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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 […]

Hackers built a ‘master key’ that unlocks millions of hotel rooms

Hackers find a serious security vulnerability in hotel key system Researchers from the Finnish cyber security firm, F-Secure have discovered a critical flaw that allows hackers to use a used or even a discarded hotel key card to create a master key for the entire building within minutes without leaving […]

‘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 […]

iTunes’ Wi-Fi Sync Feature Vulnerable To Trustjacking Attack

iOS Trustjacking Attack Allows Hackers To Hack iPhone, iPad Security experts at Symantec have discovered a flaw that if exploited would allow attackers to compromise iOS devices without the owner’s knowledge. The latest iOS attack dubbed as “Trustjacking” exploits a vulnerability in iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, a feature that allows iOS […]

‘Despacito’ YouTube video has been hacked and deleted

‘Despacito’ music video deleted from YouTube; Adele, Taylor Swift, Drake and Shakira’s accounts taken over In what seems to be a hacker attack, the music video of the hit song ‘Despacito’, which had more than five billion views on YouTube has been removed. The original clips had been posted by […]

Hacker Adrian Lamo who turned in Chelsea Manning dies at the age of 37

Adrian Lamo, who hacked Microsoft and Yahoo, passes away at the age of 37 Adrian Lamo, a Colombian-American threat analyst and former hacker, has died at the age of 37. He was best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning. Lamo, who was also […]

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 […]

South Korea Intelligence: North Korea May Be Involved In Japan’s $530M Coincheck Heist

North Korea Possibly Behind Coincheck Hack, Says South Korea’s Intelligence Agency Recently, Coincheck, one of Japan’s and Asia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, was hit by the biggest hack in the history of cryptocurrency in which 58 billion Yen ($534 million) worth of the virtual currency “NEM (Nemu)” was stolen from its digital wallets. […]

British teenager posed as CIA boss to access secret military files

Crackas With Attitude’ Hacker Gained Access To CIA Chief’s Accounts A British teenager who gained access to intel-operations in Afghanistan and Iran by posing as the CIA chief has pleaded guilty in a London court on Friday. The accused, Kane Gamble, now 18, who was then aged 15 and 16 […]