EU accuses Russia of spreading misinformation on social media

Apparently, Russia has carried out several activities attributed to continuous disinformation, with the purpose of suppressing voter turnout in voting sessions, in addition to influencing their preferences. A document, released by the European Union (EU), says that Russia is using social media in an attempt to influence its elections. They have stated that the country is Leggi tutto…

Vulnerable infusion pumps can be remotely accessed to change dosages

Critical Bug in Medical Infusion Pumps lets Attacker Remotely install Unauthorized Firmware to Change Medication Dosages. Researchers at CyberMDX, a healthcare security firm, have identified two different vulnerabilities in Becton Dickinson Alaris Gateway Workstations (AGW) used by hospitals in medical infusion pumps. One of the bugs is so severe that it carries a critical rating Leggi tutto…

Critical Flaw Reported in Popular Evernote Extension for Chrome Users

Cybersecurity researchers discover a critical flaw in the popular Evernote Chrome extension that could have allowed hackers to hijack your browser and steal sensitive information from any website you accessed. Evernote is a popular service that helps people taking notes and organize their to-do task lists, and over 4,610,000 users have been using its Evernote Leggi tutto…

Telegram Suffers ‘Powerful DDoS Attack’ From China During Hong Kong Protests

Telegram, one of the most popular encrypted messaging app, briefly went offline yesterday for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide after a powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack hit its servers. Telegram founder Pavel Durov later revealed that the attack was mainly coming from the IP addresses located in China, suggesting the Chinese government could be Leggi tutto…

Unheard recordings of Radiohead from Ok Computer hacked; refuses to pay ransom

Popular British rock band Radiohead is in the news for all the wrong reasons. According to an announcement made by Radiohead this Tuesday, the band had to release 18 hours of unheard material from the studio sessions recorded in 1997 for their landmark album “Ok Computer.” Guitarist Jonny Greenwood explained the reason behind such an Leggi tutto…

Android’s Built-in Security Key Now Works With iOS Devices For Secure Login

In April this year, a software update from Google overnight turned all Android phones, running Android 7.0 Nougat and up, into a FIDO-certified hardware security key as part of a push to encourage two-step verification. The feature made it possible for users to confirm their identity when logging into a Google account more effortless and Leggi tutto…