Friday , September 22 2017

Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

A simple, yet effective flaw discovered on eBay’s website exposed hundreds of millions of its customers to an advance Phishing Attack. An Independent Security Researcher reported a critical vulnerability to eBay last month that had the capability to allow hackers to host a fake login page, i.e. phishing page, on eBay website in …

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26-Year-Old Hacker Sentenced to Record 334 Years in Prison

A 26-year-old hacker has been sentenced to 334 years in prison for identity theft as well as mass bank fraud in Turkey, or in simple words, he has been sentenced to life in prison. Named Onur Kopçak, the hacker was arrested in 2013 for operating a phishing website that impersonated …

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Microsoft WARNING — ‘Use Windows 7 at Your Own Risk’

Someone is threatening Windows 7 users with a misleading warning. Guess who? Microsoft itself… Microsoft has just issued a clear warning saying Windows 7 users should remain on the aging operating system “at your own risk, at your own peril.“ But why particularly Windows 7 Users? Since Windows 7 runs …

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New Long-Range Wi-Fi Standard Offers Double Range to Home Devices

It is a common problem: Home Wireless Router’s reach is terrible that the WiFi network even does not extend past the front door of the room. My house also has all kinds of Wi-Fi dead zones, but can we fix it? The answer is: YES. The problem will improve with …

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Hackers Cause World’s First Power Outage with Malware

SCADA system has always been an interesting target for cyber crooks, given the success of Stuxnet malware that was developed by the US and Israeli together to sabotage the Iranian nuclear facilities a few years ago, and “Havex” that previously targeted organizations in the energy sector. Now once again, hackers …

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Microsoft Windows 10 is now Installed on over 200 Million Devices

Windows 10 here, Windows 10 there, and it is everywhere. This is exactly what Microsoft dreamed of, and it seems like the company is actively working to reach its One Billion goal by the end of 2017 or mid-2018. Proudly announcing its first huge success, Microsoft reported that its newest …

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Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

Here’s New Year’s first Ransomware: Ransom32. A new Ransomware-as-a-service, dubbed Ransom32, has been spotted that for the first time uses a ransomware written in JavaScript to infect Mac, Windows as well as Linux machines. Ransom32 allows its operators to deploy the malware very quickly and easily. It has a dashboard …

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Build Iron Man’s JARVIS like Artificially Intelligent Assistant

What’s the coolest part of the Iron Man movies? The hyper-intelligent Artificial Intelligence that helps Tony Stark by doing data analysis, charging his armor, presenting information at crucial times and doing other business operations. That’s right — we are talking about J.A.R.V.I.S., Iron Man’s personal assistant.   We all dream …

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PlayStation 4 Hacked to Run Linux

Hackers enjoy much playing with PlayStation and Xbox, rather than playing on them. And this time, they have done some crazy things with Sony’s PlayStation gaming console. It appears that a console-hacking that goes by the name of Fail0verflow have managed to hack PlayStation 4 (PS4) to run a Linux …

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Microsoft will Inform You If Government is Spying on You

Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Facebook and Google, Microsoft promises to notify users of its e-mail (Outlook) and cloud storage (OneDrive) services if government hackers may have targeted their accounts. The company already notifies users if an unauthorized person tries to access their Outlook or OneDrive accounts. But from …

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