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Firefox Releases Critical Patch Update to Stop Ongoing Zero-Day Attacks

Firefox Releases Critical Patch Update to Stop Ongoing Zero-Day Attacks
June 19, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you use the Firefox web browser, you need to update it right now. Mozilla earlier today released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7....

5 Keys to Improve Your Cybersecurity

5 Keys to Improve Your Cybersecurity
June 18, 2019The Hacker News
Cybersecurity isn't easy. If there was a product or service you could buy that would just magically solve all of your cybersecurity p...

Critical Flaw Reported in Popular Evernote Extension for Chrome Users

Critical Flaw Reported in Popular Evernote Extension for Chrome Users
June 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers discover a critical flaw in the popular Evernote Chrome extension that could have allowed hackers to hijack you...

When Time is of the Essence – Testing Controls Against the Latest Threats Faster

When Time is of the Essence – Testing Controls Against the Latest Threats Faster
June 12, 2019The Hacker News
A new threat has hit head the headlines ( Robinhood anyone?), and you need to know if you're protected right now. What do you do? ...

Microsoft Releases June 2019 Security Updates to Patch 88 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Releases June 2019 Security Updates to Patch 88 Vulnerabilities
June 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
After Adobe , the technology giant Microsoft today—on June 2019 Patch Tuesday—also released its monthly batch of software security update...

New Flaw in WordPress Live Chat Plugin Lets Hackers Steal and Hijack Sessions

New Flaw in WordPress Live Chat Plugin Lets Hackers Steal and Hijack Sessions
June 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have been warning about a critical vulnerability they discovered in one of a popular WordPress Live Chat plugin, whi...

Your Linux Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a File in Vim or Neovim Editor

Your Linux Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a File in Vim or Neovim Editor
June 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
Linux users, beware! If you haven't recently updated your Linux operating system, especially the command-line text editor utility, ...

Critical Flaws Found in Widely Used IPTV Software for Online Streaming Services

Critical Flaws Found in Widely Used IPTV Software for Online Streaming Services
June 06, 2019Wang Wei
Security researchers have discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in a popular IPTV middleware platform that is currently being used...

Firefox Web Browser Now Blocks Third-Party Tracking Cookies By Default

Firefox Web Browser Now Blocks Third-Party Tracking Cookies By Default
June 04, 2019Mohit Kumar
As promised, Mozilla has finally enabled "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature on its Firefox browser by default, which from no...

macOS 0-Day Flaw Lets Hackers Bypass Security Features With Synthetic Clicks

macOS 0-Day Flaw Lets Hackers Bypass Security Features With Synthetic Clicks
June 03, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher who last year bypassed Apple 's then-newly introduced macOS privacy feature has once again found a new way to ...

Hackers Infect 50,000 MS-SQL and PHPMyAdmin Servers with Rootkit Malware

Hackers Infect 50,000 MS-SQL and PHPMyAdmin Servers with Rootkit Malware
May 29, 2019Mohit Kumar
Cyber Security researchers at Guardicore Labs today published a detailed report on a widespread cryptojacking campaign attacking Windows ...

Flipboard Database Hacked — Users' Account Information Exposed

Flipboard Database Hacked — Users' Account Information Exposed
May 29, 2019Mohit Kumar
Flipboard, a popular social sharing and news aggregator service used by over 150 million people, has disclosed that its databases contain...

5 Cybersecurity Tools Every Business Needs to Know

5 Cybersecurity Tools Every Business Needs to Know
May 23, 2019The Hacker News
Cybersecurity experts all echo the same thing – cyber attacks are going to get more rampant, and they will continue to pose severe threats a...

Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours

Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours
May 23, 2019Mohit Kumar
Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10 , the anonymous hacker going by online alias ...

WEBINAR: How to Get Enterprise Cyber Security for your Mid-Sized Organization

WEBINAR: How to Get Enterprise Cyber Security for your Mid-Sized Organization
May 21, 2019The Hacker News
High-quality cybersecurity posture is typically regarded as the exclusive domain of the large and heavy resourced enterprises – those who...

Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users' Data Exposed

Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users' Data Exposed
May 17, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Note: We have updated this story to reflect new information after Stack Overflow changed its original announcement and shared more detai...

U.S. Charges 9 'SIM Swapping' Attackers For Stealing $2.5 Million

U.S. Charges 9 'SIM Swapping' Attackers For Stealing $2.5 Million
May 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
The U.S. Department of Justice today announced charges against nine individuals, 6 of which are members of a hacking group called "T...

U.S. Charges Chinese Hacker For 2015 Anthem Data Breach

U.S. Charges Chinese Hacker For 2015 Anthem Data Breach
May 09, 2019Mohit Kumar
The United States Justice Department today announced charges against a Chinese hacker and his hacking team member for their alleged role i...

Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites

Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites
May 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that ...

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack
May 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and fo...
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