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How an Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar
"[I]n Ukraine, the quintessential cyberwar scenario has come to life. Twice. On separate occasions, invisible saboteurs have turned off the electricity to hundreds of thousands of people. Each blackout lasted a matter of hours, only as long as it took for scrambling engineers to manually switch the power on again. But as proofs of concept, the attacks set a new precedent: In Russia’s shadow, the decades-old nightmare of hackers stopping the gears of modern society has become a reality." - Andy Greenberg, Wired
otf  russia  ukraine  malware  hack 
3 days ago by dmcdev
L’Autopilot de Tesla innocenté dans l’accident mortel survenu l’année dernière en Floride
Un rapport officiel publié cette semaine vient éclairer les circonstances dans lesquelles un homme a perdu la vie à bord de sa Tesla en 2016 sur une route américaine. Autopilot, le système de pilotage automatique de la société d’Elon Musk ne serait pas en cause.
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3 days ago by caeypi
Russia's Cyberwar on Ukraine Is a Blueprint For What's to Come | WIRED
Soon Yasinsky heard from a competing media firm called TRK that it had been less fortunate: That company lost more than a hundred computers to an identical attack.

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geopolitics  russia  internet  informative  war  hack 
3 days ago by avashevko
Hacking AirPlay into Sonos – Stephen Wan – Medium
Earlier this year, I bought a Sonos Play:3 speaker. I was impressed with the hardware and sound quality, but the Sonos controller software left me wanting; I was especially unhappy that there was no AirPlay support built-in — a feature I’d expect out of expensive wireless speakers. Unsatisfied, I wanted to put together a solution.
There were two pieces required to get AirPlay on Sonos working: code that could speak the AirPlay protocol and pull out audio, and code that could convince the speaker to play the audio. You can check out the end product, AirSonos, on Github.
music  airplay  sonos  hack 
5 days ago by rgl7194
Apple’s AirPort not cracked by CIA program that compromised many other routers | iLounge News
The latest round of Vault 7 WikiLeaks documents details how the CIA was able to break into routers and use them to monitor a subject’s web browsing history and intercept passwords, but Apple’s AirPort appears to have been unaffected by the efforts. The agency’s “Cherry Blossom” project ended up gaining access to routers from Asus, Belkin, Buffalo, Dell, DLink, Linksys, Motorola, Netgear, Senao, and US Robotics through one of two methods — use of a still-unknown tool called a “Claymore” or through a direct “supply-chain operation” by accessing a production factory or other part of a company’s distribution chain. While the list of affected hardware was extensive, the “Harpy Eagle” operation targeting Apple’s AirPort never proved successful. After the initial release of the CIA documents confirmed Apple to be a target of the overall program, the company confirmed that most of the exploits that had been revealed were already patched in iOS 10. [via Apple Insider]
CIA  firmware  gov2.0  hack  privacy  router  security  wi-fi  wikileaks  apple 
6 days ago by rgl7194
Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years
WikiLeaks documents show how CIA infected WiFi routers from 10 manufacturers including D-Link and Linksys to monitor and manipulate traffic, infect more devices
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