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FCC Clarifies That It Is Legal To Hack Your Own Router

11/15/2015, When the term “hack” is used, sometimes it carries negative connotations which is why sometimes when you think about hacking your own phone, computer, or a piece of hardware you own, one has to wonder about the legalities of such an act. Now for those...

Researchers Demonstrate MITM Attacks On Samsung Phones

11/13/2015, A lot of OEMs like to think that their phones are secure, and for the most part we’d like to think that they have done their due diligence too. However sometimes certain loopholes are overlooked which can sometimes lead to disastrous results. Recently...

Biohackers Implant LED Lights Under Their Skin

11/10/2015, Body modifications come in many different forms, with piercings and tattoos being the more common ones that you see these days. However with the advancement in technology, it has led to the rise of biohacking which according to its definition is “the...

Exploit Claims To Be Able To Hack iPhones Remotely

11/02/2015, If there is one gripe that government agencies like the FBI have against devices from Apple is that gaining access to the contents of a locked iPhone is almost impossible, unless you get the passcode from the device’s owner. This is something that Apple...

TalkTalk Attack Suspect Apprehended

10/26/2015, TalkTalk Telecom Plc in the UK has undergone some rather trying times in recent memory, especially when you take into consideration that the British Internet provider has been attacked. Thankfully, UK authorities have stepped forward to inform the masses...

Easily Hacked Smart Kettle Highlights IoT’s Security Issues

10/23/2015, Connected devices like smart thermostats, smart washing machines, smart locks, smart fridges, and etc. are all great ideas. The idea of being able to remotely turn them on, set them on a schedule, adjust themselves based on your needs, and so on are huge...

Fitbit Trackers Can Apparently Be Hacked In 10 Seconds [Update]

10/21/2015, Update – Fitbit’s full statement can be found below. If you have a Fitbit tracker, here’s a bit of troubling news. According to security research Axelle Apvrille, it seems that Fitbit’s series of fitness trackers have a vulnerability that...

Radio Waves Can Control Siri, Google Now

10/14/2015, It looks as though anything that is of the digital age is never 100% secure, although it sure is a whole lot more secure than storing your password on a written piece of paper. Still, this does not mean that we do not do our part in making sure that the...

Hackers Use Fake LinkedIn Profiles Used To Scout Potential Targets

10/08/2015, From time to time you might notice a new friend request pop up on Facebook, or you might see a new follower on Instagram or Twitter, or someone who wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. Sometimes these are spam accounts used to send you advertisements...

Chinese Hackers Breach LoopPay, Samsung Pay Not Affected

10/07/2015, For those unfamiliar, LoopPay is the service that powers Samsung’s mobile payments service, Samsung Pay. According to a recent report by the New York Times, it seems that hackers in China have managed to breach LoopPay, throwing everyone into a frenzy...

Scottrade Hack Exposes Details Of 4.6 Million Users

10/04/2015, Trading stocks is exceptionally easy these days, you can literally make trades in seconds these days thanks to brokerages that allow their customers to access the market through trading platforms for computers and mobile devices. It’s all safe,...

15 Million T-Mobile Customers Affected By Experian Hack

10/01/2015, If you are a T-Mobile customers, we have some bad news for you. One of the carrier’s partners, Experian, has recently had its servers hacked and in turn, T-Mobile’s customer data has been breached. It has been estimated that because of the hack, about...

Hilton Investigating Claims That They Were Hacked

09/28/2015, If you have recently shopped at a Hilton gift shop or maybe eaten at one of their restaurants in the US, you might want to keep an eye out on your credit card activities. According to security researcher Brian Krebs (via Reuters), he alleges that Visa had...