Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has published the results of its more-than-year-long investigation into the activity of Lazarus – a notorious hacking group allegedly responsible for the theft of 81 million dollars from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016. During the forensic analysis of artefacts left by the group in South-East Asian and European banks, Kaspersky … Continue reading Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

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CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing

WikiLeaks has revealed the CIA’s alleged ability to infiltrate and control iPhones through a tool called NightSkies, which is physically installed onto factory fresh iPhones and allows the CIA to monitor and download files from targets’ phones undetected. The revelation is part of WikiLeaks’ latest Vault 7 release named ‘Dark Matter.’ NightSkies works in the … Continue reading CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing

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WhatsApp, Telegram ‘Severe’ Security Flaw Pinpointed Following #Vault7 Release

A flaw in popular messenger apps WhatsApp and Telegram, which could allow hackers to gain access to hundreds of millions of accounts using the very encryption software designed to keep them out, has been discovered by cyber security firm Check Point. A flaw in popular messenger apps WhatsApp and Telegram, which could allow hackers to … Continue reading WhatsApp, Telegram ‘Severe’ Security Flaw Pinpointed Following #Vault7 Release

What is the CIA Hack All About? The Danger Lies in What Might be Coming Next

The WikiLeaks exposure of thousands of documents relating to the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) hacking program, which was expanded dramatically under President Barack Obama between 2013 and 2016, has created something of a panic in the users of cell phones, online computers and even for smart television viewers. The documents describe “more than a thousand … Continue reading What is the CIA Hack All About? The Danger Lies in What Might be Coming Next

How Come the CIA is World’s Hackfest Central Now

Once Wikileaks released thousands of documents uncovering the extensive scope of the US CIA’s hacking, including a wide range of programs and backdoors that allow the wiretapping of smartphones, personal computers and even smart TVs, the whole world has once again had the chance to learn that it’s not the mysterious “Russian hackers” that pose the … Continue reading How Come the CIA is World’s Hackfest Central Now

The hack allowed TV's to fake being turned off. © John Rowley / www.globallookpress.com

CIA, MI5 Turned Samsung TVs into Spying Devices, Even When Switched Off

The CIA and MI5 have the ability to hack certain Samsung smart TVs which can then be operated as a listening device even when the televisions are switched off, the latest WikiLeaks dump has revealed, raising privacy questions for homes across the world. The high-tech cyber espionage capabilities were detailed in WikiLeaks’ latest data release … Continue reading CIA, MI5 Turned Samsung TVs into Spying Devices, Even When Switched Off

Cloudflare Leak: Here Are The Passwords You Should Change Immediately

If you have or had accounts on Fitbit, Uber, OkCupid, Medium, or Yelp, you should probably change your passwords. In a blog post published on Thursday, the web performance and security company Cloudflare said it had fixed a critical bug, discovered over the weekend, that had been leaking sensitive information such as website passwords in plain text … Continue reading Cloudflare Leak: Here Are The Passwords You Should Change Immediately