• News tagged "hacking"

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.

Steam accounts hacked, make sure yours is secure

Steam accounts hacked, make sure yours is secure

Tons of users have found that their accounts have been hacked and their passwords changed. If you're Steam gamer, you should check if your account's been compromised.

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015

USB Type-C comes with major security risks

USB Type-C comes with major security risks

USB Type-C has been dubbed as the port of the future, but because it is based on the open USB standard, it comes with some serious security problems.

Thursday, 5 Mar 2015

Lenovo to be investigated over using of Superfish software

Lenovo to be investigated over using of Superfish software

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office has just announced that it has launched an investigation into Lenovo's use of Superfish's software in their computers. The U.S. Government recently warned that Superfish's software leaves users vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Monday, 23 Feb 2015

The US already has a cyber superweapon

The US already has a cyber superweapon

For a technologically advanced nation, the US seems to be dragging its feet in creating effective cyber defenses. Now we know why.

Thursday, 22 Jan 2015

"123456" and "password" top list as worst passwords

Every year, SplashData releases its list of top 10 worst passwords. And unsurprisingly, "123456" and "password" continue to be popular amongst users.

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015

The US hacked North Korea first

The US hacked North Korea first

The Sony hacking story takes on yet another spin with a new US revelation.

Friday, 2 Jan 2015

Pandora's box opened: Xbox One SDK leaked

Pandora's box opened: Xbox One SDK leaked

The inevitable has happened. The Xbox One's SDK has been leaked.

Monday, 29 Dec 2014

After Sony and Microsoft, is Tor next?

After Sony and Microsoft, is Tor next?

After claiming responsibility for taking down both Sony’s Playstation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live, the R.I.U Lizard Squad’s latest Twitter post seems to suggest that their next target is Tor. More details within.

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.

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