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Google Finds 7 Security Flaws in Widely Used Dnsmasq Network Software

Google Finds 7 Security Flaws in Widely Used Dnsmasq Network Software

October 02, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered not one or two, but a total of seven security vulnerabilities in the popular open source Dnsmasq net...
Whoops, Turns Out 2.5 Million More Americans Were Affected By Equifax Breach

Whoops, Turns Out 2.5 Million More Americans Were Affected By Equifax Breach

October 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Equifax data breach was bigger than initially reported, exposing highly sensitive information of more Americans than previously revealed...
Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero - Makes $63,000 In 3 Months

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero - Makes $63,000 In 3 Months

September 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment as it takes a monstrous amount of computing power, and thus hackers have started using...
2-Year-Old Linux Kernel Issue Resurfaces As High-Risk Flaw

2-Year-Old Linux Kernel Issue Resurfaces As High-Risk Flaw

September 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
A bug in Linux kernel that was discovered two years ago, but was not considered a security threat at that time, has now been recognised a...
Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser 0-Days That It will Resell to Governments

Zerodium Offers $1 Million for Tor Browser 0-Days That It will Resell to Governments

September 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It seems like Tor Browser zero-day exploits are in high demand right now—so much so that someone is ready to pay ONE MILLION dollars. Z...
Immediately Patch Windows 0-Day Flaw That's Being Used to Spread Spyware

Immediately Patch Windows 0-Day Flaw That's Being Used to Spread Spyware

September 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Get ready to install a fairly large batch of security patches onto your Windows computers. As part of its September Patch Tuesday , Mic...
Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player

September 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Adobe may kill Flash Player by the end of 2020, but until then, the company would not stop providing security updates to the buggy softw...
BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth Attack Puts Billions of Devices at Risk of Hacking

BlueBorne: Critical Bluetooth Attack Puts Billions of Devices at Risk of Hacking

September 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you are using a Bluetooth enabled device, be it a smartphone, laptop, smart TV or any other IoT device, you are at risk of malware att...
Apache Struts 2 Flaws Affect Multiple Cisco Products

Apache Struts 2 Flaws Affect Multiple Cisco Products

September 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After Equifax massive data breach that was believed to be caused due to a vulnerability in Apache Struts , Cisco has initiated an invest...
Samsung Launches Bug Bounty Program — Offering up to $200,000 in Rewards

Samsung Launches Bug Bounty Program — Offering up to $200,000 in Rewards

September 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
With the growing number of cyber attacks and data breaches, a number of tech companies and organisations have started Bug Bounty programs...
Researcher Discloses 10 Zero-Day Flaws in D-Link 850L Wireless Routers

Researcher Discloses 10 Zero-Day Flaws in D-Link 850L Wireless Routers

September 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered not one or two but a total of ten critical zero-day vulnerabilities in routers from Taiwan-based networ...
Hackers Can Remotely Access Syringe Infusion Pumps to Deliver Fatal Overdoses

Hackers Can Remotely Access Syringe Infusion Pumps to Deliver Fatal Overdoses

September 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Internet-of-things are turning every industry into the computer industry, making customers think that their lives would be much easier wi...
Proof It's Possible to Hack German Elections; Hackers Tamper with Voting-Software

Proof It's Possible to Hack German Elections; Hackers Tamper with Voting-Software

September 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
Germany's democracy is in danger, as the upcoming federal elections in the country, where nearly 61.5 million citizens are going to v...
Mobile Bootloaders From Top Manufacturers Found Vulnerable to Persistent Threats

Mobile Bootloaders From Top Manufacturers Found Vulnerable to Persistent Threats

September 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered several severe zero-day vulnerabilities in the mobile bootloaders from at least four popular device ...
Critical Flaw in Apache Struts2 Lets Hackers Take Over Web Servers

Critical Flaw in Apache Struts2 Lets Hackers Take Over Web Servers

September 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the popular Apache Struts web application framewo...
Two Critical Zero-Day Flaws Disclosed in Foxit PDF Reader

Two Critical Zero-Day Flaws Disclosed in Foxit PDF Reader

August 17, 2017Wang Wei
Are you using Foxit PDF Reader? If yes, then you need to watch your back. Security researchers have discovered two critical zero-day se...
Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

Unpatchable Flaw in Modern Cars Allows Hackers to Disable Safety Features

August 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
Today, many automobiles companies are offering vehicles that run on the mostly drive-by-wire system, which means a majority of car's ...
Malware Encoded Into DNA Hacks the Computer that Reads It

Malware Encoded Into DNA Hacks the Computer that Reads It

August 09, 2017Mohit Kumar
Do you know — 1 Gram of DNA Can Store 1,000,000,000 Terabyte of Data for 1000+ Years? Even in March this year, a team of researchers s...
Critical Flaws Found in Solar Panels Could Shut Down Power Grids

Critical Flaws Found in Solar Panels Could Shut Down Power Grids

August 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A Dutch security researcher has uncovered a slew of security vulnerabilities in an essential component of solar panels which could be exp...
Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!

Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!

July 25, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and ap...