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LEARN ETHICAL HACKING ONLINE - 9 COURSES AT LOWEST PRICE EVER

How to become a Professional Hacker? This is one of the most frequently asked queries we came across on a daily basis. Do you also...

A SINGLE-CHARACTER MESSAGE CAN CRASH ANY APPLE IPHONE, IPAD OR MAC

Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook...

 
 
 

HACKERS EXPLOITING 'BITMESSAGE' ZERO-DAY TO STEAL BITCOIN WALLET KEYS

Bitmessage developers have warned of a critical 'remotely executable' zero-day vulnerability in the PyBitmessage application that was...

MICROSOFT ISSUES SECURITY PATCH UPDATE FOR 14 NEW CRITICAL VULNERABILITIES

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year. Yes, it's Valentine's, and the tech...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT WON'T PATCH A SEVERE SKYPE VULNERABILITY ANYTIME SOON

A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that...

HACKERS EXPLOIT 'TELEGRAM MESSENGER' ZERO-DAY FLAW TO SPREAD MALWARE

A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the desktop version for end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app that was being...

 
 
 

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY DISRUPTED BY MALWARE ATTACK

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea was disrupted over the weekend following a malware attack before and during...

THOUSANDS OF GOVERNMENT WEBSITES HACKED TO MINE CRYPTOCURRENCIES

There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and...

 
 
 

RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS ARRESTED FOR USING NUCLEAR WEAPON FACILITY TO MINE BITCOINS

Two days ago when infosec bods claimed to have uncovered what's believed to be the first case of a SCADA network infected with cryptocurrency-mining...

WORDPRESS UPDATE BREAKS AUTOMATIC UPDATE FEATURE-APPLY MANUAL UPDATE

WordPress administrators are once again in trouble. WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total...

 
 
 

NEW POINT-OF-SALE MALWARE STEALS CREDIT CARD DATA VIA DNS QUERIES

Cybercriminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They are now adopting more clandestine techniques...

NEARLY 2000 WORDPRESS WEBSITES INFECTED WITH A KEYLOGGER

More than 2,000 WordPress websites have once again been found infected with a piece of crypto-mining malware that not only steals the...

 
 
 

HARD-CODED PASSWORD LETS ATTACKERS BYPASS LENOVO'S FINGERPRINT SCANNER

Lenovo has recently rolled out security patches for a severe vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro software that could allow...

HEAT MAP RELEASED BY FITNESS TRACKER REVEALS LOCATION OF SECRET MILITARY BASES

Every one of us now has at least one internet-connected smart device, which makes this question even more prominent -how much does...

 
 
 

UPDATE YOUR FIREFOX BROWSER TO FIX A CRITICAL REMOTELY EXPLOITABLE FLAW

Mozilla has released an important update for its Firefox web browser to patch a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers...

CRITICAL ORACLE MICROS POS FLAW AFFECTS OVER 300,000 PAYMENT SYSTEMS

Oracle has released a security patch update to address a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability that affects its MICROS point-of-sale...

 
 
 

CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING MALWARE INFECTED OVER HALF-MILLION PCS USING NSA EXPLOIT

2017 was the year of high profile data breaches and ransomware attacks, but from the beginning of this year, we are noticing a faster-paced...

MELTDOWN/SPECTER-BASED MALWARE COMING SOON TO DEVICES NEAR YOU, ARE YOU READY?

It has been few weeks since the details of the Spectre, and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities came out in public and researchers have...

 
 
 

HACKERS CAN NOW STEAL DATA EVEN FROM FARADAY CAGE AIR-GAPPED COMPUTERS

A team of security researchers-which majorly focuses on finding clever ways to get into air-gapped computers by exploiting little-noticed...

SECURE VPN SERVICES - GET 91% OFF ON LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTIONS

Since most of us rely upon the Internet for day-to-day activities, hacking and spying have become a prime concern today, and so have...

 
 
 



Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Just the other day, we told you that some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners were complaining that their handsets were overheating after the February security update was installed... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 spotted with 10.5-inch display and 8MP front camera

A new Samsung Galaxy device has appeared in a benchmark listing. The handset carries a model number of SM-T835, suggesting it could well be the Galaxy Tab S4 tablet given that... Read more ...

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

Facebook plans to thwart election ad fraud with postcards

In an effort to prevent foreign actors from surreptitiously manipulating audiences with ads concerning US elections, Facebook will send postcards in the mail to verify... Read more ...

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

Wikipedia's no-cost version for people without mobile data plans is dead

The Wikimedia Foundation has killed off Wikipedia Zero, an initiative to deliver the online encyclopedia at no charge to mobile users around with the world. The zero-rated... Read more ...

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

Australia's best cheap headphones, discounts and deals in February 2018

With headphones of all types, colours and styles flooding the market, it's hard knowing which ones to pick - do you go for the premium model you've always wanted, or are you... Read more ...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX...

All Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 models now come with free Gear IconX wireless earphones

Samsung will soon announce a Galaxy S9 and a Galaxy S9+, but that doesn't mean the company wants customers to stop purchasing its current smartphones. That being said... Read more ...

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

The Next Rocket League Arena Is in Your Living Room

Hot Wheels and Rocket League teamed up to bring the wildly popular video game to the next level: actual toy cars scoring goals. Read more ...

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

IPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

If there's one rumor that's been consistent ever since the iPhone X launched is that sales have been disappointing. Or rather, the Nikkei has consistently been reporting on how... Read more ...

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

High cost of OLED displays spells trouble for Samsung

Sales of the iPhone X have been lower than expected. That's bad news for Apple and its chief rival, Samsung. The South Korean company supplied Apple with the OLED panels for... Read more ...

5 best laptops for Photoshop

5 best laptops for Photoshop

There are a few factors to consider when you're looking for the best laptop for Photoshop work. Firstly, think about where you will be doing most of your work. If you want a... Read more ...