Tag Archives: Hacker News

Ubuntu’s Forums Hacked, Over 2 Million User Credentials Leaked

Popular Derbian-based Linux operating system (OS) Ubuntu’s user forums have been hacked with over two million user details leaked online.  It includes Usernames, Email addresses, IP addresses. Ubuntu is one of the the most popular Linux distribution systems used for PCs, smartphones and network servers. . According to Canonical Ltd which makes the OS says There has been… Read More »

Data Breach on Datadog Servers, Asked to Change Passwords

The software-as-a-service monitoring and analytics platform company Datadog has faced a massive attack on their servers. Due to this attack, Hackers breached their servers and a user credential database. Datadog has high profile clients including Facebook, Spotify, Citrix and others has strongly suggested that customers initiate password resets in efforts to err on the side… Read More »

New Backdoor Allows Full Access to Mac Systems – Bitdefender Security

Security researchers team from Bitdefender has discovered a new critical malware affecting Mac OS X machines that grants attackers full remote access to the computer, as well as stealing data and hijacking the user’s webcam. They have published a detailed report for the explanation, how it works with apple systems. Researchers team from Bitdefender reported Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor within a malicious… Read More »

20 Million Irancell Customers Data Leaked via Telegram Bot : Hacker Arrested

19-year-old IT graduate  hacker has been arrested by Law enforcers team in Iran. They charged him for leaking personal data belonging to 20m ‘MTN Irancell‘ customers in an elaborate scheme orchestrated with the help of the smartphone application Telegram. Fars news agency reported the incident took place on Telegram message app when a @MTNProBot appeared on… Read More »

LizardStresser Botnets Using IOT (Internet of Things) to Launch DDoS Attacks

LizardStresser is a botnet originally written by the infamous Lizard Squad DDoS group. The source code was released publicly in early 2015, an act that encouraged aspiring DDoS actors to build their own botnets. Now a number of criminals are using the same botnet to target and hijack Internet of Things (IoT) devices to launch… Read More »

Malware Attack On Facebook, It Affects 10,000 Users

According to the security researcher team of Kaspersky Lab, A malware attack is targeting Facebook users, which affected around 10,000 users in just two days. Between 24 and 27 June, thousands of Facebook users received messages from a “friend”, claiming to have mentioned them on Facebook. The message was in reality, issued by hackers to launch… Read More »

Oculus CEO’s Twitter account Hacked , Announces Himself as CEO

Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe‘s  twitters account hacked on Wednesday. After Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai, Twitter’s ex-CEO Dick Costolo, and Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg,Brendan Iribe has become latest victim in a long line of tech moguls who have had their social media accounts hacked over the past few weeks. After Hacking of Iribe’s Twitter account, Hacker… Read More »

Critical Flaws Exposed on Symantec Products to Remote Attacks

Multiple critical security vulnerabilities have been discovered in a range of Symantec products by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, which includes major consumer of enterprise releases such as Norton Security, Endpoint Protection and legacy offerings such as Norton anti-virus. This bug is affecting Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. According to security researchers The flaws don’t… Read More »

Facebook’s Bug – Hackers Can Delete Any Video From Facebook Comments

Indian security researcher, Pranav Hivarekar reported critical security flaw on Facebook’s new video comment feature. Using this flaw Hivarekar  was able to delete any video of his choice by abusing this logic flaw. He reported the flaw to Facebook and they immediately fixed the flaw. Facebook recently launched it’s new feature, now users can post a video… Read More »

UBER Hacked – Uber Promo-Codes Available For Free Rides

An Independent Security Researcher and Information Security Consultant Mohamed M.Fouad  based from Egypt has discovered a critical vulnerability in Uber app. In this vulnerability attacker can user brute force attack to get valid promo codes with the high amount of up to $25,000 for more than one free rides. The “promo codes brute-force attack” vulnerability is discovered… Read More »