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Hackers Can Silently Control Your Google Home, Alexa, Siri With Laser Light

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered a clever technique to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice-controlled devices — all just by shining a laser at the targeted device instead of using spoken words. Dubbed ‘Light Commands,’ the hack relies on a vulnerability in […]

Hackers Obtained #Access to #NSA Employee’s Home #Computer, #Kaspersky Lab Reveals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Kaspersky Lab has updated its investigation on the hacking of a home computer used by an NSA employee. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kaspersky IT security company has announced that access to information on the home computer of the employee of the US National Security Agency (NSA) could have been obtained by an unknown […]

Email hacking fraud hits home renovators: ‘I paid £10,800 to a bogus builder’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans First came “solicitor fraud”, where conmen intercepted emails between property buyers and conveyancers and diverted huge sums to the wrong accounts. Now this form of life-destroying crime has widened out to embrace other, big-ticket transactions, including home renovations and building work. The mechanism is the same: […]

Steps to protect home computer, laptop from new ransomware threat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new, inconvenient and potentially costly ransomware threat is a good reminder of the security steps consumers can take to protect home computers and laptops. The Petya ransomware is affecting companies and government systems worldwide. As computer security experts work to ascertain the particulars of Petya, […]

Beware of hackers when using spy cameras at home, Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog warns

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has warned about the dangers of home surveillance cameras if users fail to take basic security steps to protect their privacy. The cameras have become popular in recent years with consumers looking to keep an eye … The post Beware of hackers […]

Beware the fridge? Hackers targeting ‘smart’ home appliances

Security researchers have discovered the first broad Internet-of-Things cyberattack, targeting household gadgets and appliances, including at least one refrigerator. Proofpoint, a vendor that offers data protection services, said Thursday it had uncovered an unprecedented hack that encompassed “more than 750,000 malicious email communications coming from more than 100,000 everyday consumer gadgets such as home-networking routers, connected […]

Cyberoam NetGenie Launches First-of-Its-Kind Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ Appliances to Secure Home and SOHO Networks

  Cyberoam, the global network security company, launched Cyberoam NetGenie VDSL2/ADSL2+ Wi-Fi appliances that secure users and devices in home and small office networks, offer excellent wireless range and high performance for Internet browsing, along with threat-free Wi-Fi. Offered as a secure wireless router for home users and integrated security appliance for office users, these appliances support […]