Hacking group to automakers: let’s “connect and collaborate”

Hacking Group to Automakers: Let’s “Connect and Collaborate”

As cars become more and more reliant on their computer chips, consumer groups and security experts have begun to worry about their vulnerability to cyberattacks. It could be a simple hack like using the car’s computer system to unlock a car, or more serious like actually hijacking a car even from a distance. Non-profit Hacking…

Bbc hacked on christmas day

BBC Hacked On Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, a Russian hacker known as “HASH” or “Rev0lver” launched a campaign to sell access to BBC. BBC Attacked On Christmas Day It is unknown whether or not the hacker sold anything to cyber-criminals. The price set for access is also unknown. However, the hacker offered proof of his access to the server…

The new iphone fingerprint scanner also accepts nipples

The New iPhone Fingerprint Scanner Also Accepts Nipples

It’s September and the recently announced iPhone 5S is now available to purchase, sporting all the mod cons that you could hope for – including a fingerprint scanner that stops unwanted people from accessing your phone. However, an enthusiast, who was quick enough to test out the ability of the new fingerprint scanner, has found…

Gaming industry security crisis

Gaming Industry Security Crisis

We’re living in troubling times, folks. Cyber-criminals are getting smarter, and the methods we’ve got to combat them simply aren’t evolving quickly enough to keep up. The ever-increasing instance and severity of breaches we’ve been seeing of late should be evidence enough of that. Everything from Facebook to Google to Washington State itself has been…

Cansecwest 2013: its a hacker’s paradise

CanSecWest 2013: Its a Hacker’s Paradise

CanSecWest is an annual conference that is being held in Vancouver, Canada, this year. It focus’ mainly on applied digital security and keeping hackers out. However, at the conference, there are some unique opportunities for hackers to bring their game and win some pretty hefty cash prizes in the process. CaSecWest 2013: Pwn2Own Challenge Right…

Security becomes paramount for hacked brands on twitter

Security Becomes Paramount for Hacked Brands on Twitter

Just last weekend, the unimaginable happened for a couple of well-known American brands when their Twitter accounts were commandeered by hackers. Burger King and Jeep had a nightmare on their hands when false (and some vulgar) tweets began spewing from their accounts. Burger King Gets McHacked On Monday of last week, shock and horror ensued…