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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...
CASPER Surveillance Malware Linked to French Government

CASPER Surveillance Malware Linked to French Government

March 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Last month, cyber security researchers spotted a new strain of french surveillance malware, dubbed " Babar ," which revealed t...
Sony Xperia Devices Secretly Sending User Data to Servers in China

Sony Xperia Devices Secretly Sending User Data to Servers in China

October 28, 2014Mohit Kumar
If you own a Sony smartphone either the Android 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 KitKat firmware then inadvertently you may be transmitting your data bac...
Chinese Android Smartphone comes with Pre-installed Spyware

Chinese Android Smartphone comes with Pre-installed Spyware

June 16, 2014Mohit Kumar
If US has banned its several major government departments, including NASA, Justice and Commerce Departments, from purchasing Chinese pro...
German Aerospace Center targeted by Self-Destructing Spyware

German Aerospace Center targeted by Self-Destructing Spyware

April 14, 2014Swati Khandelwal
It’s not so far when Germany confirmed its biggest Data theft in the country's history with the usernames and passwords of some 18 m...
Project TURBINE: NSA spreads sophisticated Malware Worldwide

Project TURBINE: NSA spreads sophisticated Malware Worldwide

March 12, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Besides collecting metadata and inserting backdoor to the devices and softwares, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has an eye on ea...
Sophisticated Russian Malware 'SNAKE'  and 'Turla' targets Governments and Military Networks

Sophisticated Russian Malware 'SNAKE' and 'Turla' targets Governments and Military Networks

March 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Last week, the Researchers at the German security company G Data Software have reported about the most complex and sophisticated rootkit...
Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign

Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign

March 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Continuous Growth of spyware, their existence, and the criminals who produce & spread them are increasing tremendously. It’s dif...
Hacking Team sold Spyware to 21 Countries; Targeting Journalists and Human Right Activists

Hacking Team sold Spyware to 21 Countries; Targeting Journalists and Human Right Activists

February 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Spying on the world by injecting sophisticated backdoors in software, systems, and mobile phones, leads to violation of the Privacy and Secu...
Screenlogger - A keylogger app for Android and iOS Smartphones

Screenlogger - A keylogger app for Android and iOS Smartphones

January 31, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Are you using a pattern lock for your Smartphone to remain untouched from cyber criminals? But you are not aware that even your swipe ge...
FBI offering $100,000 reward for information on Most Wanted Cyber Criminals

FBI offering $100,000 reward for information on Most Wanted Cyber Criminals

November 06, 2013Wang Wei
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has added five new hackers to its Cyber most wanted list and is seeking information from the pub...
Chinese search engine Baidu launches free Antivirus Suite

Chinese search engine Baidu launches free Antivirus Suite

March 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
Chinese search engine Baidu has just launched a security product called Baidu Antivirus 2013 . Described as a ultra light weight, easy to u...