Tag Archives: hacking

Trend Micro apps on Mac App Store also spying on users

Apple often boasts of its human curation of apps that go into its Mac and iOS App Stores as the best way to prevent the likes of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal from happening. It also sings praises of the efficacy and accuracy of this method over automated systems like Google’s

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T-Mobile, AT&T customer account PINs were exposed by website flaws

As if news of a recent breach leaking T-Mobile customer data to attackers weren't bad enough, Buzzfeed News highlights a pair of issues that could've revealed PIN numbers for customers of T-Mobile and AT&T. The security flaws were uncovered by tw...

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iPhone brute force passcode hack discovered, Apple says “nope”

Apple’s hard stance on protecting its customers’ privacy through security and encryption is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it paints a reassuring picture for users. But on the other hand, it practically challenges hackers, state-sponsored or otherwise, to break through

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Chinese spies linked to decade-long hacking campaign

China's long-running hacking efforts may be more extensive than first thought. Security researchers at ProtectWise's 401TRG team have determined that a long series of previously unconnected attacks are actually part of a concerted campaign by Chinese...

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Panerabread.com kept leaking customer data 8 months after warning

It’s one thing to have veteran hackers break into your website and database to pilfer sensitive customer data. It’s quite another thing, however, to make it too easy for even the most novice of such security criminals to access said data.

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Nintendo Switch Linux hack offers good news for homebrew

For as long as consoles have been around, people have been hacking them. Nintendo in particular has a long and storied history with hackers, especially with its more modern consoles

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SoftBank acquires 20% of Uber in investment deal

After several months of negotiations, Japanese tech firm SoftBank will be acquiring a 20% stake in Uber as part of an investment deal with the troubled ride hailing company.

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Russian hackers have been targeting journalists since 2014

The hacker group called Fancy Bear (which has been linked to Russian intelligence agency GRU) has been accused of the leaking of the Democratic National Convention emails, the distribution of malware that hijaked Ukranian artillery guns, phishing cam...

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Pixel camera will soon see through unwanted objects

Today Google is one step closer to allowing Pixel phone cameras to see through solid objects. Not hard walls, and not necessarily every single object in the world – but some of the most common objects, like photobombing fingers, and chain-link fences. Google spoke about this functionality at their developer conference Google IO in May of 2017, and have been … Continue reading

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Facebook Snooze lands in time to avoid Star Wars spoilers

This is a big weekend for Star Wars fans.

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