Category: exploit

Nintendo Switch homebrew is possible, but there’s a catch

Nintendo Switch homebrew is possible, but there's a catch
Resourceful hackers have long been rejuvenating Nintendo's consoles past their sell-by dates. Armed with in-game exploits, the homebrew community persistently
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Amazon Echo and Google Home were vulnerable to Bluetooth exploit

Amazon Echo and Google Home were vulnerable to Bluetooth exploit
Back in September, Bluetooth-connected device owners got a little scare when security firm Armis disclosed a new hack exploit known
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OnePlus inadvertently left a backdoor on its phones

OnePlus inadvertently left a backdoor on its phones
OnePlus' security troubles aren't over yet. Users have discovered that many of the company's phones from the past few years
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McAfee stops letting foreign governments check its source code

McAfee stops letting foreign governments check its source code
Cybersecurity software company McAfee stopped allowing foreign governments to review the source code of its products earlier this year, a
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Some phones and laptops are vulnerable to ‘BlueBorne’ exploit

Some phones and laptops are vulnerable to 'BlueBorne' exploit
Armis security has identified a new vulnerability in computers and mobile devices that leaves them susceptible to attack via Bluetooth.
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‘Shadow Brokers’ threaten to release more hacking tools in June

'Shadow Brokers' threaten to release more hacking tools in June
An exploit that the "WannaCry" malware used to encrypt computers worldwide first appeared in a leak from "The Shadow Brokers,"
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The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware is a stark reminder of a broken system

The 'WannaCry' ransomware is a stark reminder of a broken system
In April a hacking group called The Shadow Brokers dumped a cache of Windows' exploits it pilfered from the NSA.
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Microsoft blasts spy agencies for hoarding security exploits

Microsoft blasts spy agencies for hoarding security exploits
Microsoft is hopping mad that leaked NSA exploits led to the "WannaCry" (aka "WannaCrypt") ransomware wreaking havoc on computers worldwide.
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