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Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...
Researcher releases Free Hacking Tool that Can Steal all Your Secrets from Password Manager

Researcher releases Free Hacking Tool that Can Steal all Your Secrets from Password Manager

November 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Unless we are a human supercomputer, remembering a different password for every different site is not an easy task. But to solve thi...
TalkTalk Hack: Police Arrest Second Teenager in London

TalkTalk Hack: Police Arrest Second Teenager in London

October 30, 2015Mohit Kumar
British Police have arrested a second teenage boy in relation to the major hack on the servers of UK-based telco 'TalkTalk' last...
New Attack Targeting Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA) to Steal Email Passwords

New Attack Targeting Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA) to Steal Email Passwords

October 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Researchers have unearthed a dangerous backdoor in Microsoft's Outlook Web Application (OWA) that has allowed hackers to steal e-m...
Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

October 03, 2015Wang Wei
This week, three high-profile data breaches took place, compromising personal and sensitive details of millions of people. Telecomm...
Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

September 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Ever registered on StarBucks website? Change your passwords now! If you are one of those Millions Starbucks customers who have regis...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

September 08, 2015Khyati Jain
In Part I of this  two-part series from The Hacker News , the First Four list of Top Brutal Cyber Attacks shows that whoever you are, ...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

September 08, 2015Khyati Jain
If you believe that your organization is not at real risk of cyber attack, then you are absolutely wrong. Incidents of massive data br...
Bug in OpenSSH Opens Linux Machines to Password Cracking Attack

Bug in OpenSSH Opens Linux Machines to Password Cracking Attack

July 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A simple but highly critical vulnerability recently disclosed in the most widely used OpenSSH software allows attackers to try thousands...
Beware! Facebook UnfriendAlert Software Steals Your Account Password

Beware! Facebook UnfriendAlert Software Steals Your Account Password

June 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Today everybody wants to know — Who visited my Facebook profile?, Who unfriended me from the Facebook Friend list?, Who saw my Facebook...
This MicroSD Card Has Entire Secure Computer Inside It

This MicroSD Card Has Entire Secure Computer Inside It

June 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
As Millions of Hackers, Spammers and Scammers are after your sensitive online data, you can't really expect your passwords to stay s...
Thousands of Hacked Uber Accounts Selling on Dark Web for $1

Thousands of Hacked Uber Accounts Selling on Dark Web for $1

March 30, 2015Wang Wei
$US1 may be a very little amount, but it is enough to buy you a stolen Uber account and free car rides around the city. Two separate v...
Dangerous 'Vawtrak Banking Trojan' Harvesting Passwords Worldwide

Dangerous 'Vawtrak Banking Trojan' Harvesting Passwords Worldwide

March 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
Security researcher has discovered some new features in the most dangerous Vawtrak , aka Neverquest , malware that allow it to send and ...
Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

January 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A sad reality for gamers all around the world who enjoy playing the very popular game Minecraft on their PCs. If you are one of them, yo...
Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

December 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Hackers claiming affiliation with the hacktivist group "Anonymous" have allegedly leaked more than 13,000 username and passwor...
Global Internet Authority ICANN Has Been Hacked

Global Internet Authority ICANN Has Been Hacked

December 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been hacked by unknown attackers that allowed them to gain administ...
Smartwatch Hacked... Data Exchange with Smartphone Not So Secure

Smartwatch Hacked... Data Exchange with Smartphone Not So Secure

December 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We are living in an era of smart devices that we sync with our smartphones and make our lives very simple and easy, but these smart devi...
Keeping the Bots at Bay: How to Detect Brute Force Attacks

Keeping the Bots at Bay: How to Detect Brute Force Attacks

November 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Thanks to recent events involving certain celebrities’ stolen pictures, “brute-force attack” is now one of the hot buzz words making its...
Nearly 7 Million Dropbox Account Passwords Allegedly Hacked

Nearly 7 Million Dropbox Account Passwords Allegedly Hacked

October 14, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Internet users have faced a number of major privacy breaches in last two months. Major in the list are The Fappening , The Snappening a...
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