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Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

January 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A simple, yet effective flaw discovered on eBay's website exposed hundreds of millions of its customers to an advance  Phishing Atta...
26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

January 11, 2016Wang Wei
A 26-year-old hacker has been sentenced to 334 years in prison for identity theft as well as mass bank fraud in Turkey, or in simple wor...
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...
Critical Persistent Injection Vulnerability in Apple App Store and iTunes

Critical Persistent Injection Vulnerability in Apple App Store and iTunes

July 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the official Apple’s App Store and iTunes Store, affecting millions of Apple users. ...
Apple Safari Browser Vulnerable to URL Spoofing Vulnerability

Apple Safari Browser Vulnerable to URL Spoofing Vulnerability

May 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A serious security vulnerability has been uncovered in Apple’s Safari web browser that could trick Safari users into visiting a maliciou...
Upcoming Google Password Alert 1.7 Update Could Disable Phishing Warning Feature

Upcoming Google Password Alert 1.7 Update Could Disable Phishing Warning Feature

May 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google Chrome browser's new Anti-Phishing Password Alert extension is in controversies right after its launch last Wednesday, but n...
Hacker Finds a Simple Way to Bypass Google Password Alert

Hacker Finds a Simple Way to Bypass Google Password Alert

May 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
Less than 24 hours after Google launched the new Phishing alert extension Password Alert , a security researcher was able to bypass the ...
Password Alert Chrome Extension to Protect your Google Account from Phishers

Password Alert Chrome Extension to Protect your Google Account from Phishers

April 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
As cybercriminals have started using sophisticated phishing techniques in an attempt to hijack online users’ account, Google on Wednesda...
Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important

Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important

April 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Market of E-commerce websites is at its peak, as today people love to shop online to save their time. However, E-commerce and finan...
Why You Should Enroll In Cyber Security Awareness Training

Why You Should Enroll In Cyber Security Awareness Training

April 13, 2015Wang Wei
When it comes to cyber security, even big organizations lack the basic knowledge of how to protect company’s data from the outside. ...
Hacker Abuses Google Apps vulnerability for Sending Phishing Emails

Hacker Abuses Google Apps vulnerability for Sending Phishing Emails

March 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the Google Apps for Work that allows hackers to abuse any website’s domain name based em...
56 Hackers Arrested in Cyber Crime 'Strike Week' Raids in UK

56 Hackers Arrested in Cyber Crime 'Strike Week' Raids in UK

March 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested 56 suspected hackers in a campaign against cybercrime called "st...
Europol Takes Down RAMNIT Botnet that Infected 3.2 Million Computers

Europol Takes Down RAMNIT Botnet that Infected 3.2 Million Computers

February 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
It seems like the world has declared war against the Cyber Criminals. In a recent update, we reported that FBI is offering $3 Million in...
Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

February 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
One of the most popular computer manufacturers Lenovo is being criticized for selling laptops pre-installed with invasive marketing soft...
Hackers can Spoof AT&T Phone Messages to steal your Information

Hackers can Spoof AT&T Phone Messages to steal your Information

January 26, 2015Wang Wei
Bad news for AT&T customers! You all are vulnerable to phishing scams – thanks to AT&T's text protocols. The actual problem ...
WiFiPhisher — Automated Phishing Attacks Against Wi-Fi Networks

WiFiPhisher — Automated Phishing Attacks Against Wi-Fi Networks

January 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A Greek security researcher, named George Chatzisofroniou , has developed a WiFi social engineering tool that is designed to steal crede...
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...