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The top 10 reasons to be afraid of hackers

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July 31, 2013
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“Thousands of computer hackers are heading to Las Vegas this week for Black Hat and Def Con, back-to-back information security conventions where attendees are warned not to send passwords over Wi-Fi or use the ATMs due to a surge in digital mischief-making.

It’s traditional for these skilled programmers to unveil their greatest exploits at the conventions, prompting a wave of press attention as seemingly-secure parts of our daily lives are turned against their users. Here’s how to hack an iPhone within one minute of plugging it in to a tampered charger. Here’s how to ‘trivially’ gain access to surveillance cameras in homes, banks, prisons, and military facilities.”

Source:The top 10 reasons to be afraid of hackers | The Verge