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New Russian Cyberweapon Can Disrupt Power Grids

06/12/2017, U.S. researchers claim that hackers allied with the government of Russia have developed a new cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids. If the information is correct, the cyberweapon has the potential to be the most disruptive weapon of its kind as it...

Microsoft Patches NSA’s Windows Exploits

04/17/2017, Mysterious hacker collective Shadow Brokers recently released a cache of NSA tools which include some that have been designed to target Windows-powered computers. This obviously reflects badly on Microsoft as its customers are open to hacking by a state...

CNN Uses Fallout 4 Image In Report On Russian Hacking

01/03/2017, A lot is being said in the media these days about Russian cyberattacks against the United States. President Obama recently took several major steps in retaliation against the hacks which included expelling more than 30 Russian diplomats that the...

Netflix Twitter Account Gets Hacked

12/21/2016, Netflix U.S. social media team suffered a bit of an embarrassment today when the official Twitter account for Netflix U.S. was hacked this morning. It was hacked by the popular self-proclaimed white hat group OurMine which has previously hacked social...

Verizon May Be Thinking About Giving Up On Yahoo Acquisition

12/15/2016, Verizon announced its intention to acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion in July this year. However, Yahoo revealed in September that it had encountered a major cyberattack which left personal information of hundreds of millions of users compromised. Verizon...

Visa Credit Card Details Can Get Stolen In Under Six Seconds

12/05/2016, Credit cards are the most common method of making payments online. It’s pretty easy to make a payment using a card, you just need to punch in the number, the expiry and the secure code on the back. Card safety issues still persist even though there...

San Francisco Muni Hacker Hit By Revenge Hack

11/30/2016, You might have read recently that San Francisco’s Muni light rail transportation system was hacked over the Thanksgiving weekend, it was giving free rides to people. The San Francisco Muni hacker got a taste of his own medicine as he was hit by a...

Hackers Trick ATMs Into Spitting Cash

11/22/2016, The FBI has warned that hackers might soon target ATMs in the United States. The warning follows cyberattacks against ATMs in Thailand and Taiwan. Hackers have apparently been able to develop an exploit which enables them to make ATMs spit out cash. Their...

U.S. To Launch Cyberattacks If Russia Interferes In The Elections

11/06/2016, If you’ve been following all of the developments related to the upcoming presidential elections in the United States, then you might have heard some people say that Russia is trying to hack the United States to try and influence the elections in...