Security

Google Rejects Claims of Home Hub Security Issues

Google Rejects Claims of Home Hub Security Issues

A developer recently showed that he was able to hack into Google Home Hub with relative ease. Despite the developer’s claims, the tech giant said that there are no issues with the...
MacBook Air T2 Chip

Apple’s New T2 Security Chip Prevents MacBook Microphone Misuse

Apple revealed that all the new MacBook devices announced yesterday comes with a new T2 security chip. The chip automatically disconnects built-in microphones at the hardware level whenever users close their device lids....
Google Updates Its reCAPTCHA Technology to Keep Bots Away

Google Updates Its reCAPTCHA Technology to Keep Bots Away

Google announced reCAPTCHA v3 which offers better protection from bots than ever before. The technology was first introduced in 2007 as a means of keeping bots away from the internet. The...
CoinTicker Cryptocurrency App Caught Installing Backdoors on macOS

CoinTicker Cryptocurrency App Caught Installing Backdoors on macOS

Security researchers at Malwarebytes have discovered a malware that installs backdoors into macOS systems. CoinTicker is a legitimate app that allows users the ability to monitor cryptocurrency prices. The developers of the...
Tech Support Scammers Are Using Browlock Method To Force Virus Downloads

Tech Support Scammers Are Using Browlock Method To Force Virus Downloads

A Malwarebytes report revealed that scammers are using an age-old technique to lock out browsers of internet users. The browlock malware takes advantage of the window.navigator.msSaveOrOpenBlob method. Users become unable to use their...
British Airways Reveals Details About Recent Data Breach

British Airways Reveals Another 185,000 Users Affected in Recent Data Breach

British Airways has suffered a data breach recently and the number of users affected is more than initially expected. The total number of users affected has spiked up by 185,000. The...
GrayKey From GrayShift

Apple Blocks Police Password Cracking Tool GrayKey on iOS 12

Apple has successfully patched the most popular password cracking tool used by cops via a patch. There are no details on how the tech giant has managed to close the exploit for...
GandCrab Ransomware Developers Release Decryption Keys for Syrian Victims

GandCrab Ransomware Developers Release Decryption Keys for Syrian Victims

A decryption tool has been released for Syrian victims who have been affected by the GandCrab ransomware that encrypts user files. The tool, developed by ESET Security, is a free decryption tool...
Facebook May Be Acquiring a Major Cybersecurity Company Soon

Facebook May Be Acquiring a Major Cybersecurity Company Soon

A news report has revealed that Facebook is taking measures to improve its security. The company may be acquiring a security firm by the end of the year. The decision by...
CISCO Finds Critical Vulnerability in VLC, MPlayer and Other Popular Media Players

VLC and Other Popular Media Players Affected by Critical Vulnerability

A critical vulnerability has been discovered by security research company Cisco Talos Intelligence Group. The bug affects a number of popular media players including VLC and MPlayer. The vulnerability resides in...

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