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Home Depot Offers $19M Settlement Over 2014 Hacks

03/09/2016, Back in 2014, Home Depot was hacked in which more than 50 million credit cards on file were compromised. So far we haven’t really heard of any reports of credit cards going on rogue spending sprees since the hack, which we guess we’re thankful for,...

Valve (Finally) Apologizes For 2015’s Christmas Breach

03/04/2016, Last year for a very brief period of time, there seemed to be some kind of glitch in Valve’s Steam platform in which users could see the information of other users. The information did not reveal anything too sensitive, like credit card information or...

US Military Launches ‘Hack The Pentagon’ Program

03/03/2016, There are many companies out there who offer up various bounties if users are able to find bugs and also find ways to circumvent security, all of which are bugs and flaws that need to be fixed ASAP. Turns out that the US military isn’t so different...

Drown Hack Attacks Could Target Popular Sites

03/02/2016, It looks like there is a newly discovered hack attack which could actually make short work of servers that rely on HTTPS protection, which means many popular websites would be vulnerable to the latest Drown attacks. Basically, all website managers should...

Hacker Claims $35k Police Drone Can Be Hijacked From A Mile Away

03/02/2016, There are many stories these days about drones, including a smart drone from DJI that can avoid obstacles like a boss, as well as one that flew too close for comfort at London’s Heathrow airport. Well, it looks like drones are in the spotlight again...

John McAfee Claims That These Steps Will Let The FBI Hack The iPhone

03/02/2016, Last month John McAfee publicly offered his services to hack the iPhone. McAfee claims that installing a backdoor would be a bad idea and agrees that it will set a dangerous precedent, so by hacking the iPhone, it will give the FBI what they need without...

Pirates Hack Shipping Company To Find Their Targets

03/01/2016, If you were to rob a home or a bank, logically you would want to know which home or bank keeps the most valuables, and where they are located, as this will let you get in and out as quickly as possible. This is exactly what pirates (real life pirates on...

Snapchat Employee Involved In Phishing Scam

02/29/2016, It looks like the online world is one where you would need to be on your guard most of the time, as making a single mistake could prove to have some serious repercussions, depending on the industry in which you are in, of course. If you just leak out...

UC Berkeley Warns About Potential Data Theft

02/26/2016, If you are studying or used to study at UC Berkeley, or maybe you have dealt with the university on business matters, it seems that you should start paying more attention to your online accounts and your credit cards. The university has recently issued a...

Apple To Make It Harder For Themselves To Hack Their Own Products

02/24/2016, Right now the debate is raging on as to whether or not Apple should give in to the FBI and unlock the iPhone. However the only way to do so would be to create backdoor access, something that Apple is understandably not too pleased to do. However it seems...

Google Opens Up Project Shield To More News Websites

02/24/2016, From time to time, websites get hacked. One of the favorite and effective ways to take a site down would be through a DDoS attack. This basically involves flooding the site with so many requests till the point where it can’t handle it and shuts down, at...

Snowden: FBI Could Use Acid And Lasers To Hack The iPhone

02/22/2016, Right now the debate is on as to whether or not Apple should unlock the iPhone, or provide backdoor access to the iPhone belonging to one of the shooters of the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI claims that they need Apple’s help to do so because...