Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Opera says it’s sync servers hacked, all data at risk

This week, Hackers breached security of Opera servers data and services and has already reset! Opera staff says that hackers got access to there Opera Sync, a service lets users synchronize the...

New Snowden documents confirm leaked NSA tools are real

Last Friday, a mysterious group by the name of “Shadow Brokers” dumped what appeared to be some of the National Security Agency’s hacking tools online. There was some speculation as to whether...

Hackers Can Now Steal Data by Listening to the Sound of a Computer’s Hard...

File this under a totally bizarre and improbable way to hack someone. Security researchers have recently demonstrated a way to use the sounds of your computer's hard drive to possibly transmit...

100 Million Volkswagens Could Be Unlocked by a Simple Key Fob Hack

Volkswagen's diesel issues are costing the company money and market share, but it doesn't affect VW's entire lineup. However, a new hack from researchers could compromise the security of approximately 100...

Pokemon Go creator Niantic’s CEO hacked on Twitter

John Hanke, the CEO of Pokemon Go creator Niantic, has been hacked on Twitter by the hacker group OurMine. In the past 24 hours, the hacker collective took control of the account...

SwiftKey bug leaked emails and other personal information

SwiftKey is in hot water one week after it launched its new emoji-predicting keyboard, as a number of users complained about the main SwiftKey app's suggestions. It looks like the app mixed...

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer fresh victims of OurMine hack

OurMine is back to business. The three-person hacker group that seems hell-bent on taking down every high-profile account, in a bid to promote better security practices, has this time round struck...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account hacked

The hacking outfit OurMine has already been responsible for a few high-profile Twitter account takeovers, but the latest may be particularly embarrassing for the company. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had his account briefly...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and the $80 million stolen password

The robbery of Bangladesh’s Central Bank was a true 21st-century bank heist. In April, thieves made off with $81 million after hacking into the bank’s secure messaging system. A shroud of...

Millions of MySpace & Tumblr users lose email & passwords massive data dump

OK, OK,  you haven’t had a whole lot of reason to visit your long defunct MySpace page, but have you been using the same password for everything else all these years...

APLICATIONS

BitTorrent unveils new live-streaming platform for peer-to-peer broadcasts

BitTorrent today launched BitTorrent Live, a multichannel video streaming app for Apple TV. Think of it as the company’s take on live TV, starting...