Latest Hacking News Podcast #91

Cisco to buy Duo for $2.34 billion, DEF CON kids election hacking contest and MikroTik Routers cryptocurrency miner infection on episode 91 of our daily podcast. Todays Agenda is as follows: Cisco to Buy...

Cr3dOv3r – Free Password Reuse Attack Tool

Cr3dOv3r is an open source tool that helps in finding credentials reuse attack for any specific email address.  The tool makes use of the ‘haveibeenpwned’ API to find the possible leaks...

BitPaymer Ransomware Attack: Alaskan Borough Employees Forced To Use Typewriters

After suffering a BitPaymer ransomware attack, Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) borough employees in the state of Alaska were essentially forced back into the past by having to utilize old typewriters to carry out...

Jersey Mike’s Warns Customers To Reset Passwords

Jersey Mike’s Subs’ recent emails to its customers have made them suspicious of a cyber attack. The firm has warned its customers to ensure their accounts’ security and has asked them...

Google Play Yanks Android Apps Carrying Windows Malware

A total of 45 different Android apps were recently removed by Google from the company’s Play Store after it discovered that the applications were carrying malicious Windows .exe (executable) files, according...

New Miner – PowerGhost Fileless Cryptominer Targets Corporate Networks.

The experts at Kaspersky security lab have identified a new miner. This comes at the time when the cryptocurrency rush is booming, which has brought about a corresponding spike in the...

Hackers Earned $5.9 Million As Ransom Through SamSam Ransomware Attacks

Though SamSam has been around for quite some time, we haven’t had a chance to find out many details about it. This crafty malware has created a lot of panic among...

REDDIT Security Breach: User Data Stolen

Today, Reddit reported to its users that a number of its systems had been breached by a hacker and that user data was accessed. The data that was compromised in the...

Latest Hacking News Podcast #90

Reddit data breach, alleged FIN7 members charged and Facebook’s Chief Security Officer announces departure on episode 90 of our daily podcast. Todays Agenda is as follows: Reddit Data Breach US Charges Three FIN7 Members Facebook Security...

ZombieBoy: New Crypto-Mining Malware Exploits Multiple CVEs

A new cryptomining malware called Zombieboy is on the prowl. Recently, this new addition to the cryptomining dynasty has clocked in at $1,000 per month. James Quinn, an independent security researcher investigated...

Yale University Data Breach Discovered 10 Years After It Occurred

Recently, Yale University discovered a security breach that supposedly targeted the university back in 2008-2009. The investigations that this Yale University data breach exposed personal details as well as Social Security...

iOS Phishing Scam Targets iPhone Users By Directing Them To Fake ‘Apple Care’

It seems scammers are geared up to target Apple users. Within a month of a previous issue, we hear of another massive campaign targeting iPhone users. But this time, it is...

HP Announced Bug Bounty Program To Improve Its Printers Security

Bug bounty programs are a great initiative to recognize cybersecurity researchers for their efforts to highlight bugs in various platforms. Acknowledging this rewarding scheme, and realizing the vulnerabilities associated with printers,...

UnityPoint Health Suffers Another Data Breach Affecting 1.4 Million Patients

A few months ago, we told you about a data breach at UnityPoint Health that affected 16,400 patients. The breach resulted from a phishing attack on the employees’ email accounts. Though...

John McAfee Announces $100K Bounty To Anyone Who Can Hack His BitFi Wallet

Amidst the recent wave of crypto hacks, John McAfee gave a brave challenge to crypto hackers. It is because of the tempting offer that he has captured the news world for...

Dixons Carphone Data Breach Update: Number Of Those Affected Rises To 10 Million

Last month, we advised you about a data breach at Dixons Carphone Warehouse. The company originally suspected that the breach had affected 1.2 million customer’s records having non-financial data. However, the...

Latest Hacking News Podcast #89

DHS’s new cybersecurity center, Dixons Carphone data breach much worse than reported and the first printer bug bounty program on episode 89 of our daily podcast. Todays Agenda is as follows: DHS Establishes Center for...

Underminer Exploit Kit Spreading Bootkits and Cryptocurrency Miners

A new Underminer exploit kit releases a bootkit which, in turn, causes the system’s boot sectors to become infected. Trend Micro researchers found this new exploit kit that they have dubbed Underminer...

Does Your Antivirus Software Work? – How To Test it Securely

In a world bombarded with malware threats, you never know what’s lurking around the corner. Viruses are always looking for an opportunity for finding a way into your computer system. Any...

Vietnamese Crypto Sky Mining CEO Disappears With $35 Million

Regardless of how often those involved in the industry try to persuade us on the increasing stability of cryptocurrency, the recurrent crypto hacks and suspicious incidents still hint towards the volatility...

Data Breach At UK Ecommerce Websites Exposed 1.4 Million Customers’ Records

Reportedly, 1.4 million customers’ records were exposed to hackers as a result of a data breach at UK ecommerce service provider. The affected brands include popular names such as Jaded London,...

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Travis Kalanick Resigns As The CEO Of Uber

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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