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A Casino’s Smart Fish Tank Left Them Vulnerable To Hackers

07/23/2017, These days we are starting to see how just about anything can be made “smart” just by making it connected to the internet. However it seems that in our eagerness to make everything smart, security might have been compromised, which is what one casino...

Old MySpace Accounts Are Apparently Easy To Steal

07/18/2017, These days Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are pretty much the default social media, and we expect that given how big these platforms are, it will be a while before we see them dethroned. However back in the day, MySpace was the king, or at least it was...

Millions Of Verizon Customer Records Have Been Accidentally Exposed

07/12/2017, Customer information is confidential because it contains home addresses, emails, phone numbers, and in some cases even payment information like credit card details. This is why it is usually a pretty big deal whenever customer information is stolen and...

WannaCry Ransomware Forces Honda To Shut Down One Of Its Plants

06/21/2017, Back in May it was reported that there was a particularly nasty piece of ransomware called “WannaCry” that was making its rounds globally. It was pretty big news for a while but things eventually subsided, although to say that the malware has been...

Hovering On A Hyperlink Could Cause Malware Infection

06/13/2017, There are many ways to get infected by malware, but one of the ways that people end up doing it to themselves is by clicking links that they are not familiar with, whether it be sent in an email or an instant message from a friend. However it seems that...

GameStop Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

06/09/2017, If you’re someone who shops frequently at GameStop or who might have shopped there recently, it might be time to start paying attention to your credit card statements. In a report from Kotaku, they and several readers have received emails from GameStop...

Zomato Hack Sees 17 Million User Data Records Stolen

05/18/2017, You would think that with more modern technology and security protocols that hacking in this day and age would be harder than it was back in the day. Unfortunately if the spate of hacks we’ve been hearing about over the past few years is any indication,...

A Disney Movie Is Reportedly Being Held Hostage By Hackers

05/15/2017, The other day it was reported that hackers had managed to get their hands on a bunch of Netflix shows and threatened to leak them if a ransom was not paid. Unfortunately it seems that now Disney is experiencing a similar problem as the company’s CEO Bob...

Convincing Google Docs Phishing Scam Is Making Its Rounds

05/03/2017, If you’ve recently received a Google Docs email from a contact that you know, you might want to clarify with them if they really sent it to you. This is because according to reports, a number of users have been receiving such emails but in reality,...

Over 1,000 InterContinental Hotels Hit By Data Breach

04/20/2017, In recent times we’ve noticed a rather disturbing trend of big name hotels and retailers being hit with data breaches, where customer information like names, emails, home addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases even credit card information have been...

Smart TV Hack Uses Broadcast Signal To Hijack Your Device

04/02/2017, Smart TVs are great as it does much more than conventional TVs, but unfortunately security on smart TVs are admittedly lacking which means that if companies aren’t paying attention, they’re basically selling devices that are open to hackers. In fact...

‘iCloud Hack’ Phone Call Scams Are Making Their Rounds

03/30/2017, Recently a group of hackers calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family have announced that they have the login credentials to millions of Apple accounts ranging from iCloud.com to Me.com, and that if Apple doesn’t pay the ransom by the 7th of April,...