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Critical Security Flaws Reported in Cisco WebEx Meetings Server

Security researchers have reported some critical security flaws in WebEx Meeting Server. Using one security flaw (CVE-2016-1482), An attacker can exploit it to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges by injecting the commands into existing application scripts running on a targeted device located in a DMZ (demilitarized) zone. Using second security flaw (CVE-2016-1483), An unauthenticated attacker to… Read More »

TeamViewer Denied For Breach After Users Get Hacked

Users have complained to Popular remote access and support tool TeamViewer that their computers were on there systems some malicious activity happened via TeamViewer, In the reply the company says its systems have not been breached. Users reported on Reddit that their computers were remotely accessed through TeamViewer by hackers who attempted to steal money from their PayPal… Read More »

47000 Pacific Gas and Electric Database Exposed Online

A security researcher has reported that a major California-based gas and electric provider of cybersecurity malpractice after finding an unprotected database online, It contains sensitive data 47000 computers, virtual machines and servers. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, electric utility companies are part of the nation’s “critical infrastructure.” According to security researcher from MacKeeper security, Chris… Read More »

2500 Twitter Accounts Hacked By Pornbots , Posting Links to Adult Dating & Sex Personals

More than 2,500 Twitter accounts have been compromised to tweet links to websites specializing in adult dating and sex personals. After hacking attackers also changed the profile photo, biography, and full name of the accounts to promote these sites. It’s likely that the attackers earned money by redirecting users to these sites through affiliate programs.… Read More »

New Security Plan For Swift After Recent Cyberheists

The global financial communication service (Swift) has said that they are thinking to launch a new security programme, which will enable itself and its customers to better defend themselves against cyberattacks. The move comes after recent Hacking Attack happened on Banking industry, the most prominent of which is the Bangladesh Bank hack. Five point security plan According… Read More »

Personal Information of Thousands of Journalists Leaked – Ukrainian Hackers

Information leaked happened, this time personal information of Thousands of Journalists made online by Ukrainian Hackers. They published a list of names with their personal details online on website called Myrotvorets (Peacemaker). Online published Personal information contains Name Email ID Mobile No After publishing journalists’ private contact details puts them at risk. At worst this action could be… Read More »

Botnet JAKU Targets Scientists, Engineers and Academics

According to security researcher team from Forcepoint Security Labs, A Cyberattack campaign named as JAKU botnet is infecting victims across the globe, it is trying to track the actions of specially selected targets in sectors ranging from government to engineering. It is different from other botnets because its victims’ list comprises of specific people like mostly the… Read More »

Pirate Bay is Getting Blocked By Browsers – Termed as Deceptive Website

Most commonly used torrent website Pirate Bay are getting blocked by all popular internet browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. When users are opening Pirate Bay website, a malware warning seems to be appearing when users try to access the site similar to the one that appeared for Kickass Torrents last month as well as earlier in… Read More »

Malware Attack – 12 Million Duped into Downloading Malware that Steals Your Information

If you are downloading softwares from untrusted sources, than this news is for you. Generally we are downloading softwares without thinking about where it’s from or which company has created it, we are directly downloading them and installing on our system. There’s a dangerous malware attack going on right now it has already tricked 12… Read More »