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15,779 Indian Websites Hacked During This Year (Jan

India Computer Emergency Response Team reported over 15779 Indian websites hacked during Jan-Nov 2018 and this year less breaches were reported when compared to the previous years. Indian Parliament informed that...

Giveaway Scam Offers Free Volkswagens to Generate Ad Revenue

A scam campaign is promising free Volkswagen car giveaways to trick social media users into visiting third-party ad servers, according to researchers at Sucuri. The scammers sent messages on WhatsApp and...

Smartphone Apps are Tracking You and Selling Your Location Data

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 3:07 PM For a long time now, smartphone users have been aware of the fact that the apps they download are tracking their movement. It is...

Microsoft Relesed Security Updates & Fixed 39 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft released security updates under December Patch Tuesday and fixed several vulnerabilities that affected various Microsoft products. There are 39 vulnerabilities were addressed including the active zero-day vulnerability that could exploit...

Threat Actor Actively Exploiting Windows kernel 0day Vulnerability in Wild

Threat actors exploiting the recently patched Windows Kernel Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2018-8611) that allows attackers to run arbitrary code in kernel mode and install program with admin privileges. The vulnerability is...

Zero-day in Windows Kernel Transaction Manager (CVE-2018-8611)

Executive summary In October 2018, our AEP (Automatic Exploit Prevention) systems detected an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system. Further analysis led us to uncover a...

John Mick, Developer, Afonso: “Automation makes you smarter, not lazier”

Automation doesn’t lead to laziness, at least when it comes to security. Everyone (or everyone we like) wants a better, more secure web. You’re definitely aware of the need to...

A Call for More Consumer Privacy Laws Could Spell Penalties in Your Future

In the wake of the Marriott data breach, U.S. senators are calling for tougher privacy laws and stiff fines for organizations that do not properly protect consumer data. Half a billion...

400 Million Users Affected With Critical Microsoft Account Takeover Vulnerability

Multiple critical vulnerabilities that chained together allows an attacker to take control over Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Store, or Microsoft Sway by just making the victims clicking on the link. The vulnerability...

Hackers Increase Attacks Against Exposed Ethereum Gear

Posted on December 11, 2018 at 4:35 PM According to new reports, hackers seem to have started a massive campaign that focuses on Ethereum wallets and mining rigs that are left exposed...