Gamers: Is Red Shell 'spyware' being used in the games you play?

Gamers: Is Red Shell 'spyware' being used in the games you play?

List of games using Red Shell to fingerprint gamers and those which have removed it after the backlash of angry gamers' complaints.

06/17/18

MIT's AI can now 'see' and track people through walls using wireless signals

MIT's AI can now 'see' and track people through walls using wireless signals

The RF-Pose system developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) can track a person through walls or identify one specific person out of a group of 100.

06/13/18

Crestron console service has critical vulnerability

Crestron console service has critical vulnerability

Rapid7 disclosed Crestron flaw that can be used to gain root-level access and give attackers the ability to control commands being executed on the system.

06/12/18

Bethesda’s Skyrim Very Special Edition can actually be played on Alexa

Bethesda’s Skyrim Very Special Edition can actually be played on Alexa

Turns out there is a skill you can enable to play Skyrim via Amazon's Alexa. Alexa, open Skyrim!

06/11/18

Chinese hackers stole 614GB of undersea warfare data from U.S. Navy contractor

Chinese hackers stole 614GB of undersea warfare data from U.S. Navy contractor

Chinese hackers reportedly stole hundreds of gigabytes of undersea warfare data from a contractor which works for the U.S. Navy’s underwater weapons R&D center.

06/10/18

Another baby monitor camera hacked

Another baby monitor camera hacked

The latest baby monitor hacking incident involves a $34 FREDI wireless baby camera monitor. The hacked device was used to spy on a mother and her baby.

06/06/18

Do you fully trust Microsoft with GitHub?

Do you fully trust Microsoft with GitHub?

With Microsoft acquiring GitHub, users have to decide if they will leave their repositories on GitHub or move backup copies to GitLab.

06/05/18

Facebook gave access to data on users and their friends to 60 device makers

Facebook gave access to data on users and their friends to 60 device makers

Facebook may have violated a settlement with the FTC and promises made to users, as well as lied to Congress over giving users' complete control of their data.

06/04/18

Valve patches decade-old bug that made Steam users' PCs vulnerable

Valve patches decade-old bug that made Steam users' PCs vulnerable

Valve patched a 10-year remote code execution bug that could have bitten all Steam clients and allowed attackers to remotely control gamers' computers.

06/03/18

FBI, DHS warn of North Korean RAT and worm malware

FBI, DHS warn of North Korean RAT and worm malware

The U.S. government released an alert about two strains of North Korean malware that are being used by Hidden Cobra.

05/30/18

2 Canadian banks hacked, 90,000 customers' data stolen

2 Canadian banks hacked, 90,000 customers' data stolen

Bank of Montreal and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s Simplii Financial confirmed hackers stole the personal and financial data of thousands of customers.

05/29/18

Alexa, stop recording conversations and sending them to other people!

Alexa, stop recording conversations and sending them to other people!

Amazon confirmed that an Echo recorded a couple's private conversation and sent it to another person without their knowledge or verbal consent.

05/28/18

FBI: Reboot your home and small office routers to counter Russian malware

FBI: Reboot your home and small office routers to counter Russian malware

The FBI, DHS and DoJ advised rebooting your router to clear it from advanced stages of the Russian-linked malware VPNFilter.

05/27/18

FBI 'Going Dark' whopper: Locked out of only 1,200 phones, not 7,775

FBI 'Going Dark' whopper: Locked out of only 1,200 phones, not 7,775

The FBI blames programming errors for grossly inflating the number of encrypted, unhackable phones it said it needed backdoors into.

05/23/18

Senators urge FCC to investigate ID theft in fake net neutrality comments

Senators urge FCC to investigate ID theft in fake net neutrality comments

In bipartisan letter, senators tell FCC that 'We the People' deserve to know who misused Americans’ identities and submitted the millions of fake net neutrality comments.

05/22/18

Thousands of kids’ Apple IDs stored in plaintext on unprotected server

Thousands of kids’ Apple IDs stored in plaintext on unprotected server

Researcher discovered TeenSafe stored thousands of kids’ Apple IDs in plaintext on an unprotected AWS server. The server has since been taken down.

05/21/18

The Pentagon has a project that aims to verify identity via smartphone

The Pentagon has a project that aims to verify identity via smartphone

A Pentagon-funded project that aims to add tech to verify identity and ultimately to assign a “risk score” to you could be included in new smartphones within two years.

05/20/18

Voice squatting attacks: Hacks turn Amazon Alexa, Google Home into secret eavesdroppers

Voice squatting attacks: Hacks turn Amazon Alexa, Google Home into secret eavesdroppers

Researchers devise new two new attacks -- voice squatting and voice masquerading -- on Amazon Alexa and Google Home, allowing adversaries to steal personal information or silently eavesdrop.

05/17/18

White House axes cyber czar role; DHS unveils new cybersecurity strategy

White House axes cyber czar role; DHS unveils new cybersecurity strategy

The White House eliminated the top cybersecurity coordinator position even as Homeland Security warned that "our cyber adversaries can now threaten the very fabric of our republic itself."

05/16/18

Facial recognition tech used by UK cops is 'dangerously inaccurate'

Facial recognition tech used by UK cops is 'dangerously inaccurate'

Overall, the facial recognition technology used by UK cops has resulted in inaccurate matches 95 percent of the time.

05/15/18

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