Items tagged with National Weather Service

It was only a matter of time before someone actually hacked the weather, but before you run outside in a panic and make a mad dash for your storm shelter, understand that your city's forecast remains unchanged, save for the typical unpredictability of it all. Hackers haven't gained control of the Sun or storm clouds, though they did break into the U.S. National Weather Service's website and steal sensitive information. A group identifying itself as Kosova's Hacker's Security is taking credit for the attack via a pastebin.com data dump. The organization pulled off the heist by exploiting a "local... Read more...