Archive for the ‘Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks’ Category

Microsoft’s First Windows XP Patch in Years Is a Very Bad Sign

May 15th, 2019
A very bad vulnerability in Windows XP could have serious ramifications, even with a patch.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

Intel Flaw Lets Hackers Siphon Secrets from Millions of PCs

May 14th, 2019
Two different groups of researchers found another speculative execution attack that can steal all the data a CPU touches.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just a Phone Call

May 14th, 2019
All it took to compromise a smartphone was a single phone call over WhatsApp. The user didn't even have to pick up the phone.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

WhatsApp Was Hacked, Your Computer Was Exposed, and More News

May 14th, 2019
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

A Cisco Router Bug Has Massive Global Implications

May 13th, 2019
Researchers have discovered a way to break one of Cisco's most critical security features, which puts countless networks at potential risk.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why

May 10th, 2019
For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

Hackers Stole $40 Million From Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange

May 8th, 2019
One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges got hit, as thieves nabbed $40 million of bitcoin—along with two-factor user codes and API tokens.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

The Strange Journey of an NSA Zero-Day—Into Multiple Enemies’ Hands

May 7th, 2019
How a "secret" hackable bug found by the NSA was used over by Chinese, North Korean, and Russian hackers to wreak havoc.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

A Hacking Spree, a Fight for Open Internet, and More News

May 3rd, 2019
Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)

A Mysterious Hacker Group Is On a Supply Chain Hijacking Spree

May 3rd, 2019
A group of likely Chinese hackers has poisoned the software of at least six companies in just the last three years.

Posted in security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks | Comments (0)