Archive for the ‘hacking news’ Category

Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

August 17th, 2017

Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car’s functions—from instrument cluster to steering, brakes, and accelerator—are electronically controlled.

No doubt these auto-control systems make your driving experience much better, but at the same time, they also increase the risk of getting hacked.

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Oopss! HBO Itself Accidentally Leaked ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Episode 6

August 16th, 2017

HBO doesn’t need hackers to leak its widely watched “Game of Thrones” episodes, as it is sufficient enough to leak them by its own.

In what seems to be a terrible blunder, HBO Spain appeared to have accidentally broadcast the next episode—Episode 6—of Game of Thrones season 7 five days before its official premiere.

And as expected, the GoT episode 6 quickly began circulating online.
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8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

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8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

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8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

Posted in Browser extensions, browser security, Chrome exploit, chrome extension, Cyber Attack, hacking news | Comments (0)

8 More Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Target 4.8 Million Users

August 16th, 2017

Google’s Chrome web browser Extensions are under attack with a series of developers being hacked within last one month.

Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.

Just two days after that incident, some unknown

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Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers

August 15th, 2017

Ransomware has been around for a few years but has become an albatross around everyone’s neck—from big businesses and financial institutions to hospitals and individuals worldwide—with cyber criminals making millions of dollars.

In just past few months, we saw a scary strain of ransomware attacks including WannaCry, Petya and LeakerLocker, which made chaos worldwide by shutting down hospitals

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HBO Offered Hackers $250,000 As Ransom to Prevent More Leaks

August 12th, 2017

Hackers who recently hacked into HBO network and stole scripts, shows, and employee information documents, have now provided an email in which the United States cable channel offered them $250,000.

The company offered the payment as a “bounty payment” reward in which companies reward white-hat hackers for discovering cyber security vulnerabilities in their computer networks.

Late last month,

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Cyberspies Are Using Leaked NSA Hacking Tools to Spy On Hotels Guests

August 11th, 2017

An infamous Russian-linked cyber-espionage group has been found re-using the same leaked NSA hacking tool that was deployed in the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks—this time to target Wi-Fi networks to spy on hotel guests in several European countries.

Security researchers at FireEye have uncovered an ongoing campaign that remotely steals credentials from high-value guests using Wi-Fi networks

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