Official Says It Would Be Hard To Hack U.S. ElectionsPresident Obama's homeland security adviser said Wednesday that it would be very hard for someone to hack into America's voting systems in a way that could alter an election outcome.
FBI Warns Of Possible State Election-System HacksThe FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states.
Jones Hack Reveals Tricky Celebrity Cyber LandscapeThe hateful hack of the personal website for comedian Leslie Jones reveals the tricky cyber landscape that celebrities tread, and the murky legal protections that exist for personal digital content.
Hackers Target Personal Site Of "SNL" Star Leslie Jones"Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" comedian Leslie Jones is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks. Her personal website was taken offline Wednesday when hackers posted explicit photos of Jones and more.
HEI Hotels & Resorts In 10 states May Have Been Hit By HackersHyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states may have been targeted by hackers for months.
Apple Offers Cash For Exposing Security FlawsApple stated that it will start offering so-called "bug bounties," cash rewards of up to $200,000 to hackers who come forward with information about security flaws in the company's software.
1,025 Wendy's Restaurants Hit By HackersWendy's said that hackers were able to steal customer credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants, far more than it originally thought. There are more than 5,700 Wendy's restaurants in the country.
Trump Called "Shape Shifting Lizard" In Hacked Road SignRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump is drawing either the ire or the mirth of protesters who hacked a TxDOT sign in Dallas. The same roadside sign has now been changed twice in less than 48 hours.
FBI Won't Disclose How It Accessed Locked iPhoneThe FBI said that it will not disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, stating that they lack the "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited.
Apple In The Dark On How FBI Hacked iPhoneThe FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple, as consumers suddenly discover that they can't keep their most personal information safe.
Pentagon Seeking Hackers To Test CybersecurityThe Pentagon is looking for a few good computer hackers. Screened specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public internet pages in a program aimed at finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Hospital Pays Thousands To End Attack Known As 'Ransomware'A large American hospital chose to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage, a move its CEO said was in its best interest and the most efficient way to end the problem.