Computer Hacking

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Hackers Disable Wi-Fi-Equipped Jeep From Miles Away

Two computer hackers were able to access the onboard computer of a reporter’s car and play shenanigans with important vehicle systems.


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Sony CEO Breaks Silence On ‘The Interview’ Hack

Kazuo Hirai said freedom of speech is very important to Sony while opening the International CES in Las Vegas


Cybersecurity expert Ruben Santamarta warns vulnerabilities in the in-flight Wi-Fi systems could be exploited to hijack or bring down a plane. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Researcher: Planes Can Be Hacked Via In-Flight Wi-Fi

It’s possible that the in-flight Wi-Fi could be used to sabotage or even hijack an airplane. That’s the warning from security consultant Ruben Santamarta, reports CNet.


The Venetian Resort hotel is one of many owned by the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

FBI, Secret Service Investigating Sands Hacking

Hackers took over all Sands sites, posting a map with flames where Sands casinos are located and a photo of Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ex-Campaign Staffer Indicted In Email Hacking Scandal

A federal grand jury has indicted a former campaign manager of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez for computer hacking that allowed him to receive email sent by the Republican governor, her staffers and supporters.


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Computer Hacker Strikes UNLV

Two-thousand current and former UNLV employees are being notified their personal information may have been accessed illegally.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–07/27/2011


UNLV Student Arrested in Hacking Scheme

A UNLV student is among more than a dozen people arrested for allegedly hacking into the websites of several U.S. firms.

CBS Las Vegas–07/20/2011


Arrests Made In School Computer Hackings

Thirteen people have been arrested in connection with a school computer hacking.

CBS Las Vegas–03/04/2011