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Hackers Working To Bring More Doom Games Onto The Nintendo Switch

02/25/2018, We know that there were some gamers who were surprised (in a good way, we hope) when DOOM was brought onto the Nintendo Switch. However for those hoping to see older Doom titles arrive for the Switch, it seems that hackers are hard at work trying to get...

Tinder Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Accounts With Phone Number

02/21/2018, It was just last month that it was discovered that dating app Tinder had a security flaw that lets strangers see your photos and matches. Now according to a report from Appsecure (via The Verge), a new flaw has been discovered that looks like it would...

Nintendo Switch Hacked To Run Linux

02/20/2018, We’re sure that hackers and modders are pretty curious about how hackable the Nintendo Switch is. There are many reasons for this, such as piracy, or the ability to run mods on the system, or just for fun. Recently it looks like hackers were successful...


Skype Bug Could Allow Attackers To Gain System-Level Access

02/13/2018, Microsoft’s Skype app has been around for the longest time ever, but it seems that Microsoft could soon be forced to rewrite the app from scratch, thanks to a recently discovered bug which if exploited, could allow an attacker to gain system-level...

Samsung, Roku Smart TVs Found To Be Vulnerable To Hacking

02/07/2018, Back in the day, our TVs were simply displays that showed movies, the news, TV series, documentaries, and more from television broadcast stations. Nowadays our TVs have gotten smarter, allowing us to download apps, surf the web, play games, watch internet...

New Netflix Phishing Email Scams Are Making Their Rounds

02/02/2018, These days the spam filters in email services are getting much better where usually you can more or less rest assured knowing that you are safe. However from time to time, some do slip through the cracks, and some are especially convincing due to the...

ATM ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Have Found Their Way To The US

01/29/2018, In TV shows and movies, sometimes you see how ATMs can be hacked where it just spits out all the money in its reserve. This is actually a real-life hack known as “jackpotting” and is prevalent in regions like Europe and Asia, and now it seems that it...

$530M NEM Stolen Following Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack

01/26/2018, Just like real-life cash, cryptocurrency can be stolen as well. In fact last year $30 million worth of cryptocurrency had been stolen, which is a lot of money, but we reckon it pales in comparison to the latest theft. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange...

Blizzard’s Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit

01/23/2018, Given that pretty much all games these days seem to require an always-on internet connection, which also means that gamers might be more susceptible to hacks. That could have been the case for gamers who enjoy Blizzard’s games because according to...

Intel Says Spectre & Meltdown Exploits Extend To Newer Chips As Well

01/18/2018, A couple of weeks ago, security exploits known as Spectre and Meltdown were revealed and it is a particularly nasty exploit. This is due to the fact that the exploits affect a variety of chips from a variety of makers, covering a bunch of devices ranging...

Wi-Fi Alliance Announces New, More Secure WPA3 Standard

01/08/2018, It has often been suggested by those in the cyber security business that hooking onto a public WiFi network is probably not the best idea, especially if you’re planning on performing actions such as internet banking, or transferring sensitive...

Starbucks’ WiFi Hijacked Laptops To Mine Cryptocurrency

12/12/2017, Public WiFi is great if you’re in a foreign country and have no access to the internet, or if you’re out and don’t want to tether your phone to your laptop. Unfortunately public WiFi does carry certain risks, such as being hacked or having your data...