• News tagged "hacking"

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.

Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014

North Korea loses connection to the Internet, suspected to be under attack

North Korea loses connection to the Internet, suspected to be under attack

North Korea is not known for its blazing fast Internet connection, but after days of unstable Internet connection, the country appears to have lost all connection to the Internet.

Monday, 22 Dec 2014

Sony hasn't decided on where or how to stream and distribute The Interview

Sony hasn't decided on where or how to stream and distribute The Interview

Sony has indicated that it intends to distribute The Interview, even after it was at the center of a massive hack that left the company crippled and also its latest movies leaked.

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