Archive for the ‘Cyber Security News’ Category


Nintendo Fixes Major Security Hole in Nintendo Switch Gaming Console

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

If you plan to use Linus, or some homebrew software, on your Nintendo Switch gaming console, this news is for you. Nintendo has recently reported that it has fixed the major security hole that currently allows users to hack the console and install a Linux-based operating system on it in ...

New Security Bug in iPhone Lets Attackers Breach the Passcode

Monday, July 9th, 2018

It looks like Apple's devices, which have been considered the most secure in the world, are no longer living up to the expectation of being "unhackable". This month, researchers have reported another security flaw in iPhone that allows potential attackers to bypass the passcode and unlock the device without the ...

Microsoft To Launch Ad Blocker on Mobile iOS Devices

Friday, July 6th, 2018

After Microsoft integrated an ad blocking feature in Microsoft Edge for Android devices, now the company plans to cover the users of the browser on iOS as well. Testing of the new Edge browser is currently still running, though Microsoft hopes to be able to launch the update as soon ...

Google Will Help Protect Android Users by Adding Default Safe Browsing Feature

Friday, June 15th, 2018

The technology giant Google has announced in April this year that will add more protection for users of its mobile operating system Android. In December last year, Google integrated a feature called Safe Browsing in all applications with WebView, however, now the security feature will be enabled by default with ...

Android Apps Pushing Adware Discovered on Google Play Store Adding to Malicious App Frenzy

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Another portion of apps infected with dangerous malware threats has been detected on Google Play Store this month. Cyber-security company Avast reports about 26 new malicious Android applications, some of which contain adware that forces ads on compromised devices. In addition to the unwanted advertisements that the apps push on ...

Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge Successfully Hacked at This Year’s Pwn2Own Event

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

This year's Pwn2Own competition for white hackers took place just a few days ago and the three browsers Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge were the favorite targets of the participants. All three browsers have been successfully compromised during the two days of the contest, so users should watch out ...

The WiFi Alliance Introduces a New WPA3 Protocol with Enhanced Security Features

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

This month, the WiFi Alliance has announced its intention to enhance the security features of the WiFi Protected Access (WPA). For nearly 14 years now, the initial WPA and the subsequently released WPA2 have been the two protocols that have secured wireless computer networks. Yet, now the challenges for the ...