The investigation showed that the tool, which required little technical knowledge to deploy, had over 8,600 users in 78 countries. Victims are believed to be in the thousands.
The breach put at risk ‘only’ the customers who entered their payment data on oneplus.net between the middle of November 2017 and January 11, 2018. Those who paid with previously saved credit card details or via PayPal are believed to be out of harm’s way.
Hackers advertise their nefarious services to potential customers for as little as $90 for Gmail and $350 to access a target’s Facebook account, reports The Daily Mail.
A security expert has had a computer chip designed for tracking cows implanted into his hand by an ‘unlicensed amateur’ to hack phones from underneath the skin, reports Gizmodo.
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Thousands of British Airways frequent flyer accounts have been breached by hackers, reports ZDNet.
A hacker has discovered that the openness of Tinder’s API allowed him to set up unknowing men via a fake female profile they both believed that they were talking to.
Advantage Dental has sent out notices to 151,626 customers after a hacking which may have led to the leaking of valuable patient data, according to the Portland Tribune.
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A number of seemingly unconnected Western websites were hacked over the weekend, with messages claiming Islamic State as the perpetrator.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has been victim to a website hack, with Lizard Squad claiming responsibility.
A 51 year old man is facing a lengthy prison sentence in the United Kingdom after admitting to a series of distributed denial of service attacks against social housing, social services and crime prevention websites.
Anthem Inc. has suffered an attack on its database which is likely to be the biggest data breach ever disclosed by a health insurance company.
Around 5,300 gas stations in the United States could be vulnerable to a remote cyberattack on the automated tank gauges, causing the pumps to flag alerts or even shut down
Singer Taylor Swift has had her Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked, but laughed off claims that the hackers will release nude photographs of her.
The danger of public Wi-Fi spots has been exposed by a seven year old girl following a short video tutorial, reports ITV.