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Amazon Ring may have exposed some users’ Wi-Fi passwords to hackers

An Amazon Ring vulnerability may have given hackers access to some users’ Wi-Fi passwords, according to a report by cybersecurity researchers.  Researchers at Bitdefender discovered an issue

New zero-day Android exploit targets Pixel, Galaxy phones—and hackers are already using it

Keep an eye out for the October security update. Google’s Project Zero team is warning Pixel, Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, Huawei P20, and millions of other

Tesla Model 3 vulnerability exposed at Pwn2Own; hackers take home the car

A pair of security researchers who revealed a security issue for the Tesla Model 3 at the annual Pwn2Own hacking event were able to win

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

Bitdefender Box 2 review

Bitdefender Box 2 is a smart home security appliance which shields desktop PCs, laptops, mobiles, tablets and all your connected devices from hackers, malware and more.

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

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,

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.

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 and

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

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 (FCA)

Samsung is disabling Windows Update on some PCs it sells

More than a few of us have some nasty stories we can tell about Windows Update trying to reboot your machine at an inopportune moment.

Macs older than 1 year may be vulnerable to security exploit

A security researcher has just, reportedly, found a way to gain control of Macs using OS X. The exploits allow attackers to remotely overwrite firmware

14 ingenious hacks for problems you didn’t know you had

People can be crazy, yo. But where there’s a will, there’s a way that can lead to all sorts of fantastic oddities in the gadget