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Homeland Security Warns Certain Huawei Devices Vulnerable To DDoS

10/03/2016, If there is a reason to stay up to date with the latest software updates and patches, it would be for security. Granted not every patch is exciting as sometimes there are no new features, but security is important and generally speaking they should be...

Hackers Demonstrate Wireless Attack On The Tesla Model S

09/20/2016, Smart cars have so many advantages to them, but they also have their flaws, and one of those flaws is that they are considered to be more hackable than say a regular car. It is a rather scary scenario to imagine that you’re driving your car and minding...

Sri Lankan Teen Hacks President’s Website To Get Exams Delayed

08/30/2016, As a student, we all know how nerve-racking exams can be, so if there is a chance an exam could be delayed or postponed, which in turn gives us more time to study (or try to study), that can only be a good thing, right? However it seems that one teenager...

Kaspersky Launches Free Anti-Ransomware Tool For Windows

08/11/2016, When it comes to malware on your computer, ransomware is probably one of the meanest around. For those unfamiliar with it, basically ransomware locks your hard drive or your entire computer up. It is encrypted with a key that only the hacker knows, and to...

Researchers Have Found A Way To Hack Monitors To Spy On You

08/07/2016, The other day we reported that researchers had found that certain brands of wireless keyboards were vulnerable to hacking, which meant that a hacker could effectively hack the keyboard and spy on you in terms of what you’re typing and sending. Turns out...

Car Thieves Are Now Using Laptops To Steal Cars

07/08/2016, You know how in movies and TV shows you watch people break into cars by jimmying open the lock and hot wiring it to make their getaway? Perhaps those might have been methods that used to work back in the day, and during the process there was always the...

Acer Admits 34,000 Credit Cards Stolen In Hack

06/20/2016, Back in the day when e-commerce was launched and paying for goods online with your credit card was an option, it was understandable that many people were a little fearful and skeptical about giving their credit card numbers over the internet due to...

Hackers Build Real-Life Mechanical Version Of Pong

05/29/2016, There are many video games that are considered classics, like Pac-Man, Space Invader, Tetris, and of course good old Pong. Now Pong is said to have been based on the table tennis sport (also known a ping-pong) which means that a “real-life” version of...

Hacker Tries To Sell 427 Million Stolen MySpace Passwords

05/27/2016, Here’s a question for you guy: how many of you still use MySpace? The social media platform was huge back in the day but safe to say that it isn’t what it used to be, but obviously there are probably many of us who still have accounts with the...

‘Mr. Robot’ TV Show About Hacking Has Its Website Hacked

05/16/2016, For those who haven’t watched the USA Network TV show “Mr. Robot”, it is basically the modern day equivalent of Fight Club, except with a lot more hacking involved. The show has been praised for the attention it has paid to the technical aspects of...

Major Email Services Experience Huge Data Breach Due To Hack

05/04/2016, If you are using one of the major email service providers like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail, you might want to consider updating your profile and password because according to a report from Reuters, it seems that these platforms have recently experienced...

Blizzard’s Battle.net Games Knocked Offline

04/14/2016, If in the past few hours you’ve been having some difficulty playing Blizzard’s games, know that you’re not alone, and no it does not seem that Blizzard had some kind of emergency maintenance. As it turns out, it seems that Blizzard’s Battle.net...