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Social Experiment Tests Cyber Security Knowledge

Social Experiment Tests Cyber Security Knowledge

Say you’re walking down the street and find a USB drive on a bench. Would you pick it up and use it, not knowing what might be on there? NBC 5's Tammy Leitner reports.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
How a Drone Could Spoof Wi-Fi, Steal Your Data

How a Drone Could Spoof Wi-Fi, Steal Your Data

They're inexpensive, small and hard to detect. And they can also be outfitted to gather your private information. Read More

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Feds to Airlines: Look Out for Hackers

Feds to Airlines: Look Out for Hackers

Alert from TSA and FBI was sent privately to airlines just days after a security researcher claimed to have hacked into a United Airlines flight. Read More

Monday, Nov 10, 2014
New Hacking Threat Could Impact Traffic Systems

New Hacking Threat Could Impact Traffic Systems

Motorists drive by traffic lights every day and trust they will work. But NBC 5 Investigates found that as more cities turn to wireless traffic systems, some of those systems are unprotected and open to a cyber-attack. Read More

Monday, Nov 3, 2014
Dangerous Hacking Threat: "Cyber Murders"

Dangerous Hacking Threat: "Cyber Murders"

It’s only a matter of time before someone commits the world’s first cyber murder and anyone that uses smart devices could be a target, NBC5 Investigates has found. Read More

Friday, Aug 15, 2014
Inside Defcon: What Happens at the Annual Hacker Convention

Inside Defcon: What Happens at the Annual Hacker Convention

Nearly 16,000 eager hackers of all ages showed up for Defcon 22 at the Rio Hotel. Some of the attendees include white hat hackers (good guys) and black hats (unscrupulous guys). These hackers mingle with National Security... Read More

Monday, Aug 18, 2014
Security Expert Discovers Hole In Satellite Communications

Security Expert Discovers Hole In Satellite Communications

Ruben Santamarta says satellite systems are "wide open." Read More

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