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The hacker behind the biggest heist in crypto is now refusing to return the remaining funds

The USDT account the attacker is referring to has $33 million in stablecoins. Tether has fro…

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Biden launches AI competition to tackle cybersecurity challenges — and hackers are being offered $20 million in prize money to compete

President Biden has urged hackers to compete in the AI Cyber Challenge competition, which aims to s…

Polly Thompson   


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Job diary: I'm a 'white hat' hacker. Here's what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

There's a major difference between black hat hackers, who most people recognize from TV, and those …

Jenny Powers   


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Job diary: I'm a 'white hat' hacker. Here's what my job is like, and 5 things I think everyone should do to protect their personal information.

There's a major difference between black hat hackers, who most people recognize from TV, and those …

Jenny Powers   


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Here's what it's like to work as a white hat hacker who legally hacks into companies like Uber, Starbucks, and Atlassian

"I think one of the really interesting things about the perception the hacker community has is how …

Rosalie Chan   


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A 'white-hat' hacker found old Tesla computers for sale on eBay that still had owners' data like addresses, wi-fi passwords and Netflix 'cookies'

A hacker told InsideEVs that evidence is emerging that Tesla doesn't erase personal data from repla…

Tyler Sonnemaker   


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Poly Network says all $610 million stolen by a hacker has been returned after Tether released the final $33 million

Poly Network has taken the unusual step of embracing the apparent hacker, who stole $610 million in…

Harry Robertson   


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A cryptocurrency firm that was the victim of a $600 million heist has asked the hacker responsible to be its chief security advisor

"We cordially invite Mr. White Hat to be the Chief Security Advisor of Poly Network," the company s…

Isabelle Lee   


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Inside the world of 'white hat' hackers as they test the limits of the US power grid

A power company in the Midwest hired a group of white hat hackers known as RedTeam Security to test…

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Poly Network hacker rewarded with a $500,000 'bug bounty' for helping the DeFi platform improve security

Poly Network said it hopes the hacker will contribute to the blockchain sector's development upon a…

Isabelle Lee   


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Hackers have returned $342 million to Poly Network after they saying the massive crypto heist was done 'for fun'

There is $268 million worth of ether that has yet to be returned to Poly Network as of Thursday aft…

Matthew Fox   


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A White-hat Hacker Discovered A Dangerous Vulnerability In Three Apple Operating Systems

Rootpipe allows outside users to gain administrator-level access to Macs running OS X Yosemite, Mav…

Sam Colt   


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Google paid white hat hackers more than $1.5 million this year to find bugs

Google's bug-finding initiative recently drew fire from Microsoft after Google exposed a security b…

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Poly Network hacker returns all stolen funds and says the goal of the theft was to 'point out some crucial facts about this crazy DeFi world'

$33 million in tether remains frozen by the stablecoin's parent company, which Poly Network said it…

Ethan Wu   


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Instagram influencers are so overwhelmed by hackers, they're hiring hackers of their own to get their accounts back

But when affected influencers have reached out to Instagram to recover their accounts, the Facebook…

Paige Leskin   


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Inviting the hacker in

Every company has sensitive data needing pro¬tection. Employing a team to focus on how to protect t…

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Here's what it's like being a hacker millionaire under the age of 25

Like Lopez, Wakelam got into hacking as a teenager - specifically he spent most of his time hacking…

Isobel Asher Hamilton,Isobel Asher Hamilton   


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A hacker broke into Bulgaria's tax system and stole the details of every working adult in the country

Boykov's initial charge, which could have seen him face a maximum of eight years in jail, was downg…

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