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DoubleAgent Attack Turns Anti-Virus Against System to Hijack PC

DoubleAgent Attack Turns Anti-Virus Against System to Hijack PC

A new attack mechanism has been uncovered by Cybellum security researchers that can be used to hijack a PC by injecting malicious computer code via the very thing that people ...

March 25, 2017 at 6:01 am 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

No Need to Shoot Down Nuisance Drones – Hack Them Instead

The proliferation of consumer drones in the last decade has been a boon for remote-control flying enthusiasts and filmmakers, but not so much for public servants – like ...

October 28, 2016 at 4:31 pm by

Tesla Model S Remotely Hacked By Researchers

  Tesla’s Model S may be one of the most technologically advanced vehicles on the road, with its large suite of features and Autopilot system. Unfortunately, now ...

September 20, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Here’s How Steam Got Hacked Last Week

Did you think that email confirmations and generated code needed to log into unauthorized computers would stop hackers from hijacking your Steam account? Well, think again! ...

July 27, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Secret Service Agencies Wanted to Put Malware on Your Android Phones

I don’t think it will be a shock to hear about yet another way government agencies try to spy on people, but they are getting bolder day after day it seems. A recently ...

May 22, 2015 at 11:58 am by

Hackers Using New Phishing Technique to Exploit Router Flaws

There have been a number of unusual hacking techniques employed in Brazil recently. A group of hackers have used a “novel approach” to pull off a pharming attack ...

February 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Craigslist Knocked Offline

Craigslist was knocked offline yesterday (Sunday) and at the time of writing, it still hasn’t come back. The suspected DNS hijack was previously redirecting visitors to ...

November 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm by

RickMote Controller App Lets You Rickroll Your Chromecast Neighbors

The Raspberry Pi has proven to be a useful tool for security researchers once again. This time, the Chromecast has been exploited, having found an interesting bug that lets ...

July 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm by

GoZeuS Returns a Month after Authorities Take Measures Against the Malware

Though authorities had taken action against the GoZeuS and CryptoLocker malware which stole hundreds of thousands of banking logins from users and blackmail them for millions ...

July 13, 2014 at 8:49 pm by

Australian Apple Devices Get Hijacked Using ‘Find My iPhone’ Feature

Apple’s Find My iPhone feature is one of the most important features of the company’s security, having the ability to find, lock and even erase and iPhone, iPad, ...

May 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm by

No Privacy For Chrome Thanks To Speech Recognition Hack

An expert in speech recognition states that Google Chrome users are exposed to various attacks and malware infections that can hijack the computer’s microphone. With ...

January 22, 2014 at 12:37 pm by

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