Canadian Charged in 2014 Yahoo Hack to Plead Guilty in U.S.

A Canadian man charged for his alleged role in a 2014 Yahoo breach is expected to plead guilty in U.S. federal court. According to a new report from Reuters, Karim Baratov is set to appear in court in San Francisco on Tuesday for his plea hearing. Baratov is accused of helping Russian hackers steal information for […]

Hackers Demanded $50,000 Ransom For Bell Customer Data

A pair of hackers under the collective name of “exodus” claimed responsibility for recent hacks against Canadian carrier Bell. The hackers told Bell that they would not release the information, so long as the Canadian carrier agreed to pay a $50,000 ransom. The attack managed to compromise approximately 1.9 million email addresses, along with 1,700 real...

Source Code for Various Panic Apps Stolen via HandBrake Malware

Earlier this month, the HandBrake team posted a security alert after learning one of their mirror download servers was hacked. The attacker was successfully able to replace the Mac version of the app with a malicious version. In a blog post shared today, Panic developer and co-founder Steven Frank said he downloaded the infected version of...

iPhone Hacking Firm Cellebrite Hacked, 900GB Of Data Stolen

The Israeli company that found fame when it was fingered as a potential source of hacking software used by the FBI to crack open an iPhone has itself been hacked. In a statement on its website, Cellebrite today admitted that an “external web server” containing the company’s license management system had been accessed by an […]

Famous iPhone Hacker ‘Geohot’ Demos a Simple Computer Hack

George Hotz, the hacker known for unlocking the iPhone, rooting the PS3, and developing technology for self driving vehicles, has demonstrated a simple hack in a video produced by Viceland. The video shows Hotz walking and talking through the necessary steps involved in gaining access to a laptop connected to a Wi-Fi network. That laptop also has...