Next time you’re sitting on a United Airlines flight next to a European teenager getting the royal treatment, it could be the latest young hacker to figure out a security flaw in the airline’s network. 245 more words
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If you found yourself in the market for a new computer or other electronic device and made a purchase through Acer’s online store in the last year, you might want to watch your credit card statement. 174 more words
MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — A computer wiz kid from Finland is the youngest techie to win Facebook’s hacking reward.
Facebook rewarded a boy named Jani $10,000 after the Helinski-based youngster identified a security flaw in its photo-sharing application Instagram. 184 more words
No one likes a snoop. That’s why Apple says it has fixed a security flaw in the iOS operating system that allowed the Siri virtual assistant to search Twitter on locked iPhones, leading to the unauthorized access of photos and contacts. 223 more words
While all of us regular Verizon customers can give a sigh of relief that our information wasn’t posted online in a recent hack attack, nearly 1.5 million customers of Verizon Enterprise Solutions — the portion of the company that deals with other businesses’ data breaches — weren’t so lucky. 176 more words
The smartphone app credited with helping rally grassroots supporters of Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has been updated after an independent firm found security flaws. 280 more words