Apple warns users to take these steps amid alarming uptick in phishing cyberattacks

Apple warns users to take these steps amid alarming uptick in phishing cyberattacks

Apple has released new guidance for iPhone users amid an alarming uptick in deceptive phishing scams. The ploys occur when hackers “use sophisticated tactics to persuade you to hand over personal details,” according to the tech giant. Typically, scams come under the guise of emails imitating real companies, fake popup ads, and convincing phone calls … Read more

‘Unusually scary’ bug in Apple Vision Pro allows hackers to fill your room with spiders, bats

‘Unusually scary’ bug in Apple Vision Pro allows hackers to fill your room with spiders, bats

Talk about a software bug. A tech expert discovered “an unusually ‘scary’ vulnerability” in the Apple Vision Pro headset which lets hackers flood your virtual reality with spiders, bats and other spooky terrors. In other words, while sitting calmly in your living room with the headgear on, an army of arachnids may pop out of … Read more

Apple hit with ‘mercenary spyware attacks’ — iPhone users warned worldwide of ‘most advanced digital threats’

Apple hit with ‘mercenary spyware attacks’ — iPhone users warned worldwide of ‘most advanced digital threats’

A terrifying and extremely advanced cyberattack has impacted iPhone users from at least 92 countries, including India, Reuters reported. Parent company Apple warned targeted users in an email that hackers aimed to “remotely compromise the iPhone” and updated its guidance about these cases of highly sophisticated device infiltration Wednesday. Called “mercenary attacks,” they actually don’t … Read more

A creep hacked into my son’s beloved toy while he slept and started speaking to him — don’t make my mistake

A creep hacked into my son’s beloved toy while he slept and started speaking to him — don’t make my mistake

This mom isn’t playin’ around.  Kelly Medina Enos, a mom of two and UK media personality, is sharing a “really scary” cautionary tale about a toy she bought for her 4-year-old son, George. Enos claims that somehow a “fully-grown man” hijacked the walkie-talkie she ordered on Amazon. “Basically they aren’t a safe childs toy IMO. … Read more

Viral ‘Get to Know Me’ Instagram trend is a boon for hackers, cybersecurity expert warns

Viral ‘Get to Know Me’ Instagram trend is a boon for hackers, cybersecurity expert warns

Too much information. Eliana Shiloh, a cybersecurity expert who goes by @elshiloh on TikTok, revealed Instagram’s latest “Get to Know Me” trend, which exposes answers to security questions. “If you guys did that Instagram trend with all the questions, literally delete that s–t right now,” Shiloh said in the clip uploaded online with 1.5 million views. … Read more

Hackers are taking over planes’ GPS — experts are lost on how to fix it

Hackers are taking over planes’ GPS — experts are lost on how to fix it

It’s one of the most terrifying events imaginable. There have been over 50 recent reports of frightening cyberattacks that have altered planes’ in-flight GPS, leading to what experts described as “critical navigation failures” onboard the aircraft. More frightening still, industry leaders thought that this type of hacking was not possible and are at a loss … Read more

Josh Seiter responds to death ‘hoax’ claims: ‘I know the truth’

Josh Seiter responds to death ‘hoax’ claims: ‘I know the truth’

Josh Seiter, “The Bachelorette” alum who claims a hacker got into his Instagram account Monday and falsely declared him dead, is denying an allegation that he faked his own “death.” “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Monica Beverly Hillz made the accusation to Entertainment Weekly while claiming she recently dated Seiter. “Me and Monica hung out a … Read more

Lil Tay’s alleged ‘death’ hack draws social media ire: ‘Publicity stunt’

Lil Tay’s alleged ‘death’ hack draws social media ire: ‘Publicity stunt’

Dead wrong? The world is collectively breathing a sigh of relief upon hearing the news that 14-year-old influencer Lil Tay is actually alive after an Instagram post announced her death Wednesday. But social media savages are sharpening their virtual pitchforks and knives in fury over what some are calling a “publicity stunt” allegedly orchestrated by … Read more

Your car is spying on you—and making personal info vulnerable to hackers

Your car is spying on you—and making personal info vulnerable to hackers

Cars are getting smarter — which threatens to make drivers more vulnerable to hackers. This means both that hackers can potentially remotely control your vehicle’s systems, and also access your personal information. A smartphone can produce up to 3 gigabytes of data per hour. Recently manufactured cars, on the other hand, can produce up to 25 … Read more

300K Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny-related passwords targeted by hackers

300K Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny-related passwords targeted by hackers

It’s time for super fans of Taylor Swift and Bad Bunny to update their passwords. A new report revealed that 300,000 passwords related to Taylor Swift and Bad Bunny were at risk of getting hacked in 2022. “Passwords tied to pop culture trends also remain popular, with SpyCloud recovering over 327,000 passwords related to artists … Read more