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FBI Cyber Division put 'Syrian Electronic Army' Hackers in wanted list

FBI Cyber Division put 'Syrian Electronic Army' Hackers in wanted list

September 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) , a pro-regime hacker group that emerged during Syrian anti-government protests in 2011, and involved i...
Hesperbot - A New Banking Trojan that can create hidden VNC server on infected systems

Hesperbot - A New Banking Trojan that can create hidden VNC server on infected systems

September 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Security firm ESET has discovered  a new and effective banking trojan , targeting online banking users and designed to beat the mobile m...
Viber's Apple App Store account hacked; Description changed by hackers

Viber's Apple App Store account hacked; Description changed by hackers

July 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
Last week, we exclusively reported that the popular messenger Viber was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, and Support page was defa...
Beware of Fraudulent Sites, phishing for Twitter accounts

Beware of Fraudulent Sites, phishing for Twitter accounts

July 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
There's a scam spreading through Twitter Direct messages (DMs) and fake emails, appealing users to visit a fake twitter phishing sit...
Serious Smishing vulnerability reported in Samsung Galaxy S4

Serious Smishing vulnerability reported in Samsung Galaxy S4

June 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
Serious security vulnerability was recently discovered on the Samsung flagship Galaxy S4 device, claiming that attackers can use it to s...
Does Microsoft spy on Skype conversations?

Does Microsoft spy on Skype conversations?

May 24, 2013Anonymous
Skype … once upon a time a VOIP application considered very secure and wiretap-proof, it was the common belief that no one could intercept ...
'The Onion' Twitter Account Hacked via Phishing Attack

'The Onion' Twitter Account Hacked via Phishing Attack

May 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
The hacktivist group Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) briefly took over the Twitter account of the satirical news publication The Onion, posting...
UK banks hit by Ramnit banking malware and social engineering attacks

UK banks hit by Ramnit banking malware and social engineering attacks

May 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
A dangerous variant of the Ramnit malware has been discovered targeting the UK's financial sector. Trusteer claims to have discovere...
Syrian Electronic Army Hijacks The Guardian's Twitter Accounts

Syrian Electronic Army Hijacks The Guardian's Twitter Accounts

April 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Guardian's Twitter accounts have been taken over by pro-Syrian government hackers ' Syrian Electronic Army ' , who prev...
Chinese Hackers targeting American Drones under Operation Beebus

Chinese Hackers targeting American Drones under Operation Beebus

April 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
FireEye experts have been tracking the Operation Beebus campaign for a few months now, and new same gang of hackers are being blamed for a ...
Facebook Apps Promise Change but In Reality Phish Your Information

Facebook Apps Promise Change but In Reality Phish Your Information

April 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
Spammy Facebook apps are nothing new, the web giant has been dealing with suspicious behavior apps since the website launched the Facebo...
Script Execution flaw in Google drive poses security threat

Script Execution flaw in Google drive poses security threat

March 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Once again Google Security Team Shoot itself in the foot. Ansuman Samantaray , an Indian penetration tester discovered a small, but cre...
Phishers hijacking Facebook Pages using apps

Phishers hijacking Facebook Pages using apps

March 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
Another phishing campaign come in action recently targeting Facebook accounts and company pages with millions of followers. Phishers c...
Twitter added DMARC support to prevent email phishing

Twitter added DMARC support to prevent email phishing

February 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
Twitter announced via its blog today that it has begun using a new method called Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Confo...
Cyber Criminals phishing with smart subdomains to earn millions

Cyber Criminals phishing with smart subdomains to earn millions

December 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Like many other security issues that now affect computer users, there is a growing threat known as phishing". Phishing attacks are p...
Exploiting Google persistent XSS vulnerability for phishing

Exploiting Google persistent XSS vulnerability for phishing

November 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
Yesterday we have reported that How Bug Bounty programs can play unfair with hackers and researchers, where hackers are submitting th...
Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

November 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
From Yesterday CloudFlare Security team receiving various reports of a Phishing Scam, which is targeting customers by saying that " yo...
Art of twitter account hacking, now or never !

Art of twitter account hacking, now or never !

November 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Phishing is most commonly perpetrated through the mass distribution of e-mail messages directing users to a fraud web site or services. ...
Phishing mail offering free version of Windows 8

Phishing mail offering free version of Windows 8

October 29, 2012Mohit Kumar
Image Credit : Sophos Microsoft committed itself a Trustworthy Computing program, each new version of Windows has introduced new security...
Advance Phishing Attacks using HTML5 Fullscreen API

Advance Phishing Attacks using HTML5 Fullscreen API

October 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Do your ever use YouTube Instant Search engine (a really fast way to search YouTube) ? That was developed by a 21 years old developer n...