The Hacker News — Most Popular Cyber Security, Hacking News Site: JavaScript code

CoinHive URL Shortener Abused to Secretly Mine Cryptocurrency Using Hacked Sites

CoinHive URL Shortener Abused to Secretly Mine Cryptocurrency Using Hacked Sites

July 03, 2018Wang Wei
Security researchers have been warning about a new malicious campaign that leverages an alternative scheme to mine cryptocurrencies witho...
WebSites Found Collecting Data from Online Forms Even Before You Click Submit

WebSites Found Collecting Data from Online Forms Even Before You Click Submit

June 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
'Do I really need to give this website so much about me?' That's exactly what I usually think after filling but before subm...
A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

February 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a chip flaw that could nullify hacking protections for millions of devices regardless of their opera...
Firefox Zero-Day Exploit to Unmask Tor Users Released Online

Firefox Zero-Day Exploit to Unmask Tor Users Released Online

November 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Firefox to unmask Tor Browser users, similar to what the FBI exploited durin...
Mozilla Thunderbird vulnerability allows hackers to Insert malicious code into Emails

Mozilla Thunderbird vulnerability allows hackers to Insert malicious code into Emails

January 27, 2014Anonymous
Do you use Thunderbird , a free; open-source; cross-platform application for managing email and news feeds? According to a Pakistani Sec...
Google detected Malware on PHP.net website; Flagged as 'Suspicious' site

Google detected Malware on PHP.net website; Flagged as 'Suspicious' site

October 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
If you are today trying to visit the php.net website, an official website of the PHP scripting language, you will likely see the above s...
ASLR bypass techniques are popular with APT attacks

ASLR bypass techniques are popular with APT attacks

October 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
Address space layout randomization (ASLR) is a security technique involved in protection from buffer overflow attacks. Many recent APT ...
Android's Firefox app Vulnerability allows hacker to steal files from SD card

Android's Firefox app Vulnerability allows hacker to steal files from SD card

October 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
Mobile Browsers are complicated applications and locking them down against threats is extremely difficult. According to a Mobile Securit...
Android WebView vulnerability allows hacker to install malicious apps

Android WebView vulnerability allows hacker to install malicious apps

September 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
WebView is an essential component in Android and iOS. It enables applications to display content from online resources and simplifies ...
Firefox Zero-Day Exploit used by FBI to shutdown Child porn on Tor Network hosting; Tor Mail Compromised

Firefox Zero-Day Exploit used by FBI to shutdown Child porn on Tor Network hosting; Tor Mail Compromised

August 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
TOR is the dark side of the Internet, the so-called dark web, which provides a safe haven to privacy advocates but is also where drugs,...