Watch as Theives Steal a BMW in Less than 21 Seconds

Relay car theft is a type of vehicle theft where criminals steal cars that have keyless entry/start systems. The criminals use two devices: one to receive the signal from the key fob inside the house, and another to relay it to the car outside.┬áThis tricks the car into thinking the key fob is nearby, and […]

Windows Hello Fingerprint Authentication Bypassed on Dell and Lenono Laptops

The use of biometric authentication, such as fingerprint sensors, has become increasingly popular in recent years as a more convenient and secure way to access devices and accounts. Windows Hello, introduced by Microsoft in 2015, allows users to log into their devices using facial recognition, fingerprint scanning, or a PIN code. However, as with any […]

Microsoft Defender Bounty Program Now Provides $20k for a Bug Report

Microsoft has launched a new initiative to encourage and reward security researchers who find and report vulnerabilities in its Microsoft Defender products and services. The Microsoft Defender Bounty Program offers monetary rewards ranging from $500 to $20,000, depending on the severity, impact, and quality of the reported vulnerability. Microsoft reserves the right to adjust the […]

FCC Establishes SIM Swapping Protections

The FCC has announced new regulations to protect consumers from losing their phone numbers and personal data to scammers who use SIM swapping and port-out fraud techniques. These scams involve transferring a consumer’s phone number to a different device or carrier without their consent, and then using it to access their online accounts and steal […]

Microsoft Copilot Coming to Win10 Users in Preview!

Microsoft has announced that it will roll out the Copilot AI-powered assistant to Windows 10 systems enrolled in the Insider Program over the coming months. Copilot is a new feature that allows users to interact with their devices using natural language and voice commands. Copilot can help users with tasks such as finding files, launching […]

Hackers Install Ransomware, File SEC Complaint for Failure to Disclose Breach

The ALPHV ransomware gang is a notorious cybercriminal group that has been targeting various organizations with data theft and extortion schemes. One of their recent victims is MeridianLink, a software company that provides digital solutions for financial organizations such as banks, credit unions, and mortgage lenders. MeridianLink is a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq […]

Botnet Hacker Makes $550k, Arrested by FBI in Puerto Rico

A malware botnet called IPStorm, which used thousands of compromised devices across various platforms to provide proxy services to malicious actors, was taken down by the FBI earlier this year. The developer and operator of the botnet, Sergei Makinin, a Russian-Moldovan national, was arrested in Puerto Rico and pleaded guilty to three counts of computer […]

Node.js Vulnerability Shuts Down Major Australian Shipping Port

A cyberattack on DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has caused significant disruptions at several major Australian ports. The attack exploited a prototype pollution vulnerability in Plist, a Node.js module for parsing and generating property list files. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2022-22912, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DoS) and […]

Boeing Hacked, Refuses to Pay Ransom, 43GB Sensitive Data Leaked

LockBit ransomware, a cybercriminal group that offers its malware as a service to other hackers, has leaked more than 43GB of files from Boeing, one of the largest aerospace companies that services commercial airplanes and defense systems. Before the leak, LockBit hackers said that Boeing ignored warnings that data would become publicly available and threatened […]