The election could have been rigged against Hillary Clinton, some experts said. And activists are now launching campaigns to control those votes. It is not yet clear how this hack would have taken place, so as to ensure that Donald Trump wins the vote, should it happen. But one of the experts consulting the Democrats …

Shutterstock POP QUIZ, HOT SHOT: What’s the funniest thing on the internet? Did you say “hacker stock photos”? Well, I hope you did, because otherwise you’re wrong. I mean, probably. I do not know. It’s not like I’ve seen the whole internet. I guess it’s safe to assume that I missed something funnier. And I …

TAMPA – Bill Davison has always had a passion for his career. But outside of his domain, few others understood what he was doing. “Now I say I’m in cybersecurity and their faces light up with interest. They ask about networks and state attacks … I’m not used to it,” he said. he declares. It …

WeLiveSecurity looks back on the life of the pioneer of programming, Rear Admiral Grace Hopper of the US Navy, who changed the world of technology. So the story goes something like this. In 1947, in Virginia, United States, an error was spotted on the Harvard Mark II, one of the world’s first programmable computers. A …

Getting into a computer system is an art. It takes talent, patience, knowledge and a lot of luck. While most polling, selecting, and testing takes place in long lines of code on a computer screen, the process is the digital age equivalent of picking a lock – a skill that many hackers also own it. …

WASHINGTON – The girls looked like they were playing pinball in a scary basement somewhere. But don’t be fooled by the looks. Seventh-year student Shaina Adams, 12, who moved the dials, and her new friends from summer camp were on a mission. Under the glowing red lights of the command and control room of the …

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the National Academy of Sciences sponsored the GenCyber ​​camps. The National Science Foundation is the scientific organization that sponsors the programs. This story has been updated. Left to right, instructor Vernecia Griffin, camp counselor Sera Crasta and college campers solve a mystery at the International …

WASHINGTON Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg does. FBI Director James Comey too. Should you? What they do is cover their laptops’ webcams – sometimes with just a piece of opaque tape – preventing hackers from activating the built-in cameras and spying on them. Maybe in their rooms. Hackers do this by using a type of malware, or …

In the middle of a big project, on time, the unthinkable happens: the computer freezes and the blue spinning signature or rainbow wheel signals the beginning of the end. It is a reality that almost every employee who works on computers has experienced. In most cases, it is enough to call the IT professionals to …

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is looking for some good hackers. Selected high-tech specialists will attempt to hack the public web pages of the Department of Defense as part of a pilot program to find and fix cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Defense officials outlined the plan on Wednesday, but had few details on how it would work, what …