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THN Weekly Roundup — Top 10 Stories You Should Not Miss

THN Weekly Roundup — Top 10 Stories You Should Not Miss

December 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Here we are with our weekly roundup, briefing this week's top cybersecurity threats, incidents, and challenges, just in case you miss...
Pre-Installed Keylogger Found On Over 460 HP Laptop Models

Pre-Installed Keylogger Found On Over 460 HP Laptop Models

December 08, 2017Wang Wei
HP has an awful history of 'accidentally' leaving keyloggers onto its customers' laptops. At least two times this year, HP la...
Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

December 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
Millions of Android devices are at serious risk of a newly disclosed critical vulnerability that allows attackers to secretly overwrite l...
Process Doppelgänging: New Malware Evasion Technique Works On All Windows Versions

Process Doppelgänging: New Malware Evasion Technique Works On All Windows Versions

December 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
A team of security researchers has discovered a new malware evasion technique that could help malware authors defeat most of the modern a...
Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

Young Hacker, Who Took Over Jail Network to Get Friend Released Early, Faces Prison

December 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Well, " a friend in need is a friend indeed " goes a long way, but in this case, this phrase hardly makes any sense. A 27-yea...
Feds Shut Down 'Longest-Running' Andromeda Botnet

Feds Shut Down 'Longest-Running' Andromeda Botnet

December 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
In a coordinated International cyber operation, Europol with the help of international law enforcement agencies has taken down what it c...
Google Detects Android Spyware That Spies On WhatsApp, Skype Calls

Google Detects Android Spyware That Spies On WhatsApp, Skype Calls

November 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
In an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps, Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious a...
BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

November 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Even after so many efforts by Google for making its Play Store away from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware pro...
17-Year-Old MS Office Flaw Lets Hackers Install Malware Without User Interaction

17-Year-Old MS Office Flaw Lets Hackers Install Malware Without User Interaction

November 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
You should be extra careful when opening files in MS Office. When the world is still dealing with the threat of 'unpatched' Mic...
Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

November 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Almost two months after releasing details of 23 different secret CIA hacking tool projects under Vault 7 series , Wikileaks today announ...
Hacker Distributes Backdoored IoT Vulnerability Scanning Script to Hack Script Kiddies

Hacker Distributes Backdoored IoT Vulnerability Scanning Script to Hack Script Kiddies

November 08, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing is free in this world. If you are searching for free hacking tools on the Internet, then beware—most freely available tools, cl...
Built-in Keylogger Found in MantisTek GK2 Keyboards—Sends Data to China

Built-in Keylogger Found in MantisTek GK2 Keyboards—Sends Data to China

November 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
"The right keyboard can make all the difference between a victory and a defeat in a video game battlefield." If you are a gam...
The Rise of Super-Stealthy Digitally Signed Malware—Thanks to the Dark Web

The Rise of Super-Stealthy Digitally Signed Malware—Thanks to the Dark Web

November 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Guess what's more expensive than counterfeit United States passports, stolen credit cards and even guns on the dark web? It's d...
Fake WhatsApp On Google Play Store Downloaded By Over 1 Million Android Users

Fake WhatsApp On Google Play Store Downloaded By Over 1 Million Android Users

November 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals are known to take advantage of everything that's popular among people in order to spread malware, and Google's off...
New Rapidly-Growing IoT Botnet Threatens to Take Down the Internet

New Rapidly-Growing IoT Botnet Threatens to Take Down the Internet

October 20, 2017Wang Wei
Just a year after Mirai —biggest IoT-based malware that caused vast Internet outages by launching massive DDoS attacks—completed its fir...
Unpatched Microsoft Word DDE Exploit Being Used In Widespread Malware Attacks

Unpatched Microsoft Word DDE Exploit Being Used In Widespread Malware Attacks

October 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A newly discovered unpatched attacking method that exploits a built-in feature of Microsoft Office is currently being used in various wid...
Dangerous Malware Allows Anyone to Empty ATMs—And It’s On Sale!

Dangerous Malware Allows Anyone to Empty ATMs—And It’s On Sale!

October 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
Hacking ATM is now easier than ever before. Usually, hackers exploit hardware and software vulnerabilities to hack ATMs and force them ...
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