Tagged: hackers


Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords. The persistence and sophistication of malware dubbed...


Hackers target CEOs in ‘Darkhotel’ scheme

Hackers have developed a scheme to steal sensitive information from top executives by penetrating the Wi-Fi networks of luxury hotels, security researchers said Monday. A report by Kaspersky Lab said the “Darkhotel” espionage effort...


FBI widens probe of naked celebrity photos

The FBI vowed to widen a probe into the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos if necessary, after new reported leaks including nude shots of Kim Kardashian. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched...