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Technology News

  • Quimitchin Malware Targeting Mac Users also Compatible with Linux

    IT security researchers have discovered a new malicious code which affects Mac and Linux systems. It has been dubbed by Apple Inc., as Fruitfly while Malwarebytes named it as Quimitchin, a name inspired by Aztec spies. This newly identified malware spy on biomedical research centers. It is being speculated that the malicious code has remained […]

  • Gmail Phishing Scam Stealing Credentials Through Infected Attachment

    Malicious threat actors are using exclusively designed URLs to deceive users into providing their Gmail credentials. This latest phishing campaign, discovered by security experts, utilizes a very effective phishing attack that can trick even the most alerted users and tech-savvy people. The campaign involves sending infected messages to the contacts from an already infected computer. […]

  • Hacker claims our private cell number on Facebook may not be so private

    Inti De Ceukelaire, a Belgian hacker and security researcher has discovered a new method that further sabotages Facebook’s claim to protect users’ data through its supposedly comprehensive privacy setting features. De Ceukelaire has discovered that he can exploit Facebook to obtain cell phone numbers of users; which they want to remain hidden. According to De Ceukelaire, he […]

  • Researchers Expose Fake Android Apps Stealing Instagram Passwords

    Instagram undoubtedly is a very popular social networking platform, which is the main reason why it attracts the attention of cyber-criminals, hackers and scammers so frequently. According to latest findings from the mobile malware research team at Intel Security, Google Play store has become a haven for Instagram password stealers. These malicious cybercriminals are distributing […]

  • IHOP’s Twitter account hacked; retweets a tweet against Hillary Clinton

    On Sunday, the International House of Pancakes or IHOP stated that their Twitter account was hacked after the appearance of a politically charged retweet involving a tweet from a user going by the handle of PoojaSlays about Hillary Clinton citing that the ex-first lady ran a “major garbage campaign.” Must Read: Twitter suspends ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli’ account […]

  • Facebook users hit with “You are in this video?” malware scam

    Until now you must have heard about so many scams involving Facebook Messenger that whenever you see a suspicious chat message sent from other friends on your Facebook profile, you instantly feel alerted. However, there are still innocent Facebook users who fall prey to such scams every other day. The latest scam also uses the […]

  • Brazilian Gov’t Twitter account mistakenly posts social media passwords

    Earlier today, the official Twitter account of Brazilian government portal @PortalBrasil sent out an alert tweet to its 502,000 followers that “National Force will remain in the State of Rio Grande do Norte for 60 days,” but along with the tweet, came a Google Drive link which upon clicking took users to an excel file […]

  • Twitter suspends ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli’ account for harassment

    Twitter account of the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals Martin Shkreli aka pharma bro has been suspended by Twitter after a series of tweets harassing Lauren Duca, an American freelance writer & reporter. It all started when Shkreli started tagging Duca in his tweets and even changed his bio to “I have a small crush […]

  • 5 Premium VPN Services To Access HULU Outside The US

    Hulu is a streaming video service popularly known the world over for showcasing TV shows from US television networks. The trio of ABC, Fox, and NBC make up for Hulu’s major networks that provide channels such as Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, PBS, etc. After Netflix, Hulu is the world’s second most streamed network. What is […]

  • Latest iMessage Hack Crashes iPhone within Minutes

    iMessage is an application developed by Apple Inc. for facilitating instant message sending across iOS devices. It lets users send out text messages as well as audio messages, videos and pictures. It is also possible to personalize the messages sent via iMessage with a variety of animations using other Apple apps. This particular app is […]

  • Can Tesla’s Improved Autopilot Feature Predict Accidents? Perhaps Yes!

    A Dash cam video has been uploaded on Twitter which shows that a car manufactured by Tesla is driving somewhere in the Netherlands on a highway and a collision between two cars occurs. The two cars were right in front of the Tesla car. The footage was shared by Twitter user Hand Noordsij and shows […]

  • OurMine Group Hacks Nat Geo Photography’s Twitter Account

    The OurMine hacking group is back with yet another high-profile social media hack. This time, the group has hacked the official Twitter account of Nat Geo Photography about an hour ago and started a series of Tweets to its 2.71 million followers. After taking over the verified account of Nat Geo Photography the group posted their signature tweet […]

  • New Malware Poses as Android Client to Infect Wi-Fi Networks and Hijack DNS

    Android users are always at the target of malicious threat actors. Now, there is a new Android-based Trojan discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers known as Switcher Trojan because of its ability to firstly infect the device’s Wi-Fi routers and then switch users of that infected network to various infected sites. This means, the Trojan doesn’t directly […]

  • Beware: Facebook collects data about your offline life through data brokers

    Facebook needs no introduction; it is a social networking platform that helps you connect with your family, friends, colleagues and loved ones, as well as lets you find new acquaintances and even life partner. It is a very useful platform but sadly, Facebook is also involved in activities, which many users would consider an invasion […]

  • Microsoft May Stop Forcing You to Upgrade to Windows 10

    Automatic updates have been the most irritating and annoying feature of the otherwise decent version of Microsoft’s Windows 10. Users became so disturbed by this feature that even Microsoft became worried and noticed a sharp decline in users of its latest version of Windows. Many were switching back to older versions just to avoid automatic […]

  • LG Smart TV Screen Bricked After Android Ransomware Infection

    A ransomware infecting a Television should not be surprising for the readers since security researchers have already identified Android-based TV sets are vulnerable to such attacks, but the below-mentioned incident is somewhat brutal. About two days ago a Twitter user going by the handle of @DarrenCauthon shared a picture with the public showing that an LG smart TV […]

  • US Immigration asking foreign travelers for their social media account details

    The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) devised a new rule in June this year for foreign travelers wishing to visit the US. According to the new rule, foreign travelers are required to give their social media account details to US Immigration authorities. A US government official stated that foreign travelers in the country […]

  • Android-compatible Google Daydream VR Controller Hacked to Run on iOS

    Genius researcher Ups the Game for Social Engineers by Getting Android-compatible Google Daydream VR Controller to run on the Incompatible iOS Platform. Conducting data breach is old school skill now- hacking a gadget and making it run on an incompatible platform is the real deal. Infecting a system and carrying out hack attacks is no […]

  • Inflight Entertainment Service Provider Gogo Launches Bug Bounty Program

    Gogo Inc., a world-renowned in-flight broadband Internet service and other connectivity services provider for business and commercial airplanes has launched its own bug bounty program urging hackers and security researchers to discover security flaws and vulnerabilities in their website and Gogo’s airborne systems that allow users to connect to the Internet, watch live TV and on-demand videos. The sole purpose of this […]