Watch out.Image: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO By Jack Morse2018-02-02 01:32:20 UTC When your internet-connected lightbulb gets hacked, a university gets DDoS’d. But when the same thing happens to your internet-connected vibrator? Well, let’s just say the ramifications are a tad more personal. Welcome to the wild, wonderful, and oh-so vulnerable world known to security researchers as theRead More
CCleaner is a clean-your-computer app beloved of people who own inexplicably slow PCs. If you installed recent editions of it, you were installing malware. But the company behind it hasn’t gone rogue, reports Reuters. Hackers compromised their systems.
A version of CCleaner downloaded in August included remote administration tools that tried toRead More
The leaks just keep coming. The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven’t let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn’t include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely contains some information that the network wouldn’t want out in the open. Specifically,Read More
221 Shares The cryptocurrency is on the move.Image: PaulPaladin/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-08-04 01:02:09 UTC You’ve infected hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe with your ransomware, and victims’ cryptocurrency payments are flowing into your Bitcoin wallets. How long should you wait to try and access that cash? Well, for the perpetrators behind WannaCry,Read More
230 Shares Lost, and hopefully soon forgotten.Image: Ambar Del Moral/mashable By Jack Morse2017-07-27 11:15:00 UTC It’s not everyday we bear witness to the death of greatness. And so, when it does happen, we should all stand up and take note. Now is such a time. We speak, of course, of Adobe Flash: The best malwareRead More
Deciding to steal $85 million worth of cryptocurrency isn’t something to take lightly. For the members of the White Hat Group, however, it seemed to be the only move left. On July 19, the loose collection of hackers and cryptocurrency experts were alerted to the theft of $32 million worth of ether — the so-calledRead More