Prior to a February update, visiting specific sites on your iPhone could have sent your passwords, chat history and location data to unknown hackers.
Ransomware attacks have been gaining currency among hackers in recent years as a preferred method of extortion.
Researchers were recently given unprecedented physical access to an expensive flight system used in U.S. F-15 fighter jets. They found critical cybersecurity bugs.
Experts tell "Newsweek" why the Capital One intrusion was both a hack and a breach, and how the bank may hold the "ultimate responsibility" for the data theft.
"We do not have any direct evidence of who is using Monokle or against what targets, but the effectiveness of a surveillance tool like Monokle indicates that it could be used against any target, including government officials," Kumar told Newsweek.
"The attackers focus on Russia's technologies in the defense and nuclear industries," an official said.
The campaign, which is designed to hijack login details, is currently being circulated to Steam inboxes by accounts compromised to spew out spam messages.
Pegasus malware, typically sold to intelligence agencies, can spy on calls and texts while also recording audio and video from phones.
Two Russian air force planes landed near the capital city of Caracas with about 100 soldiers aboard, and U.S. officials believe the group included cybersecurity experts.
The same Russian trolls who attempted to provoke racial tensions and influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election were also responsible for spreading propaganda against vaccinations.
"Even the best and brightest can fall prey to hacking," one cybersecurity researcher said following the suspected breach.
Israel-headquartered HolaVPN is "not a secure VPN," Trend Micro has warned in a report this week.
Marriott said it received an alert from an "internal security tool" regarding an attempt to tap the Starwood U.S. guest reservation database on September 8.
"When computer use is necessary, I order my employees or secretaries," Yoshitaka Sakurada said.
"The airline should have immediately informed those affected," claimed one cybersecurity expert.
Cyber tools—deployed to snoop on phone calls, texts, online activity and audio—were allegedly used on civilians, often to grave consequence.
"We're up against smart and well-funded adversaries who change their tactics as we spot abuse," Facebook executives said.
The potential attack likely affects other manufacturers as well, including McLaren, Karma and Triumph.
Hackers could infiltrate a home's Wi-Fi and steal information from computers, researchers claim, but not everyone is convinced it's an issue.
The issue existed in a feature that let users search existing FOIA records.
Government officials want greater access to secure communications data.
During a raid, police reportedly found hacking files and instructions had been saved in a folder named "hacky hack hack."
Instagram users are flooding the company's Twitter account with requests for help.
New research has unveiled how hackers could compromise vulnerabilities in "smart city" technology systems.
WhatsApp dismissed the report, claiming they were aware of the issue.