Category: News

This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become an albatross around everyone’s neck, targeting...

Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

A group of highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the personal Android phones of...

Google Discloses Windows Vulnerability That Microsoft Fails To Patch, Again!

Microsoft is once again facing embarrassment for not patching a vulnerability on time. Yes, Google’s Project Zero team has once again...

A Typo in Zerocoin’s Source Code helped Hackers Steal ZCoins worth $585,000

Are you a programmer? If yes, then you would know the actual pain of… «forgetting a semicolon,» the hide and seek champion since 1958....

President Donald Trump’s Website Hacked; Defaced By Iraqi Hacker

During the 2016 presidential election campaign, we reported about how insecure was the mail servers operated by the Trump organization that...

Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

After targeting Windows-based computers over the past few years, hackers are now shifting their interest to Macs as well. The emergence of...

Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site

In what considered to be the largest system hack in the country’s history and a massive attack on the financial sector, several banks in...

Smart TV Maker Fined $2.2 Million For Spying on Its 11 Million Users

Your government is spying on you! Businesses are spying on you! Your phone and browser are constantly spying on you! Even your TV is spying...

New “Fileless Malware” Targets Banks and Organizations Spotted in the Wild

More than a hundred banks and financial institutions across the world have been infected with a dangerous sophisticated, memory-based...

Thousands of WordPress Sites Hacked Using Recently Disclosed Vulnerability

Last week, we reported about a critical zero-day flaw in WordPress that was silently patched by the company before hackers have had their...

Radio Stations Hacked to Play «F**k Donald Trump» on Repeat Across the Country

It’s just two weeks into the Trump presidency, but his decisions have caused utter chaos around the country. One such order signed by the...

Popular PlayStation and Xbox Gaming Forums Hacked; 2.5 Million Users” Data Leaked

Do you own an account on one of the two hugely popular PlayStation and Xbox gaming forums? Your details may have been exposed, as it has...

WhatsApp may let you Recall Sent Messages and Track Friends Location in Realtime

Are you the victim of sending awkward WhatsApp messages to your friends, families, and colleagues while you’re drunk? No need to panic...

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

Last week, WordPress patched three security flaws, but just yesterday the company disclosed about a nasty then-secret zero-day...

Hackers Offering Money to Company Insiders in Return for Confidential Data

The insider threat is the worst nightmare for a company, as the employees can access company’s most sensitive data without having to...

Police Arrested Suspected Hacker Who Hacked the “Hacking Team”

Remember the Hacker who hacked Hacking Team? In 2015, a hacker named Phineas Fisher hacked Hacking Team – the Italy-based spyware company...

Check If Your Netgear Router is also Vulnerable to this Password Bypass Flaw

Again bad news for consumers with Netgear routers: Netgear routers hit by another serious security vulnerability, but this time more than...

Breach Database Site “LeakedSource” Goes Offline After Alleged Police Raid

The biggest mistake companies make with data security is leaving all their secrets unprotected at one place, which if attacked, they are...

Ransomware Hijacks Hotel Smart Keys to Lock Guests Out of their Rooms

What’s the worst that could happen when a Ransomware hits a Hotel? Recently, hundreds of guests of a luxurious hotel in Austria were...

Police Arrest 5 Cyber Thieves Who Stole 3.2 Million From ATMs Using Malware

Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Russia have arrested five members of an international cyber criminal gang for stealing $3.2...

Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining tool turns Computers into Zcash Mining Machines

Since its launch over a month ago, new virtual currency Zcash (ZEC) has become a significant way for cybercrooks to make money by infecting...

More Firmware Backdoor Found In Cheap Android Phones

Here’s some bad news for Android users again. Certain low-cost Android smartphones and tablets are shipped with malicious firmware, which...

President Obama Orders “Full Review” of Possible Russian hacking in US Election

In his final month in office, President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a «full review» of pre-election...

How to Protect All Your Internet-Connected Home Devices From Hackers

How many Internet-connected devices do you have in your home? I am surrounded by around 25 such devices. It’s not just your PC,...

Tor Project Releases Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2

The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online –...

Europol arrests 34 Teenagers for using DDoS Attack Tools

Europol has announced that the law enforcement agencies from 13 countries around the globe have arrested 34 users of Distributed Denial of...

Beware of New Celebrity Sex Tape (Scam) Leaked on Facebook!

If you came across a celebrity sex video on Facebook featuring Jessica Alba or any other celebrity, just avoid clicking it. Another...

Uber Now Tracks Your Location Even After Your Ride

Uber was in controversies at the mid of this year for monitoring the battery life of its users, as the company believed that its users were...

This Ransomware Unlocks Your Files For Free If You Infect Others

Is your PC infected with Ransomware? Either pay the ransom amount to the attacker or spread the infection further to get the decryption...

Yahoo Flaw Allowed Hackers to Read Anyone’s Emails

Yahoo has patched a critical security vulnerability in its Mail service that could have allowed an attacker to spy on any Yahoo user’s...