IoT Gadget News
Dec 17, 2018
Facebook bug potentially leaked 6.8 Million users private photos to developers

At the end of last week, a Facebook bug has been disclosed to the public as part of the company's latest privacy and security concerns that seem to have plagued the social […]

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Dec 12, 2018
A bug in Microsoft’s login system left your Office account wide open to complete takeover

A massive bug in a Microsoft subdomain could have left your Microsoft account — from your Office documents to your Outlook emails — susceptible to hacking. An India-based security researcher and […]

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Oct 25, 2018
Why Should You Care about IoT Security? More on the Frightening Vulnerability to Attacks

The Internet of things (IoT) is a growing presence in our everyday lives. There are many households now that contain smart home technology, and it is hoped that soon we […]

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Oct 9, 2018
Google data breach now leading to it shutting down Google+

Google+, over the years, has been known as the social network that refuses to die. Recently, from both The Wall Street Journal and Google's own response, there might be a […]

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Aug 26, 2018
T-Mobile says customer data was exposed in the latest security breach

Recently, T-Mobile has had a security breach - on August 20th to be exact. According to the company, the hackers didn't manage to get any customer financial data, social security […]

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Aug 7, 2018
Cloak Phone - a new John McAfee inspired privacy-focused luxury blockchain smartphone

The "ultimate private smartphone" is finally here. John McAfee recently took to Twitter to announce that the early access applications for his new Cloak Phone are available now. Billed as a device […]

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Jul 31, 2018
Dixons Warehouse Data Breach Affecting Another 9 Million Customers

As you may know over the years Dixons Warehouse has had some data breaches which is a massive thing. But, what you may not have known, is that the data […]

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Jul 23, 2018
IoT Hacker's botnet enslaves 18,000 Huawei devices in 24 hours

Building a botnet is no longer a big, time-consuming task, and can be done within 24 hours. At least, that's what a hacker, who goes by the pseudonym Anarchy, claims. This […]

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Jul 6, 2018
Smishing scams - what are they, and how to avoid them

"Phishing," that's one term we've all come across enough times to understand what it is. And it seems scam artists, nowadays, are finding it hard to win people's trust through […]

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Jun 14, 2018
Dixons Carphone Warehouse hacked: Should you be worried?

Britain’s largest electricals retailer, Dixons Carphone, has been hit by one of the UK’s biggest cyber attack. In a press release, the company has confirmed of an unauthorized access to one of […]

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Jun 13, 2018
Pixelbook’s power button can double as a U2F security key, but is it secure enough?

Online security (cyber security) is very critical these days, and one of the very basic approaches to staying safe and secure online is to use two-factor authentication (2FA). The most common […]

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Jun 11, 2018
Facebook shares data with a Chinese company flagged as a national security threat by the US

Facebook has been under fire recently, for allegedly granting third-party apps access to user’s data without their consent. Now, an investigation by The New York Times has revealed that the social […]

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May 30, 2018
Your VPN service provider may be selling your data to 3rd parties

There's a saying, “You often get what you pay for.” But what if you're not paying for it? Well, in that case, you are most likely the product. That's how it […]

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May 4, 2018
Twitter advises its users to change their password immediately

Twitter is urging all of its more than 330 million users to change their password - Immediately. It has come after the company found that a bug had caused its […]

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Apr 19, 2018
Microsoft Azure Sphere is a new Linux-based OS to secure IoT devices

As we drive towards a connected world, where everything connects to the internet, we are witnessing more security nightmares as well. There are millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices […]

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Apr 3, 2018
Iran to ban Telegram on "national security" grounds

Instant messaging service, Telegram has been dealt with a second major blow in the last 15 days. According to local reports from Iran, the country is all set to block Telegram on "national […]

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Mar 30, 2018
MyFitnessPal data breach affects 150 million users, Including fitness wearables

Digital data thefts are on the rise and sports apparel merchant Under Armour has become the latest victim of the crime. The Baltimore (USA) based company has disclosed that there was […]

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Mar 29, 2018
Indians are concerned about online security but not many take action: McAfee report

As our world becomes more and more digital, we're putting more personal information into the digital realm than ever. This has proportionally given rise to cyber crimes. Peoples used to […]

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Mar 29, 2018
Facebook makes its privacy tools easier to find

Facebook has come under fire recently, after it was revealed that it grants third-party apps and services certain access to user data without their consent. A wave of backlash ensued, […]

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Mar 16, 2018
IoT older devices are more venerable to cyber attacks

This year's Kaspersky conference was held in Cancun, Mexico and one theme that was constantly resonated during the conference was the reminder of the serious gaps in IoT security. Researchers […]

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