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Malicious Chrome Browser Extension Installed By 37,000 Users

10/11/2017, It is typically advised by companies that users should not install apps from third-party app stores. This is because there is no guarantee that these apps have been properly vetted as to their legitimacy, and whether or not they could be masquerading as...

iOS Phishing Attack Masks Itself As Apple-Style Password Request

10/10/2017, These days phishing attacks are getting smarter and more deceiving. In the past it would be quite obvious to tell when you’ve received an email or visit a website that tries to mask itself as another website, like that of your bank. However a quick...

McAfee Discourages Hack Victims From Paying Ransom

10/09/2017, Ransomware attacks seem to be one of the more common cyber attacks that we’re seeing in recent times. For those unfamiliar, basically a hacker will get into your system and encrypt the files on your computer in which they hold the key, and you’ll only...


SNES Classic Hacked To Play Custom ROMs

10/08/2017, When the NES Classic was first launched, the console came with 30 games preinstalled on it, which had some wondering if maybe it was possible that more games could be added to the system in the future. Nintendo was quick to shoot down that possibility,...

Yahoo Claims 2013 Data Breach Affected 3 Billion Users

10/03/2017, Yahoo used to be one of the internet darlings from back in the day when the internet was still relatively young. In fact one could almost say that Yahoo’s position and influence back in the day was similar to how Google is today, where the company’s...

Instagram API Bug Allowed Hackers Access To Personal Information

08/31/2017, If you have been following celebrity news, you might have heard that singer Selena Gomez’s Instagram was hacked and where nude photos of her ex Justin Bieber were posted online. Instagram has since confirmed the hack and has also acknowledged that it...

FBI Reportedly Advising Companies To Ditch Kaspersky Apps

08/21/2017, When it comes to security apps for the computer, there are various software suites out there that you can use, and Kaspersky is one of them. However in a report from CyberScoop, it seems that the FBI is advising companies in the private sector to ditch...

Smartphone Replacement Displays Could Let Hackers Into Your Phone

08/21/2017, There are various reasons why it’s a good idea to go for official repairs. For example official repairs tend to use official parts, meaning that they’re more or less guaranteed to work. They also come with official warranty so in the event that...

HBO’s Twitter Accounts Have Been Hacked

08/17/2017, HBO is definitely not having a very good couple of weeks, what with one of their distributors purposely leaking a Game of Thrones episode, and not too long ago it was discovered that the company’s servers had been hacked in which hackers were...

HBO Hackers Are Demanding Millions In Bitcoin

08/08/2017, As you might have heard, HBO was recently hacked and with the hack, quite a ton of data was stolen in the process. To prove that the hack was successful, the hackers then released quite a bit of material, one of which was a Game of Thrones script. However...

US Army To Cease The Use Of DJI Drones

08/06/2017, When you think of drones, there’s a good chance that you might think of DJI, and rightfully so considering that the company does make a good many drones for both consumer and commercial purposes. It has also even been used by the US Army, or at least it...