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NYC’s Internet Kiosks ‘Hacked’ To Play Ice Cream Truck Music

07/03/2018, Over the years we’ve come to associate sounds with all kinds of events, for example even non-iPhone users can tell it’s an iPhone based on alert sound when a text message arrives or when the phone is ringing. The same can be said for music played from...

Overwatch Hacker Given Suspended Prison Sentence

06/27/2018, While cheaters are almost always to be expected when it comes to games, sometimes cheats get a bit too far to the point where legal action has to be taken. Such is the case over in South Korea where an Overwatch hacker has been handed a suspended prison...

Firefox, 1Password Will Let Users Know If They’ve Been Breached

06/26/2018, Despite the advancements made in cybersecurity, we are still hearing reports of system breaches more often than we’d like. Given how reliant we’ve become on online services, there is a good chance that eventually a service that you use will get...


Apple Refutes Claims That iOS Is Vulnerable To Brute Force Hacks

06/24/2018, For those unfamiliar with hacking terms, brute force attacks are basically as its name implies, an attack that focuses purely on “force” where in hopes that the system will eventually give way after numerous hacking attempts. This usually happens in...

Researchers Find That Cortana Can Be Used To Hack Windows 10 PCs

06/13/2018, Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant that they have bundled with its Windows operating system. It is designed to help users accomplish various tasks, although it also seems to suffer from a bug that could allow hackers to actually use Cortana to...

Researchers Create Wireless Transmitter That Could Thwart Hackers

06/08/2018, It is often said that you probably should not connect to a public WiFi network if you’re looking to conduct sensitive transactions, such as transferring money or viewing confidential documents. This is because due to the openness of public WiFi, there...

Steam’s Desktop Client Had A Bug That Existed For 10 Years

06/01/2018, During the software development process, depending on the way the software has been coded, it can leave itself open to exploits by hackers who are familiar with the coding process and know how to take advantage of the system’s weakness. No software is...

Netgear Advising Arlo Customers To Change Their Passwords

05/28/2018, Home security devices like security cameras are meant to keep our homes safe, but who’s going to keep the cameras safe? The onus falls onto the company behind those devices, and unfortunately for those who are using Netgear’s Arlo security systems, it...

Nintendo Reportedly Banning Players Who Hacked Their Switches

05/22/2018, Consoles these days are harder to hack than before, although in recent times we have been hearing reports of users who have successfully hacked their Nintendo Switch console. However if hacking your Switch is something you might be interested in, you...

High School Student Phishes Teachers To Change Grades

05/13/2018, There is no doubt that taking exams can be stressful, especially if you need a good grade whether it be to get into the school of your choice, or to prevent yourself from being kicked out, and so on. However what lengths would you go to get a good grade?...

Malicious Siri Commands Can Be Hidden In Songs

05/10/2018, It is obvious that there is a clear advantage of having devices that are always listening for voice commands because it means you can access it from a distances and not fiddle with buttons. It is more definitely more efficient. However there is also a...

World Of Warcraft DDoS Hacker Sentenced To Jail

05/09/2018, The problem with games that are based online is that they’re subject to hacks such as DDoS. Unfortunately in Blizzard’s case, several years ago their MMORPG World of Warcraft was subject to such a hack, although the good news is that it appears that...