29 Jun 2018

The Wi-Fi Alliance officially launched WPA3—the next-generation Wi-Fi security standard which will remove all the known security vulnerabilities and wireless attacks that are up including the dangerous KRACK attacks. WPA, or Wi-Fi Protected Access is a security technology for networks which is designed to authenticate wireless devices using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protocol and…

28 Jun 2018

When your account has been accessed by an intruder it is very difficult to know whether someone has hacked it. Knowing you have been digitally compromised is a hard thing. That is one of the main reason Mozilla partnered with Cloudflare and Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) on a new Firefox Monitor security tool that…

27 Jun 2018

An unpatched vulnerability present in the WordPress core, allows a low-privileged user to hijack the whole site and execute arbitrary code on the server. This was found by the researchers at RIPS Technologies GmbH, and the “authenticated arbitrary file deletion” vulnerability was reported 7 months ago to the WordPress security team but was not patched…

27 Jun 2018

The computers which are affected with a ransomware called Thanatos which does not unlock files even if the ransom is paid, can now be retrieved with a new free file decryptor released by security researchers. The researchers at Cisco Talos have discovered a weakness in the Thanatos ransomware code that permits the affected ones to…

21 Jun 2018

Until now the apps which have been installed from a 3rd party source cannot be updated automatically over-the-air directly from Google Play Store due to security reasons. Google did not consider them as Play Store apps and were not shown in the Google account app list as well. At the end of last year, Google…

21 Jun 2018

Yahoo has been fined for one of its cybersecurity failures. UK’s independent group dedicated to enforcing information rights, The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as reported that they are fining Yahoo’s UK Services $334,000, for a data breach in November 2014. Hackers accessed many sensitive information from around 500 million Yahoo accounts, 515,121 were in the…

20 Jun 2018

The iPhone makes our lives more convenient. If you are concerned about the safety of your private data on your iPhone, here we provide you some tips to make it more secure. It is always advisable to take precautions by making use of the security features on your iPhones, and also to exercise caution to…

20 Jun 2018

Flightradar24, one of the most popular flight tracking services that shows real-time aircraft information on a map based in Sweden, suffers a huge data breach in which email addresses and password hashes of the users registered prior to March 16, 2016, may have been compromised. This week the company started sending emails to the users…

14 Jun 2018

An attack forces has been discovered recently in which the Web cache servers deliver malicious content to website visitors along with exposing a major security hole in Mozilla’s Firefox browser infrastructure. James Kettle, head of research at PortSwigger Web Security, exploited the security weaknesses in the website infrastructure’s design to hack the Web caches of…

14 Jun 2018

South Korean bitcoin exchange firm Coinrail was attacked by cyber criminals which resulted in sharp fall in the cryptocurrency. During the weekend the hackers got away with around 30 percent of the coins traded on the exchange. Even though the firm did not confirm about the value of the heist, South Korean news agency Yonhap…