<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Tech News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:56:21 -0500 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:56:21 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cutting Class? New App Could Blow Your Cover]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:08:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/smart+phone+generic+.jpg

Want to see if your college student is skipping class? There’s an app for that.

For $200 a year, parents, professors and campus administrators can use Class120 to check to see if a student is in class at the scheduled time.

The minds behind the app, which was debuted by start-up Core Principle this month, say the accountability app could help students stay on track with their studies and prepare them for being punctual once they enter the workforce. But some students say it gives parents too much control over the lives of their adult children.

Jeff Whorley, founder and CEO of Core Principle, developed the app after a conversation he had with a college professor that left him thinking that if colleges treated all students the way they treat Division 1 athletes, whose attendance in class is closely monitored, then graduation levels would rise.

“If we could get students everywhere to attend at least 90 percent of their classes, over 80 percent would graduate,” Whorley told NBC Owned Television Stations.

The app tracks if the student is in class, and sends an alert to the student’s parent or teacher if they do not show up to class for two days in a row. Core Principle can also call the student directly if a parent or teacher does not feel comfortable contacting the student. The app must be downloaded by the student, and it can only be used to track if a student is in class, not at parties or other activities.

Still, some have criticized the app for being too controlling over students who should be treated like adults.

"I would probably be more annoyed than anything," Natalie Pike told NBC affiliate WTHR. "I would feel like my life is being pried into."

But Whorley argues that in the post-college world, a recent grad will face immediate consequences if they do not show up or even show up late to work. More students, he says, need to be treated with similar consequences by having a teacher or parent point out that they are late and help get back on track before the entire semester goes down the drain.

“We don’t think this app is anti-adult," Whorley said. "It’s an introduction to the real economy.”

The app has made recent headlines, with coverage in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. In the last four days alone, the start-up has seen a huge increase in traffic from parents in Europe and Asia looking to track their children who are studying abroad in the U.S., he said. So far the app is available for close to 2,000 college campuses across the country that the company has geomapped.

Whorley hopes that in the future this app can work to take class attendance.

“The future of taking attendance is Wi-Fi or GPS where a professor looks down at a piece of smart technology instead of calling roll," he said.

<![CDATA[College Students Will Have a Harder Time Cutting Class ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:04:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_attendanceapp0129001_1500x845__677564.jpg College students will have a much harder time trying to skip class now that parents and professors can track if they're in class or not. ]]> <![CDATA[Newsweek Criticized for Silicon Valley Cover]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:19:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Newsweek+sexism+in+tech+cover.jpg

Newsweek's latest exposé has social media in a frenzy over the choice of cover art.

To illustrate the "What Silicon Valley Thinks Of Women" article, the American news magazine created a cover illustration showing a computer cursor lifting up the skirt of a woman in a red dress.

Billed by Newsweek as a report of the "sordid, shocking and systemic" sexism in the Northern California technology hub home to Apple, Google and Yahoo, the attention-grabbing art has pundits and social media users questioning its appropriateness.

"Clickbait, designed to piss off women while pretending to investigate sexism in tech. Fail--but you know it," tweeted Jennifer Pozner, executive director of the analysis group Women In Media and News.

Newsweek editor Jim Impoco has not directly responded to the outcry but instead tweeted a line of approval taken from an Adweek review of the article, and also retweeted one commenter's reworking of the cover art to show the woman kicking the cursor away and her expletive-filled thought over the incident.


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<![CDATA[Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/158539421.jpg

The photo-centric social media site Instagram was down Wednesday night, just two days after it suffered a similar outage.

The website Is It Down Right Now showed the site as being down shortly after 10:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. By 10:40 p.m. ET it said the site was back up and reachable.

The site went down on Tuesday around the same time that Facebook, which owns Instagram, suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes.

Instagram has about 300 million users, compared to Facebook's 1.25 billion.

Users took to social media on Wednesday night to report the problem and the pain of not being able to post their photos.

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<![CDATA[Local Police Asked to Look Out for Drone Use]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:34:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Drone+CBP.PNG

It was around 4 a.m. last Wednesday when Quan Ta’s small, four-propellered drone buzzed over the third base gate at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia. Almost as soon as he launched the remote controlled flying machine into the air, ballpark security confronted him.

“I was up for not even a minute and then two security guys came out and they called the police,” the 33-year-old Upper Darby, Pa. wedding photographer told NBC10. He quickly brought the drone back to the ground.

In the encounter, which Ta recorded with the drone’s attached camera, security explained that he wasn’t allowed to fly around the stadium because it’s viewed as a high-profile terrorist target.

“I understand all that, but the stadium is empty. And all of our teams suck so I don’t think it would happen here,” he said adding he chose the deserted complex to hone his piloting skills.

“The cops, they didn’t even give me a problem at all. They said ‘Be careful. The planes were going to be flying overhead soon.’ And then they let me go,” he said.

But drone owners’ future encounters with authorities may be much different.

The Federal Aviation Administration sent a memo to law enforcement agencies across the United States earlier this month asking them to do reconnaissance for federal investigators when they see unsafe or illegal drone use. The machines are formally called unmanned aircraft systems by the agency.

Hobbyists are permitted to fly unmanned aircraft under 55 pounds under certain circumstances: they stay below 400 feet, are 3 miles away from an airport and avoid populated areas and high-profile targets like stadiums. Flying for commercial use is banned unless the FAA grants a waiver. Only 16 have been issued as the administration works to draw up rules for safe flight. Those are expected to come later this year.

Philadelphia doesn’t currently have any drone legislation on the books, so police can’t cite pilots. But the FAA would like officers to interview witnesses, collect evidence and try to find the pilot.

“In many cases the cop on the beat is in the best position to assess the situation and potentially find the operator and stop them from causing harm,” FAA spokesman Les Dorr said.

A Philadelphia Police spokeswoman said the department follows all state and federal guidelines to ensure citizen’s safety under the law.

There were nearly 200 drone sightings in or around flight paths across the county during 10 months last year. Eight were in the Philadelphia region. Police spotted a drone flying over Philadelphia City Hall last September. Two months later, a Frontier Airlines jet on approach for a landing spotted an unmanned aircraft flying around 1,500 feet high around Trenton Airport.

“We do have hundreds, probably thousands of smaller aircraft operating in the skies in the Philadelphia area. We’re not sure what would happen if an small unmanned aircraft should hit the windshield or a control instrument or even an engine,” Dorr said.

Of less concern to the FAA, but more so to police and federal law enforcement is the potential security threat a drone can pose.

Over the weekend, the Secret Service investigated a breach at the White House after a DJI Phantom — the same model drone as Quan Ta’s — was discovered on the grounds. It’s owner said the machine was blown into a tree during high winds. Officials in Philadelphia are worried a drone could be used for nefarious purposes during Pope Francis’ visit to the city in September.

City Councilman Jim Kenney hopes to have regulations in place by the pontiff’s arrival to require a permit to fly drones in Philly. He said police brought the issue to his attention.

“With all technology, there are amazing productive uses for these things. But then there are always the perverts who take advantage of it,” he said. The permit would allow drone use for purposes like architectural inspections, photography and map surveys, Kenney said.

“I’m not interested at all in banning them and I want to keep the knuckleheads from using them,” he said. Kenney introduced a bill last year and has pushed for a public hearing to hear citizen’s views. It is currently being reviewed by the Committee on Public Safety.

Lavon Phillips runs the Rotor-E Club, a drone enthusiasts group based out of Camden County, New Jersey. The 60 member strong group teaches people to build and fly the unmanned, remote controlled craft. He said some group members have insurance to fly and that they promote following all government rules.

“If I didn’t have a drone and I was a passenger on an airplane, I would want the FAA and authorities to do everything in that power to make sure some dummy with a 100 pound drone bring down the plane,” he said.

Welcoming regulation, Phillips believes the confusion surrounding flying will eventually sort itself out once laws catch up.

“They’re government. They’re just behind the technology,” Phillips said.

Ta hopes it happens sooner than later since he’s looking to incorporate aerial shots into wedding photography packages.

“I just want to take it to the next level,” he said.

Contact Vince Lattanzio at 610.668.5532, vince.lattanzio@nbcuni.com or follow @VinceLattanzio on Twitter and Facebook.

Photo Credit: Quan Ta]]>
<![CDATA[NFL Launches YouTube Channel]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:48:04 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/77248493.jpg

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?

They'll be available, legally, straight from the source.

The NFL has protected its video as fiercely as any league, pushing most users to its website or to its broadcast partners.

On Monday, the league and YouTube announced a partnership between two of the most powerful brands in the marketplace, creating an official NFL channel on the video website. Clips will also be directly viewable through simple Google searches.

Content posted daily to the portal by the league will include game previews, in-game highlights, post-game recaps and clips featuring news, analysis, fantasy football advice and other original programming from NFL Network and NFL.com. Highlight packages from the current postseason were already viewable Sunday, and plenty of Super Bowl programming was scheduled to appear throughout the week and after the game.

Game highlights and other content will also be available through Google's search engine, which will display official NFL videos along with related news and information in a box at the top of the page. Kickoff times and broadcast information for every NFL game will be prominently displayed.

Google acquired YouTube in 2006. The tandem previously formed partnerships with the other three major American sports leagues, MLB, the NBA and the NHL. Google has been trying to mine more revenue from YouTube, which is positioned for further growth as consumers continue to shift toward online and mobile viewing and away from live television.

"We continue to see an insatiable appetite for digital video content, and this partnership further expands fans' ability to discover and access NFL content throughout the year," Hans Schroeder, the NFL's senior vice president of media strategy, business development and sales, said in a statement distributed by the league.

Previously, the NFL videos that popped up in a YouTube search weren't sanctioned. The NFL, like many other entities and organizations, has used a YouTube tool called "Content ID" to be able to block unlicensed videos.

Football fans still flocked to the site, of course. Maybe they pulled up one of those "Bad Lip Reading" montages of silly voice-overs accompanying game clips. Or in the hunt for that favorite highlight — "Odell Beckham Jr. one-handed catch," for instance — they found a bunch of shaky camera-phone videos that some New York Giants fan took of the TV screen.

Now those searches will be more fruitful.

The billion-dollar question, then, is whether this partnership will pave the way for eventual live streaming of games through the YouTube site rather than over the air or on cable. Probably not anytime soon, though. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said "the focus is on non-live highlights." He added that "the agreement will provide tremendous exposure for our broadcast partners."

YouTube spokesman Matt McLernon, pointing to the site's past streaming of live Olympic events, said the opportunity is there and the technology is waiting if the league were to decide to do so.

"We would welcome it with open arms if the NFL or any other league" wanted to show live games on the site, McLernon said.

Terms of the deal were not provided. But it's a safe bet that it's worth a lot of money.

The league, citing Nielsen data, said the 2014 regular season reached 202.3 million unique viewers, representing 80 percent of all television homes and 68 percent of potential viewers in the U.S., and NFL games accounted for the entire top 20 and 45 of the top 50 most-watched television shows last fall.

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<![CDATA[123456 - Is Your Password Easy to Hack?]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:11:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fingers_Keyboard_Generic_Internet_Safety_02.jpg Cyber-security provider "Splash-Data" released its list of the 25 worst passwords to use.]]> <![CDATA[Police Cameras Come to Jersey Shore Towns]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:09:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009258822_1200x675_385542211559.jpg Police officers in Middle and Lower Township, New Jersey have begun wearing body cameras.]]> <![CDATA[8 Teens to be Charged in School Sexting Scandal ]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:20:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_sexting_batavia.jpg

Eight students will soon face charges in a sexting scandal that has rocked a Bucks County high school, officials confirmed to NBC10 Thursday night.

The pending charges against the Neshaminy High School students were confirmed following the completion of a nearly 3-month long investigation into sexting claims by Middletown Township Police.

The sexual texts were first reported to school officials by students who saw the inappropriate photos on classmates' phones in the school, said district spokesman Chris Stanley in a statement released on Oct. 31, 2014.

The sexting scandal involved a large number of students across the student body, according to the district.

The district didn’t reveal any details about the shared messages outside of saying they were sexual in nature. It wasn’t clear where the photos originated, according to Stanley.

School officials alerted parents of the sexts and said individual students would be disciplined on a case-by-case basis.

Following the initial sexting reports, Principal Dr. Rob McGee posted a message to the school’s website asking parents to check their children’s phones for the Yik Yak app and giving instruction on how to see what their children posted.

Police are not releasing the names of the students who will face charges.

<![CDATA[Apple Promotes MLK Day Volunteerism]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:06:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/8-22-2013-MLK-on-MEET-THE-PRESS.jpg

Apple is defending its policy on Martin Luther King Day, which will be observed nationally on Monday Jan. 19, after a Silicon Valley media blog called out the company for not making it a paid holiday.

The suggestion is that Apple is making a misstep, especially as tech companies are striving for greater diversity.

NBC Bay Area reached out to Apple, which confirms, while Monday is not a paid holiday, the company has encouraged employees to volunteer as a way to honor Dr. King. In turn, Apple, through its matching gifts program, is contributing $50 for every employee hour worked.

MLK Day is a federal holiday, which means government workers will have the day off.

In its article, Valleywag notes Bay Area-based companies such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo all give employees the holiday off.

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<![CDATA[Sony Set to Release New High Quality Sound Walkman]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ZX2_close_up.jpg

Is the Walkman back?

Sony has unveiled a new Walkman that it says will deliver a "pure sound quality for a more authentic, emotionally involving musical experience." But that experience will cost you.

The new ZX2 Walkman, revealed at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, will provide an "unparalleled listening experience" at a price of $1,119.99.

How will the device deliver such a high quality sound? The new walkman has an S-Master HX processor that enables it to carry songs in “high resolution,” meaning each song will be around 150MB, according to Time.

Most CD’s and MP3 players carry compressed versions of songs that are a fraction of that size.

The larger size will allow songs to have more detail, and consequently the device will provide “a more authentic, emotionally involving musical experience,” Sony said in a statement.

The Android-powered device also features a 4-inch touchscreen and a battery life of up to 60 hours.

It will also be able to reach apps through Google Play, though it isn’t meant to be a competitor of smartphones, according to Business Time.

The first Walkman, a portable cassette player, went on sale on July 1, 1979, and went on to become a defining product for Sony in the pre-Apple iPod and smartphone era. Other Walkman-branded players were later created for CDs, the Mini-Disc and MP3s.

More recently, an '80s-era Walkman was prominently featured in the blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy."

Sony's new Walkman ZX2 is set to hit the markets this spring, Time reported. 

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<![CDATA[All About That Bass: Music at CES]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 02:43:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/IMG_2038_speaker.JPG

"Hey, Mrs. Carter."

Whoever it is that calls out to Beyonce in the song has never sounded better.

And neither has a ton of bass.

I'm listening to the newest speaker from the French company Devialet, and it's a revelation. In a CES that will no doubt be dominated by drones, and droning on, it's a pleasure to have just a little time alone with some terrific sounding music.

"Billie Jean," for example, is a song I've heard 435,000 times. It's a classic. But today I heard parts of it I never knew existed. Something about a high-end speaker from a company that builds them, and sells them for more than $20,000 a piece.

Devialet chose CES to bring its system to the masses. Well, the well-heeled masses. The "Phantom" is still going to about $2,000. Much less than the high-end model, but it's really made for audiophiles who want a stylish speaker to go with their pumping Bass. (Although, to be fair, it's not just the stuff I listen to that sounds great. Segueing into "The Girl From Ipanema" proves that quiet, smooth music can be improved with a quality system, too).

Devialet boasts dozens of patents to bring you the music. The speaker actually moves as the sound changes, thanks to air being pushed inside. It's cool to watch. But away from the technology, they say music is really about what you feel. Quentin Bernard, Devialet Product Manager, says "by bringing the product to a larger market, people will be able to rediscover the emotion of music. This is our goal."

It's a good goal, and the speaker sounds great. It's wifi-enabled, so you can stream your iTunes playlist, or your Spotify. Buy a few of them, and you can wirelessly listen to movies in your home theatre.

And if you can afford it, my advice is: Crank it up. Even fancy speakers are made to blast your "Yonce.

Scott Budman will be cruising CES. Get his updates by following him on Twitter: @scottbudman

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<![CDATA[New Privacy Law Protects Against Cyber Crime]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00:05:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/computer-keyboard-generic-0.jpg With a new year comes a brand new law designed to protect people from becoming the victims of cyber crime and it's now on the books in Delaware. NBC10's Tim Furlong reports.]]> <![CDATA[Odd Google Searches That Trended in 2014]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:21:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453920462.jpg

Google has released its 2014 list of its most common search requests. Many popular searches weren't surprising, like The World Cup, Robin Williams, and Disney's “Frozen.”

However, the search engine also revealed other searches that were also, somehow, popular this past year. People of the web turned to Google for odd info about dogs, beauty, diets, memes, fashion and famous selfies.

Take a look at searches that also trended in 2014: 

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<![CDATA[Tech Business Brings Jobs to Region]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:08:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009101546_1200x675_378574403793.jpg Software company Adminovate, Inc. is moving to Philadelphia and will be hiring for dozens of positions.]]> <![CDATA[Man Uses Exoskeleton to Walk]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:06:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bionic-Legs.jpg

A Long Island man enjoyed his first walk on a Manhattan sidewalk in nearly five years with the help of a biometric exoskeleton.

Tom Ball, of Farmingdale, took a short walk on 38th Street earlier this month with the help of a motorized exoskeleton being tested by New York University’s Langone Medical Center. The prosthetic is still in the testing phases, but Ball said he hopes that one day the device will allow him to walk his daughter down the aisle -- a dream he thought he would have to give up when he was paralyzed in a work accident in 2009.

“I hope I can walk my daughter down the aisle when she gets married,” he said. “And that's what I want to do.”

Ball, a third-generation iron worker whose grandfather was featured in a famous photograph atop the then-under construction RCA Building (now named the GE Building) in 1932, was paralyzed in 2009 while working on a project in the Bronx. He said he was pulling a steel beam when another fell, severing his spine and paralyzing him at the waist. 

“I knew there was something wrong because I didn't feel anything,” he said.

Doctors told Ball he’d never walk again after the accident. He put on a rubber bracelet that reads “Never give up” two days after he was hospitalized, and worked hard to maintain his old routine, going to the gym daily, playing basketball and staying active -- even riding waves on a modified surf board.

"You can give yourself 10 minutes of self-pity in the morning, then I just get up and get my day going," he said.

Still, he said, it’s the mundane things he used to do every day that he misses the most.

“I can't mow the lawn, I can't take care of the pool, I can't be the handyman,” he said. “I gotta rely on my wife and kids to do everything.”

Recently, Ball joined a medical trial for the exoskeleton, which is called the Indego. The device, which is motorized and partially encases a user's legs in metal support beams, allows Ball to stand up straight. If he leans forward just a bit, the prosthetic begins to take steps for him. 

"What else do I have to lose? Let me give it a shot," Ball said, remembering his decision to volunteer for the trial.

Ball said that when he began the trial, he could only walk about 13 steps. But after months of practice, he can take thousands. And on Dec. 11, he did something he hasn’t done since before the accident -- he took a walk on the busy streets of New York City.

NYU officials say that the device hasn’t been approved by the FDA yet, and it’s not clear if or when it will be available to the public. But, for at least this holiday, it gives Ball some hope that he can give his daughter away at her wedding.

“I have a good shot at doing it,” he said. “A real good shot.”

<![CDATA[Research Shows Smartphones Increase Brain Activity]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:06:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEBSEPTAThefts_6394940_722x406_2210377729.jpg Swiss researchers found that people who use smartphones on a daily basis have increased brain activity in a certain part of the brain compared with regular cellphone users and they also found that the smartphone device is reshaping the way the thumb and brain work together.]]> <![CDATA[Xmas Drones: FAA Gives "Stay Off the Naughty List" Rules]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:45:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/f0b3131c0e5846229ae4fd6798c0cdef.jpg

The holiday season usually meant toys or winter clothing, but for many it's now about the newest technology. While that could mean 3D printers or iPhones, the latest trend is unmanned aircraft or drones, including ones that can fit in the palm of someone's hand.

Because of this, the Federal Aviation Administration has apparently released a video giving users its"best practices"  and guidance for the gadgets, including staying "off the naughty list" by flying under 400 feet and away from people and stadiums. Other gems include not flying a drone more than 55 pounds, which is the weight of "Ralph, the world's largest bunny rabbit," the narrator says. It's true.

Strangely, the video doesn't talk about the ethics of spying on neighbors or other people with drones and tiny cameras, so maybe that's a discussion adults will hopefully have with their children as well as with their friends and neighbors.

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<![CDATA[Experts: WWIII Looks Like Sony Hack]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/N6P-SONY-KOREA-HACK-PKG---03282609.jpg

The term “cyber warfare” has been thrown around for years, with security experts wondering what the effects of a damaging cyber attack might look like. Now we know: a Hollywood studio left paralyzed, and the center of the tech world is wondering what's next.

As the billboards advertising Sony Pictures' "The Interview" were pulled down in Hollywood on Thursday, concerns about cyber terrorism shot up in Silicon Valley.

"World War III looks like this,” said Michelle Dennedy, Intel Security's chief privacy officer. She said technology is the new battlefield, and our gadgets are all potential targets.

"This is the wave of the future,” Dennedy said. “Bank robbers robbed banks because that's where the money was. Data is currency. Hackers are going for it because it's valuable."

What happened at Sony should, according to cyber security experts, be a warning to us all.

"This is the first time we've seen it at this scale,” said Truman National Security Project’s Mike McNerney.

The goal of hackers is not just disruption, it's fear, McNerney said. "This is different. The way they were able to combine this online attack that got them the attention they wanted, and then mix this with threat of physical violence, it's something we really haven't seen before."

But it’s likely something we'll see again, as hackers try to invade banks, retailers, anything with an easy to open virtual door.

"I think everyone needs to be worried about this," McNerney said, “whether it's an organization, government entity, or an individual.”

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