Cyberattacks and Hackers

Black Hat and Defcon cybersecurity experts share tips on how to protect yourself - CNET

5 hours ago   |   CNET

Here's what people at the annual “hacker summer camp” think you need to do.
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New PHP Code Execution Attack Puts WordPress Sites at Risk

5 hours ago   |   The Hacker News

Sam Thomas, a security researcher from Secarma, has discovered a new exploitation technique that could make it easier for hackers to trigger critical deserialization...
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16-Year-Old Teen Hacked Apple Servers, Stole 90GB of Secure Files

5 hours ago   |   The Hacker News   |   5 articles

Well, there's something quite embarrassing for Apple fans. Though Apple servers are widely believed to be unhackable, a 16-year-old high school student proved that nothing is...
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These Android phones have security defects out of the box, researchers say

10 hours ago   |   Phys.org

At least 25 Android smartphone models-11 of which are sold by major U.S. carriers-carry vulnerabilities out of the box, making them easy prey for hackers, according to a new...
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Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

Hack-happy Aussie teen cracks Apple's vault, steals 90GB of confidential files

13 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   3 articles

An Australian private schoolboy from Melbourne has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly hacking into Apple's main computer network, The Age has reported. Over the span of a...
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Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

21 hours ago   |   The Hacker News

With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a more secure place for Internet users. If you...
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Obama Campaign Fought Election Hacks With Security Keys: Report

22 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

The Obama campaign fought against election hacking with security keys during both the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, CNET reports, citing Stina Ehrensvard, Chief...
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Cortana Flaw Gave Hackers Web Access on Locked Windows 10 Devices

23 hours ago   |   Tom's Hardware

Researchers found even more Cortana flaws attackers could exploit to bypass the Windows 10 lock screen.
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FCC Chair defends his silence on fake DDoS attack - CNET

1 day ago   |   CNET

Ajit Pai admitted he doubted claims that the FCC's comment system had been taken down by a cyberattack, but he was asked to keep quiet until a full report was made public.
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More U.S. states deploy technology to track election hacking attempts

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state computer systems managing voter data or voting devices in order to root...
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OnePlus 6T rumored to launch at T-Mobile in October

OnePlus 6T rumored to launch at T-Mobile in October

OnePlus teased earlier this year that it was working with U.S. carriers, and now it sounds like OnePlus may have found itself a partner. The OnePlus 6T will reportedly launch... Read more ...

Fortnite Challenge Bug: Where Are The Rift Portal Locations?

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HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

When HTC's U12+ came out earlier this year, it was only available in two colours in Canada: ‘Translucent Blue' and ‘Ceramic Black'. Starting today, it's also available in a new... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

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'All night - no friends, nothing:' Elon Musk describes the lonely 24 hours he spent working at Tesla on his 47th birthday

In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk said that he typically works 120 hours a week. Musk said he spent his entire 47th birthday alone working in Tesla's... Read more ...

These Are the Phones That Will Get Android 9 Pie

These Are the Phones That Will Get Android 9 Pie

It's mostly Google devices that have the update so far, but OEMs are being surprisingly forthcoming with update plans this time around. Read more ...

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

A benchmark for Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 processor show a less-than-stellar increase in multi-core performance over the previous 835 chip. Introduced in June, the... Read more ...

T-Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

T-Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

The appearance of the OnePlus 6T in carrier stores would mark the first time the Chinese startup has inked a deal with a carrier in the US, which could get its phones in the... Read more ...