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Hacker finds flaws that could let anyone steal $25 Billion from a Bank

Hacker finds flaws that could let anyone steal $25 Billion from a Bank

May 17, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher could have stolen as much as $25 Billion from one of the India's biggest banks ‒ Thanks to the bank's vulne...
When a 'Hacker News' Reader Tricked Me into visiting this Amazing Site (Don't Click at Work)

When a 'Hacker News' Reader Tricked Me into visiting this Amazing Site (Don't Click at Work)

September 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
My usual bed routine is to check comments under my articles before I go to sleep. The same I was doing last night, but something weird h...
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. ...
Alibaba Marketplace Vulnerability Puts Millions Of Shoppers at Risk

Alibaba Marketplace Vulnerability Puts Millions Of Shoppers at Risk

December 12, 2014Wang Wei
Alibaba Group has patched a major security vulnerability in one of its e-commerce portals that exposed account details of tens of milli...
LinkedIn Boosts Security With New Session Alert and Privacy Control Tools

LinkedIn Boosts Security With New Session Alert and Privacy Control Tools

September 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
With a need to give more controls in users’ hands, LinkedIn has introduced a few new security features that the company says will help u...
Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

July 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the era of Government surveillance, ensuring the security and safety of our private communications regardless of platform – email, VO...
Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

July 03, 2014Mohit Kumar
Security researchers from MetaIntell, the leader in intelligent led Mobile Risk Management (MRM), have discovered a major security vuln...
Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

Thousands of websites based on Ruby on Rails vulnerable to Cookie Handling flaw

November 29, 2013Anonymous
Ruby on Rails contains a flaw in its design that may allow attackers to more easily access applications. Websites that rely on Ruby on Rails...
Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

Vulnerability in HTC website allow attacker to hijack accounts

December 28, 2012Wang Wei
Thamatam Deepak (Mr.47™) reported a Cross site scripting (XSS) Vulnerability and cookie handling in HTC website, that allow an attacker ...
Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

Exclusive : Hacking Hotmail and Outlook accounts using Cookie reuse vulnerability

December 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
This Friday I was working with my co-security researcher " Christy Philip Mathew " in +The Hacker News  Lab for testing the...