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Instagram API Bug Allowed Hackers Access To Personal Information

08/31/2017, If you have been following celebrity news, you might have heard that singer Selena Gomez’s Instagram was hacked and where nude photos of her ex Justin Bieber were posted online. Instagram has since confirmed the hack and has also acknowledged that it...

FBI Reportedly Advising Companies To Ditch Kaspersky Apps

08/21/2017, When it comes to security apps for the computer, there are various software suites out there that you can use, and Kaspersky is one of them. However in a report from CyberScoop, it seems that the FBI is advising companies in the private sector to ditch...

Smartphone Replacement Displays Could Let Hackers Into Your Phone

08/21/2017, There are various reasons why it’s a good idea to go for official repairs. For example official repairs tend to use official parts, meaning that they’re more or less guaranteed to work. They also come with official warranty so in the event that...

HBO’s Twitter Accounts Have Been Hacked

08/17/2017, HBO is definitely not having a very good couple of weeks, what with one of their distributors purposely leaking a Game of Thrones episode, and not too long ago it was discovered that the company’s servers had been hacked in which hackers were...

HBO Hackers Are Demanding Millions In Bitcoin

08/08/2017, As you might have heard, HBO was recently hacked and with the hack, quite a ton of data was stolen in the process. To prove that the hack was successful, the hackers then released quite a bit of material, one of which was a Game of Thrones script. However...

US Army To Cease The Use Of DJI Drones

08/06/2017, When you think of drones, there’s a good chance that you might think of DJI, and rightfully so considering that the company does make a good many drones for both consumer and commercial purposes. It has also even been used by the US Army, or at least it...

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

08/06/2017, Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a...

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...