Delta Credit Cards Hacked, ‘Several Hundred Thousand’ Affected

Delta Credit Cards Hacked, Several Hundred Thousand Affected Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Could a plane ever be hacked? Flight expert reveals this shocking secret

Airline safety is at a record high with 2017 having no fatal accidents on record for commercial airliners. As more planes take to the air, other issues begin to arise such as a lack of pilots or experienced pilots. The aviation industry is looking into aircraft carriers going from two pilots to one pilot, or […]

The CEO of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox described what it was like to discover he had been hacked: ‘It felt like I was about to die’

Reuters The CEO of hacked bitcoin exchange Mt Gox said that discovering he had lost £4.5 billion worth of customer money “felt like I was about to die.” Karpeles told the BBC that running the bitcoin exchange was a “daily nightmare” and a “constant race.” Karpeles has been released on bail from a prison in […]

SNES Classic Mini isn’t the only Super Nintendo console getting hacked

Much like the NES Mini before it, The SNES Classic was quickly taken apart after its launch last year. This resulted in the console being hacked so that new games could be added to the existing library. This led to the SNES Classic being able to host Rom titles from all kinds of different sources, […]

Tesla cloud resources are hacked to run cryptocurrency-mining malware

Enlarge (credit: Scott Olson | Getty Images) Add Tesla to the legion of organizations that have been infected by cryptocurrency-mining malware. In a report published Tuesday, researchers at security firm RedLock said hackers accessed one of Tesla’s Amazon cloud accounts and used it to run currency-mining software. The researchers said the breach in many ways […]

12 years in prison for man who hacked Nasdaq, helped swipe 160M credit cards

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Photothek via Getty Images) Two Russian men convicted of their involvement in a massive hack of the Nasdaq stock exchange, Citibank, and other major companies have been given hefty sentences. The two men, Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitriy Smilianets, pleaded guilty in 2015. On Wednesday, Drinkman was sentenced to 144 months, while Smilianets […]

Some IHG Rewards Accounts Hacked, Points Stolen

Some IHG Rewards Accounts Hacked, Points Stolen Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Superhero Bits: Krypton Premiere Date, Justice League Petition Hacked & More

What’s the estimated final global box office take for Justice League? Which superhero movie has advanced in the Oscar race for Best Hairstyling & Make-Up? When will Krypton debut on SyFy? Which comic creator did Matthew Vaughn speak to about possibly collaborating on Man of Steel 2? Which comic book movie is IMDb’s most anticipated […]