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For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

April 27, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) made its first disclosure about a software security flaw to Apple under the Vulnera...
Win Free Air Miles for Finding Security Flaws in United Airlines

Win Free Air Miles for Finding Security Flaws in United Airlines

May 14, 2015Wang Wei
If you are a security researcher and fond of traveling from one conference to another, then United Airlines' bug bounty program woul...
Google Drive Vulnerability Leaks Users' Private Data

Google Drive Vulnerability Leaks Users' Private Data

July 09, 2014Wang Wei
Another privacy issue has been discovered in Google Drive which could have led sensitive and personal information stored on the cloud s...
Vulnerability in Yahoo Websites Allows Hackers to Delete Any Comment

Vulnerability in Yahoo Websites Allows Hackers to Delete Any Comment

May 24, 2014Wang Wei
Two months ago, we reported a critical vulnerability on the Yahoo Answers platform that allowed a hacker to delete all the posted thread an...
Linksys Malware 'The Moon' Spreading from Router to Router

Linksys Malware 'The Moon' Spreading from Router to Router

February 16, 2014Anonymous
Which Wireless Router do you have at your Home or Office? If it’s a Linksys Router you could be in the danger to a new malware that attack...
Snapchat app vulnerable to denial-of-service attack, allows remotely crash iPhone

Snapchat app vulnerable to denial-of-service attack, allows remotely crash iPhone

February 08, 2014Anonymous
SNAPCHAT , photo sharing app is the majority choice for variety of users. Recently, the company has faced data breach and Captcha bypass...
Vulnerability allows Hacking Facebook account and password reset within a minute

Vulnerability allows Hacking Facebook account and password reset within a minute

July 15, 2013Anonymous
Security expert Dan Melamed discovered a critical vulnerability in Facebook platform that allow an attacker to take complete control over an...
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...
Vulnerability in Whatsapp messenger media server

Vulnerability in Whatsapp messenger media server

June 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
If you own an iPhone or an Android device, then the chances are high that you're familiar with the extremely popular cross-platform m...
Windows zero day vulnerability publicly exposed by Google engineer

Windows zero day vulnerability publicly exposed by Google engineer

May 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Google security engineer has not only discovered a Windows zero-day flaw, but has also stated that Microsoft has a knack of treating outs...
Facebook Hacking, technique to Spoof the content of any Facebook App

Facebook Hacking, technique to Spoof the content of any Facebook App

May 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
There are many unpatched loopholes or flaws in Facebook website, that allow hackers to inject external links or images to a wall, hijack...
Firefox 21 Launches with 3 critical fixes and new Social Integrations

Firefox 21 Launches with 3 critical fixes and new Social Integrations

May 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Mozilla has launched Firefox 21 for Mac, Windows, and Linux, adding a number of improvements, namely to the browser's Social API. ...
Hacking Instagram Accounts using OAuth vulnerability

Hacking Instagram Accounts using OAuth vulnerability

May 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
' Nir Goldshlager ' known as Facebook hacker and founder of Break Security  , who reported many critical bugs in Facebook OAuth ...
Adobe Reader PDF-tracking vulnerability reveals when and where PDF is opened

Adobe Reader PDF-tracking vulnerability reveals when and where PDF is opened

April 29, 2013Mohit Kumar
McAfee said it has found a vulnerability in Adobe Systems' Reader program that reveals when and where a PDF document is opened. ...
AirDroid vulnerability allows hackers to perform Dos attack from your Android device

AirDroid vulnerability allows hackers to perform Dos attack from your Android device

April 09, 2013Mohit Kumar
A vulnerability in AirDroid application  which provides wireless management of your Android phone or tablet from any browser on the same...
Microsoft flaw allows USB loaded with payload to bypass security controls

Microsoft flaw allows USB loaded with payload to bypass security controls

March 15, 2013Wang Wei
During  March Patch Tuesday of 2013 , Microsoft released seven new security bulletins, with four rated as critical, and others as Importan...
HP LaserJet Security flaw allows remote data access

HP LaserJet Security flaw allows remote data access

March 14, 2013Wang Wei
A critical vulnerability discovered in certain LaserJet Pro printers that could give remote attackers access to sensitive data. Homeland...
Critical iOS vulnerability in Configuration Profiles pose malware threat

Critical iOS vulnerability in Configuration Profiles pose malware threat

March 14, 2013Mohit Kumar
Israeli mobile security start-up Skycure has exposed a vulnerability that could allow hackers to control and spy on iPhones. A major s...
Privacy of Millions of HTC devices at risk

Privacy of Millions of HTC devices at risk

February 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
More than 18 million smartphones and other mobile devices made by HTC are at risk vulnerable to many security and privacy issue. The...
Facebook OAuth flaw allows gaining full control over any Facebook account

Facebook OAuth flaw allows gaining full control over any Facebook account

February 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
Facebook OAuth is used to communicate between Applications & Facebook users, to grant additional permissions to your favorite apps. ...