• News tagged "hacking"

Sunday, 25 Sep 2016

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

If you've a Yahoo account, you need to change your password...like right now.

Friday, 12 Aug 2016

Over 100 million Volkswagen cars believed to be vulnerable to wireless car hack

Over 100 million Volkswagen cars believed to be vulnerable to wireless car hack

A team of researchers have found a wireless hack that could put as many as over 100 million Volkswagen vehicles at risk.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

Here are the top 25 worst passwords for 2015. Is yours on the list?

Here are the top 25 worst passwords for 2015. Is yours on the list?

SplashData just unveiled its list of the Internet's worst passwords for 2015 and it shows that people still use terrible passwords. Hit the link to find out more which passwords make to the list!

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Intel gets tough on automotive security

Intel gets tough on automotive security

Intel has established the Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB) in an attempt to mitigate the cybersecurity risks of connected vehicles. Read on for more details about the ASRB!

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Researchers wirelessly cut a Corvette's brakes using an insurance dongle

Security researchers have demonstrated how it is possible to wirelessly hack vehicles via a common dongle provided by insurance companies.

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.

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