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Tag Archives: Hacking
If you own an Android-based Smartphone and use Pizza Hut’s app (yes, ordering a pizza also just became potentially dangerous for your privacies’ health) said application and over 100 others make you susceptible to a host of malicious issues!
In today’s IT-landscape, it should come as no surprise that Kaspersky (yes, the anti-virus software firm) reported an attempted hack of their systems!
In the aftermath of a major data-breech, aside from blaming China (the default target) US government officials have claimed the nation is facing a ‘dedicated’ hacking enemy. ‘Dedicated’ meaning this threat is fact and/or ‘dedicated’ meaning this threat is another … Continue reading
In the aftermath of another reported incident of cyber-espionage, expect the rhetoric between the Chinese and American government to increase if the US State Department data-breech actually happened…
According to a high-level defector, Bureau 121 is an elite, North Korea hacker organization (reportedly based in China) capable of not just taking infrastructure down but of even killing people… arguably, Bradbury and/or Orwell could not make this stuff up!
The FBI’s report that a hacker took control of a (US) commercial airline flight is either the latest Orwellian-related post on how invasive technology has become; a post-Snowden, governmental scare tactic and/or a bit of both…
United Airlines has launched an incentive-program (i.e., a ‘Bug-bounty Program’) rewarding hackers finding bugs in their online systems. As for their quality of in-flight service and amenities that is another issue!
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House’s email system (last year) demonstrate once-again the on-going, e-vulnerability that global organizations ranging from business to governments potentially face.
Two researchers have reportedly discovered a way to capture identification data for Samsung’s S5 fingerprint recognition software via hacking the handsets’ memory… just another day in the never-ending saga of ‘the-more-humanity-becomes-tech-dependent-the-greater-the-level-of-hacking-possibilities.’
Potentially adding insult to injury, France’s TV5 inadvertently broadcast passwords visible in the background during an on-air interview… D’oh!