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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...

Hackers Discover How To Steal Fingerprints From Android Phones

08/05/2015, Fingerprints are touted as the new security system on smartphones. This doesn’t come as a surprise since it would be impossible to “guess” a fingerprint as opposed to figuring out a passcode. However it turns out that even our fingerprints might not...

Hackers Exploit Flash Vulnerability Found In Yahoo Ads

08/04/2015, Back in July we reported that a Flash zero-day vulnerability had been discovered. In fact had it not been for the hack on hacking group Hacking Team, there is a good chance the vulnerability might have gone on undiscovered for goodness knows how long....

Hack Turns Square Reader Into A Credit Card Skimmer

08/03/2015,   One of the advantages to the Square Reader is that it turns devices into mobile payment stations, where you can swipe a credit card on the device and have it charge you like you would have expected from a regular credit card machine. However it...

Hackers In Philly Offer To Rebuild The hitchBOT

08/03/2015, Earlier we heard rather unfortunate news, which is that the Canadian built hitchBOT despite lasting for months and making its way across Canada and parts of Europe met its demise two weeks in its trip to the US, where a vandal in Philadelphia basically...

Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Can Infect Macs

08/03/2015, Some of you guys might recall that a couple of months ago, an exploit nicknamed Thunderstrike was discovered for Mac computers, where basically it could allow hackers to modify the firmware of a Mac computer. Further proving the vulnerability and bringing...

FDA Issues Warnings To Hospitals Over Hackable Drug Infusion Pumps

07/31/2015, Say your computer got hacked and you lose your files in the process. Sure, it sucks, but it’s not necessarily the end of the world. However imagine if you are hooked up to hospital equipment that’s in charge of pumping drugs into your system, or maybe...

Russian Hackers Cover Their Tracks With Twitter

07/29/2015, Can social media be turned into an alibi for a weapon? The answer would be maybe, or perhaps even an outright “Yes” if you were to take what had just happened into consideration. Basically, hackers from Russia have managed to find a method in...

Steam Had A Brief Security Lapse Over The Weekend

07/26/2015, If you do not have Steam Guard installed and protecting your Steam account, you should probably go ahead and do that now. It seems that according to several reports over the weekend, there have been some users who claimed that their Steam accounts have...

Hackers Successfully Hack A Jeep Cherokee Remotely

07/22/2015, Internet connected cars sounds like a great idea and something to look forward to in the future, but is it really all that great? After all having it connected also means that it can be hacked, and recently two computer security researchers decided to...

Drones Envisioned To Be Able To Remotely Deliver Spyware

07/20/2015, Considering how powerful and dangerous some drones are, especially those that can carry and fire missiles, we’re sure militaries around the world have considered the possibility that these drones could be hacked, infected with some kind of spyware, and...

Epic Games Forums Hacked, Users Advised To Change Their Passwords

07/15/2015, Now if you have played any of Epic Games’ games, like Infinity Blade, Unreal Tournament, Gears of War, and so on, and have participated in discussions on the developer’s forums, you might want to change your forum password. It seems the the forums...