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Faulty Firmware Auto-Update Breaks Hundreds of 'Smart Locks'

Faulty Firmware Auto-Update Breaks Hundreds of 'Smart Locks'

August 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
More features, more problems! Today, we are living in a digital age that is creating a digital headache for people by connecting every ...
BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

October 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Once again USB has come up as a major threat to a vast number of users who use USB drives – including USB sticks and keyboards. Security...
First widely distributed Android bootkit Malware infects more than 350,000 Devices

First widely distributed Android bootkit Malware infects more than 350,000 Devices

January 29, 2014Anonymous
In the last quarter of 2013, sale of a Smartphone with ANDROID operating system has increased and every second person you see is a D...
Exclusive: More than 200,000 Algerian TP-LINK Routers are vulnerable to Hackers

Exclusive: More than 200,000 Algerian TP-LINK Routers are vulnerable to Hackers

January 16, 2014Mohit Kumar
More than 15.2% of the Algerian population use Internet service which is provided by around 30 Internet Service Providers and one of the lar...
Firmware vulnerability allows man-in-the-middle attack using SD Memory cards

Firmware vulnerability allows man-in-the-middle attack using SD Memory cards

January 02, 2014Anonymous
How is it possible to exploit SD Card, USB stick and other mobile devices for hacking? Another interesting hack was presented at the Chaos C...
Unauthorized Access Backdoor found in D-Link router Firmware Code

Unauthorized Access Backdoor found in D-Link router Firmware Code

October 14, 2013Anonymous
A number of D-Link routers reportedly have an issue that makes them susceptible to unauthorized backdoor access . The researcher Cra...
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