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Amazon’s Ring cameras are vulnerable to hackers, lawsuit in US claims

12 December, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

(Reuters) – Amazon and its Ring home security camera unit have been sued by an Alabama homeowner who said the cameras’ defective design leaves purchasers vulnerable to cyberattacks. In a proposed class action filed on Thursday, John Baker Orange said an unknown hacker recently accessed his Ring camera while his children, ages 7, 9 and … Read More


Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference

08 August, 2019 2:47 am 2:47 am

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavour to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions. Those efforts at the DEF CON security convention in Las Vegas this weekend are … Read More

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Hackers attack over million Asustek users through backdoor software update

03 March, 2019 11:14 pm 11:14 pm

(Reuters) – Hackers targeted “hundreds of thousands” of Asustek computer owners by pushing a backdoor update software tool from the computer maker’s own servers, cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said here on Monday. Kaspersky said the attack, which took place between June and November 2018, is possibly affecting over a million users all over the … Read More

Hackers stole Rs3 mln from former scientist’s bank account

11 November, 2018 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Another case of hacking surfaced on Monday, the hackers has stolen three million rupees from bank account of former Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) chief scientist Yousaf Khilji. As per details, the former scientist said that he was robbed of three million rupees after hackers infiltrated his bank account. He said that … Read More

Cyber attack: Hackers steal $6 Million from BankIslami Pakistan

10 October, 2018 6:55 pm 6:55 pm

LAHORE (News) – In a major cyber-attack on a Pakistani bank, the hackers have stolen $6 million from BankIslami Pakistan on Monday. As per details garnered, the cyber-attack was coordinated and the payment network of BankIslami and the international payment scheme was compromised. Hackers made these transactions on international ATMs using cards issued by the … Read More

UK cyber security agency backs Apple, Amazon China hack denials

10 October, 2018 10:03 am 10:03 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s national cyber security agency said it had no reason to doubt the assessments made by Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc challenging a Bloomberg report that their systems contained malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence services. Bloomberg Businessweek cited 17 unnamed intelligence and company sources as saying that Chinese spies had … Read More

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

10 October, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site’s single sign-on in a massive cyberattack that the company disclosed last week. “We analyzed third-party access during the time of the attack we have identified. That investigation has found … Read More

Facebook says big breach exposed 50 million accounts to full takeover

09 September, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts in its worst security breach ever given the unprecedented level of potential access, adding to what has been a difficult year for the company’s reputation. Facebook, which has more than 2.2 billion monthly … Read More

Hackers at convention test voting systems for bugs

08 August, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Def Con, one of the world’s largest security conventions, served as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines , extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November US elections. Hackers will continue to probe the systems over the weekend in a bid … Read More