Verity Health Data Breach- Affecting Possible 10,000 patients

The personal information of more than 10,000 patients of Verity Health may have been compromised after the website of the Redwood City health system was hacked.

The information included patient names, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, medical record numbers and the last four digits of credit card numbers, dated between 2010 and 2014, Verity said. It did not include Social Security numbers. Verity is notifying the affected patients by mail.Continue Reading…

Hacker Gets Into 150,000 Exposed Printers And Makes Them Spit Out Funny Messages

Over the weekend, a hacker by the name of Stackoverflowin gained access to 150,000 unsecured and internet accessible printers using an automated script, making the devices print out customised messages. Stackoverflowin said he did it for fun, but it’s a good lesson for those who leave their printers exposed. We have some tips on protecting your printer.Continue Reading…

Browser Autofill Feature Can Leak All Your Data!

No one likes filling out browser forms, especially on mobile devices.

To help make this whole process faster, Google Chrome and other major browsers offer “Autofill” feature that automatically fills out web form based on data you have previously entered in similar fields.

However, it turns out that an attacker can use this autofill feature against you and trick you into spilling your private information to hackers or malicious third parties.Continue Reading…

You Can Crash Anyone’s IPhone or IPad With an Emoji Text

A newly discovered bug in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system is being exploited in a prank that lets anyone crash your iPhone or iPad by just sending an emoji-filled iMessage, according to several reports.

YouTube star EverythingApplePro published a video highlighting a sequence of characters that temporarily freeze and restart an iPhone, which people can send to their iPhone buddies to trouble them. You can watch the video demonstration below.Continue Reading…

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