"Nothing has changed; the vulnerability still exists," says David Stites, a master's computer science student at UCCS.
In January, Stites showed News 5 a security lapse he found on the iPhone mobile app for Southwest Airlines. He was able to pull login and password information out of the air... more »
That's exactly what happened to News 5 reporter Anya Winslow and executive producer Stefanie Boe. Granted, both gave their permission to two Denver-based security teams, Electric Alchemy and Lares Consulting, to hack their phones.
The operation took place in Denver at the Electric Alchemy headquarters and was part of... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - The YouTube channel for "Sesame Street" is expected to be back online shortly after hackers forced its shutdown by loading X-rated material.
"Sesame Street" Executive Producer Carol-Lynn Parente said Monday that YouTube had taken the channel down Sunday after noticing the racy material. The channel... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman in Los Angeles says agents are investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on celebrities.
The FBI's Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that dozens of celebrities had been targeted by hackers, who stole personal information from email and other computer accounts. She declined... more »
LONDON (AP) - Hackers affiliated with the online activist group Anonymous claim to have stolen tens of thousands of encrypted military passwords from U.S. contractor Booz Allen Hamilton and posted them to the Web.
The group boasted of stealing passwords linked to some 90,000 military users, although The Associated... more »
Hackers briefly blocked access to the popular Internet messaging service Twitter, steering traffic to another Web site where a group reportedly calling itself the "Iranian Cyber Army" claimed responsibility. Users trying to reach Twitter early Friday were redirected to a Web page that CNN reported had a picture of a... more »
A British university says computer hackers have broken into its world-renowned climate change research department and posted the contents of e-mails and research on the Internet.
The University of East Anglia said in a statement Saturday that it has asked police to investigate the theft of information related to... more »