Go Retro to Build a Spectre and Meltdown-Proof x86 Desktop

had a question: what is the oldest x86 processor that is still supported by a modern Linux kernel? Furthermore, is it actually...

Hackers Exploit Recently Disclosed Microsoft Office Bug to Backdoor PCs

A recently disclosed severe 17-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft Office that lets hackers install malware on targeted computers without user interaction is now being exploited in the wild to distribute a backdoor malware. First spotted by...

Google Detects Android Spyware That Spies On WhatsApp, Skype Calls

In an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps, Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service. Google...

PayPal Subsidiary Data Breach Hits Up to 1.6 Million Customers

Global e-commerce business PayPal has disclosed a data breach that may have compromised personally identifiable information for roughly 1.6 million customers at a payment processing company PayPal acquired earlier this year. PayPal Holdings Inc. said...
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A Company Offers $500,000 For Secure Messaging Apps Zero-Day Exploits

ow much does your privacy cost? It will soon be sold for half a Million US dollars. A controversial company specialises in acquiring and reselling zero-day exploits is ready to pay up to US$500,000 for working...

Here’s the NSA Employee Who Kept Top Secret Documents at Home

A former employee—who worked for an elite hacking group operated by the U.S. National Security Agency—pleaded guilty on Friday to illegally taking classified documents home, which were later stolen by Russian hackers. In a press release published Friday,...

Google Collects Android Location Data Even When Location Service Is Disabled

Do you own an Android smartphone? If yes, then you are one of those billions of users whose smartphone is secretly gathering location data and sending it back to Google. Google has been caught collecting location...

Smart Devices Can Be Hijacked to Track Your Body Movements And Activities Remotely

If your smartphones, tablets, smart refrigerators, smart TVs and other smart devices are smart enough to make your life easier, their smart behavior could also be leveraged by hackers to steal data, invade your...

Over 400 Popular Sites Record Your Every Keystroke and Mouse Movement

How many times it has happened to you when you look for something online and the next moment you find its advertisement on almost every other web page or social media site you visit? Web-tracking...

Tether Hacked — Attacker Steals $31 Million of Digital Tokens

Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. Tether, a Santa Monica-based start-up that provides a dollar-backed cryptocurrency tokens, has claimed that its systems have been hacked by an external attacker, who eventually stole around $31...

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