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ASUS Software updates hacked to push malware into millions of PCs

1 million ASUS computers targeted by hackers through malicious ASUS Live Update Utility software The Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs in a blog post disclosed that they detected a new advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that compromised system updates to install a malicious backdoor on ASUS laptops and desktops of […]

Firefox, Safari, Edge And Tesla Hacked At Pwn2Own 2019

Firefox, Safari, Edge And Tesla fall prey to hacking in the Pwn2Own 2019 hacking competition in Vancouver Pwn2Own Vancouver 2019 sponsored by Microsoft, VMware, and Tesla took place between March 20-22nd 2019 at the Sheraton Wall Centre hotel in Vancouver, Canada. The event saw hackers successfully exploiting web browsers like […]

18-year-old hacker arrested for stealing over $130k in cryptocurrency

Japanese teenager gets arrested for stealing over $130k in cryptocurrency An 18-year-old Japanese teenager has been arrested for stealing roughly 15 million Yen ($134,310) worth of MonaCoin virtual currency. For those unaware, Monappy is an online wallet service for storing cryptocurrency and the virtual currency MonaCoin (MONA) is Litecoin hard […]

Programmer discovers ATM flaw that allowed him to withdraw $1 million in cash

Chinese programmer gets jailed for withdrawing $1 million in cash using an ATM flaw A senior Chinese bank programmer was arrested after he withdrew more than 7 million yuan (around $1,000,000) in “free” cash by exploiting an ATM flaw. He has been given a prison sentence of 10 and a […]

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 […]

Teens Are Making Thousand Of Pounds By Hacking Fortnite Accounts

Fortnite is possibly the best free to play battle royale game that has gained immense popularity in recent years. The game is played by more than 78.3 million players every month. It is worth noting that Fortnite is a free to play battle royale game, but Epic Games has earned more […]

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 […]

Hacker talks to an Arizona man through his internet security camera

Arizona Man Says Hacker Spoke to Him Through His Home’s Nest Security Camera As creepy and disturbing it may sound, an Arizona man was startled when a hacker spoke to him through his internet security camera that was meant to keep him safe, reports The Arizona Republic. The victim, Andy […]

Sony PlayStation Classic hacked to run games off a USB drive

Hackers crack Sony’s PlayStation Classic shortly after the release Last week, Sony released PlayStation Classic with 20 officially preinstalled games, which includes games such as Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII, Grand Theft Auto, and Resident Evil Director’s Cut. The list of games left out many countless classic games from the 90s leaving fans […]