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Researchers use 'guessing attack' to hack credit card in 6 seconds

Researchers use 'guessing attack' to hack credit card in 6 seconds Even if you only have part of the information, researchers from Newcastle University have worked out a way that a credit card can be stolen in as little as six seconds simply by guessing wrong really, really fast, according to PCMag.For most online transactions, all you need in order to verify a card are the account number, expiration date, and CVV.

Someone Created A Pokémon Red and Blue 'Virus', And It's Wild

Someone Created A Pokémon Red and Blue 'Virus', And It's Wild Last week, we told you about a recent Red and Blue exploit that allows you to delete your opponent’s save files just by playing against them.In this case, playing against another person will force their save file to replicate yours, thereby “infecting” them with a Pokémon virus.

This is why you should be terrified of the Wikileaks Vault 7 data dump

This is why you should be terrified of the Wikileaks Vault 7 data dump If it has a chip, an operating system, power and is connected to the internet, it fits the profile.As a spy agency, CIA’s job is to spy on those outside the U.

Old Apple Security Flaws Mean the Nintendo Switch Is One Step Closer to a Jailbreak

Old Apple Security Flaws Mean the Nintendo Switch Is One Step Closer to a Jailbreak That’s only possibly because qwertyoruiop’s new Switch hack is based around software that the Switch and iOS have in common.Basically, they took an old exploit from iOS and applied it to the Switch.

Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation

Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation Long before Breath of the Wild, there was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.OOT had tons going for it, but the spell songs were definitely one of the things that made the game so memorable.

LastPass exploit allows remote code execution and password theft

LastPass exploit allows remote code execution and password theft When you set up an account, LastPass helps you generate strong passwords and store your logins with its encrypted vault.The new exploit in the browser extension was discovered by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, who also found the exploit LastPass rushed to patch last week.

Definitely-not-Russian hackers just so happen to slam Trump after he bombs a Russian ally

Definitely-not-Russian hackers just so happen to slam Trump after he bombs a Russian ally Here's what they said on Saturday, shortly after Donald Trump bombed Syria, a Russian ally.They continued (sic everywhere, obviously):  "TheShadowBrokers voted for you.

The Dallas siren hack was carried out with radio signals

The Dallas siren hack was carried out with radio signals That conjures up a certain image of someone hunched over a computer gaining access to critical government networks.The city first believed the incident to be a malfunction before later admitting that someone had accessed its control systems.

When Old Call of Duty Comes to Xbox One, Malicious Hacks Come With It

When Old Call of Duty Comes to Xbox One, Malicious Hacks Come With It If so—just like jumping into any older Call of Duty game on any platform—you’ll want to be aware of how to spot hacked multiplayer lobbies.I played the first Black Ops for a few hours on Xbox One, and in that time I encountered four hacked lobbies.

How to type upside-down (ǝlqᴉssod s,ʇᴉ ʍoɥ puɐ)

How to type upside-down (ǝlqᴉssod s,ʇᴉ ʍoɥ puɐ) So why not flip the world on its head and turn things upside down?It can be a cool trick, and much less grating with a Very Good doggo GIF to go along with it.

Anon hacks a game

Anon hacks a game is it illegal to crash a video game' s server using nothing but in-game mechanics?I found an exploit in a Steam survival game that can crash theserver for about minutes, booting everyone off the server.

Cyberattacks Disrupt Chernobyl's Automatic Monitoring System

Cyberattacks Disrupt Chernobyl's Automatic Monitoring System In fact, attacks against nuclear power plant infrastructure really ought to be one of those rare areas in international cooperation where everyone agrees “Hey, maybe we just shouldn’t do this.” Nonetheless, Chernobyl’s monitoring system has now been hit, CNN reports, after the initial wave of global ‘NotPetya’ cyberattacks we first reported on yesterday.

Anon hacks the school computers

Anon hacks the school computers File: (52 KB, 499x499)I Anomymous 07/ ( Mon) 1&.30 hlo.

Here's how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage

Here's how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage You get bombarded with "Storage Almost Full" notifications on your phone, but just keep rolling like the problem will magically fix itself.There's no time to start deleting everything, so you just don't take the picture.

Get addicted to Flappy Bird all over again...on a hacked Dreamcast

Get addicted to Flappy Bird all over again...on a hacked Dreamcast The Sega Dreamcast lives on, too.Sort of.