The California-based video-calling company enjoyed an influx of new users as the coronavirus outbreak pushed countries into lockdown, but its security and privacy policies have come under fire.
In light of the rumors about hacking that are circulating on Twitter, here's a step-by-step guide to ditching your Houseparty account.
The zombie network was linked to a slew of malicious activity over the years, including pump-and-dump stock scams, fake pharmaceutical spam email, Russian dating scams, and ransomware.
If successfully downloaded, attackers can "run programs and access victims' data including sensitive personal and financial information," Proofpoint researchers warned.
"By making a tiny sticker-based modification to our speed limit sign, we were able to cause a targeted misclassification of the MobilEye camera," McAfee researchers said in a blog post.
"The Kim regime has developed a model for using and exploiting the internet that is unique—it is a nation run like a criminal syndicate," the Recorded Future report said.
The kingdom and its crown prince obviously don't believe the rules about how to behave in to the international community are something they need bother about.
Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman allegedly hacked the mobile phone of Jeff Bezos, the owner of The Washington Post, according to a report from The Guardian.
Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian gas company for whom Hunter Biden once worked, has been hacked by the same Russian intelligence agency that stole emails regarding Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, according to a report in The New York Times.
The homepage for the U.S. Federal Depository Library Program was altered to show a picture of a bloodied President Donald Trump being punched in the face before the website was taken down.
On Tuesday afternoon, singer Mariah Carey's Twitter was hacked by members of the Chuckling Squad. Over 50 tweets were posted before being cleaned off of her timeline.
"Companies like Amazon are stoking fear, convincing us that we need these devices to keep us safe from the outside world. They know that these devices are not safe," one expert told Newsweek.
A suspected cyberattack has prompted the shutdown of all city government computers in New Orleans.
"A compromised account would allow the hacker to remotely use Ring's built-in two-way chat feature and access all Ring devices associated to that account," one security expert told Newsweek.
Robert Anderson said that the 2016 interference would not be a one-off, and that Moscow operatives likely never stopped their activities.
In tech, it's accepted that a problem must occur before it can be fixed, but the autonomous car industry has the power to prepare for future cyber threats, protecting lives and livelihoods.
The federal government has more authority to regulate colored pencils than it does to enforce election security measures, the Brennan Center report warns.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is recklessly disregarding the warnings of national security experts who say the telecoms giant is tied to Chinese intelligence and would essentially siphon information back to China.
Facebook has sued the NSO Group for allegedly perpetrating a WhatsApp hack that targeted politicians and journalists in at least three different countries.
Cyberattacks, spanning 16 organizations in three continents, began Sept. 16 after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced its consideration of a ban on Russian athletes from all major sporting events, including the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and the 2022 World Cup.
A hacker working under the name Vanda The God claims to have breached the New Zealand Ministry of Health's database and has offered the medical details of 1 million New Zealanders for sale on Twitter. The hack revealed vulnerabilities in the system that date back to 2016.
"The bug is a local privilege escalation vulnerability that allows for a full compromise of a vulnerable device," warned Project Zero researcher Maddie Stone.
A former Arkansas VA database administrator pleaded guilty in federal court after being accused of offering to sell private information to an informant.
A hack group known as Tortoiseshell has set up a military heroes hiring website encouraging users to download a malicious app.
Elliott Gunton and his alleged accomplice Anthony Nashatka, working under the aliases Planet and Psycho, took an untold amount of money from their victims.
Retired Admiral William McRaven said the U.S. must recognize that its military superiority over China is at risk of disappearing.
The former secretary of defense said the days of cooperation with Russia are gone and that the U.S. must stand alongside its allies against President Vladimir Putin.
"She had a habit of openly struggling with her state of mind in public channels," said an online friend of accused hacker Paige A. Thompson.