Archive for the ‘Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks’ Category

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

July 16th, 2019
Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could be.

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An Amazon Phishing Scam Hits Just in Time For Prime Day

July 12th, 2019
Some deals are too good to be true, even on the most made-up holiday of all.

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Magecart Hacker Group Hits 17,000 Domains—and Counting

July 11th, 2019
Magecart hackers are casting the widest possible net to find vulnerable ecommerce sites—but their method could lead to even bigger problems.

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Zoom Will Fix the Flaw That Let Hackers Hijack Webcams

July 9th, 2019
While it at first dismissed the vulnerability, Zoom says it will release a patch Tuesday night.

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A Zoom Flaw Gives Hackers Easy Access to Your Webcam

July 9th, 2019
All it takes is one wrong click, and the popular video conferencing software will put you in a meeting with a stranger.

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What Is Credential Dumping?

July 7th, 2019
Modern network intrusions thrive on a counterintuitive trick: stealing passwords from computers that hackers have already compromised.

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The Biggest Cybersecurity Crises of 2019 So Far

July 5th, 2019
Ransomware attacks, supply chain hacks, escalating tensions with Iran—the first six months of 2019 have been anything but boring.

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Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts as Municipal Attacks Spread

July 1st, 2019
Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat.

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Myspace Employees Used to Spy on Users

June 29th, 2019
Robert Mueller will testify, malware wrecks IoT, and more of the week's top security news.

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How Hackers Turn Microsoft Excel’s Own Features Against It

June 27th, 2019
A pair of recent findings show how hackers can compromise Excel users without any fancy exploits.

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