If you’re a Samsung Pay user, read this article carefully if you want to avoid your credit card data to be compromised. According to Salvador Mendoza, a security researcher, the Samsung Pay system which is used by millions of smartphone users to make mobile payments all around the world can be exploited by hackers to steal your credit card information.
It’s an open secret that the Internet of Things (if we must call it so) is pretty terrible, whether in standards, ineroperability, or security. Good security, though, you don’t really expect in a smart light bulb or coffee maker. A smart front door lock, however, really shouldn’t be quite this easy to hack.
The latest vulnerability for Android handsets is QuadRooter, and there are an estimated 900 million devices at risk. Just shy of a billion phones and tablets is undeniably a lot, but how can you know if you are affected?
While a list of devices that are definitely affected has been published, it is far from exhaustive. Thankfully the good folk at Check Point Software have put together a special app that will test your phone or tablet and let you know the risk.
MICROS, an Oracle-owned division that's one of the world's top three point-of-sale services, has suffered a security breach. The attack possibly comes at the hands of a Russian crime gang that siphoned out more than $1 billion from banks and retailers in past hacks, security news site KrebsOnSecurity reported Monday.
When we first wrote about the world of automated Pokémon Go-playing "bot" programs a few weeks ago, we predicted a brewing technological war. Developer Niantic was inevitably going to deploy cheat-detection technology, and hackers would subsequently work to break through that detection. Last week, we saw the first battle in that war, and so far it seems like the hackers are winning handily.