18 Feb 2019

An exciting news for the hackers and penetration testers.  The Offensive Security has released Kali Linux 2019.1 which is the first 2019 version of its Swiss army knife for cybersecurity professionals. The latest version of Kali Linux operating system includes kernel up to version 4.19.13 and patches for several vulnerabilities together with many updated packages…

09 Feb 2019

The iOS 12.1.4 software update has been released by Apple which patches the Group FaceTime privacy bug which let Apples users to make call via the FaceTime video chat service and hear or see you even before you pick up the call without your knowledge. The Facetime bug dubbed as CVE-2019-6223 was discovered by 14-year-old…

09 Feb 2019

A new encryption algorithm has been developed by Google especially for the mobile phones and smart IoT devices which does not have specialized hardware to use current encryption methods to encrypt locally stored data effectively. Encryption is expensive because it causes performance issues mainly for low-end devices which does not have hardware that support the…

08 Feb 2019

Microsoft has initiated new updates for Skype which add the background blur feature to video calls. This feature lets the users to blur the background while making video calls from desktop to prevent you from any embarrassing moments. The Background Blur feature was announced by Microsoft during the Ignite 2018 conference. This feature will be…

07 Feb 2019

Many times, you must have sent a message in Facebook Messenger accidentally to a wrong person or group or sent some message or photo for which you regret later for sending it. In those cases, nothing could have been done one such messages are sent. But now, the happy news is that there is a…

29 Jan 2019

xDedic which is infamous online marketplace for cyber criminals was shut down by the FBI and the authorities from many European countries. This site was buying and selling hacked servers. The domains were seized and three suspects were also arrested in Ukraine. The website which was available since 2014 became famous due to a Kaspersky…

28 Jan 2019

A new law has been approved by the Japanese government last Friday which permitted the government employees to hack into their citizens Internet of Things (IoT) devices as part of an unusual survey of insecure IoT devices. The survey will be done by the staffs at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)…

23 Jan 2019

The National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) of France had issued a fine of €50 million (around $57 million) under the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law on Google for “lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization.” CNIL has conducted investigation after receiving several complaints against…

11 Jan 2019

PyLocky is a ransomware written in Python that pretends to be as a Locky variant. While infecting a target machine, this ransomware first encrypts all files on and then demands the user for some ransom in order to gain access to their decrypted files. To fight against this ransomware, Cisco Talos has released a free…

10 Jan 2019

German police are seeking the help of the public in order to find the details and identify the owner of a MAC address which is known to have been used by a bomber in late 2017. A MAC (Media Access Control) address is a unique code that is assigned to network interfaces embedded in all…