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Serious, Yet Patched Flaw Exposes 6.1 Million IoT, Mobile Devices to Remote Code Execution

As much as you protect your electronics from being hacked, hackers are clever enough at finding new ways to get into your devices. But, you would hope that once a flaw discovered it would at least be fixed in few days or weeks, but that’s not always the case. A …

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These Top 10 Programming Languages Have Most Vulnerable Apps on the Internet

A new research showed that Scripting languages, in general, give birth to more security vulnerabilities in web applications, which raised concerns over potential security bugs in millions of websites. The app security firm Veracode has released its State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development report (PDF), analyzing more than …

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ALERT: This New Ransomware Steals Passwords Before Encrypting Files

You should be very careful while visiting websites on the Internet because you could be hit by a new upgrade to the World’s worst Exploit Kit – Angler, which lets hackers develop and conduct their own drive-by attacks on visitors’ computers with relative ease. Many poorly-secured websites are targeting Windows …

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A Step-by-Step Guide — How to Install Free SSL Certificate On Your Website

Another Big Milestone – Let’s Encrypt is now offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone. Let’s Encrypt has opened to the public, allowing anyone to obtain Free SSL/TLS (Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates for their web servers and to set up HTTPS websites in a few simple steps (mentioned below). …

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Toymaker VTech Hack Exposes 4.8 Million Customers, including Photos of Children

Earlier this month, a massive data breach at VTech – the maker of tablets and gadgets aimed at children – exposed the personal details of about 4.8 Million parents and photos of more than 200,000 Children. If that was not bad enough… …it turns out that the massive cyber attack …

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Today NSA has Stopped its Bulk Phone Surveillance Program

Rejoice! From this morning, you can call freely to anyone, talk anything without any fear of being spied by the United States National Security Agency (NSA), as the agency is not allowed to collect bulk phone records. Until now we all are aware of the NSA’s bulk phone surveillance program …

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Millions of Devices Are Vulnerability to Hack

Computer manufacturer has done huge mistakes being shipping embedded system all the users around the globe, the devices are having SSH and TLS private keys hard-coded, not only computers system affected but also several devices contain same hard-coded SSH as Secure Shell hosting keys. A large number of switches, modems, …

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Critical ‘Port Fail’ Vulnerability Reveals Real IP Addresses of VPN Users

A newly discovered flaw affecting all VPN protocols and operating systems has the capability to reveal the real IP-addresses of users’ computers, including BitTorrent users, with relative ease. The vulnerability, dubbed Port Fail by VPN provider Perfect Privacy (PP) who discovered the issue, is a simple port forwarding trick and …

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Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

That’s a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey has stolen login credentials for over 1.2 Billion online accounts – apparently the biggest heist of log-in credentials the FBI has investigated thus far. Yeah, that’s not …

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Hackers are using Nuclear Exploit Kit to Spread Cryptowall 4.0 Ransomware

Beware Internet Users! Cryptowall 4.0 – the newest version of the world’s worst Ransomware – has surfaced in the Nuclear exploit kit, one of the most potent exploit kits available in the underground market for hacking into computers. Ransomware threat has emerged as one of the biggest threats to internet …

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