Singapore Defense Ministry to Open Its System to Hackers for Improvement

Security expert touching HACKER onscreen

The Singapore Ministry of Defense has opened its online system to hackers who have been tasked with pointing out any weaknesses and loopholes that may appear, in order to strengthen the security features. The project is being conducted in a controlled environment in which white hat hackers will fix the loopholes to avoid any form …

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Hack a Canadian Tire Ice Truck and get $825K as a bounty

The Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is turning the hackers to exploit its cars to examine how vulnerable they are to hack. The department is offering $825K as a bounty to reward hackers for finding vulnerabilities and developing and proving attacks on Canadia Tire Ice Truck. On 7th October, a tender notice from the …

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Netflix releases open source XSS flaw detection tool ‘Sleepy Puppy’

Sleepy Puppy

A group of Engineers from Netflix has developed an app which is open sourced and can scan or audit for XSS vulnerabilities that spread to secondary apps. This open sourced application is known as ‘Sleepy Puppy’. Sleeping puppy is an addition in the massive list of security tools released by Netflix, including Dirty Laundry, IDO …

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Flash and Java both vulnerable again to Zero Day attacks

Flash and Java both vulnerable again to Zero Day attacks

Online users should take a new threat into consideration when utilizing both Oracle’s Java and Adobe Flash software frameworks as; last weekend, 3 previously unknown dangerous vulnerability that could be utilized to secretly install bug on end-user systems were exposed in Java and Flash. Experts from Trend Micro cautioned in an article published on last …

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Spikes starts browser malware isolation

Spikes starts browser malware isolation

Internet browsers have turn into the most deliberately vital app for business, however they also signify the browser most vulnerable to attack; web browsers are regularly allowed to download application code from obscure sources and completely render it within a safe network. Looking to address this issue, a cyber-security firm named ‘Spikes Security’ has presented the …

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15 deadly vulnerabilities exposed in Adobe Reader and Windows

15 Vulnerabilities for Adobe Reader and Windows

A researcher from Google Project Zero has publicly revealed details on many of patched Microsoft and Adobe vulnerabilities, finding one in the Font Driver of Abode Type Manager that could allow to takeover several computers supporting latest font engines. Mateusz Jurczyk researcher at Google Project Zero discovered a total of ‘fifteen’ vulnerabilities, he also found …

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IRS hacked, Hackers dive and collect information of 100000 taxpayers

IRS hacked, Hackers dive and collect information of 100000 taxpayers

Hackers used an internet service delivered by the American government’s tax collecting company to get access to the data of 100K taxpayers, said by the Internal Revenue Service at Tuesday. As per Internal Revenue Service statement the private information of more than 100,000 taxpayers was hacked. The data consist of many years’ worth of tax …

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Lenovo patches vulnerabilities: Researchers find ‘massive security risk’

Lenovo Patches Vulnerabilities

World’s best computer manufacturer Lenovo has been caught operating a “gigantic security hazard” on the grounds that blemishes in its online item update service permitting attackers to put malware onto its clients’ computers through a MiTM (man-in-the-center) hack. Users are exposed to hacking, and are advised to update their system immediately. Three months after Lenovo …

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Zero Day vulnerability lets hackers crack SOHO routers

Zero Day Initiative Let Remote Hackers into SOHO Routers

A major flaw has been found in the software of a decent number of routers that highlight a Realtek chipset. Specifically, routers that use a Realtek RTL81XXX chipset furthermore utilize the 1.3 SDK (or more established, conceivably), are vulnerable against an attack that could enable hackers see operating code run as root. 20 months of …

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Millions of WordPress Websites at Risk of Hijacking

Millions of WordPress sites at Risk of Hijacking

WordPress released a security upgrade not long after the news broke through the weekend. The vulnerability, which influences WordPress 4.2 and priors versions, permits malevolent JavaScript to be infused into a comment system, with the code being enacted when the comment is seen in a consumer’s browser, as indicated by security firm Klikki Oy. The …

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