You no longer need to hack Windows to install Teams backgrounds

You no longer need to hack Windows to install Teams backgrounds

Microsoft Teams users will now be able to upload their own custom background images as Microsoft has released a new update to its video conferencing software. The software giant already gave meeting participants a way to hide what’s behind them in the form of...
‘Hack for hire’ cyberattacks on the rise, Google warns

‘Hack for hire’ cyberattacks on the rise, Google warns

Google says it has uncovered growing evidence of so-called ‘hack-for-hire’ companies attacking targets across the world. A bulletin issued by the company’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) notes that cyber-criminals in Iran, China and now India are now running...
This laptop vendor uses an extraordinary hack to protect your privacy

This laptop vendor uses an extraordinary hack to protect your privacy

Several years ago, it was revealed that the US National Security Agency (NSA) will sometimes intercept networking gear during shipping in order to modify it to provide backdoor access to the hardware. To get around this, one company has devised a clever hack to ensure...
Wishbone hack – data of 40 million users up for sale

Wishbone hack – data of 40 million users up for sale

A database of 40 million users of the popular Wishbone application has been put for sale on the dark web. ZDNet discovered Wishbone user accounts were available on underground forums for 0.85 bitcoin – currently around $8000. The popular mobile app allows users...
Malicious Android apps use coronavirus to hack user devices

Malicious Android apps use coronavirus to hack user devices

The number of coronavirus-related apps on the Google Play Store has increased significantly over the past few weeks as both legitimate developers and cybercriminals look to cash in on users’ fears surrounding the virus. By analyzing Android telemetry data,...