• News tagged "hack"

Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016

This 3D-printed casing enables Android OS on an iPhone

This 3D-printed casing enables Android OS on an iPhone

Nick Lee, developer and CTO of Tendigi, managed to build a full-fledged copy of Android Marshmallow and have it run on an iPhone, with the help of his own 3D-printed phone case.

Friday, 20 May 2016

PSA: 117 million LinkedIn emails and passwords leaked online

PSA: 117 million LinkedIn emails and passwords leaked online

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

10-year-old wins US$10,000 for hacking Instagram

10-year-old wins US$10,000 for hacking Instagram

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

PSA: If you are a Spotify user, do consider changing your password

PSA: If you are a Spotify user, do consider changing your password

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

FBI unlocks terrorist's iPhone without Apple's help

FBI unlocks terrorist's iPhone without Apple's help

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

Spotify accounts compromised - are you affected?

Spotify accounts compromised - are you affected?

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

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

Circle with Disney lets you spy on your kids' internet habits

Circle with Disney lets you spy on your kids' internet habits

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 1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to Stagefright 2.0

More than 1.4 billion Android devices vulnerable to Stagefright 2.0

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

Ashley Madison hackers releases personal particulars of site members

Ashley Madison hackers releases personal particulars of site members

Hackers leaked 10GB worth of personal particulars from Ashley Madison's database as the site failed to comply with hacker demands.

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