Until now, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a pro-hacker group, has hacked many websites, user's/company's social media accounts and so on. These hack includes Microsoft News' Twitter account, official Facebook and Twitter account of Skype, Time's Twitter account, site of US Marines and so many. The latest news is now SEA has hacked a number of major UK-based media websites.
Snapchat has been hacked and millions of private photos and videos are circulating around the web. However, authorities deny possibilities of their server being hacked and point to third-party apps, such as Snapsave.
In many movies, we have seen people easily hacking traffic signal system and then controlling it. But in reality is it possible to hack traffic signal system easily? Well, security scientists at the University of Michigan have mentioned that in real life, it's really possible that anyone can hack traffic signal system just by using a laptop and the right sort of radio.
Earlier we have seen hackers breaching into many government sites and leaking many vital documents and information. However, lately it's been reported that hackers took control over Israeli Army's Twitter account for a while and posted some false messages.
It is said that hacking is an art. Sometimes a hacker does something so brilliant that we can't help but marvel at it. However, lately we've come to know that a hacker has nabbed $600,000+ in two months just by Googling people's home networks!
Hacking is done for a whole lot of reasons, but rarely do we see a hacker breaking into school computers simply to change grades. This was precisely the charge brought up against an 18-year-old Miami University student who was arrested.
Cyber Berkut, a group of hacktivists based in Ukraine, has claimed responsibility for taking down several NATO sites recently. The group apparently did this as a retaliation to NATO's intents of bringing Ukraine into its fold.
Siri is the best voice-based virtual assistant that is commercially available on mobile devices today. But it's limited to only a few apps, which is annoying. A group of students have now devised an excellent solution to overcome this limitation.
It has been only days since Nokia first unveiled its new Android line-up including the Nokia X handset. A user at the XDA-Developers forum was quick to hack the handset and run Google apps directly on it.
Wireless routers have become a fairly common accessory for users at home and at office both. But if you have a Linksys router at either of the two places, you may be in trouble. A malware is currently targeting specific Linksys models.