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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, […]

Celebgate hacker jailed for role in theft of Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos

Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker who posted her nude images sentenced to prison One of the four hackers involved in the 2014 ‘Celebgate’ scandal was sentenced on Wednesday in a federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The accused has been sentenced to eight months in prison after which he has to serve three years […]

16-year-old hacks Apple and steal 90GB of secure files

Australian teenager hacks into Apple’s secure network and steals 90GB of data An Australian teenager is facing criminal charges for repeatedly breaking into Apple’s computer system after the company contacted the FBI, reports The Age. The teenager who began hacking at the age of 16, reportedly hacked into Apple’s private servers […]

Instagram hack locking users out of their accounts

Instagram hack: Users become victims of a strange account locking hack In a widespread Instagram hacking campaign, hundreds of users are reporting that their accounts have been compromised. Besides losing access to the Instagram account, the profile image, email address, phone number, and bios related to the accounts of the […]

US indicts 12 Russians Intelligence Agents for hacking and leaking DNC emails

U.S. charges 12 Russian intelligence officers of hacking Democrats in 2016 election campaign Twelve Russian intelligence officers were charged on Friday by the U.S. Justice Department for hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. The shocking announcement comes just two days before […]

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 […]