Thousands of emails, passwords for groups like WHO dumped online

2020-04-22 14:12

Cybersecurity expert Robert Potter told The Washington Post that WHO's password system was "appalling" — saying 48 people had "password" as their password.

An Australian man allegedly downloaded software to his ex-girlfriend's car that allowed him to drive it remotely and track her location

2019-11-07 18:44

According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the man allegedly downloaded an app that allowed him to also start and stop her car remotely.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he doesn't currently have a phone number after his account was hacked to send out racist tweets

2019-09-04 17:36

Jack Dorsey alluded to the hack of his account in a Twitter exchange with New York Times journalist Kate Conger.

Google researchers found a bunch of malicious sites that quietly hacked iPhones for years

2019-08-31 10:46

Hackers were able to steal messages, photos, and real-time GPS location data through a 'monitoring implant.'

The Israeli firm behind software used to hack WhatsApp boasted that it can scrape data from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft cloud servers

2019-07-20 09:37

The Financial Times reviewed NSO sales documents, which said its system could obtain a target's location data history, archived messages, and photos.

WhatsApp hack explained – you could still be at risk

2019-05-16 12:36

Once the hackers gain access to a device it’s a free for all.

5 Classic hacks to make your car road trip ready this summer

2018-12-18 11:45

Prevent anything from putting a damper on your road trip this summer with these 5 timeless car hacks.

After millions of Facebook accounts were hacked, here's how to secure your social media accounts and operating systems

2018-10-13 07:28

Physical security keys for two-factor authentication are a reliable and secure way to ensure that you're the only person with access to your accounts.

Here are 4 ways SA companies should protect your emails against a Liberty-style hack

2018-07-01 15:39

Liberty clients' data was breached by a third party earlier this month.

 

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts

2020-02-18 13:00

The hackers claimed to have read private messages that indicated a popular player was heading back to FC Barcelona. Twitter confirmed the hacks.

Over 200 million 'Words with Friends' players may have had their passwords stolen in a recent data breach

2019-10-01 21:13

A hacker claims he accessed data from more than 200 million people who played "Words with Friends" on iPhone and Android.

China may have used a recent massive iPhone hack to target Uighur Muslims

2019-09-02 16:15

Google's initial report said the hack was an indiscriminate attack that used a handful of malicious websites to infect people's phones.

People are mesmerised by a viral video that shows what happens when you put an egg in vinegar and maple syrup

2019-07-28 18:36

The video, originally posted by "5-Minute Crafts," shows an egg growing after it is soaked in vinegar, maple syrup, and dye over a three-day span.

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory network was hacked by targeting a Raspberry Pi that wasn't supposed to be connected to it

2019-06-24 17:42

In April 2018, a hacker stole 500 megabytes of data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It targeted an unauthorised Raspberry Pi.

Meet the shadowy security firm from Israel whose technology is believed to be at the heart of the massive WhatsApp hack

2019-05-14 21:27

The NSO Group's "Pegasus" software is believed to be at the heart of a major new spyware attack that affects billions of people.

This Fitbit hack can earn you all the Discovery Vitality points of a 30 minute workout – for just 1 minute of exercise

2019-01-22 06:45

If you hit the wrong button you may accidentally get unearned Vitality points for exercise you never did. Here's exactly how not to do that.

Hackers posted a grim image on the website of Saudi Arabia's big investment conference

2018-10-23 09:52

'For the sake of security for children worldwide, we urge all countries to put sanction on the Saudi regime.'

A weird Instagram hack is locking users out of their accounts and people are furious

2018-08-15 17:06

Instagram users are complaining on Twitter about a bizarre hack that locks them out of their accounts, and then changes the username, image, and associated email address. Instagram said it is aware of the issue and is investigating.

Hackers abscond with R422 million in cryptocurrencies from massive South Korean cryptocurrency trading platform

2018-06-20 17:27

Bithumb, one of South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that hackers took R422 million from its platform earlier this week.

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