• News tagged "hack"

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.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles after video shows a Jeep Cherokee being hacked

Chrysler has just announced that it is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles after two hackers show that they could remote control a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected entertainment system.

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015

Online cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, over 37 million users compromised

Online cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, over 37 million users compromised

Controversial online cheating website Ashley Madison has been hacked and the data of its 37 million or so users are potentially compromised.

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015

Your iOS 8 devices might not be as safe as you think

Your iOS 8 devices might not be as safe as you think

Devices on iOS 8 might not be as secure as you expect. The discovery of a new exploit means hackers can potentially render them useless with very little effort.

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Replace all your passwords with images using Passage

Replace all your passwords with images using Passage

Tired of remembering and resetting passwords? Passage is the app you might be looking for. It's not yet in its final form, but it could shape up to be an interesting contender for managing those pesky passwords.

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.

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