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WhatsApp bug allowed hackers to crash app while answering a video call

Critical vulnerability that could compromise your WhatsApp account when answering a video call fixed Although WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption method in messages/calls/video calling, your smartphone could still get hacked by just answering a video call. This is what was discovered by Natalie Silvanovich,  a security researcher with Google’s Project Zero […]

North Korean hacker charged for WannaCry and Sony cyberattacks

U.S. charges North Korean hacker for WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks The U.S. government on Thursday charged and sanctioned a North Korean hacker for the 2014 Sony hack and the 2017 WannaCry global ransomware cyberattack, U.S. officials said. The accused, Park Jin Hyok worked as part of a team of hackers, […]

SonarSnoop attack can steal your smartphones’ unlock patterns

Smartphone unlock patterns can be hacked using SonarSnoop attack Researchers from Lancaster and Linkoping University have come up with a new attack technique that uses your smartphone’s speaker and microphone to steal unlock patterns from Android devices, reports ZDNet. Dubbed as ‘SonarSnoop’, this method transforms a smartphone’s speaker and microphone […]

Hackers can spy on your computer screens through the webcam microphone

Hackers can snoop on your computer screen just by listening to your webcam’s microphone While covering your webcam could be a definite strategy to keep away webcam hackers, but what would you do if come to know that someone may be watching your every move or listening to your every […]

Wifi password hacking: Easily Hack WiFi Password Using New WPA/WPA2 flaw

Learn how to hack Wi-Fi password of modern routers Wifi password hacking has become popular as people are always in search of the free internet. But due to the advancement of technology, cracking passwords have become a difficult task to do. The reason is due to the implementation of WPA/WPA2 (wifi […]

LTE (4G) flaw allows hackers to hijack your browsing session and spy on you

LTE Flaw Lets Attackers To Redirect Browsers And Snoop Into Users’ Browsing Activity LTE (Long-Term Evolution), also known as the 4G network, not only offers Internet at higher speeds with security but also brings many security improvements over the predecessor standard known as GSM (Global System for Mobile) communications. LTE […]

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 […]