11 Jun 2018

Cyber attackers have launched a phishing campaign which attacked the Booking.com partner hotels and then their customers whose information was illegally obtained. As per the report from The Sun on June 3rd, the users received message via WhatsApp and text messages notifying them to change their passwords following a supposed security breach. The message was…

11 Jun 2018

Page-Up which is an Australian human resource software firm was affected by a data breach which is believed to have revealed the information of most of its customers. The company firmly trust that the information which have been disclosed was encrypted properly. PageUp explained in a statement that their team have found certain irregular activity…

09 Jun 2018

Ticketfly an event ticketing company since it was established in 2008 grew rapidly into a genuine challenger in the ticketing business. The company was first by streaming service Pandora in 2015 and then again by a competitor Eventbrite in 2017. The site has millions of registered users and contain personal data of them. It was…

09 Jun 2018

People are always looking for ways to increase their privacy online and one of the easiest and popular solution is to use a virtual private network. Using VPN all your internet traffic will be encrypted and tunneled through a third-party server so that you can’t be traced easily. This is an effective method but one…

08 Jun 2018

Facebook confirms that around 14 million of its users who were sharing their posts privately with only friends may have unknowingly shared their posts with the public due to a software bug. This news came out showing another failure of Facebook in keeping the details of the users private.  Earlier Facebook claimed that every piece…

07 Jun 2018

A team of researchers have analyzed the Google Chrome Extension called Desbloquear Conteudo (unblock content) after finding that it was communicating with a suspicious domain. They found that it was a rare type of banker malware. This extension which was identified as HEUR:Trojan-Banker.Script.Generic has immediately been removed from the Chrome Web Store. A researcher at Kaspersky Lab,…

06 Jun 2018

MyHeritage which is an Israel-based DNA testing service has revealed that the company’s website was cracked last year by unknown attackers, who stole login credentials of its more than 92 million customers. The company helps people to uncover their family history and ethnic origin using their swabs of DNA. This breach was found on June…

06 Jun 2018

Macs and iOS devices are getting closer to each other in terms of functionality. Apple has announced that they are working on, to bring the best of iPhone to the Mac. As a major initiative to bring both the platforms together they are making it easier for mobile developers to port their iOS apps to…

04 Jun 2018

Soon after the biggest news have arrived reporting Microsoft would be acquiring GitHub, Microsoft had made it official that they have done the deal for $7.5 billions dollars. This is Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella’s second big acquisition after the purchase of LinkedIn at $26.2 billion two years ago. The value of GitHub was $2 billion…

04 Jun 2018

Researchers have revealed about the usage of sonic and ultrasonic signals to produce physical damage to hard drives. These signals which are inaudible to humans can be played through a target computer’s own built-in speaker or through a speaker near the targeted device. A team of researchers from Princeton and Purdue University have performed a…