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…

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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…

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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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Over 199,500 Websites Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed Bug

It’s more than two and half years since the discovery of the critical OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability, but the flaw is still alive as it appears that many organizations did not remediate properly to the serious security glitch.

It was one of the biggest flaws in the Internet’s history that affected the core security of as many as two-thirds of the world’s servers i.e. half a million servers at the time of its discovery in April 2014.Continue Reading…

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