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Operator of VirusTotal Like Malware-Scanning Service Jailed for 14 Years

Operator of VirusTotal Like Malware-Scanning Service Jailed for 14 Years

September 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
A Latvian hacker behind the development and operation of counter antivirus service "Scan4You" has finally been sentenced to 14 y...
Twitter API Flaw Exposed Users Messages to Wrong Developers For Over a Year

Twitter API Flaw Exposed Users Messages to Wrong Developers For Over a Year

September 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The security and privacy issues with APIs and third-party app developers are something that's not just Facebook is dealing with. A b...
Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows

Researcher Discloses New Zero-Day Affecting All Versions of Windows

September 21, 2018Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has publicly disclosed an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating...
Flaw in 4GEE WiFi Modem Could Leave Your Computer Vulnerable

Flaw in 4GEE WiFi Modem Could Leave Your Computer Vulnerable

September 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A high-severity vulnerability has been discovered in 4G-based wireless 4GEE Mini modem sold by mobile operator EE that could allow an att...
UK Regulator Fines Equifax £500,000 Over 2017 Data Breach

UK Regulator Fines Equifax £500,000 Over 2017 Data Breach

September 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Atlanta-based consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has been issued a £500,000 fine by the UK's privacy watchdog for its last year...
Hackers Steal Customers' Credit Cards From Newegg Electronics Retailer

Hackers Steal Customers' Credit Cards From Newegg Electronics Retailer

September 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
The notorious hacking group behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and c...
New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One

New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One

September 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Windows and Linux users need to beware, as an all-in-one, destructive malware strain has been discovered in the wild that features multipl...
Mirai Botnet Creators Helping FBI Fight Cybercrime to Stay Out of Jail

Mirai Botnet Creators Helping FBI Fight Cybercrime to Stay Out of Jail

September 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
Three young hackers who were sentenced late last year for creating and spreading the notorious Mirai botnet are now helping the FBI to in...
Western Digital's My Cloud NAS Devices Turn Out to Be Easily Hacked

Western Digital's My Cloud NAS Devices Turn Out to Be Easily Hacked

September 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered an authentication bypass vulnerability in Western Digital's My Cloud NAS devices that potentiall...
Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries

Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries

September 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's most dangerous Android and iPhone spyware program has been found deployed against targets across 45 countries aroun...
Linus Torvalds Apologizes For His Rude Behavior—Takes Time Off

Linus Torvalds Apologizes For His Rude Behavior—Takes Time Off

September 17, 2018Wang Wei
What just happened would definitely gonna surprise you. Linus Torvalds—father of the Linux open-source operating system—finally admitte...
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Learn Ethical Hacking Online – A to Z Online Training Pack

September 17, 2018Exclusive Deals
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Ransomware Attack Takes Down Bristol Airport's Flight Display Screens

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Bristol Airport's Flight Display Screens

September 17, 2018Wang Wei
Bristol Airport has blamed a ransomware attack for causing a blackout of flight information screens for two days over the weekend. The ai...
Greece U-Turns — Now Approves Mr. Bitcoin's Extradition To Russia

Greece U-Turns — Now Approves Mr. Bitcoin's Extradition To Russia

September 16, 2018Wang Wei
Greece just took another U-turn. Mr. Bitcoin a.k.a. Alexander Vinnik is not going to France nor to the United States; instead, he is no...
Watch Out! This New Web Exploit Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone

Watch Out! This New Web Exploit Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone

September 16, 2018Wang Wei
It's 2018, and just a few lines of code can crash and restart any iPhone or iPad and can cause a Mac computer to freeze. Sabri Haddo...
Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Operating Kelihos Botnet

Russian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Operating Kelihos Botnet

September 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
The Russian man who was accused of operating the infamous Kelihos botnet has finally pleaded guilty in a U.S. federal court. Peter Yury...
How To Check If Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

How To Check If Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

September 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Did you ever wonder if your Twitter account has been hacked and who had managed to gain access and when it happened? Twitter now lets y...
New Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Disk Encryption On Nearly All Modern PCs

New Cold Boot Attack Unlocks Disk Encryption On Nearly All Modern PCs

September 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have revealed a new attack to steal passwords, encryption keys and other sensitive information stored on most modern...
Tesla Model S Hack Could Let Thieves Clone Key Fobs to Steal Cars

Tesla Model S Hack Could Let Thieves Clone Key Fobs to Steal Cars

September 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
Despite having proper security measures in place to protect the driving systems of its cars against cyber attacks, a team of security rese...
Beware! Unpatched Safari Browser Hack Lets Attackers Spoof URLs

Beware! Unpatched Safari Browser Hack Lets Attackers Spoof URLs

September 12, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to spoof website addresses in the Microsoft Edge ...