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Hackers bypassed Gmail & Yahoo’s 2FA to target US officials

The attack was carried out by Iran-backed charming kitten hackers and victims include dozens of US government officials.Private emails of US sanctions officials and nuclear scientists have been breached by Iranian...

Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8M users to third-party developers

Another day, another privacy breach – This time, the social media giant Facebook has announced that a bug in its Photo API exposed private photos of over 6.8 million users...

IT consultancy firm caught running ransomware decryption scam

Ransomware has become a persistent threat to users globally but for cybercriminals, it is a lucrative business. Recently, IT security researchers at Check Point unearthed a sophisticated ransomware decryption scam in...

Personal & banking data of 120 million Brazilians leaked online

The Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CPFs) is a taxpayer registry identification for Brazilians – In this case, 120 million CPFs were exposed online.The IT security researchers at InfoArmor’s Advanced Threat Intelligence team...

A critical bug in Microsoft left 400M accounts exposed

A bug bounty hunter from India, Sahad Nk who works forSafetyDetective, a cybersecurity firm, has received a reward from Microsoft for uncovering and reporting a series of critical vulnerabilities in...

Lenovo to pay $7.3m for installing adware in 750,000 laptops

In 2015, Beijing based laptop manufacturer and seemingly reliable technology company Lenovo made headlines that its 750,000 laptops had pre-installed adware called VisualDiscovery developed by Superfish.The adware played a vital...

Streaming site 123movies has been shut down

On March 19th, the world’s most popular pirate streaming website 123movies which is also known as 123movieshub and GoMovies announced that it is shutting down its operation, meaning that it will...

An critical bug in Microsoft left 400M accounts exposed

A bug bounty hunter from India, Sahad Nk who works forSafetyDetective, a cybersecurity firm, has received a reward from Microsoft for uncovering and reporting a series of critical vulnerabilities in...

Nasty Android malware found stealing its victims’ PayPal funds

Another day, another Android malware – This time, according to the latest findings of ESET’s IT security researchers, there is a new malware in Google Play Store that hijacks PayPal...

PlayStation Classic hacked to become platform-free console

Retro remake consoles are the preferred targets of hackers and their latest victim is Sony’s PlayStation Classic. According to reports, the security of PlayStation Classic is substantially affected by weak...

Apps on smartphones are selling and sharing our location data 24/7

It’s no surprise that the apps we download on our smartphones are tracking our movements and also transferring the information to third parties without our consent. Last year it was...

Google Plus hit by another breach – Data of 52.5M users exposed

Google Plus has been hit by yet another bug forcing the company to shut down the social media site earlier than previously anticipated.In October this year, Google revealed that a bug was present...

Toyota’s PASTA- A car hacking tool to enhance automobile cybersecurity

A team of security researchers working for the renowned automobile maker Toyota have developed a new car hacking tool. Dubbed as PASTA (Portable Automotive Security Testbed), it is an open...

235 members of dark web money counterfeiting gang busted

The Dark Web has become a thriving hub of all sorts of criminal activities from selling illegal drugs to the distribution of ransomware and running child porn platforms. To tackle...

22 malware infected apps on Play Store found draining phone’s battery

Another day, another malware targeting Android users – This time, 22 apps have been removed from the Play Store after security researchers found malware draining user phone’s battery and also...

Hackers conducting botnet attacks through 20k hacked WordPress sites

A newly published research from Defiant, a WordPress security firm, reveals that there is a botnet hunting for WordPress sites using over 20,000 already compromised WordPress sites. As the new...

DuckDuckGo study claims Google Incognito searches are not private

Google offers customized search results even in Incognito Mode, study.DuckDuckGo claims that Google’s search results aren’t just based on your location data and previous searches normally but also when you...

Another MongoDB database exposes personal data of 66M users

Another day, another data breach – This time, the IT security researcher at HackenProof have discovered a massive trove of personal data of over 66 million users exposed online due...

6 Critical Website Elements You Need to Review

Just like a car needs regular maintenance, your business’s website needs a review to ensure that it is performing to the best of its capabilities. Whether you have noticed a...

415,000 routers infected by cryptomining malware – Prime target MikroTik

According to a new report, around 415,000 routers throughout the world are infected with malware having the potential to steal computer resources and discreetly mine for the cryptocurrency. The campaign...

New AI tool aims to make CAPTCHA a thing of the past

Text-based options for verification purposes on websites and other digital forums are going to be a thing of the past, that too, pretty soon. So, get ready to identify objects...