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Enable Google's New "Advanced Protection" If You Don't Want to Get Hacked

Enable Google's New "Advanced Protection" If You Don't Want to Get Hacked

October 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It is good to be paranoid when it comes to cybersecurity. Google already provides various advanced features such as login alerts and tw...
Google Employees Help Thousands Of Open Source Projects Patch Critical ‘Mad Gadget Bug’

Google Employees Help Thousands Of Open Source Projects Patch Critical ‘Mad Gadget Bug’

March 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last year Google employees took an initiative to help thousands of Open Source Projects patch a critical remote code execution vulnerabil...
Critical Flaw in ESET Antivirus Exposes Mac Users to Remote Hacking

Critical Flaw in ESET Antivirus Exposes Mac Users to Remote Hacking

February 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
What could be more exciting for hackers than exploiting a vulnerability in a widely used software without having to struggle too much? ...
US Judge Ordered Google to Hand Over Emails Stored On Foreign Servers to FBI

US Judge Ordered Google to Hand Over Emails Stored On Foreign Servers to FBI

February 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In this world of global mass surveillance by not the only US, but also intelligence agencies across the world, every other country wants ...
Google Pixel Phone and Microsoft Edge Hacked at PwnFest 2016

Google Pixel Phone and Microsoft Edge Hacked at PwnFest 2016

November 11, 2016Wang Wei
The brand new Android smartphone launched by Google just a few months back has been hacked by Chinese hackers just in less than a minute....
Microsoft Patches Windows Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

Microsoft Patches Windows Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

November 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
Microsoft was very upset with Google last week when its Threat Analysis Group publically disclosed a critical Windows kernel vulnerabilit...
Warning! Just an Image Can Hack Your Android Phone — Patch Now

Warning! Just an Image Can Hack Your Android Phone — Patch Now

September 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Own an Android smartphone? Beware, as just an innocuous-looking image on social media or messaging app could compromise your smartphone. ...
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...
VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

November 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Do Mac Computers Get Viruses? Yes, Of Course, they do!  According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in...
Google Records and Store Your Voice — Here's How to Listen and Delete It

Google Records and Store Your Voice — Here's How to Listen and Delete It

October 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
OK, Google is Listening… and Recording too. Google is not just listening to your searches, but the search engine is also recording a...
Google releases Security Patch for Android Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerability

Google releases Security Patch for Android Stagefright 2.0 Vulnerability

October 05, 2015Wang Wei
Google reportedly fixed the latest round of Stagefright vulnerabilities in Android, pushing its latest over-the-air (OTA) update to Nex...
Incomplete 'Stagefright' Security Patch Leaves Android Vulnerable to Text Hack

Incomplete 'Stagefright' Security Patch Leaves Android Vulnerable to Text Hack

August 14, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Wanna hack someone's Android smartphone by sending just an MMS message? Yes, you can, because Google's patch for the Stagefrig...
Google reveals 3 Apple OS X Zero-day Vulnerabilities

Google reveals 3 Apple OS X Zero-day Vulnerabilities

January 23, 2015Mohit Kumar
After exposing three critical zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Windows operating systems, Google's Project Zero vulnerability...
Google Discloses Another Unpatched Windows 8.1 Vulnerability

Google Discloses Another Unpatched Windows 8.1 Vulnerability

January 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google has once again released the details of a new privilege escalation bug in Microsoft's Windows 8.1 operating system before Micr...
Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

September 09, 2014Wang Wei
Researcher has discovered a new Timing attack that could unmask Google users under some special conditions. Andrew Cantino, the vice...