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Megan Lynch
October 30, 2019 - 10:14 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The internet-connected toy you hope to buy for your child this Christmas could let hackers in your home. A researcher at the University of California Santa Cruz found a way to break into the connection between the toy and the cloud and get it to say whatever they wanted in the...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. More than one in ten voters could vote on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking according to a new study. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 13, 2019 - 5:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking. A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law on Tuesday evaluates the state...
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Megan Lynch
May 30, 2019 - 9:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — We're a long way from the days of dial-up internet connections. We have an almost endless choice of devices — devices that can connect us instantly to the world. However, the innovation enhancing our lives can also be an achilles heel ... vulnerable to a hack. What can be hacked...
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English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, delivers a speech during an event at the CERN in Meyrin near Geneva, Switzerland, March 12, 2019 marking 30 years of World Wide Web. (Fabrice Coffrini/Pool, Keystone via AP)
March 12, 2019 - 8:41 am
GENEVA (AP) — At the ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like hate speech, privacy concerns and state-sponsored hacking, its creator says, trumpeting a call to make it better for humanity. Tim Berners-Lee on Tuesday joined a...
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FILE - This Oct. 5, 2010 file photo shows the exterior of a Marriott hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. Marriott says that fewer guest records were involved in a previously announced data breach than it initially disclosed. The lodging company said Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, that it now believes that the number of potentially involved guests is lower than the 500 million originally estimated. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:11 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Fewer Marriott guest records than previously feared were compromised in a massive data breach, but the largest hotel chain in the world confirmed Friday that approximately 5.25 million unencrypted passport numbers were accessed. The compromise of those passport numbers has...
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St. Louis County Board of Elections.
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Kevin Killeen
October 30, 2018 - 3:49 pm
St. Louis County elections haven't had an attempted hacking of their voting system since 2016.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
U.S. intelligence agencies have said the meddling was aimed at helping the Trump campaign and harming the election bid of Hillary Clinton.
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a computer screen shows a hacking progress bar
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Debbie Monterrey
February 06, 2018 - 9:08 am
Think about the fact that your refrigerator, your thermostat and other appliances can be accessed online, so they have their own IP address.
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