How one can get infected via World Wide Web exploits exactly

How Can You Get Infected via WWW

The web has expanded over the past few years and nowadays the Internet is huge and includes all kinds of information, both good and bad. Along with the progress and the exponential increase of the World Wide Web (or www for short) came the online threats and exploits that deteriorate one’s user experience to a …

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The Internet of Dangerous Things and Top Worst Information Systems’ Cyber Security Threats Today

The Internet of Dangerous Things

Our era embraces the Internet of Things, meaning that there is a plethora of different things connected to the web. Although this type of progress has led to the facilitation of a great many aspects of our daily routine, this does not come without a price. On the contrary, there are several threats that have …

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Security Loopholes in Banking Institutions not Patched, Hackers Still in

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According to an article from Financial Times, a security company named Bronzeye has identified risks in the banking field and has addressed these risks to the FCA (which stands for the Financial Conduct Authority). Although they were properly informed of the severity of such risks, it appears that the FCA did nothing to raise awareness …

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FREAK security flaw exposes millions of Apple and Google users to Hacking

FREAK Vulnerability

Cryptographers have unearthed a security flaw in OpenSSL that exposes millions of internet users to Man in the middle attacks when accessing secured websites. The Security flaw initially introduced by US government in the 90’s is easy to exploit requiring only an internet connection and few man hours to spare. A FREAK Security flaw in …

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Is Technological Growth Creating More Security Loopholes?

Is Technological Growth Creating More Security Loopholes

Most security experts confirm that technology is increasing at such a fast and crazy pace, but security solution isn’t keeping up with it. Over the years, technology has evolved at an exponential rate, from laptops to tablets, wearable devices, drones, IoT/IoE (Internet of Things/Internet of Everything), RFID & NFC based systems, connected cars and smart …

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CAVIRTEX Finally Stops Operating Due to Recent Security Breach

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The most recent incident of security breaches in cryptocurrency is that of CAVIRTEX and its potential vulnerability, leading to its permanent cease of operation. Due to the ongoing security flaws and attacks targeting Bitcoin, the CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS) has been published. Bitcoin exchange markets have been targeted by cyber criminals, as it turns out …

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Microsoft’s KB 3023607 Router Leading to Potential Connection Problems with AnyConnect VPN

AnyConnect, one of the most popular VPN clients for Cisco, seems to encounter problems with connectivity due to Microsoft’s KB 3023607. The problem is addressed and Microsoft is working on a patch. Microsoft has been aiming to change the way in which TLS (Transport Layer Security) works as a cryptography protocol; however, the KB 3023607 …

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Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked by Cyber Caliphate – Obama Family Threatened

Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked

New twitter hack from Cyber Caliphate (ISIS-affiliate group) targeting the Obama family via Newsweek twitter account. Earlier today, the twitter account of Newsweek was hacked by the ISIS friendly group called “Cyber Caliphate”. Even though the whole hacking did not last more than a quarter of an hour, it was the tweet that had produced …

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US Insurer Anthem Hacked Again, Customers’ Information Stolen

Customer Information Stolen As Insurer Anthem

American health insurance company Anthem, formerly known as Wellpoint, has been hacked and millions of files containing sensitive customer information stolen. The hack was discovered last week and is being described as a “sophisticated intrusion” by the company’s cyber security. Health insurer Anthem has been hacked and sensitive customer information accessed. The company last week …

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How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Attacks

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Recently, the world has witnessed the explosion of cybercrime to unimaginable levels in terms of sophistication and aggressiveness. The days when cyber-attacks were a preserve of a few large countries and organizations are long gone, everybody everywhere is now a potential target. A quick review of the cost of cybercrime by ponemon Institute shows that US …

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