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Snapchat Hack — Hacker Leaked Snapchat Source Code On GitHub

Snapchat Hack — Hacker Leaked Snapchat Source Code On GitHub

August 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The source code of the popular social media app Snapchat was recently surfaced online after a hacker leaked and posted it on the Microsof...
Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

June 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Here's the biggest news of the week—Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion. For those unaware, GitHub is a popular ...
Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github

Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github

February 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Apple source code for a core component of iPhone's operating system has purportedly been leaked on GitHub, that could allow hackers a...
Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

November 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Almost two months after releasing details of 23 different secret CIA hacking tool projects under Vault 7 series , Wikileaks today announ...
Kaspersky Opens Antivirus Source Code for Independent Review to Rebuild Trust

Kaspersky Opens Antivirus Source Code for Independent Review to Rebuild Trust

October 23, 2017Mohit Kumar
Kaspersky Lab — We have nothing to hide! Russia-based Antivirus firm hits back with what it calls a " comprehensive transparency i...
Decompiled SLocker Android Ransomware Source Code Published Online

Decompiled SLocker Android Ransomware Source Code Published Online

July 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Bad news for Android users — Decompiled source code of for one of the oldest mobile and popular Android ransomware families has been publ...
Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

January 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another bad news for Android users — Source code for another Android banking malware has been leaked online via an underground hacking fo...
Hacker Downloaded Vine's Entire Source Code. Here’s How...

Hacker Downloaded Vine's Entire Source Code. Here’s How...

July 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
Guess What? Someone just downloaded Twitter’s Vine complete source code. Vine is a short-form video sharing service where people can sh...
Apple left iOS 10 Kernel Code Unencrypted, Intentionally!

Apple left iOS 10 Kernel Code Unencrypted, Intentionally!

June 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple’s new iOS 10 recently made headlines after MIT Technology Review revealed that the company had left the kernel of the mobile opera...
US charges Chinese ex-IBM employee with Espionage

US charges Chinese ex-IBM employee with Espionage

June 15, 2016Wang Wei
The United States federal authorities have boosted charges against a former IBM Corp. software developer in China for allegedly stealing ...
China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

April 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Apple's head of legal has denied all rumors about providing its complete source code or any backdoor to the Chinese gover...
GM Bot (Android Malware) Source Code Leaked Online

GM Bot (Android Malware) Source Code Leaked Online

February 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The source code of a recently discovered Android banking Trojan that has the capability to gain administrator access on your smartphone ...
Employee Stole 'Yandex Search Engine' Source Code, Tried to Sell it for Just $29K

Employee Stole 'Yandex Search Engine' Source Code, Tried to Sell it for Just $29K

December 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
A former employee of Russian search engine Yandex allegedly stole the source code and key algorithms for its search engine site and then...
Hacking Team Spyware preloaded with UEFI BIOS Rootkit to Hide Itself

Hacking Team Spyware preloaded with UEFI BIOS Rootkit to Hide Itself

July 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
Last Week someone just hacked the infamous Hacking Team , The Italy-based cyber weapons manufacturer and leaked a huge trove of 400GB in...
Cloud Source Repositories: Google Quietly Launches GitHub Competitor

Cloud Source Repositories: Google Quietly Launches GitHub Competitor

June 26, 2015Mohit Kumar
After the death of Google code this winter, Google is apparently back in the business through the launch of its private Git repository hosti...
Russian Government Asks Apple to Hand Over iOS and Mac Source Code

Russian Government Asks Apple to Hand Over iOS and Mac Source Code

July 31, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Just few days after the announcement that Russian government will pay almost 4 million ruble (approximately equal to $111,000) to the on...
'Tinba' Banking Malware Source Code Leaked Online

'Tinba' Banking Malware Source Code Leaked Online

July 12, 2014Mohit Kumar
The source code for the smallest but sophisticated banking Trojan Tinba has been leaked through an online post in an underground forum...
Student Decrypts Simplocker Android Ransomware that Encrypts Files

Student Decrypts Simplocker Android Ransomware that Encrypts Files

June 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In a previous story, I reported about a new ransomware threat known as Simplocker discovered by researchers at the security firm ESET, ...
TrueCrypt is Secure; Encryption Tool cleared the First Phase of Security Audit

TrueCrypt is Secure; Encryption Tool cleared the First Phase of Security Audit

April 15, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Is TrueCrypt Audited Yet? Yes, In Part!  One of the world's most-used open source file encryption software trusted by tens of millio...
NSA Hacked Servers of Chinese telecom Huawei, Stole Source Codes

NSA Hacked Servers of Chinese telecom Huawei, Stole Source Codes

March 23, 2014Wang Wei
The US Government was publicly accusing Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei of espionage from the past few years. Ironically, it...
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