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Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Affect Intel, ARM, AMD Processors

Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Affect Intel, ARM, AMD Processors

January 03, 2018Mohit Kumar
Unlike the initial reports suggested about Intel chips being vulnerable to some severe ‘memory leaking’ flaws, full technical details ab...
15-Year-Old Apple macOS 0-Day Kernel Flaw Disclosed, Allows Root Access

15-Year-Old Apple macOS 0-Day Kernel Flaw Disclosed, Allows Root Access

January 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher on New Year's eve made public the details of an unpatched security vulnerability in Apple's macOS operating...
Forever 21 Confirms Security Breach Exposed Customer Credit Card Details

Forever 21 Confirms Security Breach Exposed Customer Credit Card Details

January 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
First notified in November of a data breach incident, popular clothing retailer Forever 21 has now confirmed that hackers stole credit c...
Critical "Same Origin Policy" Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

Critical "Same Origin Policy" Bypass Flaw Found in Samsung Android Browser

December 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the browser app comes pre-installed on hundreds of millions of Samsung Android devices th...
CEO of Major UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Ukraine

CEO of Major UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Ukraine

December 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Pavel Lerner , a prominent Russian blockchain expert and known managing director of one of the major crypto-exchanges EXMO, has allegedly...
Kernel Exploit for Sony PS4 Firmware 4.05 Released, Jailbreak Coming Soon

Kernel Exploit for Sony PS4 Firmware 4.05 Released, Jailbreak Coming Soon

December 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Wishing you all a very 'belated' Merry Christmas. This holiday season Santa has a very special gift for all PlayStation gamers. ...
Satori IoT Botnet Exploits Zero-Day to Zombify Huawei Routers

Satori IoT Botnet Exploits Zero-Day to Zombify Huawei Routers

December 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Although the original creators of the infamous IoT malware Mirai have already been arrested and sent to jail, the variants of the notori...
Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

December 22, 2017Wang Wei
While continuing its crackdown on services that help Chinese citizens to bypass Great Firewall, Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to ...
Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

December 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you receive a video file ( packed in zip archive ) sent by someone ( or your friends ) on your Facebook messenger — just don't cli...
Nissan Finance Canada Suffers Data Breach — Notifies 1.13 Million Customers

Nissan Finance Canada Suffers Data Breach — Notifies 1.13 Million Customers

December 21, 2017Mohit Kumar
It's the last month of this year, but possibly not the last data breach report. Nissan warns of a possible data breach of personal ...
Hackers Targeting Servers Running Database Services for Mining Cryptocurrency

Hackers Targeting Servers Running Database Services for Mining Cryptocurrency

December 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered multiple attack campaigns conducted by an established Chinese criminal group that operates worldwid...
Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

December 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Romanian police have arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States ...
Hidden Backdoor Found In WordPress Captcha Plugin Affects Over 300,000 Sites

Hidden Backdoor Found In WordPress Captcha Plugin Affects Over 300,000 Sites

December 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Buying popular plugins with a large user-base and using it for effortless malicious campaigns have become a new trend for bad actors. ...
This New Android Malware Can Physically Damage Your Phone

This New Android Malware Can Physically Damage Your Phone

December 18, 2017Mohit Kumar
Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, not only hackers but also legitimate website administrators are increasingly using Ja...
Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban

Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban

December 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has taken the United States government to a U.S. federal court for its decision to ban the...
Firewall Bursting: A New Approach to Better Branch Security

Firewall Bursting: A New Approach to Better Branch Security

December 18, 2017Wang Wei
One of the most common network security solutions is the branch firewall. Branch firewall appliances can pack into a single device a wide...
Two Critical 0-Day Remote Exploits for vBulletin Forum Disclosed Publicly

Two Critical 0-Day Remote Exploits for vBulletin Forum Disclosed Publicly

December 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered and disclosed details of two unpatched critical vulnerabilities in a popular internet forum software...
Pre-Installed Password Manager On Windows 10 Lets Hackers Steal All Your Passwords

Pre-Installed Password Manager On Windows 10 Lets Hackers Steal All Your Passwords

December 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you are running Windows 10 on your PC, then there are chances that your computer contains a pre-installed 3rd-party password manager a...
TRITON Malware Targeting Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Physical Damage

TRITON Malware Targeting Critical Infrastructure Could Cause Physical Damage

December 14, 2017Wang Wei
Security researchers have uncovered another nasty piece of malware designed specifically to target industrial control systems (ICS) with ...
FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality—What Does This Mean? What Next?

FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality—What Does This Mean? What Next?

December 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
Net neutrality is DEAD —3 out of 5 federal regulators voted Thursday to hand control of the future of the Internet to cable and telecomm...