Zoom Zero-Day Flaw Allegedly Allows Full Takeover of Windows PCs

Zoom has been a clusterfuck from the giddy up smh

Video conferencing software Zoom is again in the spotlight over an alleged critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take over the victim’s computer and all data on it. Continue reading

Behave for Chrome and Firefox warns you of port scans and local attacks – gHacks Tech News

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Behave! is a new browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that is designed to inform its users when sites misbehave by performing port scans or access private IP addresses. The extension may also work in other Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers but I have not tested that. Continue reading

Huge, mysterious list appears online of where people met, personal information and more of tens of millions

Be mindful of your data or you might end up on one of these data dumps…

A huge data dump includes the personal information of tens of millions of people and where they have met – and its origin is a mystery. Continue reading

Bluetooth BIAS attack; new way to hack into any laptop, smartphone or IoT device supporting Bluetooth

Due to the current pandemic situation around the globe, the cyberattackers have taken advantage of the lockdown and breaching data of big companies and selling them. Researchers have now discovered a new vulnerability in the Bluetooth wireless protocol which is used to interconnect devices and share data. Hackers have multiple ways to attack your systems and steal the data present but have you ever thought of hackers using Bluetooth attacks to breach into your system and steal data? Continue reading

0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability – gHacks Tech News

Microsoft published an advisory about a new font parsing vulnerability in Windows on March 23, 2020. The company rated the vulnerability as critical and said that it was aware of limited targeted attacks exploiting the vulnerability. Continue reading

Short film: Rats and Slaves | Buying Hacked Computers | Subtitled

This shit is so easy now even the script kiddies are selling them to anyone…. stay on ya shit techies! Be sure to turn on subtitles because this is in Dutch….

While you’re reading this, a worldwide and active market is working on remotely gaining access to computers. Most people consider themselves safe from hackers by using antivirus software. However, it turns out to be child’s play to hack into your computer. Someone might be watching you through your webcam in your living room at this very moment. Continue reading

Apple’s Mac computers now outpace Windows in malware and virus

This is because they know Mac users are trusting and generally don’t know jack about computers…

Think your Apple product is safe from malware? That only people using Windows machines have to take precautions? According to cybersecurity software company Malwarebytes’ latest State of Malware report, it’s time to think again. The amount of malware on Macs is outpacing PCs for the first time ever, and your complacency could be your worst enemy. Continue reading

How the CIA used Crypto AG encryption devices to spy on countries for decades – Washington Post

shoutout to the CIA for flimflamming “our” allies as well as most of the world…

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. Continue reading

Facebook’s Off-Facebook Activity tool is now available to everyone


An attempt at transparency…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that a new privacy tool called Off-Facebook Activity is now available to Facebook users around the globe.

Designed to improve transparency, Off-Facebook Activity provides information about data that third-party businesses share with Facebook. Facebook uses the provided information to show advertisement to its users, for suggestions, e.g. groups or businesses, or to help organizations “understand how their website, app, or ads are performing”. Continue reading

Check Your Email: Google May Have Shared Your Videos Stored in Google Photos

Google is sending notices to some Google Photos users with alarming news. For five days late last year, the Google Takeout service, which lets you download your data, sent videos to some users that belong to somebody else. Yes, you read that right. Google already fixed the problem, but that still leaves potentially sensitive videos in the hands of strangers. Continue reading