Password-stealing flaws in LastPass Chrome and Firefox extensions

Password-stealing flaws in LastPass Chrome and Firefox extensions

Critical vulnerabilities in the Chrome extension and Firefox add-on for LastPass could be exploited to steal passwords and remotely execute code.

03/22/17

Private photos of more celebrities leaked in Fappening 2.0

Private photos of more celebrities leaked in Fappening 2.0

Photos and videos of more and more celebrities leak in the latest round The Fappening 2.0.

03/20/17

Twitter Counter hacked: Hundreds of high-profile Twitter accounts hijacked

Twitter Counter hacked: Hundreds of high-profile Twitter accounts hijacked

Hackers, allegedly Turkish, hijacked high-profile Twitter accounts, posted swastikas and hashtags #Nazialmanya and #Nazihollanda which translates to Nazi Germany and Nazi Holland.

03/15/17

Android devices coming with preinstalled malware

Android devices coming with preinstalled malware

Android devices were infected with malware at some point after leaving the manufacturers, but before landing in the hands of companies' employees.

03/13/17

CIA hacking tools targeting Windows

CIA hacking tools targeting Windows

These purportedly are a few of the 'secret' tools in the CIA arsenal that target the Windows operating system.

03/08/17

1.37 billion records leak after spammers forgot to password-protect backups

1.37 billion records leak after spammers forgot to password-protect backups

The personal info of 1.37 billion people was exposed after spammers forgot to password-protect their backups.

03/06/17

Dridex: First banking Trojan with AtomBombing to better evade detection

Dridex: First banking Trojan with AtomBombing to better evade detection

Dridex v4 includes an AtomBombing technique upgrade so the malware is even better at evading detection.

03/01/17

MWC 2017: Avast finds over 5.3 million hackable smart devices in Spain

MWC 2017: Avast finds over 5.3 million hackable smart devices in Spain

More than 150,000 of those vulnerable IoT devices were webcams, including 22,000 hackable baby monitors and webcams in Barcelona.

02/27/17

Indiana joins Idaho in claiming DHS tried to hack their election systems

Indiana joins Idaho in claiming DHS tried to hack their election systems

Indiana claims DHS scanned the state's electoral system tens of thousands of times without permission.

02/22/17

Uber to investigate female engineer’s ‘abhorrent’ sexual harassment claims

Uber to investigate female engineer’s ‘abhorrent’ sexual harassment claims

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has ordered an 'urgent investigation.'

02/20/17

Hacker breached 63 universities and government agencies

Hacker breached 63 universities and government agencies

A security firm claims the Russian-speaking hacker Rasputin has breached a total of 63 universities in the US and UK and government agencies in the US.

02/15/17

NASA scientist detained at U.S. border until handing over PIN to unlock his phone

NASA scientist detained at U.S. border until handing over PIN to unlock his phone

A U.S. border agent demanded the PIN code to unlock a NASA scientist's phone before letting him into the country.

02/13/17

'Invisible' memory-based malware hit over 140 banks, telecoms and government agencies

'Invisible' memory-based malware hit over 140 banks, telecoms and government agencies

Attackers are using 'invisible' methods of attack and malware that hides in memory instead of on hard drives to steal passwords and other sensitive data from banks and enterprises across 40 countries. Anti-forensic techniques such as...

02/08/17

Researchers’ quantum hacking machine may help protect against quantum computing hacks

Researchers’ quantum hacking machine may help protect against quantum computing hacks

Researchers built the first quantum cloning machine that can intercept a secure message; they believe it may help protect quantum computing networks from being hacked.

02/06/17

Cybersecurity and freedom of speech under President Trump

Cybersecurity and freedom of speech under President Trump

If the Pentagon can't patch in eight months, can the nation's vulnerabilities be reviewed in 60 days? Like cybersecurity, freedom of speech is also 'very sacred,' but Reuters advised reporters covering Trump to be prepared as if it...

02/01/17

Police lost 8 years of evidence in ransomware attack

Police lost 8 years of evidence in ransomware attack

Texas cops decided not to pay the ransom, so video evidence and Office documents dating back to 2009 were lost.

01/30/17

Reminder: Secret Service is monitoring social media; 2 women in hot water over posts

Reminder: Secret Service is monitoring social media; 2 women in hot water over posts

A Secret Service agent and another woman are being investigated after having negative things to say about President Trump on social media. The Secret Service agent said on Facebook that she refused to take a bullet for Trump and a...

01/25/17

WikiLeaks urges hackers to leak Trump's tax returns

WikiLeaks urges hackers to leak Trump's tax returns

WikiLeaks urged hackers to leak Trump's tax returns after Trump's 'breach of promise' to release them.

01/23/17

Russia extends Snowden’s asylum to 2020 instead of ‘gifting’ him to Trump

Russia extends Snowden’s asylum to 2020 instead of ‘gifting’ him to Trump

Russia extends Edward Snowden’s residence permit to 2020 instead of ‘gifting’ him to Trump for inauguration.

01/18/17

Hacker says he can get phone numbers on Facebook which are not supposed to be public

Hacker says he can get phone numbers on Facebook which are not supposed to be public

A security researcher is threatening to go public with a 'privacy leak' that allows him to get phone numbers via Facebook which are not supposed to be publicly visible.

01/16/17

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