Kaspersky tipped off US about the contractor who stole NSA data

According to a report published by Politico, Kaspersky Lab helped the National Security Agency (NSA) identify the contractor who stole classified NSA documents and was charged for the crime in...

It only takes a Skype Call to Unlock an Android Handset

A 19-year old bug hunter has identified a flaw in the Android version of Microsoft’s Skype app, which is exploited can help the attacker access various app functions without needing...

Zerodium is paying $2 million for Apple iOS remote jailbreak

Zerodium, an infosec and premium zero-day acquisition platform known for selling zero-day exploits to governments has announced that it will be paying a huge amount of money to buy iOS remote jailbreak...

NSA to release free reverse engineering tool GHIDRA at RSAConference

WikiLeaks Fame Reverse Engineering Tool GHIDRA to be Released in March.GHIDRA is a reverse engineering tool developed by the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA). According to reports, this framework...

Thousands of Internet connected hot tubs vulnerable to remote attacks

Weak security practices have rendered IoT devices vulnerable to hacking and all sorts of cyber-attacks. According to the research from a Buckinghamshire-based security group Pen Test Partners, hot tubs can...

Town of Salem data breach: Personal data of 7.6M gamers stolen

Over 7.6 million players have been impacted by a massive data breach suffered by the well-known browser-based role-playing game “Town of Salem.” BlankMediaGames, the owner of the game, has confirmed...

2018’s Top hacks and data breaches

The year 2018 is now a thing of the past yet it has established a memory that will haunt victims of biggest data breaches and hacking incidents for years. Today, we will be...

MobSTSPY Android spyware found in legit looking apps on Play Store

Spyware and Google have shared a pretty close relationship of late and the recent discovery from researchers at Trend Micro further establishes the fact that no matter how hard Google...

The Advantages of a More Secure and Safer Blockchain

Blockchain technology has many uses and advantages over other types of ledger-based technology. One aspect of blockchain technology that is especially valuable today is the ability to securely and safely...

How to Turn Your IT Skills into a Business

If you are the go-to person for family and friends’ IT problems, the thought may have crossed your mind to use your skills to start a business. Almost all small...

Irish tram system website hacked; held for 1 BTC ransom

The official website of Luas, a tram and light rail system in Dublin, Ireland was hacked on Thursday, January 3rd after a hacker defaced its homepage and left a message demanding...

Dark Overlord hackers publish first batch of “secret” 9/11 files

The Dark Overlord hackers have fulfilled their promise and published the first batch of decryption keys for 650 documents in a 70 megabytes file related to the 9/11 attacks. Initially, the group had...

Abine Blur Password Manager exposed data of 2.4M users

The password manager exposed the data due to a misconfigured S3 bucket.The Blur privacy and password management service developer Abine has issued a security notice this Monday stating that a...

Google fixes critical vulnerability in Chrome for Android after 3 years

A three-year-old security vulnerability in Google Chrome for Android has finally been fixed by Google. It is quite surprising that the tech giant took so long to fix a flaw...

EU launches Bug Bounty program for 14 free open-source products

The European Union (EU) will be offering bug bounty rewards for the 14 open-source products that it uses. The EU’s Member of Parliament Julia Reda announced that the European Commission...

Hackers play PewDiePie ad on thousands of hacked Chromecasts & Smart TVs

Hackers behind the hacking spree are urging users to change their router settings and subscribe to PewDiePie’s YouTube.Last month, it was reported that a group of hackers compromised thousands of printers around...

Dark Overlord hackers vow to leak 9/11 related data stolen from law firm

On Monday when the whole world was gearing up to celebrate New Year’s Eve hackers from The Dark Overlord group made astonishing claims that they stole a trove of data...

Major US newspapers suffer malware attack; printing & delivery affected

It is believed that the malware attack was carried out from outside the United States.The Los Angeles Times suffered a malware attack earlier this Saturday that disrupted printing and delivery...

Researchers exploit Vein-based authentication system using a wax hand

Biometric authentication is currently a widely used option for maintaining the security of devices and systems. With the emergence of vein-based authentication, biometric verification has moved beyond facial recognition and...

Hackers steal personal details of 1,000 North Korean Defectors

The data breach against North Korean Defectors came after hackers targeted computer at Resettling agency.Private data of approx. 1,000 North Korean Defectors present in the South have been exposed in...

Hackers steal credit card data of 14,579 BevMo customers

A warning has been issued by the Concord, California-based alcoholic beverages retailer BevMo informing its customers about a data breach that its online store experienced between 2 August and 26...

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Snapdeal Terminates 600 Employees, Founders Take 100% Paycut

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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