• Firm Wins $120K for 60-Second Pixel Phone Hack

    Firm Wins $120K for 60-Second Pixel Phone Hack

    Hardware and software companies spend a lot of time and money attempting to make their products as secure as possible.But it's not until hackers get their hands on them that security is really tested.
  • 'Hack the Army' Program Nets 118 Bugs

    'Hack the Army' Program Nets 118 Bugs

    And you thought hacking the Pentagon was easy: The US Army last week revealed details of its first bug bounty program.The four-week Hack the Army scheme generated 416 vulnerability reports (nearly 30 percent of which are unique and actionable) and approximately $100,000 for security researchers and bug hunters.
  • Selfies Could Fool the Galaxy S8's Iris Scanner

    Selfies Could Fool the Galaxy S8's Iris Scanner

    Members of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), based in Germany, were able to unlock an S8 using a photo containing its registered iris.Theoretically, that means anyone who posts selfies online and has an S8 with iris recognition enabled is giving hackers a potential backdoor to unlock their phone.