04 Aug 2020

Ransomware gang publishes tens of GBs of internal data from LG and Xerox

Earlier today, Maze ransomware operators published 50.2 GB of internal data from the networks of two businesses, LG and Xerox, claiming that the companies failed to adhere to ransom demands. The two enterprise giants did not comment on the data leaks today, however, LG issued a statement in June when

Read More
04 Dec 2019

FBI warns about snoopy smart TVs spying on you

A recent FBI report warned that hackers could take control of an unsecured TV, gaining the ability to turn on the microphone and camera. Although this risk has been on the radar for some time, only a few cases of hackers using TVs to cyberstalk homes have been recorded. However,

Read More
14 Nov 2019

Gaping ‘hole’ in Qualcomm’s Secure World mobile vault leaked sensitive data

A hole found in the Qualcomm Secure World virtual processor that could be exploited to leak financial information has been patched and disclosed by researchers. Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point conducted a four-month study and concluded that it is not impossible to crack the Secure World operating system through fuzzing

Read More
24 Jul 2019

Popular Samsung, LG Android Phones Open to ‘Spearphone’ Eavesdropping

Researchers with the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Rutgers University have developed a new attack enabling them to remotely access speakerphone audio streams on LG and Samsung phones. The attack, dubbed spearphone, takes advantage of the ability of accelerometers (motion sensors) present in vulnerable devices to record sound-wave reverberations

Read More