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Oct 26, 2021
A new issue has occurred, where Facebook is secretly harvesting data from iPhone users. There's also another issue, the users can't stop the tracking unless they delete the app. Facebook was caught red-handed, as they secretly harvested data from your iPhone, without users having any say about them doing it. What's worse is that they […]
Jun 13, 2021
Samsung has now ran over to go patch the 17 bugs that they found, which has potential use to farm user data. What were these Samsung bugs? The issues were found by Sergey Toshin, founder of the software security system Oversecured, specializing in mobile devices. Lately, the company has been busy identifying bugs in Samsung's […]
May 7, 2021
2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is a security mechanism that makes it that when a user logs into such an account, it will flash on another signed-in account, to either allow access or deny that it was you. In the future, Google hopes that passwords won't be needed at all!They still haven't said when it's safe […]
Apr 5, 2021
Facebook was recently hacked, on Saturday to be more precise, allowing over 500M login details to be leaked on a hacking forum, containing the user's location, email, full name and associated phone numbers. Hudson Rock, a cybercrime intelligence database, CTO Alon Gal claims that most of the data found were actually genuine, according to the […]
Nov 3, 2020
WhatsApp has confirmed that there will be an added ability to send self-destructing messages in order to add an extra layer of security for users. We all know Facebook has had quite a few issues with that over the years. Any message that you set to self destruct is only available for seven days. The […]
Sep 18, 2020
BOTTOM LINE: If you want to protect your Privacy then Install Signal Private Messenger. It is recommended by the famous whistleblower Edward Snowden! This year, 2020, has been a bit of a crazy ride so far. And many of us aren't sure where it will all go. Talk about lockdowns and scary events that might […]
Mar 28, 2020
Three mobile users across the UK are being targeted with a new phishing scam that is designed to steal your personal details. Cofense, a company that develops security software, has warned users of the network that they're being given fake emails. These fake emails are claiming to be from Three. These emails, if believed by […]
Mar 11, 2020
Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit had coordinated to take down Necurs botnet and have now done so. The name doesn't ring a bell? Necurs was a botnet that is pretty well known in the tech world. This botnet has said to have scammed and infected more than nine million computers globally. The criminals behind this have […]
Mar 4, 2020
Recently, a bug has been found in Let's Encrypt in their CAA code. This means that they now have to go over approved sites and potentially strip them of their TLS HTTPS certificate. Let's Encrypt have become Let's Revoke. We are hoping this is only a temporary situation in their security business. What was happening […]
Feb 16, 2020
Recently, it was found that about 500 Chrome extensions on the Chrome Web Store have uploaded private browsing data to their own servers. These are potentially owned and controlled by people who want to attack you. Jamila Kaya and other researchers from Cisco-owned Duo Security identified 71 extensions on the Chrome Web Store. These extensions […]
Jan 3, 2020
A US maritime base was forced down for over thirty hours due to a ransomware attack. Officials has said they believed that the ransomware was sent in an email link. Once it was clicked, the ransomware attack interrupted cameras, door-access control systems and critical monitoring systems at the base. The agency have not disclosed the […]
Dec 20, 2019
If you're using the Twitter app on an Android device then you could potentially be open to a cyber attack due to a vulnerability. This was due to the fact that somebody will be able to see nonpublic account information or even be able to control your account to a certain degree. For example, they […]
Dec 5, 2019
A group of concerned parents have recently sued ByteDance, Tiktok, for collecting their childrens private data. They have been collecting data from those under 13 without parental consent from "at least 2014". What have they been doing with this data? They have been selling it to third-party advisers. Recently, we have seen another case of […]
Dec 4, 2019
Cyber security is becoming an issue we see again and again. One great example being Facebook and how it keeps having issues. Like how just last month we saw that Facebook on iOS secretly accesses your phones camera. Fortunately for Facebook's public image, this time, it's not them. Instead, it's the Chinese company called Shenzhen […]
Nov 22, 2019
Facebook has been known for their security issues along these few years. Now, it's WhatsApp turn to have a security issue. Users have been told to update to the latest version of the app due to hackers accessing people's messages. The hackers are able to get to people's messages because of sharing an MP4 file […]
Nov 12, 2019
As everyone and their dog probably knows is that Facebook has privacy issues. But now, Facebook has potentially taken this issue to a new level. It seems that Facebook is actively using iPhone users' camera when they're scrolling their feed. This issue was found by a user that uses the name Josh Maddux. This user […]
Nov 1, 2019
Anyone who uses the Chrome Browser should read this! You need to update your web browsing software immediately to the latest version of Chrome for your security. The new version of Chrome you should be getting is version 78.0.3904.87. Why the rush? This is because the update has been released to patch up two severe […]
Aug 20, 2019
VLC is a media player that probably most people know but forget to update. Just like me. A new update to the VLC application takes it to version 3.0.8 which fixes many issues that the app has. One especially dangerous bug could be exploited by hackers - something no-one wants that. What is VLC? VLC […]
Aug 14, 2019
Yet again we have another scandal. Yet again, it's Facebook. Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe audio from Facebook users. The contract employees haven't been told where the audio clips have come from or where they have been recorded. They were only told to transcribe the audio that originated from […]
Jul 27, 2019
Facebook, back in 2016, a data mining and analytics firm named "Cambridge Analytica" misused Facebook user data. The misuse of data ended up influencing lots of voters in the 2016 US presidential elections. Then, in March 2018, Mark Zuckerberg then came out of his silence. He then provided a statement about the scandal between Facebook […]
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