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Smart bulb 'ransomware' loophole fixed

A flaw could have allowed hackers to take control of a Hue lightbulb on a target network and install malicious firmware on it.

08 Feb 2020 8:24 AM

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target

Ultimately, it boils down to a simple lesson: Be careful who you talk to — and what you’re using to chat with them.

27 Jan 2020 9:01 AM

32 passwords you should never use unless you are begging to be hacked

An analysis of about 20 million passwords has revealed that a mere 4.9 million were unique.

31 Oct 2019 12:26 PM

Warning: Malicious flaw affects 1 billion WhatsApp users

WhatsApp has issued a warning where its users are told to update their apps now.

04 Oct 2019 3:01 PM

Scary iPhone warning issued; world’s most dangerous cable goes on sale

The OMG Lightning cable contains a wireless implant that can be accessed from an attacker in the vicinity.

02 Oct 2019 12:58 PM


Major warning issued for Apple’s 1.4 billion iPhone and iPad users

A security firm has found a way to hack every iOS device running iOS 8 to iOS 13.

12 Aug 2019 9:24 AM

Threesome app exposes 1.5 million users’ data from White House to 10 Downing Street

3Fun has been categorized as being “probably the worst security for any dating app ever seen.”

10 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Police officers' personal information stolen in data breach

Hackers took off with information for roughly 2,500 officers and 17,500 officer applicants.

31 Jul 2019 7:35 AM

Hackers steal USD 32 million in cryptocurrency from Bitpoint

Bitpoint has halted all services including trading, deposit, and withdrawal of all crypto assets after it noticed the irregular withdrawal.

13 Jul 2019 7:35 AM

Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

An unauthorised third party gained access to the information through employee email accounts.

21 Apr 2019 11:49 AM


Internet Explorer bug allows hackers to steal data even if browser is not in use

MHT file locally, allowing hackers to remotely access the computer and exfiltrate local files.

16 Apr 2019 3:22 PM

Indian gas company leaks 6,700,000 Aadhaar data: Report

The database was found by a security researcher who chose to remain anonymous.

19 Feb 2019 12:38 PM

Symantec announces solution to stop business email compromise attacks

Symantec announced Email Fraud Protection, an automated solution to block fraudulent emails.

16 Feb 2019 12:01 PM

773 million email ID, passwords exposed. Were you part of it?

2,692,818,238 rows of email IDs and passwords are listed in a single database online.

19 Jan 2019 1:59 PM

'Collection #1' data breach is just the tip of the iceberg

The data dump is just a subset of a much larger tranche of passwords made available on the dark web.

18 Jan 2019 6:31 PM


Hamburg working with Irish authorities to stop spread of German data

The Twitter account used to spread personal data has been deleted.

05 Jan 2019 9:42 AM

German politicians' data published online in massive breach

The ministry said it remained unclear if the breach was the result of a hack or a leak.

05 Jan 2019 9:37 AM

China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

Investigators suspect the hackers were working on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security.

13 Dec 2018 6:03 PM

Privacy bug on Google+ affected 52.5 million users: Report

Google said it found no evidence that any other apps had accessed the data using the latest bug.

11 Dec 2018 9:38 AM

US to reveal charges against Chinese hackers: sources

Breaches have allowed China to gather large quantities of data on a wide range of American businesses.

08 Dec 2018 10:08 AM