Category: Technobabble

Meet a Hacker Hero – Eva Galperin

When we asked the security community who is their hacker hero, it was unsurprising to see that Eva Galperin, Director of Cybersecurity at EFF and co-founder of the Coalition Against Stalkerware was a finalist on the list. Galperin is a...

/ September 24, 2021

Report Finds MacOS Bug that can be exploited to Control Mac Devices

Posted on September 23, 2021 at 2:08 PM MacOS is one of the most reliable operating systems when it comes to security. However, no operating system is 100% secure, especially if a user does not know the basic techniques to...

/ September 23, 2021

Around 6.6 Million Australians have exposed their Passwords to Hackers

Posted on September 16, 2021 at 3:49 PM Google has published a report to educate Australians about their bad online habits that expose them to threat actors. The report also added that around 6.6 million Australians have their passwords compromised....

/ September 16, 2021

Hackers Steal Personal Details of 1.4 Million People who took COVID Tests in France

Posted on September 16, 2021 at 3:46 PM Reports have revealed that hackers have made away with personal data belonging to around 1.4 million individuals who took Covid-tests. Hospital officials have stated that the data belongs to those who took...

/ September 16, 2021

Three Former US Operatives Admit to Cyber-espionage for the UAE

Posted on September 15, 2021 at 4:50 PM Reports have revealed that three former US intelligence officials have admitted to working as cyberspies for the United Arab Emirates. The espionage attacks were done in violation of the existing US hacking...

/ September 15, 2021

Over 61 Million Records of Wearable Technology and Fitness Services Leaked Online

Posted on September 14, 2021 at 6:12 PM An unsecured database with more than 61 million records linked to wearable devices and fitness services has been exposed online. In a report issued on Monday, it has been revealed that the...

/ September 14, 2021

Meet a Hacker Hero: Hakluke

Detectify collaborates with Crowdsource, our private network of ethical hackers to help our customers access the latest critical security research and secure their web apps. With a hot hack summer, we saw a lot of devastating breaches which casted a...

/ September 14, 2021

NSO Group Linked to New Spyware Attack on Apple Devices

Posted on September 14, 2021 at 2:01 PM A security report from Citizen Lab has revealed that an Israeli spyware company, NSO Group, has gained access to iPhones and other iOS devices. The exploit has been happening since February 2021....

/ September 14, 2021

How ethical hacker Frans Rosén deleted your Apple Shortcuts via CloudKit

SHORT SUMMARY: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – In February 2021, Detectify co-founder and Crowdsource hacker Frans Rosén was looking for security bugs in Apple services. Noticing that many of Apple’s own apps store their data in public databases on Apple’s data storage...

/ September 13, 2021

Texas GOP website flooded with memes following an Anonymous hack

Posted on September 12, 2021 at 6:06 PM “Anonymous”, a renowned group of hackers, attacked the Texas GOP website on September 11 2021, only to flood it with memes. GOP is the official website of The Republican Party of Texas....

/ September 12, 2021

Healthcare Organizations Attacked by Ransomware Groups amidst Increased Covid Infection Cases

Posted on September 12, 2021 at 6:00 PM With the increase in COVID-19 infections, hackers have taken advantage of the situation to hack into systems of healthcare organizations. They steal their confidential information and threaten to expose them unless they...

/ September 12, 2021

United Nations Admits to Hack as Attackers List UN Software for Sale

Posted on September 10, 2021 at 6:54 PM A recent report has stated that unidentified hackers gained entry to the computer systems of the United Nations in April. The UN has also added that since the April intrusion, other similar...

/ September 10, 2021