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Microsoft Kept Secret That Its Bug-Tracking Database Was Hacked In 2013

Microsoft Kept Secret That Its Bug-Tracking Database Was Hacked In 2013
October 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
It was not just Yahoo among "Fortune 500" companies who tried to keep a major data breach incident secret. Reportedly, Micro...

Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?

Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?
October 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy website ( www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/ ) was hacked last week  and then silently fixed by t...

Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser

Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser
October 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser was disclosed today on a Russian forum rdot.org . The flaw has the ability...

Millions of DSL modems hacked in Brazil, spread banking malware

Millions of DSL modems hacked in Brazil, spread banking malware
October 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
More than 4.5 million DSL modems have been compromised as part of a sustained hacking campaign in Brazil, with the devices spreading malware...

Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack

Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack
October 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Roberto Suggi Liverani , founder of the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) New Zealand chapter discover a vulnerability in Cisco ...

Billions of Windows Users Affects with Java Vulnerability

Billions of Windows Users Affects with Java Vulnerability
September 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
Researchers at Security Explorations disclosed a new vulnerability in Java that could provide an attacker with control of a victim's com...

Backdoored PhpMyAdmin distributed at SourceForge site

Backdoored PhpMyAdmin distributed at SourceForge site
September 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
A security issue has been reported in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. The security...

iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit

iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit
September 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
iPhone 5  is vulnerable to the same attack that successfully breached an iPhone 4S at the mobile Pwn2Own hacker contest held this week a...

Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability

Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability
September 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Oracle suffered with serious vulnerability in the authentication protocol used by some Oracle databases. This Flaw enable a remote attacker ...

Exploit Released for Internet Explorer zero-day attacks : CVE-2012-4969

Exploit Released for Internet Explorer zero-day attacks : CVE-2012-4969
September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has confirmed reports that a zero-day vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser is being actively attacked in the wild. Four ...

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Samsung Galaxy S3 can be hacked via NFC, allowing attackers to download all data from the Android smartphone, security researchers demon...

WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware

WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware
September 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WhatsApp website reported to The Hacker News by Edgard Chammas. WhatsApp is one of the most ...

Plugx RAT targeting government organizations in Japan using spear phishing

Plugx RAT targeting government organizations in Japan using spear phishing
September 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Roland Dela Paz (Threat Researcher) at TrendMirco reported that last year a Malware Campaign to target specific users in Japan, China, and T...

CRIME : New SSL/TLS attack for Hijacking HTTPS Sessions

CRIME : New SSL/TLS attack for Hijacking HTTPS Sessions
September 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Two security researchers claim to have developed a new attack that can decrypt session cookies from HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secur...

Operation Aurora - Other Zero-Day Attacks targeting finance and Energy

Operation Aurora - Other Zero-Day Attacks targeting finance and Energy
September 07, 2012Mohit Kumar
The infamous Aurora Trojan horse is just one of many attacks launched by the same group of malware authors over the past three years, accor...

#Antisec Hackers hack FBI laptop and leak 12 Million Apple Device Records

#Antisec Hackers hack FBI laptop and leak 12 Million Apple Device Records
September 04, 2012Mohit Kumar
The hacker group AntiSec released a file of a million and one UDIDs unique device identifiers which it claims to have hacked it off an FBI ...

New Ransom malware infecting computers

New Ransom malware infecting computers
September 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Metropolitan Police have issued an urgent warning about a new ransom malware that is in circulation. Ransomware (also referred to in so...

Critical buffer overflow vulnerability in Photoshop CS6

Critical buffer overflow vulnerability in Photoshop CS6
September 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Adobe has released an update for Photoshop CS6 that closes a critical heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability ( CVE-2012-4170 ) in its popu...

security researchers found yet another vulnerability in JAVA after update

security researchers found yet another vulnerability in JAVA after update
August 31, 2012Mohit Kumar
Oracle released an emergency patch on Thursday for previously unknown Java vulnerabilities that cybercriminals had targeted with popular ex...

Air Force openly Seeks Offensive Cyber Weapons

Air Force openly Seeks Offensive Cyber Weapons
August 31, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center posted a broad agency announcement recently, calling on contractors to submit concept papers deta...
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