Amidst a series of Apple-occupied offices in the town of Sunnyvale, Calif., is a mysterious company named SixtyEight Research, which has a limited online presence and recently renovated its facilities to add a "repair garage." This, accompanied by sources who say it's located in the office complex is where Apple is working on its secret electric car project, has led to speculation that Apple is using SixtyEight as a cover.
A security flaw in a popular WordPress plugin has been patched, preventing hackers from potentially taking over an entire blog installation.
Yoast, the maker of the popular "wordpress-seo" plugin for the blogging platform, said it has patched a cross-site request forgery flaw that allowed a blind SQL attack. That could've allowed a hacker to modify the back-end database, which might have allowed the insertion of malware, adware, spam links, or other unwanted content.
Hackers have jumped on the unveiling of the Apple Watch as a chance to phish for data through social networks, according to the security vendor Malwarebytes.
Victims are said to be lured into the scam through the promise of a free Apple Watch, but instead are redirected onto a labyrinthine series of links, in what appears to be a phishing exercise to collect people's details.
A renowned lawyer is taking Toyota, Ford and General Motors to court over alleged security flaws that will put drivers in danger.
Attorney Marc Stanley, representing three of the carmaker’s customers in San Francisco, claims the manufacturers turned a blind eye to security vulnerabilities, leaving “cars to be hacked and control wrested away from the driver”, the Dallas Morning News reported.