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Hackers can access iCloud-locked iPhones using fake receipts and phishing kits

Hackers, Thieves, and Repair Shops Access iCloud-Locked iPhones, Here’s How Hackers, thieves, and repair shops have discovered a new way to bypass the ‘Find My iPhone’ feature on iCloud-locked iPhones so that they can sell stolen or non-stolen devices, according to a report from Motherboard. For those unaware, “Find my […]

Hackers can hack an Android smartphone just by looking at a PNG image

Vulnerability in PNG file can allow hackers to hack Android smartphones Beware, while opening a harmless-looking image downloaded from the internet, emails, social media apps, or messaging apps, as it could compromise your smartphone. Google has discovered three new critical vulnerabilities that allow hackers to hack an Android smartphone just […]

North Korean hackers get access to Chile’s ATM after employee falls for fake job interview over Skype

Employee tricked into giving North Korean hackers access to Chile’s ATM over fake Skype job interview North Korean hackers fooled a Redbanc employee into a fake job interview over Skype and then tricked him into downloading malware onto his work computer to get access to the company’s interbank network, according to […]

Someone Hacked NASA And Gained Access To Employees’ Information

NASA is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. A few days ago this technologically advanced space research center sent an email to all employees. This email informed the employees’ about the recent data breach through […]

Personal Facebook Messages Of 81,000 Hacked Users Up For Sale

Private conversations stolen from 81,000 Facebook users are up for sale Hackers have published private messages from the compromised accounts of some 81,000 Facebook users and put them up for sale on the internet, according to a BBC News report. The hackers told the BBC Russian Service that they had personal information of […]

Hacker discovers iPhone Passcode Bypass in iOS 12.1 just hours after its release

New iOS Passcode Bypass Found Hours After Apple Releases iOS 12.1 Apple considered as the highly secured device was bypassed shortly after the Cupertino giant released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 12.1 on Tuesday. Jose Rodriguez, a Spanish security researcher, and an iPhone enthusiast has managed […]

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 […]