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Facebook Now Pays Hackers for Reporting Security Bugs in 3rd-Party Apps

Facebook Now Pays Hackers for Reporting Security Bugs in 3rd-Party Apps
October 16, 2019Mohit Kumar
Following a series of security mishaps and data abuse through its social media platform, Facebook today expanding its bug bounty progra...

Adobe Releases Out-of-Band Security Patches for 82 Flaws in Various Products

Adobe Releases Out-of-Band Security Patches for 82 Flaws in Various Products
October 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
No, it's not a patch Tuesday. It's the third Tuesday of the month, and as The Hacker News shared an early heads-up late last w...

SIM Cards in 29 Countries Vulnerable to Remote Simjacker Attacks

SIM Cards in 29 Countries Vulnerable to Remote Simjacker Attacks
October 12, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Until now, I'm sure you all might have heard of the SimJacker vulnerability disclosed exactly a month ago that affects a wide range of S...

Microsoft Releases October 2019 Patch Tuesday Updates

Microsoft Releases October 2019 Patch Tuesday Updates
October 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft today rolling out its October 2019 Patch Tuesday security updates to fix a total of 59 vulnerabilities in Windows operating sys...

vBulletin Releases Patch Update for New RCE and SQLi Vulnerabilities

vBulletin Releases Patch Update for New RCE and SQLi Vulnerabilities
October 08, 2019Wang Wei
After releasing a patch for a critical zero-day remote code execution vulnerability late last month, vBulletin has recently published a ...

Signal Messenger Bug Lets Callers Auto-Connect Calls Without Receivers' Interaction

Signal Messenger Bug Lets Callers Auto-Connect Calls Without Receivers' Interaction
October 04, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Almost every application contains security vulnerabilities, some of which you may find today, but others would remain invisible until som...

New 0-Day Flaw Affecting Most Android Phones Being Exploited in the Wild

New 0-Day Flaw Affecting Most Android Phones Being Exploited in the Wild
October 04, 2019Mohit Kumar
Another day, another revelation of a critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability, this time in the world's most widely used mobile oper...

Just a GIF Image Could Have Hacked Your Android Phone Using WhatsApp

Just a GIF Image Could Have Hacked Your Android Phone Using WhatsApp
October 03, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a GIF is worth a thousand pictures. Today, the short looping clips, GIFs are everywhere—on you...

New Critical Exim Flaw Exposes Email Servers to Remote Attacks — Patch Released

New Critical Exim Flaw Exposes Email Servers to Remote Attacks — Patch Released
September 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A critical security vulnerability has been discovered and fixed in the popular open-source Exim email server software, which could allow ...

Hacker Releases 'Unpatchable' Jailbreak For All iOS Devices, iPhone 4s to iPhone X

Hacker Releases 'Unpatchable' Jailbreak For All iOS Devices, iPhone 4s to iPhone X
September 27, 2019Mohit Kumar
An iOS hacker and cybersecurity researcher today publicly released what he claimed to be a "permanent unpatchable bootrom exploit,"...

iOS 13 Bug Lets 3rd-Party Keyboards Gain 'Full Access' — Even When You Deny

iOS 13 Bug Lets 3rd-Party Keyboards Gain 'Full Access' — Even When You Deny
September 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Following the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS earlier this week, Apple has issued an advisory warning iPhone and iPad users of an unpatched sec...

Update Google Chrome Browser to Patch New Critical Security Flaws

Update Google Chrome Browser to Patch New Critical Security Flaws
September 19, 2019Wang Wei
Google has released an urgent software update for its Chrome web browser and is urging Windows, Mac, and Linux users to upgrade the appli...

Warning: Researcher Drops phpMyAdmin Zero-Day Affecting All Versions

Warning: Researcher Drops phpMyAdmin Zero-Day Affecting All Versions
September 18, 2019Wang Wei
A cybersecurity researcher recently published details and proof-of-concept for an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in phpMyAdmin—one of t...

125 New Flaws Found in Routers and NAS Devices from Popular Brands

125 New Flaws Found in Routers and NAS Devices from Popular Brands
September 17, 2019Swati Khandelwal
The world of connected consumer electronics, IoT, and smart devices is growing faster than ever with tens of billions of connected devices ...

NetCAT: New Attack Lets Hackers Remotely Steal Data From Intel CPUs

NetCAT: New Attack Lets Hackers Remotely Steal Data From Intel CPUs
September 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Unlike previous side-channel vulnerabilities disclosed in Intel CPUs, researchers have discovered a new flaw that can be exploited remote...

Latest Microsoft Updates Patch 4 Critical Flaws In Windows RDP Client

Latest Microsoft Updates Patch 4 Critical Flaws In Windows RDP Client
September 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Microsoft today released its monthly Patch Tuesday update for September 2019, patching a total of 79 security ...

Facebook Patches "Memory Disclosure Using JPEG Images" Flaws in HHVM Servers

Facebook Patches "Memory Disclosure Using JPEG Images" Flaws in HHVM Servers
September 09, 2019Wang Wei
Facebook has patched two high-severity vulnerabilities in its server application that could have allowed remote attackers to unauthorised...

Exim TLS Flaw Opens Email Servers to Remote 'Root' Code Execution Attacks

Exim TLS Flaw Opens Email Servers to Remote 'Root' Code Execution Attacks
September 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
A critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the popular open-source Exim email server software, leaving at leas...

Flaws in Over Half a Million GPS Trackers Expose Children Location Data

Flaws in Over Half a Million GPS Trackers Expose Children Location Data
September 06, 2019Swati Khandelwal
What if the tech intended to ensure that your kids, senior citizens, and pets are safe even when they're out of sight inadvertently expo...

Google Uncovers How Just Visiting Some Sites Were Secretly Hacking iPhones For Years

Google Uncovers How Just Visiting Some Sites Were Secretly Hacking iPhones For Years
August 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Beware Apple users! Your iPhone can be hacked just by visiting an innocent-looking website, confirms a terrifying report Google researc...
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