News tagged ‘hack’

Thursday, 22 May 2014

PSA: eBay Database Compromised, All Users Requested to Change Passwords

PSA: eBay Database Compromised, All Users Requested to Change Passwords

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

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

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

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

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

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

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

Internet-enabled Smart TVs at Risk of Hack Attacks

Internet-enabled Smart TVs at Risk of Hack Attacks

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

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

Man Hacks Siri To Voice Control His House

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

LCD Hack Turns It into a Privacy Monitor

LCD Hack Turns It into a Privacy Monitor

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 Hacked

MySQL Website Hacked

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 Pictures Servers Hacked?

Sony Pictures Servers Hacked?

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.

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