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15 Chinese PUBG hackers arrested and fined $5.1 million USD

PUBG Cheat: Chinese police arrest 15 suspects and fine over $5 million USD Last week, PUBG Corporation, the developer behind the popular online battle royale game, “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG), confirmed in an announcement made through the game’s Steam page that 15 suspects were arrested in China for allegedly creating and selling […]

‘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 […]

Hackers exploit Tesla’s cloud systems to mine cryptocurrency

Hackers Hijack Tesla’s AWS servers, Use It To Mine Cryptocurrency Tesla, the electric car manufacturer based in Palo Alto, California, is the latest victim of crypto-mining malware that allowed the hackers to covertly mine cryptocurrency – an attack known as ‘crypto-jacking’. Researchers from the RedLock Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team […]

Hackers hijack government websites with cryptocurrency mining malware

Cryptocurrency-mining hackers attack government websites including UK and US Scott Helme, a UK-based security researcher, discovered that more than 4,200 websites, including several government ones, were infected on Sunday with a virus that helps criminals mine cryptocurrencies. Apparently, hackers managed to inject Coinhive cryptocurrency-mining code in the U.S. and U.K. government […]

Nintendo Switch hacked to run Debian Linux

Hackers run Linux on Nintendo Switch, claim exploit cannot be patched Hackers have a particular liking when it comes to hacking Nintendo consoles, be it the Wii, DS, or 3DS. Not making it easier for Nintendo, now a hacker group named ‘fail0verflow’ has successfully managed to run Debian Linux on […]

North Korean hackers behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges hacked by North Korea, claims report North Korean hackers are suspected to be behind the attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year who have netted millions in the virtual currency, claims South Korea’s chief intelligence agency. The widespread malware campaign targeting cryptocurrency users is believed to be […]

Google releases iPhone hacking tool for security researchers

Google releases a tool that helps security researchers hack iPhones Ian Beer, a well-known name among iOS bug bounty hunters who works for Google Project Zero, released a proof-of-concept tool on Monday that allows security researchers and other developers to hack into iOS 11.1.2, a recent version of Apple’s operating […]

Intel ME Firmware Flaws Not Perfectly Fixed Last Month, Say Security Researchers

Major Intel ME Firmware Flaw Allows Attackers Get ‘God Mode’ On A Vulnerable Machine In a recent presentation held at Black Hat Europe in London, security researchers from Positive Technologies, Mark Ermolov and Maxim Goryachy revealed how a buffer overflow they discovered in the Intel’s secret Management Engine 11’s firmware can be […]

Bitcoin Exchange NiceHash Hacked, Over $67 Million In Bitcoin Stolen

Largest Cryptocurrency Mining Market NiceHash Hacked And Over $67M In Bitcoin Stolen NiceHash, touted as one of the world’s largest Bitcoin trading and mining site, has revealed that hackers have compromised its payment system and wiped out its entire Bitcoin wallet, resulting in over $60 million loss. For those unaware, […]