Capita School Software Bug In UK Assigned Kids To Wrong Parents

A bug in school software developed by IT firm Capita has been assigning the wrong parents to kids at a school since December 2017. The company has come clean by sending...

Algonquin College Data Breach Exposed Details Of More Than 111,000 Individuals

Recently, we have reported how various firms exposed their customer’s data online due to vulnerabilities. One such recent example is the Telefonica data breach. This time, we came to know about...

Malwarebytes Report Highlights Including: GandCrab, Samsam & Crypto Mining

Conclusions from the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Q2, 2018 tactics and techniques report include: GandCrab is new king of ransomware, Cryptominers have hit a plateau, VPNFilter may be a sign of a new genre...

Top 10 vulnerable airports where your device can be hacked

The aviation industry is growing, thanks to millions of passengers traveling around the world. According to Statista, in 2017, 36.8 million flights were operated worldwide while the Bureau of Transportation Statistics revealed that...

Ransomware Attack at a U.S. Hospital – Why Healthcare Is An Easy Target

A hospital in the U.S. revealed that it has endured a ransomware attack. This digital assault happens to be the most recent in a series of incidents targeting the healthcare industry...

CarePartners Data Breach Update: Hackers Hold The Data To Ransom

Last month, CarePartners announced it faced a data breach. However at the time it did not explain any details about the incident nor any details about the hackers. However, this month,...

Latest Hacking News Podcast #80

Here we have episode 80 of our daily podcast. For daily updates you can subscribe: via iTunes here  Alternatively, if you would like to add the podcast to your Alexa flash briefings you can...

Google Fined $5.05 Billion By EU: Android Illegally Used Dominate Search

The European Commission has imposed a fine of $5.05 Billion for violating EU antitrust rules stating that Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android Device manufacturers to install Google Search app...

US Voting Machines Vendor Admits Installing Remote Access Software

The USA’s top voting machine manufacturer has admitted that their company has installed a remote access software in their election management systems over the period of six years which is now...

Ubisoft Games Hit by Massive DDoS Attacks

France based video game publisher Ubisoft suffered a series of massive DDoS attacks (distributed denial-of-service). As a result, several Ubisoft gaming servers including Ghost Recon Wildlands, For Honor and Far Cry 5...

Woman charged for hacking & leaking private pictures of Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez, a well-known celebrity pop star, is in the news for getting her email hacked that led to the exposure of her personal pictures on the internet. A 21-year old...

Blackeye – A Free Phishing Tool

So what is this phishing tool all about? Blackeye is tool scripted in shell to perform phishing attack inside and outside LAN combined with ngrok. It can be used for social engineering related...

Verodin Secures $21 Million Investment For Security Instrumentation Platform

On Tuesday, Verodin, a company in Virginia that helps other organizations assess how effective their cybersecurity controls are, announced that it raised $21 million dollars in a Series B funding round. Bessemer...

America’s largest diagnostics service LabCorp suffers massive data breach

Private records of millions of patients could be at risk following the breach.Security experts have been warning about expected cyber-attacks on healthcare industry since last year’s huge hack-attack on Florida based...

Venmo Users Purchase History Available Publicly

Due to lack of privacy protections a Venmo user’s purchase history can be publicly visible to the internet – everything from their eating habits and awkward arguments over payments to drug...

New Type of DDoS Attackers Reinvigorating Web’s Oldest Nemesis

A new type of attacker is reinvigorating the web’s oldest nemesis. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks focused on taking down websites by overwhelming their domains using specified application infrastructure with immense...

Opera Browser Update: Install Extensions Directly From Chrome Store

Opera has released a beta version of the browser which allows the users to install Chrome extensions directly from the Google Chrome Store with just a click. Before this the users...

Latest Hacking News Podcast #79

Here we have episode 79 of our daily podcast. For daily updates you can subscribe: via iTunes here  Alternatively, if you would like to add the podcast to your Alexa flash briefings you can...

Millions of Telefonica customers’ data exposed after security breach

Telefonica, a telecom operator based in Spain, has become a victim of a security breach after hackers managed to exploit a vulnerability that led to the exposure of private data of...

How to Teach Your Employees About Cybersecurity

In the modern world, threats to security are no longer just physical. In fact, cybersecurity has now become one of the most important parts to keep a business and its employees...

Luminosity RAT author pleads guilty to creating & selling hacking tool

In February this year, we informed our readers about the unceremonious closure met by the infamous hacking tool Luminosity RAT at the hands of law enforcement authorities from Australia, Europe, and...

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Gorakhpur Gets Its First Co working Space.

Cryptocurrencies saw a sudden rise in the recent times. At present, there are atleast ten popular digital currencies that are ruling the virtual currency...

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