Data Security News Headlines 21st March 2018

Windows Remote Assistance Exploit Lets Hackers Steal Sensitive Files Windows Remote Assistance lets someone you trust take over your PC and fix a problem from wherever they are. According to the latest report, A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft's Windows Remote Assistance (Quick Assist) feature that affects all versions of Windows to date,... Continue Reading →


Data Security News Headlines 20th March 2018

Chinese hackers targeting WhatsApp to extract personal information: Indian Army The Indian Army has warned WhatsApp users to stay alert on the social media platform as the Army alleged that Chinese hackers are targeting Indian users to extract personal data. According to the Indian army research, Chinese are using many platforms to penetrate your digital... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 17th March 2018

Plugins for Popular Text Editors Could Help Hackers Gain Elevated Privileges A text editor is a type of computer program that edits plain text. The advanced text editors also offer users extensibility, allowing users to install and run third-party plugins to extend the editor's functionality and most importantly its scope. According to the latest report... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 16th March 2018

Pre-Installed Malware Found On 5 Million Popular Android Phones New day new malware but this time malware targeted 5 Million Popular Android Phones. According to the latest report a new malware called RottenSys, the malware that disguised as a 'System Wi-Fi service' app came pre-installed on millions of brand new smartphones manufactured by Honor, Huawei,... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 15th March 2018

  Air India’s Twitter Account Hacked by Suspected Turkish Group The official Twitter account of Indian carrier Air India was hacked by suspected Turkish hackers late midnight on Thursday, 15 March. After twitter hack the handle posted a series of tweets in Turkish and retweeted the handle - AyyıldızTim multiple times. The national carrier’s Twitter... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 14th March 2018

Update Samba Servers Immediately to Patch Password Reset and DoS Vulnerabilities Samba is a free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, and was originally developed by Andrew Tridgell. Samba maintainers have just released new versions of their networking software to patch two critical vulnerabilities that could allow unprivileged remote attackers to launch DOS attacks... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 19th February 2018

Credentials of more than 50k snapchat users in public domain A government official from Dorset in the United Kingdom had provided Snapchat with information about a recent attack on the company’s users: a publicly available list, embedded in a phishing website named, that listed 55,851 Snapchat accounts, along with their usernames and passwords. Not... Continue Reading →

Data Security News Headlines 16th February 2018

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys Bitmessage is a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to users. It uses strong authentication which means that the sender of a message cannot be spoof, and it aims to hide "non-content" data, like the sender and receiver of messages, from passive eavesdroppers... Continue Reading →

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