HP printer might be a way for the hacker to get you

HP Printer Might Be a Way for the Hacker to Get You

You only print once (YOPO) is a slang used by millennials, when their Hewlett Packard (HP) printers are hacked. Even though it seems that printing is not a hobby you would take up if you wanted to live dangerously, cybercriminals have another opinion. In a recent discovery, researchers unveiled a potentially dangerous vulnerability in HP printer firmware. This vulnerability leaves …

Uber hack affects 57 million customers and drivers

Uber Hack Affects 57 Million Customers and Drivers

In 2016, Uber was hacked, but the breach was not disclosed until this Tuesday. Hackers accessed the personal information of millions of Uber users’, including names, email addresses and phone numbers and the license numbers of 600 000 drivers. Uber informed that none of the sensitive information such as credit card numbers, bank account details and social security numbers had …

Time to prepare for Reaper botnet is now

Reaper Botnet: How ISPs and Telcos Can Protect Home Users?

75.4 billion connected devices will be online by 2025. The critical problem with smart devices is that they are not secure by design. Most Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets in the automated homes are unprotected against hacking, phishing, unauthorized access, and malware. One of the threats that recently made the headlines is the Reaper botnet. 28 000 to 1 million …

Data protection is a team effort

How Internet Service Providers Should Handle Cybersecurity?

In June, we asked our readers what, in their opinion, should protect them from hackers. The internet service providers (ISP) were on the top of most people’s minds. It’s clear that people expect to feel safe at their smart homes. But are Internet service providers ready to provide excellent levels of security? Equifax, Yahoo, and CCleaner didn’t plan for a massive loss …