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16-Year-Old Boy Who Hacked Apple's Private Systems Gets No Jail Time

16-Year-Old Boy Who Hacked Apple's Private Systems Gets No Jail Time

September 27, 2018Swati Khandelwal
An Australian teenager who pleaded guilty to break into Apple's private systems  multiple times over several months and download some...
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 ...
Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when p...
Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

Unpatched Wordpress Flaw Could Allow Hackers To Reset Admin Password

May 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
WordPress, the most popular CMS in the world, is vulnerable to a logical vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to reset target...
PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

PCs with Intel Server Chipsets, Launched Since 2010, Can be Hacked Remotely

May 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Updated: Since the below-reported vulnerability is highly critical and it would take a few weeks for sysadmins to protect their enterpris...
Over 199,500 Websites Are Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug

Over 199,500 Websites Are Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug

January 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's more than two and half years since the discovery of the critical OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability , but the flaw is still alive as ...
Phone-Hacking Firm Cellebrite Got Hacked; 900GB Of Data Stolen

Phone-Hacking Firm Cellebrite Got Hacked; 900GB Of Data Stolen

January 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The company that sells digital forensics and mobile hacking tools to others has itself been hacked. Israeli firm Cellebrite , the popul...
Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

January 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nearly two years back, we warned users about publicly accessible MongoDB instances – almost 600 Terabytes (TB) – over the Internet which...
5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Local Privilege Escalation Flaw Discovered

5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Local Privilege Escalation Flaw Discovered

December 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A 5-year-old serious privilege-escalation vulnerability has been discovered in Linux kernel that affects almost every distro of the Linux...
Critical Flaws in MySQL Give Hackers Root Access to Server (Exploits Released)

Critical Flaws in MySQL Give Hackers Root Access to Server (Exploits Released)

November 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Over a month ago we reported about two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in the world's 2nd most popular database management softwar...
Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

May 10, 2016Wang Wei
There is no doubt that data breaches are on the rise. Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. According ...
Shocking! Instagram HACKED! Researcher hacked into Instagram Server and Admin Panel

Shocking! Instagram HACKED! Researcher hacked into Instagram Server and Admin Panel

December 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Ever wonder how to hack Instagram or how to hack a facebook account? Well, someone just did it! But, remember, even responsibly report...
Mumblehard Malware Targets Linux and FreeBSD Servers

Mumblehard Malware Targets Linux and FreeBSD Servers

May 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Thousands of computers and web servers running Linux and FreeBSD operating systems have been infected over past five years with sophisti...
BMC Vulnerability Exposes Admin Password of 32,000 Servers in Plaintext on the Internet

BMC Vulnerability Exposes Admin Password of 32,000 Servers in Plaintext on the Internet

June 19, 2014Mohit Kumar
A Flaw has been discovered in the motherboards manufactured by the server manufacturer Supermicro, has left more than 30,000 servers vul...
Worst Day for eBAY, Multiple Flaws leave Millions of Users vulnerable to Hackers

Worst Day for eBAY, Multiple Flaws leave Millions of Users vulnerable to Hackers

May 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
It's not been more than 36 hours since eBay revealed it was hacked and we just come to know about three more critical vulnerabilitie...
SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

May 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The DDoS techniques have massively increased with the attackers becoming more skillful at working around the network security. A massive...
Operation Windigo: Linux malware campaign that infected 500,000 Computers Worldwide

Operation Windigo: Linux malware campaign that infected 500,000 Computers Worldwide

March 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
In late 2013, Security Researchers identified thousands of Linux systems around the world infected with the OpenSSH b ackdoor trojan a...
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