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16-Year-Old Teen Hacked Apple Servers, Stole 90GB of Secure Files

16-Year-Old Teen Hacked Apple Servers, Stole 90GB of Secure Files

August 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
Well, there's something quite embarrassing for Apple fans. Though Apple servers are widely believed to be unhackable, a 16-year-old ...
New PHP Code Execution Attack Puts WordPress Sites at Risk

New PHP Code Execution Attack Puts WordPress Sites at Risk

August 16, 2018Wang Wei
Sam Thomas, a security researcher from Secarma, has discovered a new exploitation technique that could make it easier for hackers to tri...
Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

August 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a mo...
Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

August 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
Instagram has been hit by a widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia and have affected hundreds of users over the past...
Former Microsoft Engineer Gets Prison for Role in Reveton Ransomware

Former Microsoft Engineer Gets Prison for Role in Reveton Ransomware

August 14, 2018Wang Wei
A former Microsoft network engineer who was charged in April this year has now been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guil...
Foreshadow Attacks — 3 New Intel CPU Side-Channel Flaws Discovered

Foreshadow Attacks — 3 New Intel CPU Side-Channel Flaws Discovered

August 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
2018 has been quite a tough year for Intel. While the chip-maker giant is still dealing with Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabil...
Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...
Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

Adobe releases important security patches for its 4 popular software

August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adobe has released August 2018 security patch updates for a total of 11 vulnerabilities in its products, two of which are rated as critica...
New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

New Man-in-the-Disk attack leaves millions of Android phones vulnerable

August 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a new attack vector against the Android operating system that coul...
ex-NSA Hacker Discloses macOS High Sierra Zero-Day Vulnerability

ex-NSA Hacker Discloses macOS High Sierra Zero-Day Vulnerability

August 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Your Mac computer running the Apple's latest High Sierra operating system can be hacked by tweaking just two lines of code, a researc...
Flaws in Pre-Installed Apps Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers

Flaws in Pre-Installed Apps Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers

August 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Bought a new Android phone? What if I say your brand new smartphone can be hacked remotely? Nearly all Android phones come with useless...
Snapchat Hack — Hacker Leaked Snapchat Source Code On GitHub

Snapchat Hack — Hacker Leaked Snapchat Source Code On GitHub

August 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The source code of the popular social media app Snapchat was recently surfaced online after a hacker leaked and posted it on the Microsof...
TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

August 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)—the world's largest makers of semiconductors and processors—was forced to shut down ...
Symfony Flaw Leaves Drupal Sites Vulnerable to Hackers—Patch Now

Symfony Flaw Leaves Drupal Sites Vulnerable to Hackers—Patch Now

August 03, 2018Mohit Kumar
It's time to update your Drupal websites. Drupal, the popular open-source content management system, has released a new version of i...
Hackers Infect Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers With Crypto Mining Malware

Hackers Infect Over 200,000 MikroTik Routers With Crypto Mining Malware

August 02, 2018Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered at least three massive malware campaigns exploiting hundreds of thousands of unpatched MikroTik route...
Reddit Hacked – Emails, Passwords, Private Messages Stolen

Reddit Hacked – Emails, Passwords, Private Messages Stolen

August 01, 2018Mohit Kumar
Another day, another significant data breach. This time the victim is Reddit... seems someone is really pissed off with Reddit's accou...
Dixons Carphone Data Breach Affects 10 Million Customers

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Affects 10 Million Customers

July 31, 2018Mohit Kumar
Dixons Carphone's 2017 data breach was worse than initially anticipated. In an announcement on Monday, Dixons Carphone, one of the l...
Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

July 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that's been known to publishing others' secrets. More...
Boys Town Healthcare Data Breach Exposed Personal Details of Patients

Boys Town Healthcare Data Breach Exposed Personal Details of Patients

July 30, 2018Wang Wei
Another day, Another data breach! This time-sensitive and personal data of hundreds of thousands of people at Boys Town National Resear...
KICKICO Hacked: Cybercriminal Steals $7.7 Million from ICO Platform

KICKICO Hacked: Cybercriminal Steals $7.7 Million from ICO Platform

July 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Again some bad news for cryptocurrency users. KICKICO, a blockchain-based initial coin offering (ICO) support platform, has fallen vict...