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Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

January 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute...
OnePlus Site’s Payment System Reportedly Hacked to Steal Credit Card Details

OnePlus Site’s Payment System Reportedly Hacked to Steal Credit Card Details

January 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
This year's first bad news for OnePlus users—a large number of OnePlus customers are reporting of fraudulent credit card transactions...
New Mirai Okiru Botnet targets devices running widely-used ARC Processors

New Mirai Okiru Botnet targets devices running widely-used ARC Processors

January 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
The cybersecurity threat landscape has never been more extensive and is most likely to grow exponentially in 2018. Although the origina...
Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts

Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts

January 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Almost three years after the massive leakage of high-profile celebrities' nude photos—well known as " The Fappening " or &q...
Warning: New Undetectable DNS Hijacking Malware Targeting Apple macOS Users

Warning: New Undetectable DNS Hijacking Malware Targeting Apple macOS Users

January 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
A security researcher has revealed details of a new piece of undetectable malware targeting Apple's Mac computers—reportedly first m...
New Intel AMT Security Issue Lets Hackers Gain Full Control of Laptops in 30 Seconds

New Intel AMT Security Issue Lets Hackers Gain Full Control of Laptops in 30 Seconds

January 12, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's been a terrible new-year-starting for Intel. Researchers warn of a new attack which can be carried out in less than 30 seconds...
Skype Finally Adds End-to-End Encryption for Private Conversations

Skype Finally Adds End-to-End Encryption for Private Conversations

January 11, 2018Mohit Kumar
Good news for Skype users who are concerned about their privacy. Microsoft is collaborating with popular encrypted communication company S...
macOS Malware Creator Charged With Spying on Thousands of PCs Over 13 Years

macOS Malware Creator Charged With Spying on Thousands of PCs Over 13 Years

January 10, 2018Mohit Kumar
The U.S. Justice Department unsealed 16-count indictment charges on Wednesday against a computer programmer from Ohio who is accused of ...
[Bug] macOS High Sierra App Store Preferences Can Be Unlocked Without a Password

[Bug] macOS High Sierra App Store Preferences Can Be Unlocked Without a Password

January 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Yet another password vulnerability has been uncovered in macOS High Sierra, which unlocks App Store System Preferences with any password ...
WhatsApp Flaw Could Allow 'Potential Attackers' to Spy On Encrypted Group Chats

WhatsApp Flaw Could Allow 'Potential Attackers' to Spy On Encrypted Group Chats

January 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A more dramatic revelation of 2018—an outsider can secretly eavesdrop on your private end-to-end encrypted group chats on WhatsApp and Si...
Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day

January 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
If you think that only CPU updates that address this year's major security flaws— Meltdown and Spectre —are the only ones you are adv...
Wi-Fi Alliance launches WPA3 protocol with new security features

Wi-Fi Alliance launches WPA3 protocol with new security features

January 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
The Wi-Fi Alliance has finally announced the long-awaited next generation of the wireless security protocol—Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3...
Critical Unpatched Flaws Disclosed In Western Digital 'My Cloud' Storage Devices

Critical Unpatched Flaws Disclosed In Western Digital 'My Cloud' Storage Devices

January 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered several severe vulnerabilities and a secret hard-coded backdoor in Western Digital's My Cloud NA...
[Guide] How to Protect Your Devices Against Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

[Guide] How to Protect Your Devices Against Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

January 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Recently uncovered two huge processor vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre have taken the whole world by storm, while vendors are...
Hundreds of GPS Location Tracking Services Leaving User Data Open to Hackers

Hundreds of GPS Location Tracking Services Leaving User Data Open to Hackers

January 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have unearthed multiple vulnerabilities in hundreds of GPS services that could enable attackers to expose a whole ho...
Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Affect Intel, ARM, AMD Processors

Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Affect Intel, ARM, AMD Processors

January 03, 2018Mohit Kumar
Unlike the initial reports suggested about Intel chips being vulnerable to some severe ‘memory leaking’ flaws, full technical details ab...
Huge Flaws Affect Nearly Every Modern Device; Patch Could Hit CPU Performance

Huge Flaws Affect Nearly Every Modern Device; Patch Could Hit CPU Performance

January 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
UPDATE: Researchers have finally disclosed complete technical details of two kernel side-channel attacks, Meltdown and Spectre — which af...
Critical Flaw Reported In phpMyAdmin Lets Attackers Damage Databases

Critical Flaw Reported In phpMyAdmin Lets Attackers Damage Databases

January 02, 2018Wang Wei
A critical security vulnerability has been reported in phpMyAdmin—one of the most popular applications for managing the MySQL database—wh...
Flaw In Major Browsers Allows 3rd-Party Scripts to Steal Your Saved Passwords

Flaw In Major Browsers Allows 3rd-Party Scripts to Steal Your Saved Passwords

January 01, 2018Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have uncovered how marketing companies have started exploiting an 11-year-old bug in browsers' built-in password...