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Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

Researcher has discovered a new Timing attack that could unmask Google users under some special ...
Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

In the era of Government surveillance, ensuring the security and safety of our private communica...
Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

Yahoo offers a web browser toolbar which includes apps for leading sites like Facebook, Yahoo! M...
WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

Do you own a blog on WordPress.com website? If Yes, then you should take some extra cautious wh...
Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

Previous articles on The Hacker News have highlighted that How Internet of Things (IoT) opens ...
Google Chrome to encrypt Stored Cookies by default to enhance browser security

Google Chrome to encrypt Stored Cookies by default to enhance browser security

When you visit a website, it stores some information on your system through a web browser for later ...
Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

Ruby on Rails contains a flaw in its design that may allow attackers to more easily access applicati...
Telecom Italia Cookie Handling vulnerability allows hackers to hijack email accounts

Telecom Italia Cookie Handling vulnerability allows hackers to hijack email accounts

A cookie is a piece of data that is issued by a server in an HTTP response and stored for future...
Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

Thamatam Deepak (Mr.47™) reported a Cross site scripting (XSS) Vulnerability and cookie handling...
Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

This Friday I was working with my co-security researcher " Christy Philip Mathew " ...