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Pwn2Own VMware Escape Earns $105,000 Prize

Annual hacking contest Pwn2Own gave us – and its victors – a real treat this year; a renowned team of hackers were able to compromise Microsoft’s Edge browser in such a ...

March 21, 2017 at 6:00 am by

Smartphones Can be Hacked Using Soundwaves

A group of computer security researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina have discovered a security vulnerability in smart devices ...

March 14, 2017 at 6:31 pm by

1Password Offers $100k Bounty to Crack its Security

In a show of either confidence in its own security or eagerness to ensure the integrity of its system, developer AgileBits has quadrupled the highest bounty for finding bugs ...

March 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm by

Malware Steals Data from Computer’s Blinking LEDs

Hey, PC owners, let’s get real. You want all LEDs, all the time. Razer, Alphacool, Cooler Master, Thermaltake: they all know it. LEDs on your keyboard, in your PSU, even in ...

February 23, 2017 at 6:40 pm by
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2016 Yahoo Security Breach Still not Secured

US telecoms giant has snapped up Yahoo for $4.48 billion, which is $350 million less than it had originally agreed to pay for the internet tech company after it was revealed ...

February 21, 2017 at 6:32 pm by

Russian Hackers Begin Targeting Apple Macs

The Russian hacking group responsible for hacks of the Democratic party during the 2016 US Presidential election has launched a new sophisticated malware package made to ...

February 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm by

Hack Compromises 1.9 Million CD Projekt RED Forum Accounts

The old forum of Polish game developer CD Projekt RED – maker of The Witcher series – was hacked, potentially compromising 1.9 million user accounts, Have I Been Pwned ...

February 5, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

QNAP Patches Firmware Update Injection Flaw

A while ago, F-Secure Corp.’s researchers found a flaw in QNAP’s operating system that could allow a hacker to gain full administrator access to your system, but ...

February 1, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Check Out This Fan-Made Metroid Prequel!

Metroid is one of the most iconic games we can think of, with fantastic gameplay and fast paced action that still holds up great today. While fans of the series have been ...

February 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Hotel Ransomed After Hackers Lock Guests’ Rooms

A four-star hotel in Austria was forced to pay ransom worth thousands of Bitcoins after hackers took control of its electronic locking system, preventing guests from either ...

January 29, 2017 at 6:44 pm by
Nintendo Shifts 196,000 NES Minis During November in the US

NES Classic Hacked – New Tool Can Add ROMs

Two months after its release, industrious modders have hacked the NES Classic, Nintendo’s tiny retro re-release of its famous 1980s games console. While the NES Classic ...

January 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

Hack & Aimbot Creators in South Korea Could Face 5-Years in Jail

If you’re a PC gamer, then you’re more than likely familiar with the scourge of aimbots and hackers that have been a part of countless competitive multiplayer ...

December 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Unseat.me Lets You Delete Yourself from the Internet

Between the plethora of online account hacks and creeping draconian surveillance laws – just look at the state of the UK’s new Investigatory Powers Bill – there has ...

November 29, 2016 at 11:37 pm by

San Francisco Transit Hacker Hacked

Over the weekend, it emerged that the San Francisco Municipal Rail system (SFMTA) had been hacked, with employees greeted by ransomware on their computer terminals. In a ...

November 29, 2016 at 7:20 pm by

Tesla Car Stolen Via Android App Exploit

A Norwegian security firm has found a huge security flaw that allows hackers to locate, unlock, and drive Tesla’s Model S or Model X electric car without a key or fob. ...

November 24, 2016 at 10:00 pm by