Category: Security

Janet Jackson’s Song Can Crash Windows XP Laptops

Microsoft software engineer Raymond Chen in a blog post on Wednesday, recounted that he had heard from a colleague in Windows XP product support that a Janet Jackson song could crash some Windows XP-era laptops. The blog post stated that…

Security Researcher Hacks Starlink’s User Terminal

For the past four years, Elon Musk’s Starlink has been launching over 3,000 small satellites into space. This satellite network provides internet connection to remote locations on Earth, especially since the Russian-Ukraine conflict. There are plans to launch more satellites,…

New Program Can Trace Encrypted WhatsApp Messages

Mayank Varia, cryptographer and computer expert, may have found the solution to allow the sending of secure, confidential and untraceable messages, but still with a way to track threatening messages. Varia is an expert on the societal effect of programs…

North Korean Hackers Use Smart Hack to Read Your Gmail

Researchers have discovered new malware that North Korean hackers have been using to read and download emails and attachments from the accounts of infected users. Referred to as SHARPEXT by the researchers from Volexity, the security firm, the malware uses…

Instagram Reveals New Age Verification Policies

Instagram announced that from Thursday, it would start testing new tools for age verifications if accounts under the age of 18 tried to change their age to over 18. However, users can still input the wrong birth date when setting…