Free Hosting Company Hacked

In an article  posted on The Hacker News, readers have been alerted to the fact that a popular free hosting company was recently hacked. 000Webhost, one of the largest free hosting companies in the world, was struck by a malicious attack. The data breach led to over 13.5 million personal profiles being leaked, exposing customers’ passwords, names, email addresses, and IP addresses. According …

Hacking Smartphones from 16 Feet Away

A recent article posted on The Hacker News  informs readers of the fact that cybercriminals are now hacking smartphones from 16 feet away. Anyone using these devices for business-related purposes should be aware of the fact that hacking smartphones could give malicious attackers access to any number of important documents. The fact of the matter is that many people conduct work-related …

iOS Apps Collect Private Data

It seems as though cyber criminals have a finger in every virtual pie they can lay their hands on. In a recent article posted on The Hacker News, readers are alerted to the fact that iOS apps have the ability to collect users’ private data. Over 250 iOS apps have secretly been stealing private information, funneling sensitive user details straight …

Hacking Chip-and-Pin Credit Cards

The Hacker News recently posted an article about hacking chip-and-pin credit cards. By October 1, all US citizens had to switch to chip-enabled credit card for the simple reason that these offer more security than the regular swiping transactions. Unfortunately, hacking chip-and-pin credit cards may be easier than everyone assumed. French forensic researchers have discovered that criminals can easily switch out …

Talk Talk Hack Exposes 4 Million Clients

The Hacker News recently posted that the UK’s biggest phone and Internet provider, Talk Talk, has been hacked once again. This most recent Talk Talk hack has placed roughly 4 million of the company’s clients at the mercy of hackers, who have gained access to sensitive information including credit card details, bank details, full names, postal addresses, email addresses, dates of birth, …

T-Mobile Data Breach Affects 15 Million

In a recent article posted on The Hacker News, readers have been alerted to the fact that at least 15 million people who applied for credit through T-Mobile have been hacked. The T-Mobile data breach is extensive enough to be cause for considerable alarm. Anyone that applied for financing between September 2013 and September 2015  will have had their sensitive information …

Netgear Router Exploit: Hacker’s Dream

In an article posted on The Hacker News, readers are warned of the fact that a critical Netgear router exploit has recently come to light. Approximately 11,000 devices have become susceptible to DNS Monitoring – a Netgear router exploit that is, for all intents and purposes, unforgivable. This major flaw could easily be exploited by hackers, who have the ability to …

Hacking Technique Identified, Bounty Awarded

An article posted on The Hacker News, mentions the fact that a digital security researcher was recently rewarded with a bounty of $24,000 for identifying a hacking technique that would allow cyber criminals easy access to Microsoft services linked to Live.com accounts. This includes popular cloud storage facility, OneDrive, as well as other services including Skype, Xbox LIVE, and Windows Phone. …