Symantec, Verisign, Microsoft, sign on for IoT Security Framework

Symantec, Verisign, Microsoft, sign on for IoT Security Framework

Microsoft, TRUSTe, AVG Technologies, ADT, and other IoTs specialists have issued the Trust Framework for IoT as part of the IoT group called Online Trust Alliance. The working group was established in January 2015 to overcome the risks faced by IoT comprehensively. The IoT trust framework presents guidance for IoT developers, retailers, and manufacturers to …

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Writers community, Wattpad, have been hacked

Wattpad, have been hacked

Wattpad, a social publishing platform, a website where writers can share their content and connect with their readers, have been compromised and hacked few months ago. Users been kept in dark for two months! On Thursday, Wattpad started sending out messages and emails to consumers, cautioning them that private data (passwords) may have been hacked …

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Yahoo Ads Flash Vulnerability Been Exploited By Hackers

Hackers have been sending malicious bits of code, through the network of Yahoo ads to many computers who use Yahoo services for the past seven days. The attack which began on the 28th of July 2015 was confirmed by Yahoo on Monday, 3rd of August 2015. The attack is one of many attacks by hackers …

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IT worker sentenced to 10 years in jail for compromising military email

IT Worker jailed

A person from Florida hired by Pentagon to perform IT work has been sentenced to ten years in jail after pleading ashamed to crimes linked to compromising of a military email account, plus theft of private files. On Friday, Christopher Glenn was sentenced by Kenneth Marra (District Judge) for his actions, which public prosecutors stated …

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Hacking Android phones possible with just a text message, says security firm

Google is Planning to Boost up Android privacy controls

A security research company revealed that it has discovered a flaw in Google’s Android operating system, which could potentially allow hackers access to the personal data of millions of users. The company referred to this flaw as “the mother of all Android vulnerabilities.” Zimperium, the security firm that uncovered the flaw, specifically said that the flaw …

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Online dating website Ashley Madison hacked by Impact Team

Online Dating Website Ashley Madison Hacked by Impact Team

Cheating network and website Ashley Madison with the tagline: “Life is short. Have an affair.” that enables married people to cheat has been compromised. The hackers are threatening to release private data of millions of customers. Ashley Madison, which inspires married people to cheat on their partners and advertises thirty-seven million users, had its system …

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An info-stealing pita bread cooked by Israeli hackers

An Info-Stealing Pita Bread Pioneering by Israeli Hackers

The researchers from Tel Aviv University revealed that data can be steal from the air via utilizing a device concealed inside a slice of a pita bread. It is something like Get Smart or out of Mission Impossible. The researchers have achieved that, pioneering a method to demolish the encryption keys via radio waves through …

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OPM chief Katherine Archuleta resigns over huge data breach

OPM chief Katherine Archuleta resigns over huge data breach

Director of the OPM, Kathrine Archuleta, submitted her letter of resignation to American President Barack Obama after 21.5 million folks was compromised in the biggest hacking incident in the history of American government. The hacked data included fingerprints, background records, login credentials and social security numbers. As stated by the press secretary of White House, …

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Update: Hacking Team develop malware for Windows, Flash and Android

Hacking Team Wrote Malware for Windows, Flash and, Android

Updated Private source code pinched from Hacking Team, and then revealed on the internet, has exposed new vulnerabilities in software that are misused by the spyware developer to infect targets’ systems. Researches done by cyber security professionals suggest that stolen data of the Hacking Team contains a number of unpatched and unreported Adobe, Windows and …

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Google Play pulled off fraudulent BatteryBot Pro app serving malware

Fraudulent BatteryBot Pro App Serves Malware

A new sort of android malware developed with many malicious intents had been active in the form of a malicious application, which is a clone of the best rated battery indication application for Android devices named BatteryBot Pro. The fake BatteryBot offered almost same features that a target (the user who downloads/installs it) could discover …

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