disclosed breach at Capital One. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 03, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. But it's hard to pin the blame on any specific hack, as...
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A study of voting in Pennsylvania finds most of a machines used to cast ballots are vulnerable to hacking and should be replaced before the 2020 elections.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
January 29, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A study of voting in Pennsylvania finds most of the machines used to cast ballots are vulnerable to hacking and should be replaced before the 2020 elections. The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security recommends replacing the insecure DRE or...
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November 30, 2018 - 9:40 am
The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014.
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October 12, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago.
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 A blue ribbon commission on election security says Pennsylvania is one of the states most vulnerable to voting manipulation and election day technical problems.
Joe DeStio
September 25, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A blue ribbon commission on election security says Pennsylvania is one of the states most vulnerable to voting manipulation and election day technical problems. It’s making a series of interim recommendations to be in place by the 2019 general election. “An...
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July 25, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of U.S. utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools, tricking staffers into entering passwords, officials said Wednesday. The Russians targeted mostly the...
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July 13, 2018 - 12:19 pm
By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Eds: Minor edits. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen communications, in a sweeping effort by a foreign government...
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