Cyber Security News (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 klkviral.org, that listed 55,851 Snapchat accounts, along with their usernames and passwords. Not... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (17th February 2018)

A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac Millions of peoples use Apple iPhone in India, if you are one of them then bad news for you. Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (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 →

Cyber Security News (15th February 2018)

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities Monthly security update for February 2018 has been released by Microsoft which addressing a total of 50 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, web browsers and other products.  According to the Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, fourteen of the securities updates are listed as... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (14th February 2018)

Hackers Exploit 'Telegram Messenger' Zero-Day Flaw to Spread Malware Telegram is a non-profit cloud-based instant messaging service. Telegram client apps are available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows NT, macOS and Linux. Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. If you are using this app keep your... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (13th February 2018)

Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies In the last few years there was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ransomware, and now the trend has shifted towards injecting scripts into sites to mine cryptocurrencies. According to the latest report,... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (12th February 2018)

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. More than 74.6 Million websites are running on WordPress. The researcher has disclosed several vulnerabilities in WordPress.  WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34 vulnerabilities, but... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (8th February 2018)

Abhishek Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan's Twitter account was on Wednesday hacked by pro-Pakistani Turkish cyber army Ayyildiz Tim, which had earlier hacked veteran actor Anupam Kher's Twitter account. As a result of the hacking, the verification tick on Abhishek's Twitter account vanished, and his cover photograph featured a missile that read... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (7th February 2018)

Critical Flaw in Grammarly Spell Checker Could Let Attackers Steal Your Data Grammarly is an app that automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in writing. Grammarly’s algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, wordiness, style, punctuation, and even plagiarism. According to Google Project Zero... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (6th February 2018)

Unpatched DoS Flaw Could Help Anyone Take Down WordPress Websites Another vulnerability discovered by Israeli security researcher Barak Tawily, in WordPress.  According to the latest report, a simple yet serious application-level denial of service (DoS) vulnerability has been discovered in WordPress CMS platform that could allow anyone to take down most WordPress websites.  The vulnerability... Continue Reading →

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