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‘Hundreds of millions’ of iPhones vulnerable to permanent jailbreak

‘Unpatchable’ iOS exploit could allow for a permanent jailbreak for iPhones A security researcher has released an iOS exploit for iPhone 4S through iPhone X that could potentially lead to a permanent jailbreak. axi0mX, the pretty well-known iOS hacker and cybersecurity researcher, has publicly released what he claims to be […]

Capital One Data Breach: 100 million customers exposed in massive hack

100 million customers personal data exposed in Capital One data breach Capital One, the Virginia-based bank with a popular credit card business, on Monday, announced that a hacker gained access to more than 100 million of its customer accounts and credit card applications resulting in a massive data breach. According […]

Developer brings Touch Bar alive on MacBook Pro running Windows 10

This developer has made MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar compatible with Windows 10 A clever hack by a third-party developer has brought MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar functionality alive when running under Windows 10 via Bootcamp. The Touch Bar on Windows 10 allows you to easily access the Start menu, search, Cortana […]

Israeli firm can steal your private data from Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are vulnerable to malware from an Israeli firm Israel-based cybersecurity company, NSO Group has developed a surveillance tool that can obtain user data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft servers, according to The Financial Times. NSO Group, whose software product was used to hack […]

Sony, EA and Steam DDoS attacker gets 2 years prison time

Utah hacker behind Sony, EA and Steam DDoS attacks sentenced to 27 months in prison A 23-year-old man from Utah who carried out a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) computer hacking attacks between December 2013 and January 2014, was sentenced to 27 months in jail by a federal […]

Florida City Pays Out $460,000 To Ransomware Hackers

Florida Lake City fires IT employee after paying $460k ransom in malware attack Lake Metropolis, Florida on Monday voted to pay 42 Bitcoins (or about $460,000) to hackers after a ransomware attack that crippled the city’s computer systems, according to a report by ZDNet. The city described the incident as […]

New Silex malware is bricking IoT devices across the globe

Security researchers spot Silex malware targeting thousands of IoT devices A new strain of malware called Silex bricked over 2,000 IoT devices in just three-four hours of its operation on Tuesday, according to a report from ZDNet. The attacks are only expected to increase in the coming days as they are […]

Anonymous hacker sentenced after dropping USB while throwing Molotov cocktail

Hacker Who Threw ‘Molotov Cocktail’ At A Bank Gets Exposed After Leaving Flash Drive A Belgium hacker was sentenced to eighteen months in prison after his USB drive was found at the scene of a Molotov cocktail attack on a bank in 2014, reports ZDNet. The accused, a 35-year-old man […]

Hackers can hack your PC by exploiting critical vulnerability in VLC media player

VideoLAN releases a security update for vulnerable VLC Media player VLC media player has been discovered with two high-risk security flaws on software versions 3.0.6 and earlier that can allow attackers to load specially crafted video files in the vulnerable system to execute the arbitrary code. For those unaware, VLC […]

18-year-old hacker arrested for stealing over $130k in cryptocurrency

Japanese teenager gets arrested for stealing over $130k in cryptocurrency An 18-year-old Japanese teenager has been arrested for stealing roughly 15 million Yen ($134,310) worth of MonaCoin virtual currency. For those unaware, Monappy is an online wallet service for storing cryptocurrency and the virtual currency MonaCoin (MONA) is Litecoin hard […]