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Multiple Code Execution Flaws Found In PHP Programming Language

Multiple Code Execution Flaws Found In PHP Programming Language
September 06, 2019Wang Wei
Maintainers of the PHP programming language recently released the latest versions of PHP to patch multiple high-severity vulnerabilities ...

New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011

New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011
May 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Academic researchers today disclosed details of the newest class of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel processors t...

Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware

Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware
May 01, 2019Mohit Kumar
Taking advantage of newly disclosed and even patched vulnerabilities has become common among cybercriminals, which makes it one of the pr...

PuTTY Releases Important Software Update to Patch 8 High-Severity Flaws

PuTTY Releases Important Software Update to Patch 8 High-Severity Flaws
March 20, 2019Wang Wei
The popular SSH client program PuTTY has released the latest version of its software that includes security patches for 8 high-severity s...

Hackers Destroyed VFEmail Service – Deleted Its Entire Data and Backups

Hackers Destroyed VFEmail Service – Deleted Its Entire Data and Backups
February 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
What could be more frightening than a service informing you that all your data is gone—every file and every backup servers are entirely w...

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 02, 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 23, 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 04, 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 03, 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...
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