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Instagram hack locking users out of their accounts

Instagram hack: Users become victims of a strange account locking hack In a widespread Instagram hacking campaign, hundreds of users are reporting that their accounts have been compromised. Besides losing access to the Instagram account, the profile image, email address, phone number, and bios related to the accounts of the […]

HP to pay hackers up to $10,000 for finding security vulnerabilities in its printers

HP launches bug bounty program to enhance printer security HP became the first printer manufacturer company to launch a bug bounty program that wants hackers to break into its printers. According to HP, it’s a “first of its kind” bug bounty program for printers, with rewards of up to $10,000 […]

Google wants you to use its physical keys to secure your Gmail account

Google’s Titan Security Key To Strengthen Your Online Security Google launched its own physical security keys for two-factor authentication at its ongoing Google Cloud Next event day before yesterday, in an attempt to stop customer’s accounts from being hacked. Known as the Titan Security Key – a physical device – […]

Nintendo Banning Players Who Hacked Their Switches From Using Online Services

Nintendo Resorts To Online Ban On Switch Console of Hackers There is no doubt that hackers have a particular liking when it comes to hacking Nintendo Switch. The gaming console in the past has not only been hacked to play homebrew games and ROMs, run Debian Linux, but also has […]

Hackers built a ‘master key’ that unlocks millions of hotel rooms

Hackers find a serious security vulnerability in hotel key system Researchers from the Finnish cyber security firm, F-Secure have discovered a critical flaw that allows hackers to use a used or even a discarded hotel key card to create a master key for the entire building within minutes without leaving […]

‘Unpatchable’, Nintendo Switch Hacked, Hack Tool Released Publicly

Nintendo Switch Hacked, Cannot Be Patched By Nintendo Hackers have a particular liking when it comes to hacking Nintendo Switch. The console has been hacked following a complete dump of the Nintendo Switch’s boot ROM, with two very similar exploits of the console being released that take advantage of a […]

iTunes’ Wi-Fi Sync Feature Vulnerable To Trustjacking Attack

iOS Trustjacking Attack Allows Hackers To Hack iPhone, iPad Security experts at Symantec have discovered a flaw that if exploited would allow attackers to compromise iOS devices without the owner’s knowledge. The latest iOS attack dubbed as “Trustjacking” exploits a vulnerability in iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, a feature that allows iOS […]

‘Despacito’ YouTube video has been hacked and deleted

‘Despacito’ music video deleted from YouTube; Adele, Taylor Swift, Drake and Shakira’s accounts taken over In what seems to be a hacker attack, the music video of the hit song ‘Despacito’, which had more than five billion views on YouTube has been removed. The original clips had been posted by […]

15-Year-Old Finds Vulnerability In Ledger Cryptocurrency Wallet

Ledger’s Nano S Cryptocurrency Wallet Hacked By A 15-Year-Old Teenager Saleem Rashid, a 15-year-old security researcher living in the UK, has discovered a serious vulnerability in Ledger’s hardware crypto-wallets. Ledger, is a French-based company that is famous for their “tamper-proof” hardware wallets made for physical safekeeping of public and private keys used to […]

Hacker Adrian Lamo who turned in Chelsea Manning dies at the age of 37

Adrian Lamo, who hacked Microsoft and Yahoo, passes away at the age of 37 Adrian Lamo, a Colombian-American threat analyst and former hacker, has died at the age of 37. He was best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning. Lamo, who was also […]