Category: hacking

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

| June 17, 2017

Social media networks are no doubt a quick and powerful way to share information and ideas, but not everything shared on Facebook or Twitter is true. Misinformation, or “Fake News,” has emerged as a primary issue for social media platforms, seeking to influence millions of people with wrong propaganda and falsehoods. In past years, we […]

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Verizon to pre-install a 'Spyware' app on its Android phones to collect user data

Verizon to pre-install a ‘Spyware’ app on its Android phones to collect user data

| March 30, 2017

If the death of online privacy rules wasn’t enough for Internet Service Providers and advertisers to celebrate, Verizon has planned to pre-install spyware on customers’ Android devices in order to collect their personal data. The telecom giant has partnered with Evie Launcher to bring a new application called ‘AppFlash‘ — a universal search bar that […]

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KeySweeper — Arduino-based Keylogger for Wireless Keyboards

KeySweeper — Arduino-based Keylogger for Wireless Keyboards

| June 4, 2016

Security researcher has developed a cheap USB wall charger that is capable to eavesdrop on almost any Microsoft wireless keyboard. MySpace mischief-maker Samy Kamkar has released a super-creepy keystroke logger for Microsoft wireless keyboards cunningly hidden in what appears to be a rather cheap, but functioning USB wall charger. The stealthy Arduino-based device, dubbed “KeySweeper“, looks and functions […]

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Basically Every Single Presidential Candidate Is Totally Clueless As To What's At Stake In The Apple / FBI Fight

Basically Every Single Presidential Candidate Is Totally Clueless As To What’s At Stake In The Apple / FBI Fight

| February 20, 2016

from the you’re-all-wrong dept I guess this isn’t that surprising, but as the big legal fight heated up this week between Apple and the Justice Department over whether or not Apple can be forced to create a backdoor to let the FBI access the contents of Syed Farook’s iPhone, all of the major Presidential candidates […]

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Device can Guess & Steal Your next credit card Number

Device can Guess & Steal Your next credit card Number

| November 30, 2015

Imagine you have lost your credit card and applied for a fresh credit card from your bank. What if some criminal is using your new credit card before you have even received it? Yes, it’s possible at least with this $10 device. Hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has built a $10 device that can predict and […]

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Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool

Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool

| November 24, 2015

Dell officials have apologized for shipping PCs with a certificate that made it easy for attackers to cryptographically impersonate HTTPS-protected websites and issued a software tool that removes the transport layer security credential from affected machines.As some people suspected, the self-signed credentials that came pre-installed as root certificates on computers throughout Dell’s product line were […]

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Apple's Biggest Hack Ever: Apps linked to CIA

Apple’s Biggest Hack Ever: Apps linked to CIA

| September 24, 2015

The First major cyber attack on Apple’s App Store has now been linked to CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). Last week, Researchers disclosed some 39 iOS apps on Apple’s App Store infected by ‘XCodeGhost Malware’. The Bad News is that the infection has now increased exponentially with the discovery of more than 4,000 infected apps. The […]

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