• Amex credit card hack predicts replacement card number

    Samy Kamkar found a weakness in the algorithm American Express uses to generate replacement card information and created a credit card hack as a proof-of-concept.

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  • Hacking and Penetration Testing with Low Power Devices

    In this excerpt of Hacking and Penetration Testing with Low Power Devices, author Philip Polstra describes "The Deck" -- a custom Linux distribution -- that breaks the traditional penetration model by providing pen testers an OS that runs on low-power ARM-based systems.

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  • Samsung Pay isolated from LoopPay attack

    Hackers who compromised LoopPay’s computer systems had no access to Samsung Pay’s user data or other core information, says Samsung

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  • Chinese university targeted by Islamic State hacktivist

    Beijing’s Tsinghua University is the latest organisation to be attacked by hackers with a social or political agenda

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  • More Flash zero-day bugs follow Hacking Team breach

    Researchers discovered two more vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash player stemming from the breach of Italian surveillance software vendor Hacking Team.

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  • Islamic State issues anti-hacking guidelines as Anonymous launches campaign

    Islamic State (IS) anti-hacking guidelines recommend using virtual private networking tools to create encrypted connections and changing IP addresses

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  • Three men charged over JP Morgan hacking and fraud

    Exploiting the Heartbleed bug was one of the methods used by three men charged in connection with the theft of more than 100 million customer data records from financial institutions to carry out "pump and dump" fraud

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  • FBI accused of paying Carnegie Mellon $1M to hack Tor network

    The Tor Project said that the Carnegie Mellon researchers behind an attack on the hidden service subsystem carried out last year were paid $1 million by the FBI to hack Tor network.

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  • Microsoft Silverlight patch might be a Hacking Team zero day

    A Microsoft Silverlight patch becomes more important as researchers claim it may be a Hacking Team zero day that has been known for years.

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  • Another government data breach: U.S. Census Bureau admits to hack

    The U.S. Census Bureau admits that it was attacked and had data exfiltrated from systems, and one expert says this latest government data breach is another example that federal systems are not safe from attack.

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