New data from our partner Action Fraud shows a sharp rise in people being defrauded via adverts on social media while shopping for Christmas as fraudsters see the festive season as a prime opportunity to take advantage of unsuspecting buyers.
Tens of thousands of TalkTalk customers are at risk of having had their passwords stolen after it was revealed that a hack against the company’s broadband routers was more severe than initially thought.
The cyber attack, which left some Post
It seems that almost everything is breakable when it comes to security on the Internet. We’ve seen even the best security systems having one or more flaws that can be exploited for the hackers’ benefit. No, some professors across three
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
A group of seven computer scientists have discovered WindTalker, a vulnerability in Wi-Fi networks that lets hackers potentially read
It all seems so innocent and convenient. You’re sitting in a coffee shop and tap into the local wi-fi network. It’s free, so why not?
Wi-fi networks are the source of some serious hacking. Your data could be stolen, including
The worldwide scourge of cybercrime afflicted 689 million people in the past year, or more than twice the population of the United States, a California anti-virus software maker reported Wednesday.
Yet those hit by cybercrime often remain complacent, even sharing
Wave goodbye to security if crims can pop a MIMO router
Modern Wi-Fi doesn’t just give you fast browsing, it also imprints some of your finger movements – swipes, passwords and PINs – onto the radio signal.
A group of
Technology on this day is so advanced that it’s possible to have all things that one may interact with be wireless connected. True the system provides increased functionality and numerous conveniences, but according to security researchers, it can also result
Ruxcon Wireless keyboard and mouse manufacturers including Microsoft, Fujitsu, and Logitech have been forced to fix borked encryption in peripherals that allow physical attackers to hijack computers.
Researchers and phDs Gerhard Klostermeier and Matthias Deeg with Germany-based security firm SySS
Hackers – they can be a right bunch of bastards. Sure, we love them when they’re helping a plucky hero save the world in an action film. But when we are their targets, and it’s our money they’re looking to
As more of our lives and our finances move into the digital sphere, the risk Americans face from determined cybercriminals is on the rise. Data breaches at stores, hotels, and email providers give crooks troves of personal information to sift
Security expert says these types of attacks are likely to become more common. EHRs and other hospital IT systems could face dramatic new risks.
In what some are calling the biggest distributed denial-of-services attack ever seen, a botnet comprising thousands
People using open Wi-FI networks to access the internet are at risk of exposing their personal information to potential hackers, this according to Rianette Leibowitz, CEO of SaveTNet Cyber Safety.
A 2015 Cisco report predicted that massive growth would be
OnHub’s real-world experience has helped Google learn to dodge common security flaws. That’s welcome news in a world of easily hacked routers.
When Google released OnHub, its sleek home router, last year, CNET reviewer Dong Ngo found it perfectly serviceable,
Tesla has rolled out a security patch for its electric cars after Chinese security researchers uncovered vulnerabilities they said allowed them to remotely attack a Tesla Model S sedan.
In a demonstration video, the researchers remotely engaged the brake on
Whether it’s at your local coffee shop, at work, or in the comfort of your own home we are surrounded by WiFi signals, but did you know that your router could actually spy on you?
According to The Atlantic, when
Experts have warned about the risks posed by using an insecure internet router.
According to a new report, hackers can easily gain access to your internet connection by hijacking your wireless router.
Hackers are able to exploits flaws in the
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Evan Robertson is kind of a big deal.
“I have one, two, three, four…” Evan says holding up the awards and ribbons he has racked up for his fourth grade science project.
He won first place
At least 8 cases of private Wi-Fi networks hacked this year, and almost 1,500 intrusions reported so far.
KUALA LUMPUR: There have been eight instances of private Wi-Fi networks being hacked and 1,462 cases of online intrusions so far this
Researchers from Bastille, a cybersecurity firm, have unveiled a hacking technique that will allow hackers to detect and record every key that their victims press on a wireless keyboard.
Named the “keysniffer,” the attack will allow the hackers to get