Tag Archives: Security News

Google Goes Public About Unpatched Windows Vulnerability

Google security engineers have once again made details of a vulnerability in Microsoft’s software public, before Microsoft has been able to roll out a patch. Windows users and system administrators around the world have become accustomed to Microsoft releasing important security patches for its wide variety of products on the second Tuesday of every month,… Read More »

Android Malware Infects Router Via DNS Hijacking

Security researchers have disclosed a new Android Malware, It uses victims’ devices to infect WiFi routers and funnel any users of the network to malicious sites. The malware doesn’t target users directly – instead its goal is to facilitate further attacks by turning victims into accomplices. Security Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, who discovered the malware and dubbed… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Hacking Attack on GoToMyPC.com, Company Asked For Password Reset

Remote Access Software GoToMyPC faced hacking attack over the weekend. According to the GoToMyPC,  They have faced a “very sophisticated password attack”. Company is investigating the attack vectors, Still it is not revealed that how many users were affected in the hack, but has initiated password resets for all users. The company claimed that the attack was not… Read More »

Acer Online Store Hacked – Customers’ Private Data Exposed

Acer Online Store has revealed that its US online storeAcer.com has suffered a data breach. It could have affect every customer who accessed the website over the past 12 months between12 May 2015 and 28 April 2016.. Acer has sent a notification letter by informing all users of its US online store that their personal data might… Read More »