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New PHP Code Execution Attack Puts WordPress Sites at Risk

New PHP Code Execution Attack Puts WordPress Sites at Risk
August 16, 2018Wang Wei
Sam Thomas, a security researcher from Secarma, has discovered a new exploitation technique that could make it easier for hackers to tri...

Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You
August 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a mo...

Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts
August 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
Instagram has been hit by a widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia and have affected hundreds of users over the past...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adobe has released August 2018 security patch updates for a total of 11 vulnerabilities in its products, two of which are rated as critica...

New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable
August 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a new attack vector against the Android operating system that coul...

ex-NSA Hacker Discloses macOS High Sierra Zero-Day Vulnerability

ex-NSA Hacker Discloses macOS High Sierra Zero-Day Vulnerability
August 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Your Mac computer running the Apple's latest High Sierra operating system can be hacked by tweaking just two lines of code, a researc...

WhatsApp Flaw Lets Users Modify Group Chats to Spread Fake News

WhatsApp Flaw Lets Users Modify Group Chats to Spread Fake News
August 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
WhatsApp, the most popular messaging application in the world, has been found vulnerable to multiple security vulnerabilities that could ...

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Security Vulnerabilities

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Security Vulnerabilities
July 24, 2018Mohit Kumar
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released security updates to address several vulnerabilities in its Tomcat application server, on...

New Bluetooth Hack Affects Millions of Devices from Major Vendors

New Bluetooth Hack Affects Millions of Devices from Major Vendors
July 23, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Yet another bluetooth hacking technique has been uncovered. A highly critical cryptographic vulnerability has been found affecting some...

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities

Adobe Releases Security Patch Updates For 112 Vulnerabilities
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released security patches for a total 112 vulnerabilities in its products, most of which have a higher risk of being exploited....

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal
July 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Microsoft have unveiled details of two critical and important zero-day vulnerabilities that had recently been dis...

Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users' Data Exposed

Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users' Data Exposed
June 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
People are still getting over the most controversial data scandal of the year, i.e., Cambridge Analytica scandal , and Facebook is under f...

Google Developer Discovers a Critical Bug in Modern Web Browsers

Google Developer Discovers a Critical Bug in Modern Web Browsers
June 20, 2018Mohit Kumar
Google researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in modern web browsers that could have allowed websites you visit to steal the se...

Email Phishers Using A Simple Way to Bypass MS Office 365 Protection

Email Phishers Using A Simple Way to Bypass MS Office 365 Protection
June 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have been warning about a simple technique that cyber criminals and email scammers are using in the wild to bypass m...

New 'Lazy FP State Restore' Vulnerability Found in All Modern Intel CPUs

New 'Lazy FP State Restore' Vulnerability Found in All Modern Intel CPUs
June 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Hell Yeah! Another security vulnerability has been discovered in Intel chips that affects the processor's speculative execution techn...

Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer

Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer
June 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cortana, an artificial intelligence-based smart assistant that Microsoft has built into every version of Windows 10, could help attackers...

Thousands of Android Devices Running Insecure Remote ADB Service

Thousands of Android Devices Running Insecure Remote ADB Service
June 12, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Despite warnings about the threat of leaving insecure remote services enabled on Android devices, manufacturers continue to ship devices ...