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There’s A Fake Google.com Out There And You Should Be Careful

11/22/2016, Look at these two URLs: ɢoogle.com and Google.com, notice anything different? If you’re wondering why there seems to be something off about the first URL, it is because it uses a special character “ɢ” to mimic the “G” in Google.com, and this...

iOS Flaw Lets Anyone Access Your Photos Without A Passcode

11/18/2016, So you think that your iPhone is secure and safe from prying eyes because you have a passcode activated? Think again. According to a report from DigiWorthy, it seems that a new iOS flaw has been discovered that basically allows whoever the hacker is to...

This $5 Device Can Hack A Password-Protected Computer In Seconds

11/16/2016, Putting a password lock on your computer is a good idea if you want to keep people out from using it. It’s great against the layman and average user, but if those users were to somehow put together this $5 device created by Sam Kamkar, all the passwords...

AdultFriendFinder Reportedly Hacked, Exposes 412 Million Accounts

11/13/2016, If you are a user or if you have used the AdultFriendFinder service or any of the other services under the Friend Finder Network, you’ll want to double check your email passwords and maybe change it because according to the folks at LeakedSource (via...

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...