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Yahoo Reveals 32 Million Accounts Were Hacked Using 'Cookie Forging Attack'

Yahoo Reveals 32 Million Accounts Were Hacked Using 'Cookie Forging Attack'

March 01, 2017Mohit Kumar
Yahoo has just revealed that around 32 million user accounts were accessed by hackers in the last two years using a sophisticated cookie ...
Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

February 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
Has Yahoo rebuilt your trust again? If yes, then you need to think once again, as the company is warning its users of another hack. L...
Critical iOS Flaw allowed Hackers to Steal Cookies from Devices

Critical iOS Flaw allowed Hackers to Steal Cookies from Devices

January 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple has patched a critical vulnerability in its iOS operating system that allowed criminal hackers to impersonate end users' ident...
Exploiting Browser Cookies to Bypass HTTPS and Steal Private Information

Exploiting Browser Cookies to Bypass HTTPS and Steal Private Information

September 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A newly discovered critical flaw in the implementation of web cookies by major browsers could open secured (HTTPS) browsing to Man-in-th...
Seagate NAS Zero-Day Vulnerability allows Unauthorized Root Access Remotely

Seagate NAS Zero-Day Vulnerability allows Unauthorized Root Access Remotely

March 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Seagate , a popular vendor of hardware solutions, has a critical zero-day vulnerability in its Network Attached Storage (NAS) device softwa...
Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

Unmasking Google Users With a New Timing Attack

September 09, 2014Wang Wei
Researcher has discovered a new Timing attack that could unmask Google users under some special conditions. Andrew Cantino, the vice...
Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

July 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the era of Government surveillance, ensuring the security and safety of our private communications regardless of platform – email, VO...
Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

June 10, 2014Wang Wei
Yahoo offers a web browser toolbar which includes apps for leading sites like Facebook, Yahoo! Mail, Weather and News. Yahoo Toolbar als...
WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

WordPress Cookie Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your Account

May 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Do you own a blog on WordPress.com website? If Yes, then you should take some extra cautious while signing into your Wordpress account ...
Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

Philips Smart TVs vulnerable to Screen Hijack and Cookie Theft

March 29, 2014Wang Wei
Previous articles on The Hacker News have highlighted that How Internet of Things (IoT) opens your home to cyber threats. Recently t...
Google Chrome to encrypt Stored Cookies by default to enhance browser security

Google Chrome to encrypt Stored Cookies by default to enhance browser security

January 08, 2014Mohit Kumar
When you visit a website, it stores some information on your system through a web browser for later use i.e. Login information, so you do no...
Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

November 29, 2013Anonymous
Ruby on Rails contains a flaw in its design that may allow attackers to more easily access applications. Websites that rely on Ruby on Rails...
Telecom Italia Cookie Handling vulnerability allows hackers to hijack email accounts

Telecom Italia Cookie Handling vulnerability allows hackers to hijack email accounts

July 19, 2013Wang Wei
A cookie is a piece of data that is issued by a server in an HTTP response and stored for future use by the HTTP client. Quite simply, a...
Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

December 28, 2012Wang Wei
Thamatam Deepak (Mr.47™) reported a Cross site scripting (XSS) Vulnerability and cookie handling in HTC website, that allow an attacker ...
Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

December 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
This Friday I was working with my co-security researcher " Christy Philip Mathew " in +The Hacker News  Lab for testing the...