28 Sep 2018

The Chinese hacking team named Pangu has done a jailbreak for iOS 12 which runs on the brand-new iPhone XS. This is really bad news for Apple. Pangu hacking team is known for their ability to jailbreak Apple devices and has been quiet for a while, since October 2015 when their last untethered jailbreak tool…

28 Sep 2018

A high severity vulnerability that existed in the Linux kernel since version 3.16 through 4.18.8 was disclosed by a cybersecurity researcher with Google Project Zero. He has revealed the details and a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit. The kernel vulnerability dubbed as (CVE-2018-17182) is a cache invalidation bug in the Linux memory management subsystem that leads to…

27 Sep 2018

In this article we take a look at some of the simple steps that can be taken to protect our mobile devices from spy software apps. There are chances that people become victims of unwanted usage of spying programs. The tips mentioned here are sure to protect your phone from any sources of attack and…

26 Sep 2018

SHEIN which is an online fashion retailer in US has revealed that the company has suffered a major data breach after unknown attackers stole personally identifiable information (PII) of around 6.5 million customers. SHEIN was founded in 2008 and was based in North Brunswick, it has become one of the largest online fashion retailers with…

26 Sep 2018

A major update has been done by the Bitcoin Core development team to patch the DDoS vulnerability in the underlying software that could prove fatal to the Bitcoin Network, which is usually known as the most hack-proof and secure blockchain. The DDoS vulnerability which has been identified as CVE-2018-17144, was found in the Bitcoin Core…

25 Sep 2018

GandCrab v5, an improved variant of notorious GandCrab 3 has been released with some new changes. The changes made are that the ransomware now uses a random 5-character extension for encrypted files and a new HTML ransom note. It is unknown how the GandCrab v5 is being distributed. The previous versions were distributed by using…

24 Sep 2018

This week there were three new Dharma Ransomware variants released that affix either the .Gamma, .Bkp, & .Monro extensions to encrypted files. Dharma is a new variant of Crysis which is a high-risk ransomware-type virus. After successful infiltration, Dharma encrypts stored files using asymmetric cryptography. It is not usual for this ransomware family to release…

24 Sep 2018

Twitter has said that a recently-patched bug in their platform had enabled unauthorized third-party developers to read users’ private messages or protected tweets. Twitter found a bug in its Account Activity API (AAAPI), which permits registered developers to build tools to support communications with their customers. The bug ran from May 2017 which was discovered…

22 Sep 2018

An unpatched zero-day vulnerability that affects all versions of Windows including server editions have been revealed by a security researcher. This vulnerability was discovered by Lucas Leong of the Trend Micro Security Research team and this flaw resides in Microsoft Jet Database Engine that could allow an attacker to remotely execute malicious code on any…

22 Sep 2018

The data of NCIX, one of Canada’s biggest PC hardware retailers on servers was put up for sale on Craigslist. The data which is believed to be around 15 years old includes the details of the customers and the employees. The retailer NCIX was closed in December 2017 after filing for bankruptcy. This data breach…