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This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in. But one hacker’s project wants to change that and raise awareness of the dangers of potentially malicious charging cables. A hacker who goes by the online handle MG took an innocent-looking Apple USB Lightning cable and rigged it with a small Wi-Fi-enabled implant, which,… Read More »

‘Ghost Telephonist’ lets hackers access phone numbers

The demonstration was made on Sunday by the UnicornTeam researchers from 360 Technology, China’s leading security company, at the ongoing hacker summit Black Hat USA 2017 here, reports Xinhua news agency. In the team’s presentation, security researchers introduced one vulnerability in CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) in 4G LTE network. In the CSFB procedure, the researchers found the authentication… Read More »

DNC chair says Russian hackers did not stop after Vladamir Putin met Barack Obama at G20 meeting

The chair of the Democratic National Committee said Russian hackers continued interfering in the election until 8 November, despite the president’s claim that they stopped in September when he told Vladamir Putin to “cut it out”. Donna Brazile, who is calling for a bipartisan inquiry into the alleged hack, told ABC News that donors and other individuals associated… Read More »