McAfee claims Iran hacked the Democrats
Published in News

And North Korea did DYN

Colourful internet character John McAfee claims that Iran, and not Russia, hacked the Democratic National Committee.

Pro-Trump hackers try to silence the press
Published in News

Bury bad news under a denial of service attack

It seems that there is a crew of hackers which is determined to keep bad news about the orange misogynist tax-dodger out of the press.

Teen jail breaks iPhone 7 in a day
Published in Mobiles

Harder to hack but still a doddle.

Despite the usual security claims from Apple that its iPhone 7 is “the best, most advanced iPhone ever” it is still a doddle to hack.

Yahoo investigates mega breaches
Published in News

All your details belong to hackers

Yahoo says that it is investigating claims that its MySpace and LinkedIn sites suffered from megabreaches and details from 200 million Yahoo accounts were posted to a dark web site.

US counter-attacks Russian cyber efforts
Published in News

NSA target Putin’s hackers

NSA hackers are targeting Russian government-linked hacking teams to see if they're responsible for the massive breach at the Democratic National Committee.

PS4 gets Linux
Published in Games
10 March 2016

PS4 gets Linux

We bet Sony is unhappy

A hacking group fail0verflow has worked out a way of getting the Linux kernel-based operating system on the PS4.

Apple's security turned over again
Published in News

Chinese hackers make short work of it

The fruity cargo cult Apple's faith-based security is being turned over by atheistic Chinese hackers.

Fallout from Ashley Madison hack
Published in News

Blackmail and suicide

The hackers who published the data from Ashley Madison hack appear to have taken more collateral damage than they expected.

Open Source Github under Chinese attack
Published in News

Sauce fight

Open source coding site GitHub said it was fending off a days-long DoS attack that had caused intermittent outages for the social coding site.

BIOS is hacking gateway
Published in Motherboards

Flash will save every one of us

Security experts, Corey Kallenberg and Xeno Kovah have demonstrated a proof of concept hack which uses the BIOS chips that contain the firmware of a computer's motherboard.