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Hacker Breaks Into French Government's New Secure Messaging App

Hacker Breaks Into French Government's New Secure Messaging App
April 19, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A white-hat hacker found a way to get into the French government's newly launched, secure encrypted messaging app that otherwise can ...

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext
April 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Facebook late last month revealed that the social media company mistakenly stored passwords for "hundreds of millions" of Face...

Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission
April 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Not a week goes without a new Facebook blunder. Remember the most recent revelation of Facebook being caught asking users new to the s...

Drupal Releases Core CMS Updates to Patch Several Vulnerabilities

Drupal Releases Core CMS Updates to Patch Several Vulnerabilities
April 17, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released security updates to address multiple "moderately critical&qu...

Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform

Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform
April 17, 2019Mohit Kumar
A cybersecurity professional today demonstrated a long-known unpatched weakness in Microsoft's Azure cloud service by exploiting it t...

Over 100 Million JustDial Users' Personal Data Found Exposed On the Internet

Over 100 Million JustDial Users' Personal Data Found Exposed On the Internet
April 17, 2019Mohit Kumar
An unprotected database belonging to JustDial , India's largest local search service, is leaking personally identifiable information ...

Google Makes it Tough for Rogue App Developers Get Back on Android Play Store

Google Makes it Tough for Rogue App Developers Get Back on Android Play Store
April 16, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Even after Google's security oversight over its already-huge Android ecosystem has evolved over the years, malware apps still keep co...

Scranos: New Rapidly Evolving Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Discovered

Scranos: New Rapidly Evolving Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Discovered
April 16, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A new powerful rootkit-enabled spyware operation has been discovered wherein hackers are distributing multifunctional malware disguised a...

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Remote Code Execution Flaw

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Remote Code Execution Flaw
April 15, 2019Wang Wei
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released new versions of its Tomcat application server to address an important security vulnerab...

Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts
April 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by...

Encrypted Messaging Project "Matrix" Suffers Extensive Cyber Attack

Encrypted Messaging Project "Matrix" Suffers Extensive Cyber Attack
April 12, 2019Mohit Kumar
Matrix—the organization behind an open source project that offers a protocol for secure and decentralized real-time communication—has suf...

Popular Video Editing Software Website Hacked to Spread Banking Trojan

Popular Video Editing Software Website Hacked to Spread Banking Trojan
April 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If you have downloaded the VSDC multimedia editing software between late February to late March this year, there are high chances that yo...

Security Flaws in WPA3 Protocol Let Attackers Hack WiFi Password

Security Flaws in WPA3 Protocol Let Attackers Hack WiFi Password
April 10, 2019Swati Khandelwal
🔥 Breaking — It has been close to just one year since the launch of next-generation Wi-Fi security standard WPA3 and researchers have u...

Adobe Releases Security Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, Other Products

Adobe Releases Security Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, Other Products
April 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Good morning readers, it's Patch Tuesday again—the day of the month when Adobe and Microsoft release security patches for their soft...

Researcher Reveals Multiple Flaws in Verizon Fios Routers — PoC Released

Researcher Reveals Multiple Flaws in Verizon Fios Routers — PoC Released
April 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A cybersecurity researcher at Tenable has discovered multiple security vulnerabilities in Verizon Fios Quantum Gateway Wi-Fi routers that...

'Exodus' Surveillance Malware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users

'Exodus' Surveillance Malware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users
April 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered an iOS version of the powerful mobile phone surveillance app that was initially targeting Andro...

Unpatched Flaw in Xiaomi's Built-in Browser App Lets Hackers Spoof URLs

Unpatched Flaw in Xiaomi's Built-in Browser App Lets Hackers Spoof URLs
April 05, 2019Mohit Kumar
EXCLUSIVE — Beware, if you are using a Xiaomi's Mi or Redmi smartphone, you should immediately update its built-in MI browser or th...

Hackers Could Turn Pre-Installed Antivirus App on Xiaomi Phones Into Malware

Hackers Could Turn Pre-Installed Antivirus App on Xiaomi Phones Into Malware
April 04, 2019Swati Khandelwal
What could be worse than this, if the software that's meant to protect your devices leave backdoors open for hackers or turn into mal...

NSA Releases GHIDRA Source Code — Free Reverse Engineering Tool

NSA Releases GHIDRA Source Code — Free Reverse Engineering Tool
April 04, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Update (4/4/2019) — Great news. NSA today finally released the complete source code for GHIDRA version 9.0.2 which is now available o...

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts
April 03, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has been caught practicing the worst ever user-verification mechanism that could put the security of its users at risk. Genera...
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