Throw away Cayla dolls as they are prone to hacking

A watchdog in Germany has instructed every parent to throw away a talking doll called Cayla as it has some critical flaws in their Bluetooth device which can expose you to the hacking of personal data. Researchers at the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) says that there is an insecure Bluetooth device installed to listen and talk to the child while …

Russian hackers of US election created a new Apple Malware

A Russian hacking group who allegedly hacked the emails of the  US Democratic National Committee are now believed to have  now created a malware to hit Apple’s Macintosh computers and operating system. The hacking group, APT28, who are backed by the Russian government, are also known by different names like Fancy Bear, Sofacy, among other labels. They are active since …

Two members of the hackers group “Humpty Dumpty” pleaded guilty

Two members of the hacker group “Humpty Dumpty” has been pleaded guilty for illegally using the computer information in the Moscow City Court,   reported RT (Russia Today). Constantine Teplyakov and journalist Valdimir Anikeev were the two convicts, and they confessed their crime. On 9 February, the Moscow City Court rejected the complaint against the extension of an arrest of …

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs mails intercepted by Russian hackers

Italian officials suspect that Russian hackers have broken into their network and intercepted the emails of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a leading newspaper, The Edition reported. However, there is no encryption system available to Russia by which they can encrypt all correspondence.  But it is not clear how the Italian government determined the nationality of the hackers. Apparently, “Russian …