Entries by Matthew

Snapchat Lied about privacy, saved your selfie images and videos on their server

Source: www.hackread.com   Snapchat has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) deception charges leveled against itself without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, says an official statement released on Thursday. As part of the settlement, the company is required to implement a privacy program monitored by an outside privacy expert for the next […]

Microsoft sticks to vow, leaves XP exposed to ongoing attacks

Source: www.computerworld.com Hackers are exploiting an Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability that was left unpatched in Windows XP on Tuesday, Microsoft and outside security experts said. The bug, identified as CVE-2014-1815, was one of two Microsoft patched with a critical update issued Tuesday for IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 and IE11. In the accompanying security bulletin, […]

An App-Controlled Drone That Delivers Beautiful 1080p Footage

Source: www.wired.com The government may still be wary of them, but civilians, filmmakers, and wanna-be spies all clearly want more camera-wielding drones. Now Parrot, one of the companies responsible for the whole quadcopter craze, is finally announcing its own 1080p camera-totin’ model: The Bebop Drone. Bebop comes with a built-in 14-megapixel camera that can shoot […]

Office for iPad Downloaded 27 Million Times in 46 Days: Microsoft

Source: http://gadgets.ndtv.com It looks like Office for iPad has got an overwhelming response from users worldwide as Microsoft has revealed some download numbers and statistics of the applications, with the company’s Julia White announcing the statistics at the TechEd conference on Monday. The figures were stated by White 46 days since the launch of Office […]

Tata Motors website hacked by Pakistani Hackers

Source: http://www.ehackingnews.com/ The official website of Tata Motors, the Largest Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company, has been breached and defaced by a Pakistani Hacker who uses the online moniker “H4$N4!N H4XOR”. The main website is not affected by this breach. The Hacker has defaced the ‘connect.tatamotors.com’, a sub-domain dedicated for the Auto Expo 2014. “India […]

Two Students arrested for hacking into School System to change Score

Source: http://www.ehackingnews.com Two students from a college in Shanghai’s Songjiang District have been arrested for allegedly breaking into their school’s computer systems to change their grades. The college students named Chen and Zhang didn’t attend the morning physical education class regularly.  So, they decided to break into the college’s system and change their scores in […]

Bitly website hacked, accounts credentials compromised

Brought to you by http://www.ehackingnews.com   Bitly(bit.ly), the Popular URL shortening service, has issued an urgent security warning about a security breach that exposed account’s credentials. The company says they found no evidence suggesting that any accounts have been accessed by the intruders.  However, as a precaution, the company has disconnected users’ facebook and twitter […]

Syrian Electronic Army hacks 4 Wall Street Journal twitter accounts

Brought to you by http://www.ehackingnews.com/ Wall Street Journal was caught in the crossfire between the Syrian Electronic Army and Ira Winkler who is the CEO of security firm Secure Mentem. The Syrian Electronic Army(SEA) hijacked four twitter accounts belong to WSJ : @WSJD,  WSJ Europe(@WSJPEurope), WSJ Africa(@WSJAfrica) and WSJ Vintage(@WSJVintage). SEA posted the message “@Irawinkler […]

Orange warns users of phishing attacks following 2nd security breach

Brought to you by http://www.ehackingnews.com/ France based Telecoms company Orange has been hacked second time this year, more than 1.3 Million customers are affected by this security breach. In the mid of April, hackers gained access to the a platform used by Orange to send email and SMS to its subscribers, according to Connexion report. […]