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Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You
August 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a mo...

Magento Hackers Using Simple Evasion Trick to Reinfect Sites With Malware

Magento Hackers Using Simple Evasion Trick to Reinfect Sites With Malware
June 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have been warning of a new trick that cybercriminals are leveraging to hide their malicious code designed to re-intr...

Release of PoC Exploit for New Drupal Flaw Once Again Puts Sites Under Attack

Release of PoC Exploit for New Drupal Flaw Once Again Puts Sites Under Attack
April 26, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Only a few hours after the Drupal team releases latest updates to fix a new remote code execution flaw in its content management system s...

Third Critical Drupal Flaw Discovered—Patch Your Sites Immediately

Third Critical Drupal Flaw Discovered—Patch Your Sites Immediately
April 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
Damn! You have to update your Drupal websites. Yes, of course once again—literally it’s the third time in last 30 days. As notified ...

Police Shut Down World's Biggest 'DDoS-for-Hire' Service–Admins Arrested

Police Shut Down World's Biggest 'DDoS-for-Hire' Service–Admins Arrested
April 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
In a major hit against international cybercriminals, the Dutch police have taken down the world's biggest DDoS-for-hire service that ...

Another Critical Flaw Found In Drupal Core—Patch Your Sites Immediately

Another Critical Flaw Found In Drupal Core—Patch Your Sites Immediately
April 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to update your Drupal websites, once again. For the second time within a month , Drupal has been found vulnerable to anot...

Finland's 3rd Largest Data Breach Exposes 130,000 Users' Plaintext Passwords

Finland's 3rd Largest Data Breach Exposes 130,000 Users' Plaintext Passwords
April 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Over 130,000 Finnish citizens have had their credentials compromised in what appears to be third largest data breach ever faced by the co...

Remote Execution Flaw Threatens Apps Built Using Spring Framework — Patch Now

Remote Execution Flaw Threatens Apps Built Using Spring Framework — Patch Now
April 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered three vulnerabilities in the Spring Development Framework, one of which is a critical remote code ex...

Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies
February 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ran...

D-Link MEA Site Caught Running Cryptocurrency Mining Script—Or Was It Hacked?

D-Link MEA Site Caught Running Cryptocurrency Mining Script—Or Was It Hacked?
November 01, 2017Wang Wei
Last month the popular torrent website The Pirate Bay caused some uproar by adding a Javascript-based cryptocurrency miner to its site w...

Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack

Yahoo Hacked Once Again! Quietly Warns Affected Users About New Attack
February 15, 2017Mohit Kumar
Has Yahoo rebuilt your trust again? If yes, then you need to think once again, as the company is warning its users of another hack. L...

Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site

Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site
February 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In what considered to be the largest system hack in the country's history and a massive attack on the financial sector, several banks...

Critical WordPress REST API Bug: Prevent Your Blog From Being Hacked!

Critical WordPress REST API Bug: Prevent Your Blog From Being Hacked!
February 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last week, WordPress patched three security flaws, but just yesterday the company disclosed about a nasty then-secret zero-day vulnerabil...

Over 199,500 Websites Are Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug

Over 199,500 Websites Are Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug
January 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's more than two and half years since the discovery of the critical OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability , but the flaw is still alive as ...

Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable

Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable
January 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has been appointed as a cyber security advisor for the President-elect Donald Trump, but...

Phone-Hacking Firm Cellebrite Got Hacked; 900GB Of Data Stolen

Phone-Hacking Firm Cellebrite Got Hacked; 900GB Of Data Stolen
January 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The company that sells digital forensics and mobile hacking tools to others has itself been hacked. Israeli firm Cellebrite , the popul...

Update — Hacker Claims to Have Hacked the FBI, But It Wasn't

Update — Hacker Claims to Have Hacked the FBI, But It Wasn't
January 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
Update: A hacker yesterday claimed to have hacked the FBI's website running on Plone CMS, but it seems it wasn't hacked using an...

Critical PHPMailer Flaw leaves Millions of Websites Vulnerable to Remote Exploit

Critical PHPMailer Flaw leaves Millions of Websites Vulnerable to Remote Exploit
December 26, 2016Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in PHPMailer , which is one of the most popular open source PHP libraries to send emails use...

Websites of Indian Embassy in 7 Countries Hacked; Database Leaked Online

Websites of Indian Embassy in 7 Countries Hacked; Database Leaked Online
November 06, 2016Mohit Kumar
Indian embassy websites in seven different countries have been hacked, and attackers have leaked personal data, including full name, resi...

Shadow Brokers reveals list of Servers Hacked by the NSA

Shadow Brokers reveals list of Servers Hacked by the NSA
October 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The hacker group calling itself the Shadow Brokers, who previously claimed to have leaked a portion of the NSA’s hacking tools and explo...