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Personal Details Of Game Of Thrones Stars Leaked

08/08/2017, HBO was hacked recently, it was proved by leaks which included the script of an unaired Game of Thrones season 7 episode as well as other content. Reports suggest that hackers managed to steal 1.5TB of data from HBO which includes scripts for more GoT...

HBO Hack Feared To Be Seven Times Larger Than Sony

08/03/2017, You may remember that a couple of years ago, Sony was the victim of a devastating cyberattack that led to the leak of one of its new movies and also shut down the company’s entire email network. It was disastrous for Sony and it took months for the...

U.S. Voting Machines Hacked In Just 90 Minutes

07/30/2017, This is certainly not going to inspire confidence in the country’s election infrastructure, particularly during a time when glaring questions about election meddling have yet to be answered. White hat hackers at the annual DEF CON conference in Las...

Hungarian Teen Discovers Major Security Flaw, Gets Arrested

07/25/2017, You’d think that an ethical hacker who discovers a vulnerability before the bad guys do and reports it to the authorities would not end up behind bars. Sure enough, countless companies run bounty programs to encourage ethical hackers to test their...

A Major Global Cyberattack Could Cause Damages Worth $53 Billion

07/17/2017, There has been a wave of global cyberattacks over the past few months and even though they were launched on a global scale, significant devastation was avoided. Nevertheless, one has to think about the possibility of that happening at some point in the...

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...