News tagged ‘hack’
Thursday, 22 May 2014
Popular online auction and sales site eBay has just announced that one of its database has been compromised in a cyberattack, and urged all users to change their passwords.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
The fingerprint scanner security feature of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone can be bypassed with a spoofing hack. The hack was demonstrated by researchers from Germany-based Security Research Labs.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014
Security firm Splashdata just unveiled its annual list of the 25 most commonly used passwords. If you are setting a new password, make sure it is not from this list.
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.
Monday, 23 Apr 2012
Researchers fiddling around with their Internet-enabled Smart TVs have found out that these devices may be susceptible to denial-of-service attacks.
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011
Marcus Schappi, an Australian software developer, has revealed how he used a few relatively inexpensive components to hack the iPhone 4S voice recognition app Siri, enabling him to use voice commands to turn his house lights on and off and open web pages on his computer.
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011
Simple hack turns LCD panel into a privacy monitor, where only the wearer of polarized glasses gets to see what's onscreen.
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011
MySQL website has been commandeered by hackers and utilizing the site may put your machine at risk of getting infected with malware.
Friday, 3 Jun 2011
Sony reportedly suffered another hack attack yesterday. This time, a group of hackers claims to have accessed the SonyPictures.com servers and compromised personal data belonging to one million customers, which the group said it then posted in a file on its website.