• News tagged "hack"

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.

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015

New root exploit in OS X proves nobody is safe

New root exploit in OS X proves nobody is safe

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.

Friday, 14 Aug 2015

Stagefright continues to spread fear on Android devices

Stagefright continues to spread fear on Android devices

When news broke of the Stagefright exploit for Android late last month, it got everybody riled up. A few days after the news broke, Google issued patches meant to fix the issues. Case closed, right? No more Stagefright? Not really.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? Beware, because the company's ad network has been used by hackers to send malicious code to computers that have visited Yahoo's portal since July 28.

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