12 Feb 2019

A new vulnerability has been found in WordPress where the Simple Social Buttons plugin used to support social media sharing features can be exploited by non-admin users to take control over the entire website. Those users using this plugin must update it at the earliest. The Simple Social Buttons plugin is a popular free and…

11 Feb 2019

A new cryptocurrency-stealing malware was discovered on Google Play Store which could steal bitcoin and cryptocurrency from innocent users secretly. The malware described as a “Clipper,” was disguised as a legitimate cryptocurrency app and it replaced the cryptocurrency wallet addresses copied into the Android clipboard with the one owned by the attackers. The discovery was…

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…

08 Feb 2019

A new phishing campaign was discovered which tried to steal Google account and Facebook credentials by making use of Google Translate as camouflage on mobile browsers. The security researcher at Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), Larry Cashdollar, reports that the new phishing campaign effectively uses Google Translate to make the phishing page appear as…

07 Feb 2019

A critical vulnerability was found in the Android OS in which opening a cute or innocent photo in .PNG format could compromise the Android device. The vulnerability was noted in the Google’s Android security update advisory for February. The attackers can activate the bug by sending a crafted, malicious Portable Network Graphic (.PNG) file to…

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…

06 Feb 2019

Two most popular free, open source office software LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice have been found to have severe remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability which could be activated by just opening a malicious Open Document Text file. These software are being used by millions of Windows, MacOS and Linux users and the vulnerabilities have been disclosed…

05 Feb 2019

A new backdoor trojan which has been named as “SpeakUp”was found exploiting the Linux servers that hosts more than 90% of the top 1 million domains in the U.S. The trojan uses several complicated tricks to infect hosts and to propagate. The researchers claim that this could be composed for a major offensive that affects…