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These iPhone Lightning Cable Can Hijack Your Computer

Legit-looking modified lightning cables can be used to access Apple devices remotely A security researcher has created a modified Apple Lightning cables that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely access your Mac computers. The inventor of the cable, only known as _MG_ on Twitter, demonstrated the Apple USB Lightning cable […]

Russian hackers are using IOT devices to compromise corporate networks, warns Microsoft

Microsoft detected Russian hackers targeting VoIP phones, printers, and video decoders to breach secure networks Russian state-sponsored hackers are using vulnerable office internet of things (IoT) devices to breach enterprise or corporate networks, Microsoft announced on Monday. The OS maker stated that the Russian hacking group known as Strontium (also […]

Your Android smartphone can be hacked just by playing a malicious video

Beware! Just opening a video on Android can hack your smartphone More than one billion devices running versions between Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 9.0 Pie are facing a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability, reports The Hacker News. The critical RCE flaw ( CVE-2019-2107 ) in question resides in the Android Media […]

Russian FSB Intel Agency Contractor Hacked, Secret Projects Exposed

Hackers steal massive trove of Russian-spy agency data and leak it to the media Hackers broke into the server of a major contractor for the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and stole 7.5 terabytes of data in what is possibly “the largest data leak in the history of the work […]

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 […]

WhatsApp, Telegram media files can be hacked, say researchers

Vulnerability in WhatsApp and Telegram could allow hackers to manipulate your private media files Researchers from cyber-security firm Symantec on Monday revealed in a blog post that a flaw in popular instant messaging and end-to-end encryption platforms, WhatsApp and Telegram could allow hackers to manipulate your private media files that are transferred […]

Presidential emergency alerts can be easily spoofed using LTE flaws

Security vulnerabilities in LTE allow hackers to easily hoax presidential alerts Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have warned that Presidential Alerts sent via the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) program can be easily spoofed by exploiting LTE security vulnerabilities. For those unaware, WEA is an alerting network in the United […]

Hackers use a $25 Raspberry Pi computer to breach NASA JPL

NASA Lab was hacked using a $25 Raspberry Pi computer NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) department was compromised in April 2018 using an unsecured and unauthorized Raspberry Pi device, confirms an audit document from NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). According to OIG’s report, JPL “has experienced several notable cybersecurity […]

Chinese hackers breached TeamViewer’s systems in 2016 reveals report

TeamViewer confirms breaching by Chinese cyber attackers in 2016 The German software company behind the most popular software in the world, TeamViewer recently confirmed that its systems were breached by Chinese state-sponsored hackers in 2016, after a report by German newspaper Der Spiegel. However, the company said that TeamViewer chose […]

Hackers breach Stack Overflow Q&A platform and compromise users’ data

Stack Overflow confirms hackers breached its systems; some users’ data compromised Stack Overflow, a popular question and answer site for professional and tech programmers, recently confirmed that their systems were breached by hackers. “Over the weekend, there was an attack on Stack Overflow. We have confirmed that some level of […]