Australian Mac And iOS Users Locked Out And Held For Ransom

Source: Cult Of Mac

Here’s another day with a hacking story. On Monday, iPhone, iPad and Mac owners in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have reported that their devices were hacked and held for a ransom of up to $100 to release their devices. That said, only a handful of lucky ones were able to escape this hacking spree. Continue reading

Change Your eBay Passwords If You Have Not!


Well, 2 weeks ago was world password day and we asked you to change your passwords recently. Have you taken our advise to change it? Well, the latest victim to fall into the hacking sphere is eBay Inc, whom have announced that their client identity information including emails, addresses and birthdays was stolen in a hacking attack between late February and early March. Continue reading

So What Is Next, After Snowden?

Edward Snowden

The world is constantly changing and there is definitely no doubt about it. However, there are times where change is rapid and there are times where change is slow; Last year in particular, was a really rapid one for both the security and technological front. Whatever this guy has done, is done considering that he has been on it for almost a full year running now. Continue reading

World Password Day – Is Your Password Safe?


Exactly one week ago, the world commemorated the annual World Password Day. Well, passwords these days are the only thing between a hacker or intruder to our beloved data. In lieu of the recent saga of the heart-bleed bug, it is perhaps the right time to look at this again. Continue reading