Russian Spies Arrested on Suspicion of Plans to Hack Swiss Laboratory

Dutch ‘Expelled Two Russian Spies Over Novichok Lab Plot’ Dutch intelligence services arrested two alleged Russian spies on suspicion of planning to hack a Swiss laboratory investigating the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal, reports and officials said Friday. The two agents, believed to be working for Russia’s GRU military intelligence service, targeted the Spiez …

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North Korea denied the man charged with hacking Sony Pictures

North Korea has said that a man charged with hacking Sony Pictures in 2014 is a “non-existent” individual and warned the US that its accusation could have a negative effect on relations between the two countries. The US Justice Department charged Park Jin-hyok on 6 September with conspiring in “multiple destructive cyber-attacks around the world”, including the the …

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Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries

One of the world’s most dangerous Android and iPhone spyware program has been found deployed against targets across 45 countries around the world over the last two years, a new report from Citizen Lab revealed. The infamous spyware, dubbed Pegasus, is developed by NSO Group—an Israeli company which is mostly known for selling high-tech surveillance …

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Hidden Codes for Android

*#06#-IMEI number the*#0*#-Enter the service menu *#*#4636#*#*-Phone information, usage statistics and battery *#*#34971539#*#*-Detailed camera information *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#*-Immediate backup of all media files *#*#197328640#*#*-Enable test mode for service *#*#232339#*#*-Wireless LAN tests *#*#0842#*#*-Backlight/vibration test *#*#2664#*#*-Test the touch screen *#*#1111#*#*-FTA software version (1234 in the same code will give PDA and Firmware version) *#12580*369#-Software and hardware info *#9090#-Diagnostic configuration …

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Pre-Installed Apps Flaws Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers

Purchesed a new Android phone? What if I say your brand new smartphone can be hacked remotely? Nearly all Android phones come with useless applications pre-installed by manufacturers or carriers, usually called bloatware, and there’s nothing you can do if any of them has a backdoor built-in—even if you’re careful about avoiding sketchy apps. That’s …

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Hacker Who Leaked Celebrities’ Naked Photos Sentenced

The fourth superstar programmer—who was accused not long ago of hacking into more than 250 Apple iCloud accounts had a place with Jennifer Lawrence and other Hollywood famous people—has been condemned to eight months in jail. Prior this year, George Garofano, 26, of North Branford, admitted to illicitly getting accreditations of his casualties’ iCloud accounts …

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