Car Hackers Demonstrate Wireless Attack on Tesla Model S
By Jordan Golson 09/19/2016
A remote vulnerability for Tesla’s Model S has been demonstrated by researchers from Keen Security Lab, a division of the Chinese internet giant Tencent. The vulnerability was confirmed by Tesla’s product security team and has already been patched via an over-the-air software update, as Keen worked with Tesla to fix the flaw before going public.
EurekAlert Has Been Taken Offline After a Serious Security Breach
By Angela Chen 09/14/2016
EurekAlert — a scientific news source that hosts embargoed journal articles — has suffered a serious security breach and is now temporarily offline.
Snowden Launches Campaign for Presidential Pardon: 'I Love My Country'
By Russell Brandom 09/14/2016
In a press conference in midtown Manhattan today, Edward Snowden and his legal team officially launched their long-rumored campaign for a presidential pardon. The campaign includes an open letter to urging President Obama to enact the pardon, currently collecting signatures at PardonSnowden.
The World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
By Ashley Carman 09/13/2016
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that Russian hackers gained access to its database and viewed information on athletes involved in this year’s Olympic games. The agency claims the state-sponsored group Fancy Bear is behind the attack, although it doesn’t clarify how that attribution was made.