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Dozens of Severe Flaws Found in 4 Popular Open Source VNC Software

Dozens of Severe Flaws Found in 4 Popular Open Source VNC Software
November 23, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Four popular open-source VNC remote desktop applications have been found vulnerable to a total of 37 security vulnerabilities, many of whi...

Explained: How New 'Delegated Credentials' Boosts TLS Protocol Security

Explained: How New 'Delegated Credentials' Boosts TLS Protocol Security
November 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
Mozilla, in partnership with Facebook, Cloudflare, and other IETF community members, has announced technical specifications for a new cryp...

New Cache Poisoning Attack Lets Attackers Target CDN Protected Sites

New Cache Poisoning Attack Lets Attackers Target CDN Protected Sites
October 23, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A team of German cybersecurity researchers has discovered a new cache poisoning attack against web caching systems that could be used by an ...

Exim TLS Flaw Opens Email Servers to Remote 'Root' Code Execution Attacks

Exim TLS Flaw Opens Email Servers to Remote 'Root' Code Execution Attacks
September 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
A critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in the popular open-source Exim email server software, leaving at leas...

A New 'Arbitrary File Copy' Flaw Affects ProFTPD Powered FTP Servers

A New 'Arbitrary File Copy' Flaw Affects ProFTPD Powered FTP Servers
July 23, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A German security researcher has publicly disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in one of the most popular FTP server applications...

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack

Baltimore City Shuts Down Most of Its Servers After Ransomware Attack
May 08, 2019Swati Khandelwal
For the second time in just over a year, the city of Baltimore has been hit by a ransomware attack, affecting its computer network and fo...

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...

Over 100 Million JustDial Users' Personal Data Found Exposed On the Internet

Over 100 Million JustDial Users' Personal Data Found Exposed On the Internet
April 17, 2019Mohit Kumar
An unprotected database belonging to JustDial , India's largest local search service, is leaking personally identifiable information ...

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Remote Code Execution Flaw

Apache Tomcat Patches Important Remote Code Execution Flaw
April 15, 2019Wang Wei
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has released new versions of its Tomcat application server to address an important security vulnerab...

Libssh Releases Update to Patch 9 New Security Vulnerabilities

Libssh Releases Update to Patch 9 New Security Vulnerabilities
March 19, 2019Wang Wei
Libssh2, a popular open source client-side C library implementing the SSHv2 protocol, has released the latest version of its software to...

Unprotected Government Server Exposes Years of FBI Investigations

Unprotected Government Server Exposes Years of FBI Investigations
January 17, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A massive government data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) was left unsecured on a storage server for at least a ...

Over 202 Million Chinese Job Seekers' Details Exposed On the Internet

Over 202 Million Chinese Job Seekers' Details Exposed On the Internet
January 10, 2019Wang Wei
Cybersecurity researcher has discovered online a massive database containing records of more than 202 million Chinese citizens that remai...

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 ...

Backdoor Found in Popular Server Management Software used by Hundreds of Companies

Backdoor Found in Popular Server Management Software used by Hundreds of Companies
August 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Cyber criminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They are now adopting more clandestine technique...

NTP DoS Exploit Released — Update Your Servers to Patch 10 Flaws

NTP DoS Exploit Released — Update Your Servers to Patch 10 Flaws
November 23, 2016Mohit Kumar
A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a critical vulnerability in the Network Time Protocol daemon (ntpd) has been publically released tha...

Even A Single Computer Can Take Down Big Servers Using BlackNurse Attack

Even A Single Computer Can Take Down Big Servers Using BlackNurse Attack
November 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, you only need a single laptop with a decent internet connection, rather a massive botnet, to launch overwhelming denial of service (...

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...

4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers

4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers
August 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you think that the HTTP/2 protocol is more secure than the standard HTTP ( Hypertext Transfer Protocol ), then you might be wrong, as...
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