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Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance endured a hacking incident on March 7, 2018. However, the CEO, Changpeng Zhao is in no mood play defensive and let go the hackers roam freely. Existing online security vulnerabilities lead to frequent attacks on cryptocurrency. The common crimes include phone porting, computer hacks, phishing attacks and cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes. Binance has issued severe actions to stop such illegal activities and invited other exchanges and crypto businesses to join forces. In order to initiate th...
Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? Think twice before you say that Y-word. You might be, but not compared to Jani, a 10-year-old Finnish boy, who just hacked Instagram and was rewarded $10,000 by Instagram’s parent company Facebook. Before even hitting the age criteria for signing up for an Instagram account, he just knew how to hack Instagram. The kid just found a flaw in the site’s security, which allowed him to get into Instagram’s servers and delete text that was posted by any of the Instagram users. Jani’s parents told Iltal...
The security of mobile data remains an everlasting cause of concern. Every time a new technology is launched to encrypt the data and keep it tightly secured, the hackers come up with more innovative sets of ideas to decrypt the system. The new method researchers found out for hacking is Funtenna. It has been a major cause of worry amongst researchers at the Black Hat Conference – 2015 in Las Vegas. This nascent technique of hacking uses radio and sound waves to drain out all the data from a given devices without even accessing t...