Topic: Security

Apple Improving iCloud Security Amid Denials of Blame for Recent Hacks
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Apple Improving iCloud Security Amid Denials of Blame for Recent Hacks

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you probably heard that last weekend some lousy crumb-bums hacked into the iCloud accounts of several celebrities and leaked sensitive photos they had stored there all … [Read more...]

Celeb Photo Hack Points to Cloud Storage Insecurities
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Celeb Photo Hack Points to Cloud Storage Insecurities

This weekend, a subject that’s usually reserved for the fevered dreams of adolescent boys hitting Google – that of nude celebrity photos – made national headlines. It seems that sensitive photos of celebrities like … [Read more...]

Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack
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Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack

If you, like me, tried to jump onto your PlayStation 4 yesterday and spin up some games, you might’ve noticed some issues with that. As it happens, Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) was targeted by a hacker group … [Read more...]

Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication
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Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication

A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has been developing a new app called Mimesis Aegis––roughly “imitation shield” in Latin––that provides end-to-end encryption for Android communication apps. It … [Read more...]

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords
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Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords

Yesterday, news broke about a brand new Internet security threat. A post from cybersecurity firm Hold Security claims that a Russian “cybergang” of hackers has managed to illicitly gain access to over 1.2 billion … [Read more...]

Bleep, A Communication App That Leaves No Tracks
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Bleep, A Communication App That Leaves No Tracks

BitTorrent––the company that invented the BitTorrent protocol and specializes in central server-less products––has opened the doors to their Pre-Alpha app Bleep. Bleep allows users to communicate through text or … [Read more...]

Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
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Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Google is making it’s next move in becoming either a superhero or supervillian organization. Under the title Project Zero, Google is hiring a team of elite hackers to locate vulnerabilities in the software of the … [Read more...]

Feedly, Evernote Hit with DDoS Attacks
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Feedly, Evernote Hit with DDoS Attacks

It seems every day we hear about a new hack or security breach hitting one of the sites we like to use every day. Just last month, two high profile sites – Spotify and eBay – were subject to security breaches, with … [Read more...]

Spotify Hacked! Android Users Take Note
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Spotify Hacked! Android Users Take Note

Hot on the heels of news that eBay fell victim to a massive security breach, a new post on Spotify’s blog says that the music streaming service has likewise been hit. According to the post, the company has “become … [Read more...]

iPhones and iPads Hacked, Held For Ransom
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iPhones and iPads Hacked, Held For Ransom

Owners of Apple devices across Australia have reported that their devices have been hacked and are being digitally held for ransom by hackers demanding payment before they will relinquish control, the Sydney Times … [Read more...]