The Keen, a top hacking team which took down Windows 8.1. Adobe Flash in just 15 seconds and Apple’s Safari Mac OS X Mavericks system in only 20 seconds during a Pwn2Own Vancouver event in March, has divulged the identity of its members, a Chinese newspaper reported on 13 April 2014.
“50 percent of us are the top scoring students in the national college entrance examination. 50 percent are majored in mathematics, and 50 percent are from Microsoft,” said Lv Yiping, key member of the Keen and co-founder and chief operating officer of the team’s Shanghai-based parent company.
Single step authentication on Galaxy S5 leaves PayPal accounts open to abuse say German researchers.
PayPal was left fighting a rear-guard action last night after it emerged the fingerprint scanner seen on the Samsung Galaxy 5 smartphone can easily be bypassed.
Germany's Security Research Labs says the spoofing system allows access to a user's PayPal account, which is an important issue since a key feature of the scanner is one-step access to the PayPal money payment system - effectively replacing the user's ID and password with a fingerprint swipe.
Singapore should adopt a light touch approach in regulating virtual currencies such as Bitcion, and instead allow technology to do most of the "governing" to safeguard against illegal activities.
According to David Moskowitz, director of Singapore-based Bitcoin broker, Coin Republic, regulation alone will not necessarily achieve its goal of addressing concerns such as money laundering or the failure of a Bitcoin exchange.
Sony continues to issue updates about its overall sales for the PlayStation 4 console. Today, the company said that worldwide, its newest home game console has sold over 7 million units since it launched on November 15th to April 6th.
Sony's press release comes about six weeks after the company announced PS4 worldwide sales had exceeded the 6 million mark. The company also announced today that over 20.5 million copies of PS4 games have been sold, either as physical copies or via download, since the launch.
Lacie has revealed a security breach affecting visitors to its website, who might have had their credit card details swiped.
A hacker repeatedly exploited a flaw in the Lacie website, using malware to gain access to customer details. The incident only came to light when the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) contacted Lacie on 19 March.