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San Francisco’s Light-Rail System Was Hacked Over The Weekend

11/27/2016, If you are living in San Francisco and you take the light-rail system, you might have noticed that over the week, particularly on late Friday and Saturday, the systems were down and that MUNI riders were greeted with signage that read, “Out of...

Hijacked Headphones Can Be Used As Microphones To Spy On You

11/23/2016, You’ve probably come across a photo of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg sitting in front of a laptop with the webcam and microphone taped up. This is because there are hacks and exploits out there that could potentially hack into your webcam and...

Malicious Link Will Cause iOS Devices To Crash

11/22/2016, As much as some would love to claim, Apple’s iOS platform is exactly what you would call bulletproof against hacks and malware. Granted there aren’t as many malwares out there aimed at iOS devices, but in the past there have been quite a few major...

There’s A Fake Google.com Out There And You Should Be Careful

11/22/2016, Look at these two URLs: ɢoogle.com and Google.com, notice anything different? If you’re wondering why there seems to be something off about the first URL, it is because it uses a special character “ɢ” to mimic the “G” in Google.com, and this...

iOS Flaw Lets Anyone Access Your Photos Without A Passcode

11/18/2016, So you think that your iPhone is secure and safe from prying eyes because you have a passcode activated? Think again. According to a report from DigiWorthy, it seems that a new iOS flaw has been discovered that basically allows whoever the hacker is to...

This $5 Device Can Hack A Password-Protected Computer In Seconds

11/16/2016, Putting a password lock on your computer is a good idea if you want to keep people out from using it. It’s great against the layman and average user, but if those users were to somehow put together this $5 device created by Sam Kamkar, all the passwords...

AdultFriendFinder Reportedly Hacked, Exposes 412 Million Accounts

11/13/2016, If you are a user or if you have used the AdultFriendFinder service or any of the other services under the Friend Finder Network, you’ll want to double check your email passwords and maybe change it because according to the folks at LeakedSource (via...

India To Buy Cellebrite’s iPhone Hacking Technology

11/04/2016, You might recall that earlier this year after a bit of back and forth between Apple and the US government, another company had to be brought into unlock the iPhone that Apple had refused to. The company in question is Israel-based company Cellebrite who...

Researchers Use Drones To Hijack Smart Light Bulbs

11/03/2016, Smart light bulbs like those of the Philips Hue are pretty cool, right? They can change to different shades of colors at the touch of a button, turn on and off at different times of the day, or can be programmed to turn on or off when someone...

Microsoft To Patch Google’s Disclosed Windows Exploit Next Week

11/01/2016, Earlier today we reported that Google had publicly disclosed a vulnerability in Windows that Microsoft wasn’t too thrilled about. This is because the disclosure was made in 10 days since Google informed Microsoft about it, and usually the accepted...

Teen Arrested After Posting Link That Forced Phones To Dial 911

10/28/2016, In 2015, there were several instances in which one could accidentally make a call out to 911 without meaning to do so. For example asking Siri about the incident of 9/11 would have dialed out to 911 instead, or asking Siri to charge your iPhone to 100%...

Tiny Device Lets Hackers Hijack Drones And Send Them Crashing

10/28/2016, The idea behind drone registration is to add a level of responsibility and accountability to drone users. Basically if you screw up, it can be traced back to you. However it seems that it is possible that those looking to do bad things could hijack the...

iOS Devices Can Be Hacked By Opening A JPEG

10/25/2016, There’s this misconception that seems to suggest that iOS devices are impervious to hacks. Granted there are more cases in which Android devices have shown to be vulnerable to various attacks, but by no means does this mean that iOS is an impenetrable...