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Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site

Hacker Arrested after Exposing Flaws in Elections Site

May 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
A security researcher responsibly disclosed vulnerabilities in the poorly secured web domains of a Florida county elections, but he ended...
Warning — Widely Popular ImageMagick Tool Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution

Warning — Widely Popular ImageMagick Tool Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution

May 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A serious zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in ImageMagick , a widely popular software tool used by a large number of websites ...
Hacker Installed a Secret Backdoor On Facebook Server to Steal Passwords

Hacker Installed a Secret Backdoor On Facebook Server to Steal Passwords

April 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How to Hack Facebook? That’s the most commonly asked question during this decade. It’s a hacker dream to hack Facebook website for ea...
Journalist Matthew Keys gets 2-Year Prison term for helping Anonymous Hackers

Journalist Matthew Keys gets 2-Year Prison term for helping Anonymous Hackers

April 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Former Reuters journalist Matthew Keys , who was convicted last year of helping the Anonymous group of hackers, has been sentenced to 24...
Warning — Linux Mint Website Hacked and ISOs replaced with Backdoored Operating System

Warning — Linux Mint Website Hacked and ISOs replaced with Backdoored Operating System

February 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Are you also the one who downloaded Linux Mint on February 20th? You may have been Infected! Linux Mint is one of the best and popul...
Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...
Joomla 3.4.5 patches Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

Joomla 3.4.5 patches Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

October 22, 2015Khyati Jain
Joomla – one of the most popular open source Content Management System (CMS) software packages, has reportedly patched three critical v...
Bitcoin Cloud Mining Service Hacked; Database On Sale for Just 1 Bitcoin

Bitcoin Cloud Mining Service Hacked; Database On Sale for Just 1 Bitcoin

July 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Bitcoin Cloud Mining service Cloudminr.io has been hacked and its whole users database is on sale for 1 Bitcoin . The unknown hacke...
Gaana.com Hacked, 10 Million Users' Details Exposed

Gaana.com Hacked, 10 Million Users' Details Exposed

May 28, 2015Mohit Kumar
Gaana.com -- One of India's most popular music streaming service with more than 10 Million registered users and 7.5 Million monthl...
Drupal Patches Critical Password-Reset Vulnerability

Drupal Patches Critical Password-Reset Vulnerability

March 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Drupal , one of the widely used open source content management system is recommending its users to update their software to the latest v...
MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

March 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
About two weeks back, over 40,000 organizations running MongoDB were found unprotected and vulnerable to hackers. Now, once again the u...
Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

Hackers leak 13,000 Passwords Of Amazon, Walmart and Brazzers Users

December 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Hackers claiming affiliation with the hacktivist group "Anonymous" have allegedly leaked more than 13,000 username and passwor...
N.Korea' Kim Jong Un Cartoon Appears on The Pirate Bay, HACKED or SneakyHINT?

N.Korea' Kim Jong Un Cartoon Appears on The Pirate Bay, HACKED or SneakyHINT?

December 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Surprisingly, from yesterday a cartoon picture of the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) name...
Syrian Electronic Army Hacks UK based Media Websites

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks UK based Media Websites

November 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) , a pro-hacker group supposed to be aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has again gain media atte...
Yahoo Quickly Fixes SQL Injection Vulnerability Escalated to Remote Code Execution

Yahoo Quickly Fixes SQL Injection Vulnerability Escalated to Remote Code Execution

September 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Yahoo! was recently impacted by a critical web application vulnerabilities which left website's database and server vulnerable to ha...
Israeli Think Tank Compromised to Serve Sweet Orange Exploit Kit

Israeli Think Tank Compromised to Serve Sweet Orange Exploit Kit

September 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The official website of a prominent Israel-based, Middle East foreign policy-focused think tank, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs...
Jobvite Recruitment Service Website Vulnerable to Hackers

Jobvite Recruitment Service Website Vulnerable to Hackers

August 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Jobvite , a recruiting platform for the social web, is found vulnerable to the most common, but critical web application vulnerabilities...
Godzilla Hacker Takes Down Several Pakistani Government Websites

Godzilla Hacker Takes Down Several Pakistani Government Websites

August 01, 2014Wang Wei
While the rest of the world was engaged in cyber security and privacy, an Indian patriotic hacker targeted 43 major Pakistani Government off...
50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

50,000 Websites Hacked Through MailPoet WordPress Plugin Vulnerability

July 23, 2014Wang Wei
The users of WordPress, a free and open source blogging tool as well as content management system (CMS), that have a popular unpatched wordP...
Vulnerability in WPTouch WordPress Plugin Allows Hackers to Upload PHP backdoors

Vulnerability in WPTouch WordPress Plugin Allows Hackers to Upload PHP backdoors

July 15, 2014Mohit Kumar
If you own a mobile version for your Wordpress website using the popular WPtouch plugin, then you may expose to a critical vulnerability...