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Facebook Will Now Notify You If NSA is Spying on You

Facebook just launched a new notification feature that will alert you if the social network strongly suspects that your account is being hijacked or targeted by hackers working in the interest of a nation-state. The message, which you can see below, recommends users to turn ON “Login Approvals,” so that …

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Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

Microsoft has rolled out six security updates this Patch Tuesday, out of which three are considered to be “critical,” while the rest are marked as “important.“ Bulletin MS15-106 is considered to be critical for Internet Explorer (IE) and affects absolutely all versions of Windows operating system. The update addresses a …

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Every Call You Make or Text You Send, They’ll Be Tracking From Today

From today, every phone call you make, every text message you send and every email you write will compulsorily be tracked by the government agencies under a new metadata retention scheme. Yes, you heard right. If you are a citizen of Australia with a mobile phone and an Internet connection, …

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USB Killer v2.0 — Latest USB Device that Can Easily Burn Your Computer

In March, a Russian security researcher devised a weird USB stick that is capable of destroying sensitive components of a computer when plugged-in. Now, the same researcher, nicknamed Dark Purple, has launched a new version of his computer-frying USB Killer pendrive – USB Killer version 2.0. USB Killer 2.0 is …

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Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here’s How to Root it

Are you intrigued with the idea of disassembling things and making them work your ways? Then you’ll find this coverage to be one of its kind! Google OnHub Router runs ChromiumOS (Chrome OS), the same Linux-based operating system that powers Google Chromebook laptops and desktops. Yeah, It’s True. A Group …

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Apple Kicks Out some Malicious Ad-Blocker Apps from its Online Store

Apple has removed several apps from its official iOS App Store that have the ability to compromise encrypted connections between the servers and the end-users. Apple has officially said: We have removed a “few” apps from the iOS App Store that could install root certificates and allow monitoring your data. …

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Critical Netgear Router Exploit allows anyone to Hack You Remotely

Yes, NETGEAR Routers have once again become a victim of DNS Monitoring, potentially affecting 11,000 Devices. This week, we reported about a Vigilante Hacker, who protected users by installing malware on their Wi-Fi routers, forcing them to use a secure password. Now within few days, a security researcher has discovered …

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WordPress Security: Brute Force Amplification Attack Targeting Thousand of Blogs

Most of the times, we have reported about WordPress vulnerabilities involving vulnerable plugins, but this time security researchers have discovered Brute Force Amplification attacks on the most popular CMS (content management system) platform. Researchers from security firm Sucuri have found a way to perform Brute Force amplification attacks against WordPress’ …

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Hackers Backdooring Cisco WebVPN To Steal Customers’ Passwords

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), which is widely used by many businesses and organisations to provide secure access to their workers, are being abused to pilfer corporate user credentials. Researchers from security firm Volexity discovered a new attack campaign that targets a widely used VPN product by Cisco Systems to install …

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Kemoge: Latest Android Malware that Can Root Your Smartphone

Now, the latest is the ‘Kemoge Malware’ that has made its debut as an Adware on the Android mobile phones, allowing third-party app stores to fetch your device’s information and take full control of it. Security researchers from FireEye Labs have discovered that Kemoge malicious adware family is spreading in …

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