Uber is attempting to squash the use of hacked customer accounts that have most likely been sold on the dark web and are currently being used in China.
Several Uber customers tweeted that their Uber app notified them that they had recently taken a Uber ride in China, when in fact they were nowhere near that country, according to Motherboard.
It’s not a trend that gamers are especially ecstatic about, but in-app purchases (IAP) have become a major element of mobile gaming. It’s how many of the biggest games on the App Store stay afloat, but earlier this week, the developers at DigiDNA discovered a coding flaw that could allow hackers to steal thousands of dollars worth of IAP from popular games.
It's a question that occurs to many of us: if digital security is such a minefield, how do you keep your personal data safe?
One person who knows about the risks is Adam Langley. As a security engineer at Google, he makes key decisions about how your data is spread around the internet. He also has access to systems that would have hackers salivating.
So how does Adam make sure he's not taken for a ride? Not how you'd think. Speaking at a conference at CloudFlare headquarters in San Francisco, he outlined his strategy.
Do you have AirDrop enabled on your iPhone or Mac?
Maybe you'll think again after watching a video made by Australian security researcher Mark Dowd.
In a troubling new development, threat actors looking for different ways to break into and remain undetected on enterprise networks appear to have begun targeting routers connecting businesses to the Internet.
Once considered a largely theoretical risk, backdoored business routers could soon pose a big problem for enterprises, security vendor FireEye warned in a report released Tuesday.