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Learn Ethical Hacking Online — 9 Courses At Lowest Price Ever

How to become a Professional Hacker? This is one of the most frequently asked queries we came across on a daily basis.Do you also want to learn real-world hacking techniques but don’t know where to

A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS, and Gmail.First spotted by

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys

Bitmessage developers have warned of a critical 'remotely executable' zero-day vulnerability in the PyBitmessage application that was being exploited in the wild.Bitmessage is a Peer-to-Peer (P2P)

Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon

A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that could potentially allow attackers to gain full control of the host

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year.Yes, it's Valentine's, and the tech giant has released its monthly security update for February 2018,

Hackers Exploit 'Telegram Messenger' Zero-Day Flaw to Spread Malware

A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the desktop version for end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app that was being exploited in the wild in order to spread malware that mines

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Disrupted by Malware Attack

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea was disrupted over the weekend following a malware attack before and during the opening ceremony on Friday.The cyber attack coincided with

Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ransomware, and now the trend has shifted towards injecting

Russian Scientists Arrested for Using Nuclear Weapon Facility to Mine Bitcoins

Two days ago when infosec bods claimed to have uncovered what's believed to be the first case of a SCADA network (a water utility) infected with cryptocurrency-mining malware, a batch of journalists

WordPress Update Breaks Automatic Update Feature—Apply Manual Update

WordPress administrators are once again in trouble.WordPress version 4.9.3 was released earlier this week with patches for a total 34 vulnerabilities, but unfortunately, the new version broke the

New Point-of-Sale Malware Steals Credit Card Data via DNS Queries

Cybercriminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They are now adopting more clandestine techniques that come with limitless attack vectors and are harder to

Secure VPN Services — Get 91% Off On Lifetime Subscriptions

Since most of us rely upon the Internet for day-to-day activities, hacking and spying have become a prime concern today, and so have online security and privacy.The governments across the world have

Hackers Can Now Steal Data Even From Faraday Cage Air-Gapped Computers

A team of security researchers—which majorly focuses on finding clever ways to get into air-gapped computers by exploiting little-noticed emissions of a computer's components like light, sound and

Intel Releases New Spectre Patch Update for Skylake Processors

After leaving million of devices at risk of hacking and then rolling out broken patches, Intel has now released a new batch of security patches only for its Skylake processors to address one of the

Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github

Apple source code for a core component of iPhone's operating system has purportedly been leaked on GitHub, that could allow hackers and researchers to discover currently unknown zero-day

Cyber Espionage Group Targets Asian Countries With Bitcoin Mining Malware

Security researchers have discovered a custom-built piece of malware that's wreaking havoc in Asia for past several months and is capable of performing nasty tasks, like password stealing, bitcoin

Researcher Claims Hotspot Shield VPN Service Exposes You on the Internet

Virtual Private Network (VPN) is one of the best solutions you can have to protect your privacy and data on the Internet, but you should be more vigilant while choosing a VPN service which truly

Watch Out! New Cryptocurrency-Mining Android Malware is Spreading Rapidly

Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, threat actors are increasingly targeting every platform, including IoT, Android, and Windows, with malware that leverages the CPU power of victims'

Critical Flaw in Grammarly Spell Checker Could Let Attackers Steal Your Data

A critical vulnerability discovered in the Chrome and Firefox browser extension of the grammar-checking software Grammarly inadvertently left all 22 million users' accounts, including their personal

British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules

British citizen and hacker Lauri Love, who was accused of hacking into United States government websites, will not be extradited to stand trial in the U.S., the High Court of England and Wales ruled