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Future of Web Security: Firms Now Forced to Think Like Hackers

Posted by in Cyber Attack, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Hack, Hackers

With new waves of DDoS attacks reported every day, and dozens of publications on the same, it has become eminent for companies to re-think their cyber security strategies.   Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated as technology evolves. Recently, a luxury goods manufacturer went under attack from a phisher who stole employee finger-prints used as security…


Yahoo Finally Informs Their Users That They Were Hacked

Posted by in Data Breach, Hack, Hacking, Internet, Yahoo!

Yahoo is a website dedicated to providing a search engine, news feed, and email services free of charge to its users. It is used worldwide by billions of people who assume that their personal information is safe as they browse, click, and send letters off. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. The website…


Firmware on Android Phones Send Information to China

Posted by in Android Phones, Hack, Technology, Web Security

There is an interesting article on The Hacker News website about how pre-installed firmware on roughly 700 million Android phones all over the world is sending user information to a server in China. Information including contact lists and locations is sent to China every 72 hours; this is something only discovered recently. The firmware was…


Google Pixel Phone Hacked in Under 60 Seconds

Posted by in Google, Google Pixel Phone, Hack

A team of white hat hackers found vulnerabilities in the new Google Pixel phone at PwnFest, a hacking competition held in Seoul, South Korea. A Chinese team, Quihoo 360, was able to exploit this vulnerability. This exploit launched the Google Play store before opening Chrome and allowed them to display a webpage on the phone…


Jeep Cherokee Still Vulnerable to Hacking

Posted by in Hack, Hacking, Jeep Cherokee, Self-driving Cars

One of the major concerns when it comes to self-driving vehicles is that some hackers may be able to be thousands of miles away and still control where a car or truck is headed. In an effort to get make sure that such issues are addressed, two hackers actually showed how they were able to…


Pokémon Go Map Hack

Posted by in Data Breach, Hack, Pokemon Go, Pokemon Go Map

There has been a major outbreak of developers creating new and innovative ways to hack into the Pokémon Go mobile application. The most common feature that the developers are offering include the ability to see, and find, the Pokémon nearest your location on the map. However, there are also many that allow the person to…


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