A Beijing security conference is offering $10,000 to anyone who can hack into a high-tech Tesla electric car. The Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan) has launched a hacking competition for security gurus attending its event. The competition’s goal is to examine the safety of a Tesla car, according to a note on the conference website, […]
Overview Point of Sale Systems When consumers purchase goods or services from a retailer, the transaction is processed through what are commonly referred to as Point of Sale (POS) systems. POS systems consist of the hardware (e.g. the equipment used to swipe a credit or debit card and the computer or mobile device attached to […]
NEW YORK — A New York City police detective who lives in Bronxville has admitted to paying hackers thousands of dollars to break into email and cellphone accounts of his ex-girlfriend, fellow colleagues and others, officials said. Edwin Vargas pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan to computer hacking and conspiring to commit computer […]
When wireless companies apply this week to bid on newly available public airwaves, they will also be committing – again – to an unpublicized accord that governs how they will help police and intelligence agencies monitor suspects.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two security experts said they have figured out how to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices the U.S. carrier sells to boost wireless signals indoors. The finding, which the experts demonstrated to Reuters and will further detail at two hacking conferences this summer, comes at a […]