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DNA Testing Company Hack Exposes 2.1 Million People Personal Records - Cyber Security News

A hacking incident has been reported recently by the DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), it's an Ohio-based DNA testing company.

Hacking Fingerprints With a $5 Setup To Bypass Biometric Authentication

A 3D print of the target user's fingerprint on white glue allows hacking any biometric authentication device or scanner.

Apple sues Israeli spyware firm NSO Group

Apple is the latest in a string of firms and governments to go after the hacking tool firm.

Microsoft warns about China-based hacking group that's up to no good

Another day, another threat actor stirring the pot. This time around, it's trouble from the fellows associated with the SolarWinds Serv-U zero-day exploit situation.

Cambridge University pauses £400m UAE deal over spyware claim

Last week, the High Court found the ruler of Dubai ordered the hacking of the phone of his ex-wife.

Over 600,000 stolen credit cards leaked after Swarmshop hack

The hacking spree targeting underground marketplaces has claimed another victim as a database from card shop Swarmshop emerged on another forum. According to Group-IB, the Swarmshop dump includes details from 623,036 payment cards issued by banks in the U.S., Canada, U.K., China, Singapore, France, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Mexico.

Apple Issues Patch for Remote Hacking Bug Affecting Billions of its Devices

Apple Issues Security Patch for Remote Code Execution Bug Affecting Billions of its iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watch devices.

Grayshift Announces Android Support To Its GrayKey iPhone Hacking Tool

After achieving success with unlocking iPhones – the phones that boast security – the hacking tool maker has now made another claim. As announced, Grayshift has finally added Android support to its iPhone hacking tool GrayKey. It means they can now hack into locked Android phones as well.

Home working increases cyber-security fears

IT experts say that with people working from home the risk of hacking has increased.

Chinese Hacker Group Abusing Cloud Services to Steal Passenger Data

According to the recent threat report of the cybersecurity researchers at Fox-IT, there is a hacking group from China that has been attacking nearly all airline companies for the past few years.

Flaw allowed iPhone hacking remotely through wi-fi

Researchers have revealed a flaw that allowed Apple iPhones to be hacked from afar without the owner doing anything. Google Project Zero researcher Ian Beer has revealed how attackers could steal emails, photos, messages - and even access the camera and microphone. The vulnerability has been fixed in an update since May this year.

Phantom Attack Bluffs Self Driving Cars By Displaying Simulated Objects

Recent research has demonstrated a phantom attack that fools self-driving cars by displaying virtual objects. Such attacks can trigger sudden action by a car that can cause serious disruptions.

Cybercriminals Step Up Their Game Ahead of U.S. Elections

Ahead of the November U.S. elections, cybercriminals are stepping up their offensive in both attacks against security infrastructure and disinformation campaigns – but this time, social media giants, the government and citizens are more prepared.

Major Instagram App Bug Could've Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram's Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image.

Custom Windows 10 themes can be used to steal users' credentials

A new finding by a security researcher suggests that specially crafted Windows 10 themes files can be used to redirect users to an authentication-required site to steal their Microsoft credentials.

Researchers Hijacked Unsecured Printers To Demonstrate How To Secure

A team of researchers demonstrated how they hijacked unsecured printers globally while guiding users on how to secure the printers. They hijacked thousands of unsecured printers globally and forced printing of a brief security guide explaining how to protect printers.

Adobe tackles new Flash threat after Hacking Team leak

Adobe issues an update to fix a security hole in Flash that was discovered after data was stolen from an online surveillance company.

'Blackmailers stole our Instagram account'

What happens when a small company is extorted after losing control of its Instagram account?

Amazon Alexa security bug allowed access to voice history

A flaw in Amazon's Alexa smart home devices could have allowed hackers access personal information and conversation history, cyber-security researchers say.

Flaws in Samsung Phones Exposed Android Users to Remote Attacks

New research disclosed severe security vulnerabilities in 'Find My Mobile' (an Android app that comes pre-installed on most Samsung smartphones) that could have allowed remote attackers to track victims' real-time location, monitor phone calls, and messages, and even delete data stored on the phone.

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