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'Celebgate' Hacker Gets 18 Months in Prison for Hacking Celebrity Nude Photos

'Celebgate' Hacker Gets 18 Months in Prison for Hacking Celebrity Nude Photos

October 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The hacker who stole nude photographs of female celebrities two years ago in a massive data breach — famous as " The Fappening "...
Phishing Your Employees: Clever way to Promote Cyber Awareness

Phishing Your Employees: Clever way to Promote Cyber Awareness

July 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Employees are the weakest link when it comes to enterprise security, and unfortunately hackers realized this years ago. All an attacker ...
SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Researchers have warned users of Android devices to avoid app downloads from particularly unauthorized sources, since a new and sophist...
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...
Hiding URLs in Google Chrome Could Be A Good Decision?

Hiding URLs in Google Chrome Could Be A Good Decision?

May 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The collection of slashes and hyphens in URLs of websites make it look complicated and messy, now the new experimental version of the Go...
Yahoo's New DMARC Policy Destroys Every Mailing List across the World

Yahoo's New DMARC Policy Destroys Every Mailing List across the World

April 08, 2014Wang Wei
Yahoo! The one who enabled the HTTPS connections by default from the beginning of this year, the one who encrypts traffic moving between it...
Hackers targeting non-browser applications with Fake SSL Certificates

Hackers targeting non-browser applications with Fake SSL Certificates

February 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Having SSL Certification doesn't mean that the website you are visiting is not a bogus website. SSL certificates protect web users in tw...
Beware! Cyber Criminals may spoil your Valentine's Day

Beware! Cyber Criminals may spoil your Valentine's Day

February 10, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Valentine's Day   - a day of hearts, Chocolates, Flowers and Celebrations when people express their emotions to their loved ones and...
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...
800,000 Customers' detail stolen in Data Breach at French Telecom 'Orange'

800,000 Customers' detail stolen in Data Breach at French Telecom 'Orange'

February 02, 2014Swati Khandelwal
One of the world’s largest mobile operator ' Orange ' has been hit by data breach. The French multinational telecommunicati...
Foursquare vulnerability that exposes 45 million users' email addresses

Foursquare vulnerability that exposes 45 million users' email addresses

January 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
A location based Social Networking platform with 45 million users,' Foursquare ' was vulnerable to the primary email address dis...
CNN's Twitter, Facebook and website hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

CNN's Twitter, Facebook and website hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

January 23, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A well-known pro-Syrian hacker group known as Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) , aligned with President Bashar al- Assad, who successfully attac...
16 Million German Users' Data Compromised in mysterious Botnet Malware attack

16 Million German Users' Data Compromised in mysterious Botnet Malware attack

January 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A New day begins with a Cup of Coffee and with new massive Data Breach News. This time in Germany, the Digital identities of about ...
Syrian Electronic Army kept their promise; Microsoft's Office blog hacked

Syrian Electronic Army kept their promise; Microsoft's Office blog hacked

January 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Yesterday Night Microsoft has faced another targeted attack by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group supposed to be aligned with ...
Exclusive: More than 200,000 Algerian TP-LINK Routers are vulnerable to Hackers

Exclusive: More than 200,000 Algerian TP-LINK Routers are vulnerable to Hackers

January 15, 2014Mohit Kumar
More than 15.2% of the Algerian population use Internet service which is provided by around 30 Internet Service Providers and one of the lar...
LinkedIn iOS app HTML Message Parsing Vulnerability

LinkedIn iOS app HTML Message Parsing Vulnerability

December 10, 2013Anonymous
LinkedIn's iOS application is prone to a vulnerability that may permit remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Security Researcher ...
Facebook Open URL Redirection vulnerability

Facebook Open URL Redirection vulnerability

November 16, 2013Anonymous
Security Researcher Dan Melamed discovered an Open URL redirection vulnerability in Facebook that allowed him to have a facebook.com ...
New Phishing attack targets Italian Postal and Financial service again

New Phishing attack targets Italian Postal and Financial service again

October 21, 2013Anonymous
A phishing attack is a complex combination of technology and psychology. There are numerous ways in which people are being made fools a...
New Mac OS Malware exploited two known Java vulnerabilities

New Mac OS Malware exploited two known Java vulnerabilities

September 24, 2013Wang Wei
A new Mac OS Malware has been discovered called OSX/Leverage . A , which appears to be yet another targeted command-and-control Trojan ...
Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

September 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Russian Exploit writer and underground Hacker who goes by the handle " fil9 " put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for...