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Ultrasonic Attacks Can Trigger Alexa & Siri With Hidden Commands, Raise Serious Security Risks

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Over the last two years, academic researchers have identified various methods that they can transmit hidden commands that are undetectable by the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Google’s Assistant. According to a new report from The New York Times, scientific researchers have […]

The Crimes Americans Worry About Most

Even though 2017 is already the worst year for mass shootings in modern U.S. history, Americans are more worried about cybercrime than violent crime. That's according to a new Gallup poll which found that 67 percent of U.S. adults frequently or occasionally fret about having personal, credit card or financial information stolen by hackers. 66 percent also worry […]

Anthony Weiner Heads To Cushy Federal “Medical Center” To Begin 21-Month Prison Stay

Anthony Weiner is headed to the Federal Medical Center in Devens, Mass. on Monday to begin his 21-month prison sentence for his latest – and hopefully final – bout of pedophilia. In a sentence that was a mere formality after Weiner copped to a plea deal in May for sending lewd messages to a 15-year-old […]

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreads: “This Is A Targeted Attack.. On Critical Infrastructure”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Bad Rabbit ransomware is spreading across Europe not long after the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks. But Bad Rabbit is a “targeted attack” with widespread implications. A new cyber attack is affecting numerous computer systems around Europe. The new strain of ransomware known as “Bad Rabbit” is believed to be behind all […]

The Next Cyber Hurricane Is Coming And It’ll Take Down The Internet

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Last year, the botnet Mirai caused a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in October, knocking popular websites off the internet for millions of users. Right now, the next cyber hurricane is on the way, and it could take down the entire internet. According to ZD Net, the botnet, dubbed “Reaper” by researchers at […]

Yahoo Hacking Of 3 Billion Accounts Underlines Cyber Risk

Yahoo Hacking Of 3 Billion Accounts Underlines Cyber Risk – Yahoo admits every single one of 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft– Equifax hacking and security breach exposes half of the U.S. population– Some 143 million people vulnerable to identity theft– Deloitte hack compromised sensitive emails and client data– JP Morgan hacked and […]

Airports Systems Just Crashed Globally; Could The Power Grid Be Next?

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Airport computer systems crashed around the globe yesterday. The crash caused passenger delays, angst, and fright among travelers, but a more ominous question has arisen in light of this glitch. Could the next failure be a worldwide power grid outage? Thousands of travelers were grounded yesterday when a computer glitch […]

In Stunning Reversal, DHS Says Russians Were Not Behind Attempted Wisconsin Vote Hacking

Just in time for the weekend, the Associated Press reported on Friday that the Department of Homeland Security had notified 21 states earlier that day that their election systems had been targeted by malicious cyber actors. The states and DHS quickly jumped to the conclusion that Russia had ordered the cyberattacks, even though it was […]

Where Snowden Failed, THIS Won’t

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at When in 2013 Ed Snowden revealed to Joe Sixpack that his data was indeed being hacked and intercepted, not by crazy vodka swilling Ivan in Novgorod but by team America, there was the sort of surprise and outrage that comes with finding your 5-year old just wiped snot across your brand new […]

“Massive Cyberattack” Spreads Across Europe, Hits Ukraine, Russia, UK, Denmark

Update 3: Germany’s Merck also confirms it has been affected by the cyberattack: We confirm our company's computer network was compromised today as part of global hack. Other organizations have also been affected (1 of 2) — Merck (@Merck) June 27, 2017 We are investigating the matter and will provide additional information as we learn […]