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Russian Police Raided NGINX Moscow Office, Detained Co-Founders

Russian Police Raided NGINX Moscow Office, Detained Co-Founders

December 12, 2019Mohit Kumar
Russian law enforcement officers have raided the Moscow offices of Nginx—the company behind the world's second most popular web server...
New PlunderVolt Attack Targets Intel SGX Enclaves by Tweaking CPU Voltage

New PlunderVolt Attack Targets Intel SGX Enclaves by Tweaking CPU Voltage

December 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A team of cybersecurity researchers demonstrated a novel yet another technique to hijack Intel SGX, a hardware-isolated trusted space on mod...
Adobe Releases Patches for 'Likely Exploitable' Critical Vulnerabilities

Adobe Releases Patches for 'Likely Exploitable' Critical Vulnerabilities

December 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
The last Patch Tuesday of 2019 is finally here. Adobe today released updates for four of its widely used software—including Adobe Acrob...
Download: The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

Download: The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey Results

December 10, 2019The Hacker News
The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey was an online survey published in The Hacker News and created to provide insight into the details rel...
New Linux Bug Lets Attackers Hijack Encrypted VPN Connections

New Linux Bug Lets Attackers Hijack Encrypted VPN Connections

December 06, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A team of cybersecurity researchers has disclosed a new severe vulnerability affecting most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, includ...
Facebook Sued Hong Kong Firm for Hacking Users and Ad Fraud Scheme

Facebook Sued Hong Kong Firm for Hacking Users and Ad Fraud Scheme

December 06, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Following its efforts to take legal action against those misusing its social media platform, Facebook has now filed a new lawsuit against...
Severe Auth Bypass and Priv-Esc Vulnerabilities Disclosed in OpenBSD

Severe Auth Bypass and Priv-Esc Vulnerabilities Disclosed in OpenBSD

December 05, 2019Mohit Kumar
OpenBSD, an open-source operating system built with security in mind, has been found vulnerable to four new high-severity security vulnera...
ZeroCleare: New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

ZeroCleare: New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

December 05, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponso...
Critical Flaw in GoAhead Web Server Could Affect Wide Range of IoT Devices

Critical Flaw in GoAhead Web Server Could Affect Wide Range of IoT Devices

December 04, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered details of two new vulnerabilities in the GoAhead web server software, a tiny application widely...
Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

Europol Shuts Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites in Global Operation

December 04, 2019Wang Wei
In a coordinated global law enforcement operation, Europol has taken down more than 30,500 websites for distributing counterfeit and pira...
Top 5 Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Predictions for 2020

Top 5 Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Predictions for 2020

December 03, 2019The Hacker News
We distilled 30 independent reports dedicated to cybersecurity and cybercrime predictions for 2020 and compiled the top 5 most interestin...
New Facebook Tool Let Users Transfer Their Photos and Videos to Google

New Facebook Tool Let Users Transfer Their Photos and Videos to Google

December 02, 2019Mohit Kumar
Facebook has finally started implementing the open source data portability framework as the first phase of ' Data Transfer Project ,&#...
Europol Shuts Down 'Imminent Monitor' RAT Operations With 13 Arrests

Europol Shuts Down 'Imminent Monitor' RAT Operations With 13 Arrests

November 29, 2019Mohit Kumar
In a coordinated International law enforcement operation, Europol today announced to shut down the global organized cybercrime network beh...
Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info

Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach Exposing Users' Account Info

November 28, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you have ever registered an account with the official Magento marketplace to bought or sold any extension, plugin, or e-commerce websi...
Over 12,000 Google Users Hit by Government Hackers in 3rd Quarter of 2019

Over 12,000 Google Users Hit by Government Hackers in 3rd Quarter of 2019

November 27, 2019Wang Wei
As part of its active efforts to protect billions of online users, Google identified and warned over 12,000 of its users who were targeted...
The Hacker News 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey – Call for Participation

The Hacker News 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey – Call for Participation

November 27, 2019The Hacker News
For the first time, The Hacker News launches a comprehensive Cybersecurity Salary Survey aimed to provide insights into the payment stan...
Malicious Android SDKs Caught Accessing Facebook and Twitter Users Data

Malicious Android SDKs Caught Accessing Facebook and Twitter Users Data

November 26, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Two third-party software development kits integrated by over hundreds of thousands of Android apps have been caught holding unauthorized ...
Dozens of Severe Flaws Found in 4 Popular Open Source VNC Software

Dozens of Severe Flaws Found in 4 Popular Open Source VNC Software

November 23, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Four popular open-source VNC remote desktop applications have been found vulnerable to a total of 37 security vulnerabilities, many of whi...
OnePlus Suffers New Data Breach Impacting Its Online Store Customers

OnePlus Suffers New Data Breach Impacting Its Online Store Customers

November 23, 2019Mohit Kumar
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has suffered a new data breach exposing personal and order information of an undisclosed number of its cu...
Boost Your Personal Security With These Killer 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Boost Your Personal Security With These Killer 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

November 22, 2019The Hacker News
If you're like most consumers, you're probably looking forward to the upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale events. Who w...
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