LATEST STORIES

Kaspersky Lab researchers exposed the ShadowPad backdoor

Specialists from Kaspersky Lab have detected a backdoor affecting a server software management platform, used by numerous corporations around the world. The backdoor, known as...

Feds request info on millions of users, who visited a protest website

The Trump administration has recently ordered DreamHost to provide the IP addresses belonging to more than 1.3 million users, who visited an anti-Trump site...

No ‘Game of Thrones’ leaks yet: hackers reveal ‘Curb’, ‘Insecure’, etc.

The hackers go on nagging Home Box Office (HBO). As before, ‘Game of Thrones’ episodes are absent from the recent leak. It seems they...

Hackers spread malware via Microsoft PowerPoint, avoiding AV detection

Recently, security experts detected that cybercriminals were leveraging an exploit which allows avoiding detection, using Microsoft PowerPoint. The Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)...

US court changed Hutchins’ bail rules but forbid to leave the country

Marcus Hutchins denied developing the Kronos malware during yesterday’s hearing, which took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now, the WannaCry hero has to prepare for...

Shared libraries on Android prone to privilege escalation

UK researchers, two of Oxford and one of Cambridge, have spotted a security issue on Android caused by shared libraries. As they have discovered, a...

Hackers are targeting hospitality sector, stealing guests’ data

Last Friday, security specialists reported an infamous cyber-espionage organization stealing travelers’ sensitive data in both Europe and the Middle East. Experts from FireEye mentioned...

Remote code exec bug found in four of version control systems

A security researcher of Recurity Labs has found a bug in Git allowing to run arbitrary code on the server. Later on, he discovered...

Android app stores hit by thousands of spyware applications

Recently, thousands of spyware applications have stormed different Android app stores, including the Google Play Store itself. Once installed onto the victim’s device, an...

Researchers hacked DNA sequencer with a DNA exploit

DNA is nothing but executable quaternary code. Of course, DNA sequencers don’t execute it, leaving this job for the cells, which are supposed to...

HBO hacker leaks broadcaster’s $250,000 bounty offer

An anonymous hacker, one of those who had hacked into HBO, stolen 1,5TB of data, and threatened to release them unless the company paid...

A teenager rewarded $10k for finding a bug in Google’s App Engine

A 17-year-old, who resides in Uruguay, has recently spotted a vulnerability in Google's App Engine. The bug was quite serious as it could potentially...

Microsoft patched 48 vulnerabilities impacting all versions of Windows

On Tuesday, Microsoft issued patches for a number of vulnerabilities, most of which were quite serious. Out of 48 flaws in total, 25 were...

UK fines domestic telecom £100k for customer data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have imposed a £100,000 fine on TalkTalk, a TV, internet, mobile and fixed-line telephony provider based in London. The...

CouchPotato: alleged CIA’s trojan with tweaked ffmpeg filching video streams

Today is August 10, and Wikileaks has just pleased us with another Vault 7 release, CouchPotato. If the user guide marked “SECRET//NOFORN” is valid,...