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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...

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...

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...

T-Mobile Suffers Data Breach Affecting Prepaid Wireless Customers

T-Mobile Suffers Data Breach Affecting Prepaid Wireless Customers
November 22, 2019Mohit Kumar
Are you a T-Mobile prepaid customer? If yes, you should immediately create or update your associated account PIN/passcode as additional p...

Official Monero Site Hacked to Distribute Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware

Official Monero Site Hacked to Distribute Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware
November 20, 2019Swati Khandelwal
What an irony — someone hacked the official website of the Monero cryptocurrency project and quietly replaced legitimate Linux and Windo...

New Flaw Lets Rogue Android Apps Access Camera Without Permission

New Flaw Lets Rogue Android Apps Access Camera Without Permission
November 20, 2019Swati Khandelwal
An alarming security vulnerability has been discovered in several models of Android smartphones manufactured by Google, Samsung, and other...

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns
November 19, 2019Wang Wei
Targeted ransomware attacks on banking and finance, government , healthcare , and critical infrastructure are on the rise, with the lat...

New WhatsApp Bug Could Have Let Hackers Secretly Install Spyware On Your Devices

New WhatsApp Bug Could Have Let Hackers Secretly Install Spyware On Your Devices
November 16, 2019Mohit Kumar
The recent controversies surrounding the WhatsApp hacking haven't yet settled, and the world's most popular messaging platform co...

Two Arrested for Stealing $550,000 in Cryptocurrency Using Sim Swapping

Two Arrested for Stealing $550,000 in Cryptocurrency Using Sim Swapping
November 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
It appears that at least the United States has started taking the threat of Sim Swapping attacks very seriously. Starting with the cou...

Qualcomm Chip Flaws Let Hackers Steal Private Data From Android Devices

Qualcomm Chip Flaws Let Hackers Steal Private Data From Android Devices
November 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Hundreds of millions of devices, especially Android smartphones and tablets, using Qualcomm chipsets, are vulnerable to a new set of poten...

Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage

Company Detected Years-Long Breach Only After Hacker Maxed Out Servers' Storage
November 14, 2019Wang Wei
What could be even worse than getting hacked? It's the "failure to detect intrusions" that always results in huge losses...

New ZombieLoad v2 Attack Affects Intel's Latest Cascade Lake CPUs

New ZombieLoad v2 Attack Affects Intel's Latest Cascade Lake CPUs
November 13, 2019Mohit Kumar
Zombieload is back. This time a new variant (v2) of the data-leaking side-channel vulnerability also affects the most recent Intel CPUs,...

Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm's Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame

Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm's Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame
November 11, 2019Swati Khandelwal
ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach ...

Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Lets Attackers Steal Your Wi-Fi Password

Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Lets Attackers Steal Your Wi-Fi Password
November 07, 2019Mohit Kumar
Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a high-severity security vulnerability in Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Pro device...

Hackers Can Silently Control Your Google Home, Alexa, Siri With Laser Light

Hackers Can Silently Control Your Google Home, Alexa, Siri With Laser Light
November 05, 2019Mohit Kumar
A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered a clever technique to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice-cont...

New Chrome 0-day Bug Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now!

New Chrome 0-day Bug Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now!
November 01, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Attention readers, if you are using Chrome on your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, you need to update your web browsing software immed...

Leading Web Domain Name Registrars Disclose Data Breach

Leading Web Domain Name Registrars Disclose Data Breach
October 31, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another massive data breach—this time affecting a leading web technology company, as well as both of its subsidiaries, from ...
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