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Millions Of Smartphones Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Over-the-Air

Millions of smartphones and smart gadgets, including Apple iOS and many Android handsets from various manufacturers, equipped with Broadcom Wifi chips are vulnerable to over-the-air hijacking without any user interaction.

Just yesterday, Apple rushed out an emergency iOS 10.3.1 patch update to address a serious bug that could allow an attacker within same Wifi network to remotely execute

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Hacker Shows How Easy It Is To Hack People While Walking Around in Public

Wi-Fi enabled devices — widely known as the Internet of Things (IoT) — are populating offices and homes in greater and greater numbers.

From smartphones to connected printers and even coffee makers, most of these IoT devices have good intentions and can connect to your company’s network without a problem.

However, as the Internet of Things (IoT) devices are growing at a great pace, they

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Hacking Wi-Fi is not a trivial process, but it does not take too long to learn. If you want to learn WiFi Hacking and Penetration testing, you are at right place.

Don’t associate hacking as a negative, as you can learn some hacking skills yourself to secure your networks and devices. WiFi hacking is an all time hot topic among hackers as well as penetration testers.

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Oops! TP-Link forgets to Renew and Loses its Domains Used to Configure Router Settings

To make the configuration of routers easier, hardware vendors instruct users to browse to a domain name rather than numeric IP addresses.

Networking equipment vendor TP-LINK uses either tplinklogin.net or tplinkextender.net for its routers configuration. Although users can also access their router administration panel through local IP address (i.e.

The first domain offered by

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Mitsubishi Outlander Car's Theft Alarm Hacked through Wi-Fi

From GPS system to satellite radio to wireless locks, today vehicles are more connected to networks than ever, and so they are more hackable than ever.

It is not new for security researchers to hack connected cars. Latest in the series of hackable connected cars is the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).

A security expert has discovered vulnerabilities in the

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Facebook Open Sources its Capture the Flag (CTF) Platform

Hacking into computer, networks and websites could easily land you in jail. But what if you could freely test and practice your hacking skills in a legally safe environment?

Facebook just open-sourced its Capture The Flag (CTF) platform to encourage students as well as developers to learn about cyber security and secure coding practices.
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Hacker Hijacks a Police Drone from 2 Km Away with $40 Kit

A researcher has demonstrated how easy it is to steal high-end drones, commonly deployed by government agencies and police forces, from 2 kilometres away with the help of less than $40 worth of hardware.

The attack was developed by IBM security researcher Nils Rodday, who recently presented his findings at Black Hat Asia 2016.

Hacking the $28,463 Drone with Less than $40 of Hardware

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Vigilante Hackers Aim to Hijack 200,000 Routers to Make Them More Secure

The same “Vigilante-style Hacker,” who previously hacked more than 10,000 routers to make them more secure, has once again made headlines by compromising more than 70,000 home routers and apparently forcing their owners to make them secure against flaws and weak passwords.

Just like the infamous hacking group Lizard Squad, the group of white hat hackers, dubbed the White Team, is building

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Critical iOS Flaw allowed Hackers to Steal Cookies from Devices

Apple has patched a critical vulnerability in its iOS operating system that allowed criminal hackers to impersonate end users’ identities by granting read/write access to website’s unencrypted authentication cookies.

The vulnerability was fixed with the release of iOS 9.2.1 on Tuesday, almost three years after it was first discovered and reported to Apple.

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