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THN Weekly Roundup — 10 Most Important Stories You Shouldn't Miss

THN Weekly Roundup — 10 Most Important Stories You Shouldn't Miss

July 22, 2017Mohit Kumar
Here we are with our weekly roundup, briefing this week's top cyber security threats, incidents and challenges. This week has been ...
Tor Launches Bug Bounty Program — Get Paid for Hacking!

Tor Launches Bug Bounty Program — Get Paid for Hacking!

July 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
With the growing number of cyber attacks and breaches, a significant number of companies and organisations have started Bug Bounty progra...
Critical Code Injection Flaw In Gnome File Manager Leaves Linux Users Open to Hacking

Critical Code Injection Flaw In Gnome File Manager Leaves Linux Users Open to Hacking

July 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered a code injection vulnerability in the thumbnail handler component of GNOME Files file manager that ...
Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by...
Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when p...
Critical Flaws Found in Windows NTLM Security Protocol – Patch Now

Critical Flaws Found in Windows NTLM Security Protocol – Patch Now

July 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of this month's Patch Tuesday , Microsoft has released security patches for a serious privilege escalation vulnerability whic...
Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that...
Researchers Crack 1024-bit RSA Encryption in GnuPG Crypto Library

Researchers Crack 1024-bit RSA Encryption in GnuPG Crypto Library

July 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security boffins have discovered a critical vulnerability in a GnuPG cryptographic library that allowed the researchers to completely bre...
Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

June 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Systemd , the popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that c...
Critical Skype Bug Lets Hackers Remotely Execute Malicious Code

Critical Skype Bug Lets Hackers Remotely Execute Malicious Code

June 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that cou...
A Decade Old Unix/Linux/BSD Root Privilege-Escalation Bug Discovered

A Decade Old Unix/Linux/BSD Root Privilege-Escalation Bug Discovered

June 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Update: Find working Exploits and Proof-of-Concepts at the bottom of this article. Security researchers have discovered more than a d...
High-Severity Linux Sudo Flaw Allows Users to Gain Root Privileges

High-Severity Linux Sudo Flaw Allows Users to Gain Root Privileges

May 31, 2017Mohit Kumar
A high-severity vulnerability has been reported in Linux that could be exploited by a low privilege attacker to gain full root access on an ...
All Android Phones Vulnerable to Extremely Dangerous Full Device Takeover Attack

All Android Phones Vulnerable to Extremely Dangerous Full Device Takeover Attack

May 25, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Researchers have discovered a new attack, dubbed 'Cloak and Dagger', that works against all versions of Android, up to version 7....
Wanna Cry Again? NSA’s Windows 'EsteemAudit' RDP Exploit Remains Unpatched

Wanna Cry Again? NSA’s Windows 'EsteemAudit' RDP Exploit Remains Unpatched

May 25, 2017Mohit Kumar
Brace yourselves for a possible 'second wave' of massive global cyber attack, as SMB ( Server Message Block) was not the only ne...
18-Byte ImageMagick Hack Could Have Leaked Images From Yahoo Mail Server

18-Byte ImageMagick Hack Could Have Leaked Images From Yahoo Mail Server

May 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After the discovery of a critical vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to view private Yahoo Mail images, Yahoo retired the imag...
Latest Joomla 3.7.1 Release Patches Critical SQL Injection Attack

Latest Joomla 3.7.1 Release Patches Critical SQL Injection Attack

May 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
If your website is based on the popular Joomla content management system, make sure you have updated your platform to the latest version ...
Shadow Brokers, Who Leaked WannaCry SMB Exploit, Are Back With More 0-Days

Shadow Brokers, Who Leaked WannaCry SMB Exploit, Are Back With More 0-Days

May 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The infamous hacking collective Shadow Brokers – the one who leaked the Windows SMB exploit in public that led to last weekend's Wan...
Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

May 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
While Windows users are currently in fear of getting their systems hijacked by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, Apple users are sitting ...