A particular TP-Link router model will spew out its admin password in cleatext to anyone that sends an SMS message to the router's SIM card with a particular script inside, according to German security researcher Jan Hörsch.
Scientists have developed a new type of material that could be used in the future to create self-healing electronics, such as smartphones, batteries, speakers, robotics, and others.
Hackers are using a combination of low and high-tech attacks to make ATMS spit out cash, according to Kaspersky researcher Igor Soumenkov, who presented this novel attack at this year's Security Analyst Summit, taking place in St. Maarten this week.
A "smart" dildo with an embedded video camera, sold under the name of Siime Eye and created and assembled by US manufacturer Svakom, contains a slew of security flaws that allow attackers to watch video streams without authorization and even go as far as to replace firmware and completely take over the device.
A year-long study revealed on Friday that laptop manufacturers seriously overstate their claims on a device's battery life, sometimes by hours, not minutes.
Work on DDR5 (Double Data Rate 5), a standard for computer memory chips, has already begun, JEDEC, a standards body for the microelectronics industry, said on Thursday.
A new tool released on GitHub last week can help paranoid sysadmins keep track of whenever someone plugs in or disconnects an USB-based device from high-value workstations.
Scientists from two Israeli universities have come up with a way to use flatbed scanners as relay points when sending commands to malware installed on an air-gapped computer. Further research also revealed the scanner could also be used to relay stolen data to a nearby attacker.
A new attack on smart TVs allows a malicious actor to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV, and use the device for all sorts of nasty actions, ranging from DDoS attacks to spying on end users.
Users of new CPU architectures will not receive Windows 7 and 8.1 updates anymore, according to a Microsoft support topic published last week.
A woman traveling on a flight from Beijing, China to Melbourne, Australia suffered burns on her face and hands after her battery-powered headphones exploded.
In a research paper published at the end of February, a team of five scientists from the Graz University of Technology has described a novel method of leaking data from SGX enclaves, a secure environment created by Intel CPUs for storing sensitive information for each process, such as encryption keys, passwords, and other.
The USG is an USB attachment that allows users to connect USB flash drives and other USB devices to their computer without any of the risks.
For many years, MAC Address Randomization was slated as the next big thing for protecting user privacy on the modern Internet.
What started as an analysis of a simple security flaw in a random wireless IP camera turned into seven vulnerabilities that affect over 1,250 camera models and expose nearly 200,000 cameras to hacking.
Believe it or not, there are DVRs and IP cameras available online today that you could hack just like in the movies, in a matter of seconds.
Multiple Western Digital MyCloud Networked Attached Storage (NAS) devices are affected by several security flaws, varying in severity, that allow attackers to bypass authentication, execute code on the device, and upload or download user data.
Security researchers have discovered a hidden backdoor in the firmware of DblTek GoIP GSM gateways that allows Telnet access to affected devices.
Custom-made malware installed on an offline computer can use a hard drive's LED to send out sensitive data from infected computers to nearby cameras.