Cyber Security News (29th June 2018)

1.  Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users Data Exposed Facebook was in controversies earlier this year over a quiz app that sold data of 87 million users to a political consultancy firm, who reportedly helped Donald Trump win the US presidency in 2016.Now, a different third-party quiz app, called NameTests, found exposing data... Continue Reading →

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Cyber Security News (28th June 2018)

Unpatched WordPress file deletion vulnerability could allow site takeover and code execution Seven months ago, security experts discovered a critical file deletion vulnerability that affects all WordPress versions, currently, the issue is still unpatched. The vulnerability could be exploited to complete takeover of the websites running the popular CMS and gain arbitrary code execution. An... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (27th June 2018)

PBot adware spams ads & installs cryptominer on Windows PCs           The IT security researchers at Kaspersky have discovered an adware written in Python language targeting Windows-based computers. Dubbed PBot (PythonBot) by researchers; the adware not only spams an infected computer with advertisements but also installs cryptocurrency miner and ad extensions in the browser – This... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (26th June 2018)

Thousands of Mobile Apps Expose Their Unprotected Firebase Hosted Databases. Google’s Firebase service is one of the most popular back-end development platforms for mobile and web applications that offers developers a cloud-based database, which stores data in JSON format and synced it in the real-time with all connected clients. Mobile security researchers have discovered unprotected... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (25th June 2018)

6 men arrested for ATM phishing in Coimbatore Six men were arrested for ATM skimming and phishing in Coimbatore. ATM skimming is a type of fraud which occurs when an ATM is compromised by a skimming device, a card reader which can be disguised to look like a part of the machine. The card reader... Continue Reading →

Cyber Security News (21st June 2018)

Google Developer Discovers a Critical Bug in Modern Web Browsers The Google researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in modern web browsers that could have allowed websites you visit to steal the sensitive content of your online accounts from other websites that you have logged-in the same browser. According to the Jake Archibald, developer advocate... Continue Reading →

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