News & Reviews: cybersecurity
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2021
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2020
When it comes to hackers, many of them dare to attack any organisation. The only question is whether there's enough challenge or value in the attempt. And it seemed that some hacker believed there to be value in hacking into the Malaysian Armed Forces' (ATM) networks.
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2020
When it comes to security, smartphone brands like Apple and Samsung have been claiming that they value it and will be doing the most to protect their customers. Although there has been no big issue for both mentioned companies regarding security threats, it is still nice to see that brand which mainly focuses on cybersecurity like Kaspersky taking on the challenge to make a smartphone that can never be hacked.
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2020
Cybersecurity is important but it's not always easy to track all the online accounts that we have, right? Thankfully, Google is taking additional steps to make sure that its system checks in with you and not the other way around. The company has beefing up its security and privacy protections recently, which is detailed in the Safety Center.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
There are a lot of hackers around the world who continue to operate freely, but the time is up for seven men. Recently, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) had officially charged five Chinese hackers and two Malaysian businessmen for hacking over 100 companies.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Data breaches are never fun, but it's not always the hackers that are at fault. Sometimes it's a mistake on a company's end and that's the case for Razer in a recent goof up. A security researcher discovered that the data of over 100000 Razer customers were recently exposed.
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2020
With how extensively used smartphones are today, the last thing we want to hear is that the device we use isn't exactly safe from problems. In a recent study, it was reported that over 400 vulnerabilities were found in the software of Qualcomm chips. Specifically, these were detected in Qualcomm's Digital Signal Processors (DSP) chips.
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2020
Thought the Bitcoin hack case on Twitter was shocking enough? Well, YouTube has been hit by a new series of Bitcoin scams targeting the accounts of high-profile YouTubers. In this new wave, hackers change the channel names of hacked YouTube account and live-stream trending topics to spread their Bitcoin scam.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2020
It always pays to be careful on the internet these days, something that a few famous people might want to remember. Earlier today, several high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked and started spreading a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter soon responded by temporarily blocking these verified accounts from sending Tweets.
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2020
For several months now, the tension between the US government and Huawei have not been going anywhere. This of course led to a ban on using Google Mobile Services on their smartphones, but the smartphone brand have been adapting well with their own Huawei Mobile Services (slowly). However, it seems that their fate has been sealed by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as the company along with ZTE are considered national security threats.