Details about DROWN attacks and how to prevent them

DROWN attacks protection

A whopping 11.5M websites using the HTTPS protocol for encryption are estimated to be at the risk of being attacked and having their data compromised and stolen from a new vulnerability that has been detected as a loophole in OpenSSL, identified as DROWN. Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened encryption (DROWN) uses an outdated security …

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Personal data of Facebook users can be harvested via phone numbers

Facebook's European Union woes remain as watchdogs clamp down

A new vulnerability in social giant (Facebook) enables hackers to hack your private information using only the mobile number you’ve associated with your Facebook account. Currently, the social giant is the top priority of hackers to target because of the massive amount of data Facebook has. Near about billion plus consumers and counting, stealing its …

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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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Steam Has Been Hacked and Accounts Compromised

Valve is one of the most famous companies in the gaming industry and its Steam is the most robust platform in the PC gaming market. Millions of people from across the world own Steam accounts and some of these people have invested thousands of dollars on their personal accounts. That is basically the reason why …

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Casino spammer hacked Microsoft’s pro-privacy website

Casino Spammer Hacked Microsoft's pro-privacy website

Microsoft’s website dedicated to fighting American surveillance has been “hacked” by a spammer. According to the investigation reports, the website was still running an old and vulnerable edition of WordPress. The website Digital Constitution, launched in middle of 2013 after the leaks from Edward Snowden initially cam out, soon turn out to be a platform …

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Critical SwiftKey and Zero-Day vulnerabilities reported in Samsung and Apple accordingly

Critical Flaws in Apple, Samsung Devices

Two massive security flaws have been found in Apple and Android products that could enable hackers to grab your data and private information. The first vulnerability is a zero-day alike bug in OS X and iOS that enables the hackers to steal both application passwords and Keychain (the password manager). The vulnerability, initially got disclosed …

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LastPass hacked, users requested to change master passwords immediately

LastPass just got hacked, change you Master Password now

LastPass, widely used password manager officially disclosed on Monday that it was breached. The hackers were able to get their hands on LastPass users’ Email addresses, master passwords and other private data. While the encrypted vaults on LastPass, cloud based password manager, don’t seem to be accessed by intruders – password reminders, email addresses, authentication …

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Hola browser extension should be deleted, Security researchers

Hola browser extension should be deleted

The reputation disaster for Hole (geo-unblocking application) has extended with a report from Vectra (Cybersecurity Company). Moreover to exposing a console within Hola that enables a hacker to “accomplish almost everything”, Vectra has found that Hola had already been compromised by “bad guys” before reports appeared against the Hola past week. Almost 50 million people …

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Apache Cordova vulnerability puts Android apps in danger

Vulnerability in Apache Cordova leaves Android apps in danger

Android applications developed via Cordova (a new update from Apache to develop applications) are vulnerable to illegal configuration alterations that could root the apps to display annoying popup boxes or shut down their action. The glitch allows the hacker to change victim’s apps’ behavior at will. Apache Cordova enable developers to build cross-platform smartphone applications …

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Report: NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores to spy on phones

NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores

Nation Security Agency (NSA) of the US and its partners (Five Eyes) planned to attack Samsung Electronics Co. alongside Google Play app stores as a part of a venture to spy on the smartphones a couple of years. A newly published Adward Snowden leak discloses that the NSA intended to attack the Google Play and …

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