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Major Breach of Biometric Systems Exposes Information of More Than 1 Million People

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Home Major Breach of Biometric Systems Exposes Information of More Than 1 Million PeopleIn a vulnerability found by Israeli security researchers there occurred a rather major breach of biometric systems that left data of more than 1 million individuals 'exposed' in an openly accessible database.The frameworks influenced were said to have been utilized by the UK...

Don’t click every link to read sensational stories on social networking site

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Credits: Symantec Sensational stories! Wow, the only one thing common which we all love. Especially on social medias, we do not think even hesitate before clicking any sites or email to read such stories.However, researchers say that we need to be vigilant and skeptical when reading sensational stories on social media sites or in emails.People should...

Facebook’s ‘Dislike Button’ scam

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Few days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, on September 2015, in a Q&A session announced that the long awaited Facebook ‘Dislike Button’ will be implemented soon, scammers seized upon this opportunity in spreading phishing attacks and malware.Soon after this, many users got the link inviting them to download the Facebook’s ‘ Dislike Button’, it says that it is...

US: Investigators can Use Fake Social Media Profiles to Monitor Potential Visa Seekers

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US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers, who were previously banned from creating fake social media profiles, can now create such profiles for the purpose of monitoring social media information of foreigners attempting for visas, citizenship and green cards.On Friday, the ban was overturned in the review of potential privacy issues conducted and posted online by the Homeland  Security...

It’s an Indo-Pak Cyberspace WAR!

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On Sunday morning, India’s southern Kerala state woke up to the news of the state government’s official website (www.Keralagov.in) being hacked by Pakistani hackers, who posted image of a burning Indian flag.The hackers had left messages such as "Pakistan Zindabad", "We are Team Pak Cyber Attacker" and "Security is just an illusion". The page also carried the identity...

One Plus found leaking user data

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Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus has been reportedly leaking data of OnePlus phone users for years. According to a report by 9to5 Google, OnePlus has been ‘unknowingly’ leaking crucial personal information of its users publicly for quite a considerable amount of time and it is only when the major security flaw was pointed out to the company recently that...

Russian Antivirus Company Dr.Web Found New Malware Targeting MacOS

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Specialists of the Russian company Dr Web found malicious software that threatens the MacOS operating system, which allows attackers to download and execute any Python code on the user's device. In addition, sites distributing this malware also infected Windows users with a dangerous spyware Trojan.According to the employees of the company Dr Web, a new threat was discovered...

snuck : Automatic XSS filter bypass Tool

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snuck is an automated tool that may definitely help in finding XSS vulnerabilities in web applications. It is based on Selenium and supports Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.The approach, it adopts, is based on the inspection of the injection's reflection context and relies on a set of specialized and obfuscated attack vectors for filter evasion.In addition,...

HP Patches a Critical Vulnerability Targeting Windows Pcs

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A critical vulnerability that uses unmonitored privilege escalation in the Open Hardware Monitor tool in order to infect Windows PCs that run software's dependent on it was as of late discovered by security research firm SafeBreach.HP has already issued a patch fixing the said flaw after it came to their notice.Among others, one of the most commonly discovered...

A new virus attacked computers in Russia

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Cases of malicious e-mails to Russian companies have become more frequent. Attackers write on behalf of Banks, large air operators, car dealers and mass media. They offer cooperation to companies and advise to open the file in the attachment, where there are details about a good deal. If the user does this, the computer is infected with the...