Tag Archive: hacker’s

The deadline for Zerodium’s iOS 9 bug bounty officially ended last month, and the company announced today that one team managed to claim the million dollar prize by providing an improbable hack that allows attackers to remotely jailbreak the newest iPhone operating system. Our iOS #0day bounty has expired & we have one winning team […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Siri can be silently put to work against you, thanks to a new hack discovered by French security researchers that allows attackers to transmit orders to the digital assistant via a radio. The hack also works on Google Now and utilizes the headphone cord as an antenna to convert electromagnetic waves into signals that register […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Plex, the popular media streaming service that makes it easy to access your entire video, music, and photo catalogs from pretty much anywhere, has been hacked. A server breach this week allowed hackers to gain access to user data — including… Read more ›

Android flaw lets hackers steal our fingerprint data

A security research firm has uncovered a flaw in Android that allows hackers to steal copies of our fingerprints from the Galaxy S5, and possibly other devices. Samsung says it is already investigating the issue, which will be demonstrated at… Read more ›

Internet security is an everpresent topic, especially so because of recent events. For those who have been living an under a rock, this month Sony was the victim of a horrendous cyber attack that compromised private emails and forced them… Read more ›

You’ve got a great web presence. Now you have to protect it from hackers that want to steal your customers’ information to use for their own personal gain. Don’t let them! With The White Hat Hacker Bundle, you will learn… Read more ›

Women hackers push for equal-opportunity sex pics

“Attention, female nerds,” begins this satirical YouTube video, “learn how to hack.” If you’re tired of all the recent news about the iCloud nude selfies hack , or finding it difficult to trust your mobile devices with your own pictures… Read more ›

Last month, users in Australia woke up to find that their iOS devices had been locked by an “Oleg Pliss,” and that they needed to pay a ransom if it was to be unlocked. While a few people thought iCloud… Read more ›

iOS devices are being held hostage by hackers down under

A number of Mac and iOS users from across Australia have had their Macs, iPhones and iPads remotely locked by hackers — and money demanded if they want to be able to continue using the devices. Affected users have taken to Apple’s support… Read more ›

Joint effort: FBI reaches out to pot-smoking hackers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation needs to hire more hackers — and that means changing the rules about how much pot you can smoke on the job. “I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cybercriminals,… Read more ›