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FDA Recalls Nearly Half a Million Pacemakers Over Hacking Fears

FDA Recalls Nearly Half a Million Pacemakers Over Hacking Fears

August 31, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Almost half a million people in the United States are highly recommended to get their pacemakers updated, as they are vulnerable to hacki...
Microsoft Issues Updates for 96 Vulnerabilities You Need to Patch this Month

Microsoft Issues Updates for 96 Vulnerabilities You Need to Patch this Month

June 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of June's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released security patches for a total of 96 security vulnerabilities across its produc...
Hard-coded Passwords Make Hacking Foscam ‘IP Cameras’ Much Easier

Hard-coded Passwords Make Hacking Foscam ‘IP Cameras’ Much Easier

June 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered over a dozen of vulnerabilities in tens of thousands of web-connected cameras that can not be protec...
Adobe Releases 23 Security Updates for Flash Player

Adobe Releases 23 Security Updates for Flash Player

September 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Adobe has released an important security bulletin that addresses a total of 23 Critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. The ...
Critical Vulnerability and Privacy LoopHole Found in RoboForm Password Manager

Critical Vulnerability and Privacy LoopHole Found in RoboForm Password Manager

July 05, 2014Mohit Kumar
Unless you are a human supercomputer, remembering password is not so easy, and that too if you have a different password for each site. ...
Oracle releases Critical Update to Patch 104 Vulnerabilities

Oracle releases Critical Update to Patch 104 Vulnerabilities

April 16, 2014Wang Wei
It’s time to update your Java program as Oracle has released its massive patch package for multiple security vulnerabilities. The ...
Banks to Pay Microsoft Millions of Dollars for extended Windows XP Support

Banks to Pay Microsoft Millions of Dollars for extended Windows XP Support

March 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Despite so many warnings from Microsoft and Cyber Security Experts, Windows XP is still being used by a number of Government organizati...
Update Adobe Shockwave Player to fix Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Update Adobe Shockwave Player to fix Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

February 11, 2014Wang Wei
Adobe has released a security update to address critical vulnerabilities for Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions o...
Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files

Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files

February 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
National Security Agency (NSA) – the one that had ruled over the privacy of the entire world from countries to individuals, the one with...
Chinese APT Espionage campaign, dubbed 'Icefog' targeted Military contractors and Governments

Chinese APT Espionage campaign, dubbed 'Icefog' targeted Military contractors and Governments

September 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
Kaspersky Lab has identified another Chinese APT campaign , dubbed ‘ Icefog ’, who targeted Governmental institutions, Military contrac...
Chinese computer maker Lenovo banned by Spy Agencies

Chinese computer maker Lenovo banned by Spy Agencies

July 29, 2013Wang Wei
According to a new report, the world’s biggest personal computer maker, Chinese firm Lenovo Group Limited has reportedly been banned fro...
Microsoft to patch Six critical Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities this Tuesday

Microsoft to patch Six critical Remote Code Execution vulnerabilities this Tuesday

July 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has announced   Patch Tuesday for this July Month, with seven bulletins. Out of that, one is important kernel privilege escalatio...
Iranian Hackers targeting US oil, gas, and electric companies

Iranian Hackers targeting US oil, gas, and electric companies

May 26, 2013Mohit Kumar
For all the talk about China and the Syrian Electronic Army, it seems there's another threat to U.S. cyber interests i.e Iran. Series of...
Microsoft will roll out fix for two critical flaws in Windows and Internet Explorer

Microsoft will roll out fix for two critical flaws in Windows and Internet Explorer

April 06, 2013Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has released an advance notification of 9 security bulletins that it plans to release on April 9, 2013. Microsoft said it will pa...
Stuxnet 0.5 : Symantec study reveals Stuxnet was dated 2005

Stuxnet 0.5 : Symantec study reveals Stuxnet was dated 2005

February 27, 2013Anonymous
Today social media are spreading a shocking news, authors of Stuxnet virus that hit Iranian nuclear program in 2010 according a new res...
Privacy of Millions of HTC devices at risk

Privacy of Millions of HTC devices at risk

February 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
More than 18 million smartphones and other mobile devices made by HTC are at risk vulnerable to many security and privacy issue. The...
First week at MEGA Bounty Program, paid out thousands of dollars for seven Bugs

First week at MEGA Bounty Program, paid out thousands of dollars for seven Bugs

February 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
One week after launching a Bug bounty program by the Kim Dotcom 's new file-storage and sharing service MEGA claims to have fixed seven...
Hacker discloses vulnerabilities in dozens of Military and Pentagon websites

Hacker discloses vulnerabilities in dozens of Military and Pentagon websites

February 02, 2013Wang Wei
A hacker with handle name (~!White!~) today disclose SQL injection vulnerabilities in dozens of Military, United Nation and Pentagon domai...
I hack, reflection on the role of hacker

I hack, reflection on the role of hacker

January 24, 2013Anonymous
The role of hacker is recognized as crucial today in cyber security, these specialists are the nightmare of security experts but their k...
Official Debian and Python Wiki Servers Compromised

Official Debian and Python Wiki Servers Compromised

January 09, 2013Mohit Kumar
Administration from Debian and Python project official websites confirmed that their WIKI servers were compromised by some unknown hacke...