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Foxton: Too much of our world, from traffic lights to power plants, is vulnerable to hacking – we’re risking a catastrophe

Last month, I wrote a piece about a password leak in the recruitment system at GCHQ, and made the point that the bulk of hacking attacks could be put down not to the hackers being incredible internet geniuses, but to … Continue reading

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“Gotcha!” (3)

EXCLUSIVE: It was one of the hottest days of the year and evening temperatures were still sweltering when two FBI agents wearing bulletproof vests under their dark suits climbed the stairs of the Jacob Riis housing complex in New York’s Lower … Continue reading

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The Little White Box That Can Hack Your Network

When Jayson E. Street broke into the branch office of a national bank in May of last year, the branch manager could not have been more helpful. Dressed like a technician, Street walked in and said he was there to … Continue reading

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Biggest-ever series of cyber attacks uncovered (1)

BOSTON – Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organizations including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world. Security company McAfee, which uncovered the intrusions, … Continue reading

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