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India To Buy Cellebrite’s iPhone Hacking Technology

11/04/2016, You might recall that earlier this year after a bit of back and forth between Apple and the US government, another company had to be brought into unlock the iPhone that Apple had refused to. The company in question is Israel-based company Cellebrite who...

Researchers Use Drones To Hijack Smart Light Bulbs

11/03/2016, Smart light bulbs like those of the Philips Hue are pretty cool, right? They can change to different shades of colors at the touch of a button, turn on and off at different times of the day, or can be programmed to turn on or off when someone...

Microsoft To Patch Google’s Disclosed Windows Exploit Next Week

11/01/2016, Earlier today we reported that Google had publicly disclosed a vulnerability in Windows that Microsoft wasn’t too thrilled about. This is because the disclosure was made in 10 days since Google informed Microsoft about it, and usually the accepted...

Teen Arrested After Posting Link That Forced Phones To Dial 911

10/28/2016, In 2015, there were several instances in which one could accidentally make a call out to 911 without meaning to do so. For example asking Siri about the incident of 9/11 would have dialed out to 911 instead, or asking Siri to charge your iPhone to 100%...

Tiny Device Lets Hackers Hijack Drones And Send Them Crashing

10/28/2016, The idea behind drone registration is to add a level of responsibility and accountability to drone users. Basically if you screw up, it can be traced back to you. However it seems that it is possible that those looking to do bad things could hijack the...

iOS Devices Can Be Hacked By Opening A JPEG

10/25/2016, There’s this misconception that seems to suggest that iOS devices are impervious to hacks. Granted there are more cases in which Android devices have shown to be vulnerable to various attacks, but by no means does this mean that iOS is an impenetrable...

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...