A bug that was fixed in January is still plaguing some Ruby on Rails coders. Hackers are hooking servers up to a botnet controlled through IRC.
The iOS 6.1 lockscreen hack from earlier this month isn’t the only security vulnerability in Apple’s latest mobile OS.
Adobe has issued an emergency fix to its Flash software, yet another incident where Flash shows vulnerabilities to hacks and exploits.
Indian research firm XY Security found a bug in Facebook that allowed hackers to turn on users webcams and record video. The hole was shut down before it could be used against the social community.
The Defense Intelligence Agency is looking for anyone who can break into a phone and exploit it.
As security takes the spotlight, hackers are often touted as being both smarter and faster than the average white hat. Google isn’t afraid to admit this, and wants to pay up to $2 million in prizes for that devastating exploit — no matter what hat you wear.
Just one day after Apple announced and released an early version of iOS 5 to developers, hackers have proven that the mobile OS is just as susceptible to exploits as past versions.
Researchers have developed a proof-of-concept Android program that can literally keep an ear out for credit card numbers.
The first iPhone operating system (iOS) 4.1 jailbreak has hit the streets. Hacker Geohot’s “Limera1n” exploit lets users hack their phones to install a variety of unofficial apps and tweaks.
Some Twitter users took advantage of an exploit on Twitter.com that could launch unwanted pop-up windows, and send visitors to third-party websites without their permission, reports the antivirus firm Sophos. The exploit required other users to merely mouse over a link to be activated.