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Computer Hacking

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.

08/06/2014

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.

02/12/2014

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.

05/30/2013

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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.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–07/27/2011

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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

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Arrests Made In School Computer Hackings

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

CBS Las Vegas–03/04/2011

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