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HACKERS WHO HIT WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 ARE STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

Remember the 'Olympic Destroyer' cyber attack? The group behind it is still alive, kicking and has now been found targeting biological...

EX-CIA EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH LEAKING 'VAULT 7' HACKING TOOLS TO WIKILEAKS

A 29-year-old former CIA computer programmer who was charged with possession of child pornography last year has now been charged with...

 
 
 

TRON CRYPTOCURRENCY FOUNDER BUYS BITTORRENT, ΜTORRENT FOR $140 MILLION

BitTorrent, the company which owns the popular file-sharing client uTorrent, has quietly been sold for $140 million in cash to Justin...

EPIC GAMES FORTNITE FOR ANDROID-APK DOWNLOADS LEADS TO MALWARE

Given Fortnite's current popularity and craziness across the globe, we understand if you have been searching the web for download links...

 
 
 

APPLE MACOS BUG REVEALS CACHE OF SENSITIVE DATA FROM ENCRYPTED DRIVES

Security researchers are warning of almost a decade old issue with one of the Apple's macOS feature which was designed for users' convenience...

GNUPG FLAW IN ENCRYPTION TOOLS LETS ATTACKERS SPOOF ANYONE'S SIGNATURE

A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in some of the world's most popular and widely used email encryption...

 
 
 

CHINESE HACKERS CARRIED OUT COUNTRY-LEVEL WATERING HOLE ATTACK

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered an espionage campaign that has targeted a national data center of an unnamed central Asian...

NEW 'LAZY FP STATE RESTORE' VULNERABILITY FOUND IN ALL MODERN INTEL CPUS

Hell Yeah! Another security vulnerability has been discovered in Intel chips that affects the processor's speculative execution technology-like...

 
 
 

SPECIAL PRICE DROP-GET SECURE VPN SERVICE FOR LIFETIME

PRIVACY - a bit of an Internet buzzword nowadays, because the business model of the Internet has now shifted towards data collection. Today,...

CORTANA SOFTWARE COULD HELP ANYONE UNLOCK YOUR WINDOWS 10 COMPUTER

Cortana, an artificial intelligence-based smart assistant that Microsoft has built into every version of Windows 10, could help attackers...

 
 
 

GOOGLE BLOCKS CHROME EXTENSION INSTALLATIONS FROM 3RD-PARTY SITES

You probably have come across many websites that let you install browser extensions without ever going to the official Chrome web store. It's...

MICROSOFT JUNE 2018 PATCH TUESDAY PUSHES 11 CRITICAL SECURITY UPDATES

It's time to gear up for the latest June 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released security patch updates for...

 
 
 

SIGNATURE VALIDATION BUG LET MALWARE BYPASS SEVERAL MAC SECURITY PRODUCTS

A years-old vulnerability has been discovered in the way several security products for Mac implement Apple's code-signing API that...

APPLE BANS CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING APPS FROM ITS APP STORES

Due to the surge in cryptocurrency prices, not only hackers but also legitimate websites and mobile apps are increasingly using cryptocurrency...

 
 
 

THOUSANDS OF ANDROID DEVICES RUNNING INSECURE REMOTE ADB SERVICE

Despite warnings about the threat of leaving insecure remote services enabled on Android devices, manufacturers continue to ship devices...

FEDS ARREST 74 EMAIL FRAUDSTERS INVOLVED IN NIGERIAN BEC SCAMS

The United States Department of Justice announced Monday the arrest of 74 email fraudsters across three continents in a global crackdown...

 
 
 

ONEPLUS 6 FLAW ALLOWS TO BOOT ANY IMAGE EVEN WITH LOCKED BOOTLOADER

Have you recently bought a OnePlus 6? Don't leave your phone unattended. A serious vulnerability has been discovered in the OnePlus...

HACKERS STOLE OVER $20 MILLION IN ETHEREUM FROM INSECURELY CONFIGURED CLIENTS

Security researchers have been warning about cybercriminals who have made over 20 million dollars in just past few months by hijacking...

 
 
 

A NEW PARADIGM FOR CYBER THREAT HUNTING

It's no secret that expecting security controls to block every infection vector is unrealistic. For most organizations, the chances...

U.S. BUILDS WORLD'S FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER - SUMMIT

China no longer owns the fastest supercomputer in the world; It is the United States now. Though China still has more supercomputers...

 
 
 



PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

The PlayStation 4 has built up a sizable library of great games over the past five years, and soon, you'll be able to get some of them on the cheap. Sony today announced its... Read more ...

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google Podcasts app download on Google Play

Google released their Google Podcasts experience in app form this morning to the surprise of Podcast lovers everywhere. Before now, Google had a podcast-collecting experience... Read more ...

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo chose to ignore its 3DS system during the company's E3 2018 presentation, but that doesn't mean the handheld is dead and buried just yet. More games are planned for it... Read more ...

Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple Releases iOS 12 Beta 2 to Developers

Apple today made iOS 12 Beta 2 available to developers. This build focuses on resolving bugs and performance problems found in the first beta. Those who write apps for Apple... Read more ...

Verizon will stop selling real-time location data to third-party brokers

Verizon will stop selling real-time location data to third-party brokers

Verizon has pledged to stop selling data that can pinpoint the location of its mobile users to third-party intermediaries, according to The Associated Press. Verizon is the... Read more ...

Android Oreo 8.1 Beta for Nokia 2 now available. How to enroll & get the update

Android Oreo 8.1 Beta for Nokia 2 now available. How to enroll & get the update

Nokia 2 has finally received the Android Oreo 8.1 Beta via the Nokia Beta Labs. HMD CPO Juho Sarvikas has confirmed this by taking to twitter and making the announcement. New... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says family separations at US border are ‘inhumane' and...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says family separations at US border are ‘inhumane' and ‘need to stop'

Apple CEO Tim Cook called the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the United States border “inhumane” during remarks he made in Dublin on... Read more ...

ARK's third expansion, Extinction, likes its critters large

ARK's third expansion, Extinction, likes its critters large

Sure, you might have tamed yourself an entire stable full of T-Rexes, but humans aren't the apex predators in ARK: Survival Evolved anymore. At least, that's the only... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint say they need to merge so America can beat other...

T-Mobile and Sprint say they need to merge so America can beat other countries to 5G

T-Mobile and Sprint filed public interest statements to the Federal Communications Commission today. The 700-page filing is part of the companies' bid to merge , which they say... Read more ...

Here's why experts are skeptical of the ‘gaming disorder' diagnosis

Here's why experts are skeptical of the ‘gaming disorder' diagnosis

The World Health Organization has added “gaming disorder” to its diagnostic handbook , but experts argue that we still don't know enough to claim that gaming disorder exists... Read more ...