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Car viruses? Intel aims to protect drivers from hackers

As high-technology continues to creep into horseless carriages everywhere, there's one thing we can all count on: abuse of that technology. According to Reuters, Intel's "top hackers" are on the case though, poring over the software which powers the fanciest…

Hackers destroy pump at U.S. water utility plant

Hackers have managed to destroy a water pump at a U.S. water utility plant after gaining access to the industrial control system (ICS) used to control the pump and other equipment, according to a state government report published on November…

Research reveals prisons at risk from cyber attacks

Federal authorities are concerned after research has revealed that U.S. prisons are vulnerable to computer hackers, who could even be able to remotely open cell doors to aid jailbreaks. In a statement to the Washington Times, spokesman Chris Burke said the…