WhatsApp hackers can ruin your life by sending fake messages to your contacts

Whatsapp hackers could use a scary ‘vulnerability’ to crack into people’s accounts and send fake messages. This could prove devastating, as attackers could destroy people’s relationships or careers by sending false texts. The vulnerability was discovered by a team of security experts at Check Point Research. Investigators alerted WhatsApp to the existence of three bugs […]

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KRACK – All WPA2 Wifi Devices Can Be Hacked

With the KRACK vulnerability publicized this week, anyone who uses a Wi-Fi-enabled device may be at risk for sharing unencrypted traffic with potential attackers who bypass WPA2 network security. The WPA2 security protocol is used by routers and devices to encrypt people’s activity. Attackers who want to exploit the newly revealed weakness could steal sensitive data […]

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TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received an email that told them their current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader was out of date, and asked them to upgrade to the 2012 version. Within […]

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Saudi Group Hack 400,000 Israelis

A Saudi Arabian hacking group claims it has leaked information on up to 400,000 Israelis, including names, addresses and credit card details. The data dump follows a reported attack on Israeli websites and has already led to fraudulent use of the sensitive info. Credit card biz Isracard said it had issued 6,600 of the 14,000 […]

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