You may want to avoid buying a Teksta Toucan for the youngsters in your life this holiday season. Reportedly, the robotic bird can be used to spy on your kids (or on you), as its microphone and speaker can both be hacked.
Equifax, a large credit reporting agency possessing a massive cache of sensitive private information, was recently hacked, putting millions of Americans at risk. The company has confirmed the theft of 209,000 credit card numbers.
Instagram revealed that "at least one hacker" managed to steal personal information from a number of "high-profile" user accounts. Apparently, the breach was caused by a bug in the system, which Instagram says has now been addressed.
As per a new report from security firm FireEye, a Russian hacker group called APT28 or Fancy Bear has been targeting hotel Wi-Fi networks to spy on guests. The group has reportedly begun to use a leaked NSA hacking tool.
A massive HBO hack resulted in high profile episodes from Game of Thrones, Ballers, and Insecure being leaked. Cybersecruity expert Roderick Jones details two theories that explain how HBO could have been hacked and the ramifications.