hackers

You need to update Chrome right now: Here’s why

Chrome users should drop everything and update their browser immediately, security experts at Google have advised, after discovering an exploit that hackers are actively taking

HP EliteDisplay E243p Sure View Monitor keeps shoulder surfers out

It isn’t just smartphones that are prone to having curious bystanders taking a sneak peek at the screen. Even more critical are computer screens in

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

In the fight between a Google Chrome OS-powered Chromebook and a Microsoft Windows PC, it boils down to cost versus convenience. Should I buy a

5 Reasons Why Should You Update your iPhone to iOS 12

A must-have iOS update? Definitely Apple unveiled iOS 12 last week, and while the update will become public in September, we think that this is

Meltdown and Spectre: What Do You Need To Know About These Two Vulnerabilities

They affect a HUGE number of devices Yesterday, we reported about a major vulnerability that affects a huge number of Intel processors, warranting for a patch

Bitdefender Box 2 review

OUR VERDICT Setup can be complex, but once it’s running this little box will keep you safe at home, and Bitdefender’s quality software protects you

GPD Pocket Ubuntu Editon Review

PROS Terrific build quality and design Generous RAM size Bright, high-resolution screen for its size CONS Painful keyboard layout Poor thermal management No microSD card

LG V10 Review Part I: replacing the Galaxy Note

Over the past several years, Samsung and LG have waged a silent battle against one another. This was a battle of the big phones. The

Hack turns Fitbit smartband into a malware carrier

PCs, smartphones, and tablets are fair game to hackers these days. And we’ve also started to see cars with sophisticated infotainment systems and controls also

Jeep Cherokee security issue patched via USB drive mailed to owners

  A bit over a month ago, we talked about the significant security issue that was exploited by security researchers to take control of a

How to watch US Netflix in the UK

Netflix is one of the best streaming services around but those in America get way more content than us in Blighty. Here’s how to get

Hackers vs. programmers, engineers, and computer scientists: What these terms mean

It’s easy to confuse a computer programmer with a software engineer or to refer to either as a hacker, but there are some differences between

Jeep hackers get new jobs at Uber’s autonomous-car lab

Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have made a habit of getting the attention of the automotive world with their vehicle hacks. This year,

2015 Jeep Renegade review: Jeep Renegade shows chops in the dirt and in the city

THE GOOD Available offroad gear makes the 2015 Jeep Renegade capable of tackling tough trails, and its Jeep styling clearly calls out its lineage. Even

Replaceable Battery and microSD slot on Phones: how critical are they?

Samsung has just unveiled its two latest phablet masterpieces and, naturally, they are the talk of the town. But some of those voices raised aren’t

HTC Is Now Essentially Worthless (And Insecure)

Internet hyperbole (and financial analysis) have rendered HTC, a once high-flying mobile brand, essentially valueless. In short, the company is trading below cash on hand.

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z2 With Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update – Features and Bug Fixes

This just in: a new update will be unveiled by Sony and it will roll out for the Xperia devices. This update will also fix

Volkswagen has spent two years trying to hide a big security flaw

Thousands of cars from a host of manufacturers have spent years at risk of electronic car-hacking, according to expert research that Volkswagen has spent two years trying to

BMW, Mercedes Benz, Chrysler not immune to OwnStar hack

Samy Kamkar is at it again and this time he is leaving no car left unturned. Or unhacked in this case. Following on his warning

It’s the Chevy Corvette’s turn to get hacked

  Car hacking seems to be the new black recently. As cars get smarter, they also become more enticing targets to hackers for both fun

OwnStar car hacker can remotely unlock BMWs, Benz and Chrysler

Last month security researcher Samy Kamkar announced a vulnerability that allowed him to remotely unlock OnStar-enabled GM cars. While that issue has been fixed, it

IBM: High-severity vulnerability puts Android M devices at risk

ANDROID’S BAD SECURITY SUMMER ROLLS ON. IBM has thrown more drama at the operating system, claiming that a high-severity serialisation vulnerability has users doomed. We

Facebook oversight lets others find you by guessing phone numbers

Just because you mark some of your Facebook data as private doesn’t mean that you’re hard to track down. Software engineer Reza Moaiandin has learned

Major Firefox vulnerability lets hackers steal your files using dodgy web ads

If you needed another reason to install an ad-blocker on your web browser, read on. Mozilla Firefox users are this week being urged to update to

Tesla Courts Hackers to Defend High-Tech Cars

Hackers swarmed a Tesla sedan in a ‘hacking village’ at the infamous Def Con conference on Saturday as the high-tech electric car maker recruited talent

Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck

When it comes to being safe from hackers, we could all take steps to do better, myself included. Less than a month into my new

Firefox has a new security hole, but you can already patch it

Yesterday, someone noticed that an ad from a Russian news site was exploiting a serious vulnerability in the Firefox browser. According to a Mozilla security

Smartphone fingerprint scanners are still not secure enough

Android just can’t seem to get a break lately. After the really frightening Stagefright bug and then a slightly related vulnerability exposed by security firm

Tesla hacked: car can be shut down via connected laptop

As the auto industry and security community is still reacting to the new about a Jeep Cherokee being hacked as it drove down the road, it

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles after hacked Jeep incident

  Following this week’s news about a Jeep vehicle that was hacked from a remote location while driving down the road, parent company Fiat ChryslerAutomobiles