Tag Archives: Hacking Update

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Several Computers in 99 Countries

Security researchers found a ransomware called “WannaCry” or “Wanna Decryptor” is a type of ransomware which spreads from machine to machine silently and remains invisible to users until it unveils itself, Which then warns users that all their files have been encrypted with a key known only to the attacker and that they will belocked… Read More »

Samsung Pay Token Flaw Allows Hackers to do Fraud Transactions??

Security researcher has discovered several security issues in the Samsung Pay mobile payment service, It includes a vulnerability in Samsung Pay mobile service that can be exploited to make fraudulent transactions. Samsung Pay service provide users a digital wallet where they can keep their plastic credit, debit, gift, loyalty and membership cards. When customers want… Read More »

Malware Attack : Pokemon Go fake Android App Automatically Clicks on Porn Ads

Cybercriminals are making target to mobile users using a new malware. They have created a new fake application for Pokemon Go. It is a Android lock screen malware, posing as a fake app for the popular mobile game, has been uncovered. According to IT security company ESET The application lures victims into installing it onto their… Read More »

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 »

Secret Voice Commands in YouTube Videos Could Hijack Your Smartphone

Security researchers disclosed a critical security flaw in Youtube Videos, by using this critical flaw hackers can take control of your smartphone using its built-in voice recognition software. By burying mangled voice commands within YouTube videos, a team of university professors in the US found that they could instruct a nearby device to carry out potentially harmful… 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 »

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 »

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 »