News & Reviews: hack
Nov 29, 2022
If you're receiving any suspicious calls or texts recently, it's best that you don't respond to them. The latest source claims 487 million WhatsApp users' mobile numbers are on sale on a well-known hacking community forum. Out of them, there're 11 million numbers belonging to Malaysians.
PM Ismail Sabri's personal Telegram account hacked; incident highlights cyber security issues in MalaysiaAug 08, 2022
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today revealed that his personal Telegram account has been hacked by ‘irresponsible individuals’. Furthermore, he also urged for anyone that have received messages from the account to disregard its content and report the matter to the authorities.
Jan 26, 2021
Dec 21, 2020
Apple's emphasis on security is one of the selling points for their products. However, sad things can still happen as it is reported that dozens of iPhone users have had their devices hacked by receiving just a text on iMessage recently. According to the source, these users are mostly journalists from a reputable media company Al Jazeera.
Apr 25, 2020
It is important to pay close attention to your online accounts, as you never know when they would be compromised. This is especially through for bank accounts or those that have payment methods linked directly to it. Take the recently announced case, where Nintendo revealed that 160000 accounts were hacked into.
Apr 23, 2020
Google recently weighed in online via Mark Risher, Senior Director for Account Security, Identity, and Abuse about the current online security COVID-19 situation. On Google’s side, Google Meet, GMail and Google Play Protect for example have mostly built-in automatic protections but there are a number of checkup tools to see if you’re safe or not and the advice on what to do about it. On our part, we’ve seen a marked increase in such scams.
Apr 07, 2020
As Zoom continues to rise in popularity, so as getting into trouble with some controversial matters. First, it was reported that Zoom were sending your app data to Facebook without your permission, then some hackers were hacking into people's meeting broadcasting porn and shocking videos. With this, some schools are beginning to step away from Zoom and have banned the video call app.
Aug 19, 2019
The hackers are at it again. A weakness in the Bluetooth wireless standard have allowed hackers to be able to steal data from your devices wirelessly. Hackers can easily track keystrokes, contact lists as well as other sensitive data from devices through this method.