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Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber-Weapons in Online Auction

Hackers going by the name Shadow Brokers said on Monday they will auction stolen surveillance tools they say were used by a cyber group linked to the US National Security Agency. To arouse interest in the auction, the hackers released samples of programs they said could break into popular firewall software made by companies including Cisco Systems Inc, Juniper Networks ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Offers Rewards to Hackers Who Help It Find Security Flaws

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will offer rewards of as much as $1,500 to ethical hackers who tell the auto maker about data security weaknesses in its vehicles, the company said. FCA’s move comes a year after independent cyber-security researchers used a wireless connection to turn off a Jeep Cherokee’s engine. The hack, reported in Wired Magazine, alarmed auto makers and ... Read More »

Apple’s iOS App Store Suffers First Major Attack

Apple Inc said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet. The company disclosed the effort after several cyber-security firms reported finding a malicious program dubbed XcodeGhost that was embedded in hundreds of legitimate apps. It is the first ... Read More »