Tag : Hackers
An Internet security researcher has revealed that details of around 3.3 million user accounts on various sites associated with the Hello Kitty brand have been illegally obtained and posted in public. As noted by various sources, given the target market of the popular Japanese-based brand, majority o… In a startling report by Steam, the online digital distribution platform admitted that about 77,000 accounts get hacked every month. As a precaution, Valve, the developer of Steam, has implemented a new security measure to protect its users. Within a week after Google launched an investigation on the Android platform that Samsung is using for its Galaxy S6 Edge device and other smartphone models, the tech giant discovered a total of 11 "high impact" security flaws with the South Korean firm's own version of the operating system. Almost immediately after a report about a security breach on LoopPay emerged, Samsung issued a statement to assure users that its premium payment service was not affected in the incident. The South Korean-tech giant also confirmed that its subsidiary has already taken the necessary steps to handle t… Patreon, the crowdfunding site designed for artists and creators, was recently targeted in a massive cyber attack. The data breach led to around 15GB of users' information being stolen by the hackers and leaked online.
Apple’s App Store Targeted in Major Cyber Attack; Hundreds of Apps Infected with Malicious XcodeGhost Software
A cyber security firm has discovered that Apple's App Store has been targeted in its first ever large-scale cyber attack. In response, Apple has already begun removing iOS apps from the digital distribution platform that have been infected with the malware. LG, one of the leading companies that provide Android-based smartphones, has announced that it will begin releasing regular firmware updates to protect users from the Stagefright exploit. The South Korean tech giant is the latest company to join Google and Samsung's efforts to protect Android users … A developer has discovered a serious flaw in Apple's iOS that could trick users into giving out their log-in credentials to hackers. Apple was already informed regarding the serious matter and is currently working on a software update to fix it Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency (NSA), warned that the U.S. is vulnerable to a cyber attack by Chinese hackers.