UK Teen Who Hacked CIA Director Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

An anonymous reader quotes a report from … started his hacking campaigns. The alleged leader of a hacking group known as … .S. government. The young hacker‘s group managed to successfully gain … ;s AOL email account. The group hacked a number of accounts belonging…

‘Vigilante Hackers’ Strike Routers In Russia and Iran, Reports Motherboard

An anonymous reader quotes Motherboard: On Friday, a group of hackers targeted computer … tired of attacks from government-backed hackers on the United States and … . Talos also wrote it observed hackers exploiting the vulnerability to target … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE ‘Vigilante Hackers’…

More Evidence Ties Alleged DNC Hacker Guccifer 2.0 To Russian Intelligence

An anonymous reader shares a report: It … responsibility for the infamous DNC hack of 2016. Reports from the … .0 not as the Romanian activist he claimed to be, but … anonymous source close to the U.S. government investigation of the hacker … VISIT…

Vulnerability Spotlight: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Document ID Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Today, Talos is releasing details of a new vulnerability within Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Adobe Acrobat Reader is the most popular and most feature-rich PDF reader. It has a big… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Vulnerability Spotlight: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Document ID Remote Code Execution…

Man Threatened Company with Cyber Attack to Fire Employee and Hire Him Instead (bleepingcomputer.com)

An anonymous reader writes: A North Carolina judge sentenced a Washington man this week to 37 months in prison for threatening a company with attacks unless they fire one of their employees and hire him instead. According to court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer, on…

What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean? (qz.com)

An anonymous reader writes: A new bill (pdf) drafted by senator Maria Cantwell asks the Department of Commerce to establish a committee on artificial intelligence to advise the federal government on how AI should be implemented and regulated. Passing of the bill would trigger a…

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