Brilliant and Terrifying
Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.
OurMine took over its web address.
WikiLeaks suffered an embarrassing cyber-attack when Saudi Arabian based hacking group OurMine took over its web address.
No one knew about it
A mysterious piece of malware has infected Macs for years and no-one new about it.
Causes PR meltdown
Budapest's public transportation authority is suffering from the PR format of arranging for the arrest of an 18 year-old who found an obvious security hole in its website.
Puma 6 is a "cat has trophy"
Chipzilla’s Puma 6 Intel cable modem variants are highly susceptible to a very low-bandwidth denial-of-service attack.
Spyware uses rogue DVB-T
A security hole in smart TVs which allows a hacker to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV has worried a Swiss cyber security expert.
And North Korea did DYN
Colourful internet character John McAfee claims that Iran, and not Russia, hacked the Democratic National Committee.
Bury bad news under a denial of service attack
It seems that there is a crew of hackers which is determined to keep bad news about the orange misogynist tax-dodger out of the press.
Harder to hack but still a doddle.
Despite the usual security claims from Apple that its iPhone 7 is “the best, most advanced iPhone ever” it is still a doddle to hack.