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75% of the 'Left to Get Hacked' Redis Servers Found Infected

75% of the 'Left to Get Hacked' Redis Servers Found Infected

June 04, 2018Wang Wei
Despite the continual emergence of new cyber attacks because of misconfigured servers and applications, people continue to ignore securit...
Hacker Distributes Backdoored IoT Vulnerability Scanning Script to Hack Script Kiddies

Hacker Distributes Backdoored IoT Vulnerability Scanning Script to Hack Script Kiddies

November 08, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing is free in this world. If you are searching for free hacking tools on the Internet, then beware—most freely available tools, cl...
Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

August 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
A group of unknown hackers or an individual hacker may have breached voter registration databases for election systems in at least two US...
1-Click Way to Check If your Android Device is Vulnerable to Hacking

1-Click Way to Check If your Android Device is Vulnerable to Hacking

November 09, 2015Mohit Kumar
Vulnerabilities are common these days and when we talk about mobile security, this year has been somewhat of a trouble for Android users...
Let’s Encrypt  — A Certificate Authority to Provide Free SSL Certificates for Entire Web

Let’s Encrypt — A Certificate Authority to Provide Free SSL Certificates for Entire Web

November 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
As days are passing, encryptio n is becoming a need for every user sitting online. Many tech giants including Google, Apple and Yahoo! a...
nCircle patches PureCloud vulnerability scanner on Vulnerability-Lab report

nCircle patches PureCloud vulnerability scanner on Vulnerability-Lab report

January 29, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Vulnerability-Laboratory Research Team discovered persistent and client side POST Injection web vulnerability in the nCircle PureC...
Patriot Hacker 'The Jester' list his all time favorite Open Source Intelligence toolset

Patriot Hacker 'The Jester' list his all time favorite Open Source Intelligence toolset

October 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Most of the readers have question in mind that, How hackers know everything about their target ? How to DOX (finding personal information) s...
Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?

Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?

October 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy website ( www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/ ) was hacked last week  and then silently fixed by t...
Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser

Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser

October 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser was disclosed today on a Russian forum rdot.org . The flaw has the ability...
Millions of DSL modems hacked in Brazil, spread banking malware

Millions of DSL modems hacked in Brazil, spread banking malware

October 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
More than 4.5 million DSL modems have been compromised as part of a sustained hacking campaign in Brazil, with the devices spreading malware...
Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack

Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack

October 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Roberto Suggi Liverani , founder of the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) New Zealand chapter discover a vulnerability in Cisco ...
Billions of Windows Users Affects with Java Vulnerability

Billions of Windows Users Affects with Java Vulnerability

September 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
Researchers at Security Explorations disclosed a new vulnerability in Java that could provide an attacker with control of a victim's com...
Backdoored PhpMyAdmin distributed at SourceForge site

Backdoored PhpMyAdmin distributed at SourceForge site

September 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
A security issue has been reported in phpMyAdmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. The security...
iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit

iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit

September 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
iPhone 5  is vulnerable to the same attack that successfully breached an iPhone 4S at the mobile Pwn2Own hacker contest held this week a...
Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability

Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability

September 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Oracle suffered with serious vulnerability in the authentication protocol used by some Oracle databases. This Flaw enable a remote attacker ...
Exploit Released for Internet Explorer zero-day attacks : CVE-2012-4969

Exploit Released for Internet Explorer zero-day attacks : CVE-2012-4969

September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has confirmed reports that a zero-day vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser is being actively attacked in the wild. Four ...
Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Samsung Galaxy S3 can be hacked via NFC, allowing attackers to download all data from the Android smartphone, security researchers demon...
WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware

WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware

September 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WhatsApp website reported to The Hacker News by Edgard Chammas. WhatsApp is one of the most ...
Plugx RAT targeting government organizations in Japan using spear phishing

Plugx RAT targeting government organizations in Japan using spear phishing

September 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Roland Dela Paz (Threat Researcher) at TrendMirco reported that last year a Malware Campaign to target specific users in Japan, China, and T...
CRIME : New SSL/TLS attack for Hijacking HTTPS Sessions

CRIME : New SSL/TLS attack for Hijacking HTTPS Sessions

September 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Two security researchers claim to have developed a new attack that can decrypt session cookies from HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secur...