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Severe Flaw Disclosed In StackStorm DevOps Automation Software

Severe Flaw Disclosed In StackStorm DevOps Automation Software

March 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in the popular, open source event-driven platform StackStorm that could allo...
Hacking Virtual Reality – Researchers Exploit Popular Bigscreen VR App

Hacking Virtual Reality – Researchers Exploit Popular Bigscreen VR App

February 22, 2019Mohit Kumar
A team of cybersecurity researchers from the University of New Haven yesterday released a video demonstrating how vulnerabilities that mo...
phpMyAdmin Releases Critical Software Update — Patch Your Sites Now!

phpMyAdmin Releases Critical Software Update — Patch Your Sites Now!

December 11, 2018Mohit Kumar
Developers of phpMyAdmin, one of the most popular and widely used MySQL database management systems, today released an updated version 4.8...
Severe Bug Discovered in Signal Messaging App for Windows and Linux

Severe Bug Discovered in Signal Messaging App for Windows and Linux

May 12, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in the popular end-to-end encrypted Signal messaging app for Windows and Linu...
Another Critical Flaw Found In Drupal Core—Patch Your Sites Immediately

Another Critical Flaw Found In Drupal Core—Patch Your Sites Immediately

April 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to update your Drupal websites, once again. For the second time within a month , Drupal has been found vulnerable to anot...
Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

May 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
While Windows users are currently in fear of getting their systems hijacked by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, Apple users are sitting ...
Hacker Installed a Secret Backdoor On Facebook Server to Steal Passwords

Hacker Installed a Secret Backdoor On Facebook Server to Steal Passwords

April 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How to Hack Facebook? That’s the most commonly asked question during this decade. It’s a hacker dream to hack Facebook website for ea...
Critical Flaws in Magento leave Millions of E-Commerce Sites at Risk

Critical Flaws in Magento leave Millions of E-Commerce Sites at Risk

January 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are using Magento to run your e-commerce website, it's time for you to update the CMS ( content management system ) now. ...
Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

January 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A simple, yet effective flaw discovered on eBay's website exposed hundreds of millions of its customers to an advance  Phishing Atta...
200 Million WhatsApp Users Vulnerable to vCard Vulnerability

200 Million WhatsApp Users Vulnerable to vCard Vulnerability

September 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
WhatsApp recently claimed to have hit 900 Million monthly active users , but a dangerous security flaw in the web version of the popula...
PayPal Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Steal All Your Money

PayPal Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Steal All Your Money

August 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A critical security vulnerability has been discovered in the global e-commerce business PayPal that could allow attackers to steal your logi...
WordPress 4.2.3 Security Update Released, Patches Critical Vulnerability

WordPress 4.2.3 Security Update Released, Patches Critical Vulnerability

July 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
WordPress has just released the new version of its content management system (CMS), WordPress version 4.2.3 , to fix a critical security...
WordPress Vulnerability Puts Millions of Websites At Risk

WordPress Vulnerability Puts Millions of Websites At Risk

May 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Millions of WordPress websites are at risks of being completely hijacked by the hackers due to a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vul...
How Hackers Could Delete Any YouTube Video With Just One Click

How Hackers Could Delete Any YouTube Video With Just One Click

April 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered a simple but critical vulnerability in Google-owned YouTube that could be exploited by anyone to knock ...
'Google Analytics by Yoast' WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Vulnerability

'Google Analytics by Yoast' WordPress Plugin Patches Critical Vulnerability

March 21, 2015Wang Wei
Another popular WordPress plugin by Yoast has been found to be vulnerable to a critical flaw that could be exploited by hackers to hijack th...
Hackers Can Remotely Install Malware Apps to Your Android Device

Hackers Can Remotely Install Malware Apps to Your Android Device

February 12, 2015Wang Wei
Security researchers have warned of a pair of vulnerabilities in the Google Play Store that could allow cyber crooks to install and lau...
Microsoft Internet Explorer Universal Cross-Site Scripting Flaw

Microsoft Internet Explorer Universal Cross-Site Scripting Flaw

February 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A serious vulnerability has been discovered in all the latest versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer that allows malicious hackers to...
Google Apps Flaw Allowed Hacker to Hijack Account and Disable Two-factor Authentication

Google Apps Flaw Allowed Hacker to Hijack Account and Disable Two-factor Authentication

January 23, 2015Wang Wei
A critical cross-site scripting ( XSS ) vulnerability in the Google Apps administrator console allowed cyber criminals to force a Goog...
Hacking Facebook Accounts Using Android 'Same Origin Policy' Vulnerability

Hacking Facebook Accounts Using Android 'Same Origin Policy' Vulnerability

December 29, 2014Wang Wei
A serious security vulnerability has been discovered in the default web browser of the Android OS lower than 4.4 running on a large numb...
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