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Over a Year Later and WannaCry Still Poses a Real Threat

2019-01-16T13:18:46+00:00January 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

While largely contain eighteen months after the initial outbreak of the WannaCry Ransomware infection, the malware continues to rear its head on thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of infected computers. When the WannaCry infection was first unleashed, security researcher Marcus Hutchins of [...]

Hackers Can Exploit This Bug to Tamper with Surveillance Camera Footage

2018-11-29T16:00:28+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |

There is a vulnerability in Nuuo surveillance cameras which hackers can use to hijack the devices to tamper with footage and live feeds. The Cybersecurity firm Digital Defense said that its Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) had uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in Nuuo [...]

Urban Massage Exposed a Huge Customer Database

2018-11-29T15:59:48+00:00November 30th, 2018|Tags: , , |

A popular massage-booking app has exposed 309,000 customer profiles, including comments from their masseurs or masseuses on how creepy their customers are. The app’s wide-open, no-password-required database was discovered by researcher Oliver Hough, who tipped off TechCrunch. Hough said in a tweet [...]

One Thing You’ll No Longer be Able to Do at Starbucks… Thank Goodness

2018-12-06T11:15:33+00:00November 29th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Bad news for creeps: Starbucks says that from next year it'll begin to block pornographic sites from being accessed via its Wi-Fi. It seems that the chain was under pressure from a group called Enough Is Enough, which is upset that [...]