WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sidestepped a growing controversy over who can give permission to access a computer, a debate that goes to the core of what constitutes hacking in this era of widespread use of the internet and social media.
Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at the New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter.
This comparison chart emphasizes the magnitude of the Panama Papers mega leak. It is 2.6 terabytes or nearly 12 million documents. Due to its size, the information included in this mega leak will be dripping out over the months ahead.
On Sunday, more than 100 media outlets reported the first sensational news from the Panama Papers – a huge array of documents exposing global tax evasion by heads of state and high-net worth individuals around the world.
Even toys aren’t safe from hackers anymore. VTech, maker of internet connected toys, left sensitive data open to hackers. Worse than the typically compromised information, hackers uncovered thousands of pictures of kids, parents and a year’s worth of chats. The real qu...