What is malware? A malware attack is a common cyberattack where malicious software executes unauthorized actions on the victim’s system. The malicious software (a.k.a. virus) can perform many specific types of attacks such as ransomware, spyware, command and control, and many more. Malware attacks Malware discussion typically encompasses three main aspects: Aim: Why malware is ... Read more
According to Microsoft's President, Brad Smith, earlier this week said that after the deep investigation about the SolarWinds hack. It was revealed that the malicious SolarWinds attack includes more than 1000 developers who worked behind it for the SolarWinds attack.
A hacker popular by the name ShinyHunters has leaked a 1.2 GB data dump of 2.28 million users of a dating website, MeetMindful.com. The data was uploaded on a hackers forum and is free to download. ShinyHunters is the same hacker that hacked Indian Startup Juspay few weeks ago. The data file uploaded contains the ... Read more
Critical Credit and Debit Card information of over 100 million users leaked on the Darkweb. The data leaked through a faulty server of a Bengaluru based startup Juspay. The startup processes transaction for Amazon, Swiggy, Airtel, Vi, Uber, and many other merchants. The startup acknowledged the leak but the number revealed now by a Security ... Read more
Google's Project Zero team has recently disclosed a poorly patched zero-day bug in Windows print spooler API that could be used by an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
A group of researchers is exploring why digital home assistants and other sensing systems that use sound commands to perform functions can be hacked by light. It has noticed that someone can hack into an Amazon Alexa device using a laser beam and then doing some online shopping using that person’s account. This is in ... Read more
VMWare has recently fixed a critical bug in ESXi hypervisor after some days of its discovery in China’s Tianfu Cup hacking competition. The VMWare critical vulnerability has got a CVSS score of 9.3 out of 10.
Microsoft claims that Russian and North Korean Hackers are targeting seven pharmaceutical companies in Canada, India, France, South Korea, and the US which are actively working in researching and developing the Coronavirus vaccine. The attacks are done by a Russian hacker called Strontium and other hackers Zinc and Cerium from North Korea. Brute Force attacks, ... Read more
Accrding to reports gaming giant Capcom has been hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware that has infected email and file servers and 1 TB of sensitive file have been encrypted by the ransomware.
Watch Dogs: Legion the hacking game by Ubisoft that is based on the Watch Dogs 2 has been hacked and its source code of around 560 GB of data is leaked online. Watch Dogs: Legion game launched last week on October 29. The game comes with a lot of content, story campaigns, thousands of characters, ... Read more