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University Student Faces Up To 10 Years In Jail For Selling Malware

08/28/2015, As if the creation of malware wasn’t bad enough, it seems that a student from Carnegie Mellon University, a 20-year by the name of Morgan C. Culbertson, decided that he would profit from the creation of malware by selling it to other people. Culbertson...

Researcher: Ashley Madison Hacker Found!

08/27/2015, The Ashley Madison hack certainly raised more than just suspicious eyebrows, but I am quite sure that it also wrecked a handful of marriages along the way, taking into account how this site encouraged married people to sign up in order to have an affair,...

Samsung’s Smart Fridge Might Have A Security Flaw

08/25/2015, A fridge is meant to keep food cold and fresh, but as technology advances and the more connected we get, so do our regular household items which might expand why smart fridges that can connect to the internet exists. However with all things that can be...

Ashley Madison Blackmails Have Already Begun

08/21/2015, This week alone, the team behind the Ashley Madison hack have posted what can only be described as a treasure trove of information online, with the first batch weighing in under 10GB and the next batch around 20GB worth of data. In fact there is even a...

Additional Ashley Madison Data Leaked

08/20/2015, It looks like things are getting from bad to worse for some cheaters where the Ashley Madison hack is involved, as apart from sensitive data within being released and made searchable, it looks like the same group who did the hacking has spiced things up...

Ashley Madison Hacked Data Is Now Searchable

08/19/2015, As you might have heard, the team behind the Ashley Madison hack made good on their promise and has uploaded all the stolen data onto the dark web. Now for those who are curious about who is on Ashley Madison, and want to check to see if their partner...

Hacked Ashley Madison Data Posted On The Dark Web

08/18/2015, Last month online dating website Ashley Madison was hacked. The hackers stole the data and threatened to release it online if their demands weren’t met. Unsurprisingly the demands were a bit high which basically asked the website and its affiliated...

Amazon’s Dash Buttons Hacked To Do More Than Just Buy Things

08/17/2015, Earlier this year Amazon introduced the Dash buttons. Basically these are buttons that when pressed, will order whatever item is labeled on the button, meaning that you’ll save yourself a trip to the computer or to the store. At the time of announcement...

OwnStar Hack Modified To Hack BMW And Mercedes-Benz

08/17/2015, A couple of weeks ago, security researcher Samy Kamkar unveiled a creation of his own called OwnStar. This is basically a device that allows hackers to hack smart vehicles and it was demonstrated on GM’s vehicles. This seemed to suggest that only GM’s...

$30 Gadget Will Open Up Pretty Much Any Keyless Car Or Garage

08/10/2015, Most of us take the wireless remote controls of our cars and garage doors for granted. It’s not so much for security but rather for convenience of being able to open the door while still a couple of feet/meters away. However it turns out that might not...

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Chrysler Over Jeep Remote Hack

08/07/2015, Some of you might recall that last month, hackers demonstrated how a Jeep Cherokee by Chrysler could be hacked, thus allowing the hackers to remotely commandeer the vehicle, which safe to say is quite a nightmare situation not only for the carmaker, but...

Russia Reportedly Hacked The Pentagon’s Computers

08/07/2015, The US and Russia post-Cold War have been what can only be described as uneasy allies, however it looks like behind the scenes, both sides are apparently not letting up against each other. In fact according to a report from NBC, it would seem that Russia...