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GhostDNS: New DNS Changer Botnet Hijacked Over 100,000 Routers

GhostDNS: New DNS Changer Botnet Hijacked Over 100,000 Routers

October 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Chinese cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a widespread, ongoing malware campaign that has already hijacked over 100,000 home route...
Cybercriminals Hijack Router DNS to Distribute Android Banking Trojan

Cybercriminals Hijack Router DNS to Distribute Android Banking Trojan

April 16, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have been warning about an ongoing malware campaign hijacking Internet routers to distribute Android banking malware...
New Point-of-Sale Malware Steals Credit Card Data via DNS Queries

New Point-of-Sale Malware Steals Credit Card Data via DNS Queries

February 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They are now adopting more clandestine techniques...
Warning: New Undetectable DNS Hijacking Malware Targeting Apple macOS Users

Warning: New Undetectable DNS Hijacking Malware Targeting Apple macOS Users

January 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has revealed details of a new piece of undetectable malware targeting Apple's Mac computers—reportedly first m...
New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

December 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
Another day, another creepy malware for Android users! Security Researchers have uncovered a new Android malware targeting your devices...
Critical glibc Flaw Puts Linux Machines and Apps at Risk (Patch Immediately)

Critical glibc Flaw Puts Linux Machines and Apps at Risk (Patch Immediately)

February 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A highly critical vulnerability has been uncovered in the GNU C Library (glibc) , a key component of most Linux distributions, that leav...
Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked

Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked

February 03, 2015Wang Wei
The popular DSL wireless router model from D-Link are allegedly vulnerable to a software bug that could allow remote hackers to modify ...
GoDaddy Vulnerability Allows Domain Hijacking

GoDaddy Vulnerability Allows Domain Hijacking

January 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
An Internet domain registrar and web hosting company GoDaddy has patched a Cross-Site Request Forgery ( CSRF or XSRF) vulnerability tha...
Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex with the increase in the skills of attackers ...
Google Public DNS intercepted by Turkish ISPs

Google Public DNS intercepted by Turkish ISPs

March 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
I know we all have freedom of speech, but unfortunately it’s not free, especially in the countries govern by the governments where they are ...
Google Public DNS Server Traffic Hijacked

Google Public DNS Server Traffic Hijacked

March 16, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Internet is becoming a dangerous place day-by-day and especially for those innocent web users who rely on 3rd party services. The la...
Hackers exploiting Router vulnerabilities to hack Bank accounts through DNS Hijacking

Hackers exploiting Router vulnerabilities to hack Bank accounts through DNS Hijacking

February 10, 2014Anonymous
In past months, we have reported about critical vulnerabilities in many wireless Routers including Netgear, Linksys,  TP-LINK, Cisco, A...
LINKUP - First Ransomware trojan that modifies DNS settings to mine Bitcoin forcefully

LINKUP - First Ransomware trojan that modifies DNS settings to mine Bitcoin forcefully

February 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Till now we all have heard about the Ransomware malware that encrypts your files or lock down your computer and ask for a ransom amount...
Tajikistan Domain Registrar hacked; Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon also defaced

Tajikistan Domain Registrar hacked; Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon also defaced

January 06, 2014Anonymous
Google’s primary search domain for Tajikistan had seemingly been hacked yesterday, along with other high profile domains including Yahoo, T...
Qatar is Down ! Syrian Electronic Army hijacks major Qatar websites

Qatar is Down ! Syrian Electronic Army hijacks major Qatar websites

October 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is at it again. The hacktivist group, who are known to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad , has hacked ...
Metasploit website Hacked just by sending a spoofed DNS change request via Fax to Domain Registrar

Metasploit website Hacked just by sending a spoofed DNS change request via Fax to Domain Registrar

October 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
A group of Pro-Palestine hackers ' KDMS Team ' today has been able to hijack the Metasploit website simply by sending a fax and...
New York Times, Twitter and Huffington Post Domains hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army

New York Times, Twitter and Huffington Post Domains hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army

August 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post has been unavailable since Tuesday after the external mali...
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