• News tagged "hackers"

Sunday, 8 May 2016

PSA: Huge data breach of millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts (Updated)

PSA: Huge data breach of millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts (Updated)

In what is one of the biggest data breaches in history, millions of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail accounts have been compromised with usernames and passwords currently being sold in the Russian criminal underworld. Yep, you should probably change your password.

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.

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.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

John McAfee claims his team of hackers can decrypt the iPhone in three weeks

John McAfee claims his team of hackers can decrypt the iPhone in three weeks

John McAfee, the founder of antivirus software McAfee, offered a deal to the FBI that his team of hackers can decrypt the information on the San Bernardino iPhone in three weeks without the need for Apple to put a backdoor. Hit the link to find out how he plans to do it.

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015

Hackers claim US$1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking an iPhone

Hackers claim US$1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking an iPhone

A team of hackers just claimed a US$1 million bounty for finding vulnerabilities in the latest version of iOS that enables attackers to remotely jailbreak an iPhone and install any app with full privileges.

Monday, 7 Sep 2015

15,000 people arrested as part of China's

15,000 people arrested as part of China's "Cleaning the Internet" program

Authorities in China have revealed that over 15,000 people have been arrested as part of the country's program to curb cybercrime.

Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

It would appear Uber has just hired itself some serious computing muscle.

Monday, 19 Jan 2015

They had it coming? Lizard Squad website hacked

They had it coming? Lizard Squad website hacked

Lizard Squad, the alleged hackers that took down Xbox Live and the Playstation Network over the Christmas holidays last year, have found themselves on the receiving end of a hack.

Monday, 29 Dec 2014

It's time to change your password again

It's time to change your password again

Hackers strike again, with more websites attacked and user data stolen. Check to see what sites are affected.

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon *Updated*

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon *Updated*

According to a statement by Apple, the company was attacked by hackers but said that no data was retrieved. The company will also issue a malware removal tool soon.

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