When listening to an audio, most people would use speakers or headphones as output devices. When needing to record, speak and be heard, a microphone is the input device. Recently, some researchers found out that an output device such as a speaker or headphone can be hacked. … [Read more...] about Cyber Security Tips News & Updates: Not Just Cameras, Headphones Can Be Hacked To Spy; Here’s How To Protect Yourself
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2000 machines of San Francisco's Light Railway Train system have been hacked. The San Francisco Examiner reported that the system was hacked Friday afternoon, The Verge reported that the staff had to shut down all machines on the San Francisco's Light Railway Train system network … [Read more...] about Cyber Security Latest News & Updates : Hackers Held San Francisco Light Railway System For Ransom. Mored Details Here.
Kaspersky Lab, perhaps one of the most well-known cyber security research firms, admitted that their own network was hacked. Though none of their products (or their products source code), their database of malware or customer’s data were compromised in the hack, the firm … [Read more...] about Leading cyber security firm hacked
Last week, a DDoS attack targeting the DNS provider Dyn managed to disrupt access to many popular sites like Twitter, Amazon, and PayPal. It was discovered that many Internet of things devices like DVRs, cameras, and toasters were part of a botnet that was used in the attack. … [Read more...] about Chinese Firm Recalls Devices Used in Last Week’s DDoS Attack
Earlier this year, after hackers stole personal information from the PlayStation Network user base and brought parts of the online service down for a month, Sony pledged to create a new chief information security officer position to help the electronics giant avoid a repeat of … [Read more...] about Sony taps Homeland Security for PSN security head