A pop-up message appearing in the Google Chrome browser has recently been spotted, tricking users into downloading an alleged font pack. However, it was detected to be carrying malware.
A German government agency is telling parents they should dispose of, or destroy, a smart toy that connects to the internet, because it's easily hackable and could be used to spy on their children.
A hotel fell victim to hackers who managed to take control of its electronic key system, making it impossible for guests to access their rooms. A ransom of €1,500 was paid to restore the system.
The NES Classic Edition has now been exploited to let users modify the library and add their own games - even homebrew. The process is a bit complicated but video tutorials have now been published.
Hackers have reportedly compromised adult website xHamster, leaking almost half a million accounts to the public. The data was being traded publicly at the time a vulnerability was found on the site.
A large number of National Lottery online accounts may have been hacked, according to the draw's operator. Luckily, no money seems to have been taken from affected accounts, at least not yet.
A group of researchers have created a piece of code that has the ability to turn headphones into microphones, which in concept will make it possible for hackers to listen in and spy on people.
Mobile operator Three UK has admitted to the hack of one of its databases, losing 6 million customer records amid reports that scams have already leveraged the leaked information.
Apple recently released IOS 10.1 that addressed a vulnerability that gave hackers full control over an iPhone or iPad, as such, users are advised to update their devices as soon as possible.
Users who've donated or bought merchandise from the National Republican Senatorial Committee over the last 8 months have very likely had their credit card info stolen by hackers.
After it was reported back in August that 200 million Yahoo accounts in 2012 had been compromised, the company is now preparing to officially announce that such an incident did happen to its service.
Security researchers have proven they can hack into and control some Tesla cars. They were able to open the car's doors, turn on some of its systems and even stop it in the middle of the road.
As China celebrates its mid-autumn festival, the demand for its mooncakes skyrockets. This led four Alibaba employees to hack the company's system, to bring in more cakes to them for free.
A security engineer has discovered a method to steal login credentials from Windows and Mac computers by simply using a Linux-powered USB minicomputer, disguising the device as an Ethernet adapter.
In a speech in China, the US president called for de-escalation of cyber tensions between major world powers. He suggested governments should stop hacking each other and go after cyber criminals.
If you've been a Dropbox customer since 2012 and haven't changed your password since then the service will notify you to reset your credentials. The company is adamant this is purely precautionary.
Researches from the University of Birmingham and Kasper & Oswald revealed that they have discovered a way to gain access to VW and other vehicles with a £30 RF module and a bit of technical know how.
A mother in Houston recently found that the security camera in her daughter's bedroom was being publicly broadcasted. She learned that a video game server helped the hackers access the system.
Nearly two million accounts belonging to forum users on the popular Dev.dota2 site have reportedly been stolen and leaked online. They contain usernames, passwords and user identifiers.
Government-linked hackers have targeted Iranian journalists, activists and other people, breaching Telegram accounts and absconding with 15 million phone numbers and IDs belonging to Iranian citizens.
Bad news has hit bitcoin traders today as one of the popular exchanges, Bitfinex, halted trading after announced it had found a security breach. Currently, $65 million are rumored to be missing.
Yahoo says it is now investigating a possible data breach after, what are alleged to be, Yahoo user accounts were made available for sale on a dark web marketplace. The data is selling for £1,500.
Thousands of documents belonging to Asiana passengers - and some who flew with its Star Alliance partners - have been compromised in a breach attributed to "extremely poor" security on its website.
A hacker is claiming to have stolen around 655,000 healthcare records from three US-based companies. The records were stored in plaintext and are now up for sale for other cyber criminals.
uTorrent's forums have been hacked, and it says users should consider their passwords "compromised" - but it doesn't appear that the company is actually contacting users to notify them of the breach.
NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, is the latest high-profile person to be pronounced "dead" from a hacked Twitter account. The hack comes shortly after several celebrities were targeted online.
After users reported unexpected connections to computers via Teamviewer's remote access software, the company has rolled out two new security features to help thwart unwanted account access.
Microblogging site Tumblr was the subject of a data breach back in 2013. The company claimed it affected 'a set' of users. An analysis shows that 'set' was actually over 60 million passwords.
User feedback platform UserVoice - used by the likes of Twitch, Microsoft, and many others - says it was hacked last month, and that weak encryption means "attackers may be able to decrypt passwords".
User account details for millions of email accounts from popular services have been leaked. High-profile services such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Mail.ru are affected.
Researchers from University of Michigan and Microsoft have found worrying flaws in Samsung's SmartThings IoT platform that allows attackers to gain access to homes and snoop on users.
More than 22,000 FBI and 9000 Homeland Security employees have had personal information leaked online today, after a hacker or group of hackers got access to the Department of Justice's intranet.
Splashdata's top 25 passwords used for the year of 2015 are out, and it appears that mankind still can't be bothered to offer any creativity to stave off potential hackers.
An independent researcher has uncovered a problem with the Android and browser versions of WhatsApp. An attacker can send around 4,000 smileys to their target which causes the victim's app to crash.
In yet another database breach, the information of 3.3 million users (mainly children) has been leaked as the official Hello Kitty community has been hacked.
Security researchers have discovered a way to bypass login screen security on various Linux distributions. The bypass allows access to a shell which would allow an attacker to maliciously modify a PC.
Police in the UK have arrested a 21-year-old man in relation to the November hack of toy maker VTech. The hacker was able to obtain access to the records of over 11 million people, many being minors.
After more than three months since the leak of Ashley Madison user data, blackmailers have started threatening hacked users again, this time by using a more personal approach.
Anonymous has reportedly hacked some of the European Space Agency's servers, leaking the information of dozens of agency internal users as well as thousands of subscribers to the ESA's domains.
Donald Trump has annoyed hackers with his remarks about Muslims. Anonymous responded to what he said by taking down the website of the New York Trump hotel website.
A security breach has exposed sensitive credit card information belonging to the customers of 16 companies across the world, including numerous airlines, the CN Tower, and the San Diego Zoo.
A supercomputer at the Bureau of Meteorology has believed to have been breached by hackers from China, potentially compromising several other Australian Government agencies.
An email is distributing to victims of the recent data theft at crowd-funding site 'Patreon', asking for bitcoin payments to stop personal data from being publicly available online.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts has revealed that point-of-sale payment systems at some of its locations in North America were infiltrated with malware designed to collect payment card information.
Police investigating the recent TalkTalk cyberattack arrested a second teenager yesterday. But TalkTalk now admits that thousands of customers' banking details which were hacked were also unencrypted.
London's Metropolitan Police says that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Northern Ireland on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, related to last week's attack on the TalkTalk website.
TalkTalk, one of the UK's largest ISPs and pay-TV providers, says its website was subjected to a major cyberattack, adding that customer info and credit card/banking details "may have been accessed".
Following the aftermath of the recent leak of data of dating website Ashley Madison, its parent company has stated that its users are still growing, allegedly including a significant number of women.
iOS users beware! A new kind of malware called KeyRaider that targets only jailbroken devices is out in the wild and has already claimed over 250,000 Apple accounts.