Monthly Archives: August 2016

7 08, 2016

“Quadrooter” security flaws said to affect over 900 million Android devices

By | August 7th, 2016|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

All versions of Android are vulnerable to these flaws, which won't be fully patched until the September security release next month. Four previously undisclosed security vulnerabilities found in Android phones and tablets that ship with Qualcomm chips could let a hacker take full control of an affected device. Almost a billion Android devices are affected [...]

3 08, 2016

Dark web advert for 200m Yahoo accounts raises hacking questions

By | August 3rd, 2016|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

Computer security experts are poring over a small sample of data to determine if technology company Yahoo's user database has been hacked. An advert for the email addresses and passwords of 200 million Yahoo accounts has popped up on the dark web, offering the data for sale for about $2,000. They are being sold by [...]