- News tagged "hack"
Friday, 20 May 2016
A LinkedIn hack from 2012 continues to cause problems for the company. Yesterday, LinkedIn confirmed that another data set from the hack, which contains 117 million LinkedIn members’ emails and passwords, is now being sold online.
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
A 10-year-old Finnish boy named Jani has scored himself US$10,000 for discovering a way to delete other users' comments from Instagram's servers. Jani claimed the security flaw he discovered could even allow him to delete Justin Bieber's Instagram comments and captions.
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016
Spotify users might want to consider changing their passwords. Though there isn’t official word of any security breaches from the company, it’s better to err on the side of caution. More details after the jump.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016
The US Department of Justice, with the help of an unnamed third party, has successfully unlocked and accessed data on a iPhone 5C used by a terrorist in the San Bernadino attacks in December 2015. As such, the FBI said that it no longer needs Apple's assistance.
Sunday, 21 Feb 2016
Popular music streaming service Spotify has been a new target lately as account details have surfaced again on Pastebin, some of which are Spotify Premium accounts. Would these incidents undermine Spotify's credibility? And more importantly, how can you check if you've been affected? Read on.
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015
If you're a parent who is finding it hard to keep an eye on your kids while they're online, here's something that should prove incredibly useful.
Saturday, 3 Oct 2015
More than two months after it was first reported, StageFright strikes back with a new vulnerability that allows Android devices to be hacked after previewing a malicious MP3 or MP4 file on a website.
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015
Hackers leaked 10GB worth of personal particulars from Ashley Madison's database as the site failed to comply with hacker demands.
Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015
With Android users suffering from the effects of Stagefright, OS X users can also now join in the paranoia with the revelation of the 'tpwn' exploit that gives intruders root level access.