Friday , September 22 2017

Kim Dotcom loses Fight Against Extradition to the US

Internet millionaire and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his three associates are eligible for extradition to the US to face criminal charges over massive copyright infringement on Megaupload (now-shuttered), the court has ruled citing “overwhelming” evidence. On Tuesday afternoon, New Zealand District Court Judge Nevin Dawson told the court that …

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Encrypted Email Servers Seized by German Authorities After School Bomb Threats

In the wake of a hoax bomb threat, all public schools in Los Angeles were closed for a day last week, and now German authorities have seized an encrypted email server. But, Does that make sense? In a video statement posted on Monday, the administrator of Cock.li – an anonymous …

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How to Crash Your Friends’ WhatsApp Just By Sending Crazy Smileys

What would require crashing the wildly popular WhatsApp messaging application? Nearly 4000 Smileys. Yes, you can crash your friends’ WhatsApp, both WhatsApp Web and mobile application, by sending them not any specially crafted messages, but just Smileys. Indrajeet Bhuyan, an independent researcher, has reported The Hacker News a new bug in …

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Oracle Ordered to Publicly Admit Misleading Java Security Updates

Security issues have long tantalized over 850 Million users that have Oracle’s Java software installed on their computers. The worst thing is that the software was not fully updated or secure for years, exposing millions of PCs to attack. And for this reason, Oracle is now paying the price.Oracle has …

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Top 8 Cyber Security Tips for Christmas Online Shopping

As the most wonderful time of the year has come – Christmas, it has brought with itself the time of online shopping. According to National Retail Federation, more than 151 million people shopped in store, but more than 100 Million shopped online duringCyber Monday sales and even why wouldn’t it …

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How to Turn Any Non-Touch Screen PC Into a Touch Screen

Want to buy a touch-screen laptop but couldn’t afford it? But what if I told you that you can turn your existing non-touch-screen laptop into a Touch Screen laptop? Yes, it’s possible. You can now convert your laptop or PC into a touch screen with the help of a new …

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AlienVault Unified Security Management: Real-Time Threat Detection Starting on Day 1

As organizations expand their IT infrastructure to match their evolving business models and meet changing regulatory requirements, they often find that their networks have become extremely complex and challenging to manage. A primary concern for many IT teams is detecting threats in the mountain of event data being generated every …

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Juniper Firewalls with ScreenOS Backdoored Since 2012

Juniper Networks has announced that it has discovered “unauthorized code” in ScreenOS, the operating system for its NetScreen firewalls, that could allow an attacker to decrypt traffic sent through Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). It’s not clear what caused the code to get there or how long it has been there, …

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Shocking! Instagram HACKED! Researcher hacked into Instagram Server and Admin Panel

Ever wonder how to hack Instagram or how to hack a facebook account? Well, someone just did it!But, remember, even responsibly reporting a security vulnerability could end up in taking legal actions against you. An independent security researcher claims he was threatened by Facebook after he responsibly revealed a series …

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19-Year-Old Teen Steals $150,000 by Hacking into Airline’s Website

What do you do to earn up to $150,000? Somebody just hacks into airlines and sells fake tickets. That’s exactly what a 19-year-old teenager did and made approximately 1.1 Million Yuan (£110,000 or $150,000) by hacking into the official website of an airline and using the stolen booking information to …

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