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70% of South Korean Population Victimized In Online Gaming Heist

70% of South Korean Population Victimized In Online Gaming Heist

August 27, 2014Wang Wei
More than half of South Korea's 50 million population aged between 15 and 65 have been affected in a massive data breach, compromisi...
Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

August 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Hacking Internet of Things (IoTs) have become an amazing practice for cyber criminals out there, but messing with Traffic lights would be s...
Sick Facebook Scammers Exploit Robin Williams' Suicide

Sick Facebook Scammers Exploit Robin Williams' Suicide

August 16, 2014Wang Wei
Scammers spare no incident to target as many victims as possible, and this time they are exploiting the tragic death of comic actor Robi...
Cyber Criminals Use Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Plane Crash News to Bait Users

Cyber Criminals Use Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Plane Crash News to Bait Users

July 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
Any occasion that captures public attention – regardless of how sensitive – comes out to be an opportunity for spammers and hackers to s...
FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

July 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Botnets - a secretly compromised networks of ordinary home and office computers with rogue software or "malware" that are c...
New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

June 03, 2014Wang Wei
Ransomware is one of the most blatant and obvious money making schemes for cybercriminals and it was most likely to be known when last ...
Spam Tweets 'US Government Trying to Shut Down Bitcoin' Spreading Malware

Spam Tweets 'US Government Trying to Shut Down Bitcoin' Spreading Malware

May 25, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Security Software company Malwarebytes has discovered a malicious scam spreading through rogue tweets by a number of fake Twitter a...
To Tackle Cyber Crime, FBI Could Hire Hackers Who Smoke Weed

To Tackle Cyber Crime, FBI Could Hire Hackers Who Smoke Weed

May 21, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been authorized by U.S Congress to hire 2,000 new employees this year, and many of those will ...
Beware! Cyber Criminals Spreading Click Fraud Trojan for Making Money

Beware! Cyber Criminals Spreading Click Fraud Trojan for Making Money

May 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Before Ransomware, Click fraud was one of the popular and efficient ways for cybercriminals to make money and with the explosive growt...
300,000 Servers Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed Vulnerability After One Month

300,000 Servers Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed Vulnerability After One Month

May 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
It’s more than a month since we all were warned of the critical OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability , but that doesn't mean it disappea...
France Telecom Orange Hacked Again, Personal Details of 1.3 Million Customers Stolen

France Telecom Orange Hacked Again, Personal Details of 1.3 Million Customers Stolen

May 07, 2014Wang Wei
French leading telecommunications company ' Orange ' hit by second major data breach of its kind in a matter of months. Compan...
Target finally Plans to issue Chip and PIN Credit Cards

Target finally Plans to issue Chip and PIN Credit Cards

April 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The massive data breaches in U.S largest retailers ' Target ', marked the largest card heists in the U.S. history in which finan...
Hacker exploits Heartbleed bug to Hijack VPN Sessions

Hacker exploits Heartbleed bug to Hijack VPN Sessions

April 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
Cyber criminals have explored one more way to exploit Heartbleed OpenSSL bug against organisations to hijack multiple active web session...
iBanking Android Malware targeting Facebook Users with Web Injection techniques

iBanking Android Malware targeting Facebook Users with Web Injection techniques

April 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
iBanking is nothing but a mobile banking Trojan app which impersonates itself as a so-called ' Security App ' for Android dev...
Tor Network used to Host 900 Botnets and hidden Darknet Markets

Tor Network used to Host 900 Botnets and hidden Darknet Markets

March 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tor network offers users browse the Internet anonymously and is mostly used by activists, journalists to conceal their online activities...
Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

February 25, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Are you the one of the Digital Currency Holder? PONY is after You.  A Group of cyber criminals has used hundreds of thousands of in...
Android iBanking Trojan Source Code Leaked Online

Android iBanking Trojan Source Code Leaked Online

February 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Smartphone  is the need of everyone today and so the first target of most of the Cyber Criminals . Malware authors are getting to know t...