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Student Make This Documentary Lets Thief Steal His Phone, Spies On Him For Weeks

Film student Anthony van der Meer had his iPhone stolen and the thought that a stranger had access to all of his personal data really concerned him. What kind of person would steal a phone? Where do these phones end up? These were his biggest questio...
by blogmytuts on Dec 19, 2016

Simple Bug Facebook Messenger allows Hackers to Read all your Chats

A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in Facebook Messenger that could allow an attacker to read all your private conversation, affecting the privacy of around 1 Billion Messenger users.Ysrael Gurt, the security researcher at...
by BMT on Dec 14, 2016

Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway

A smart but also slightly scary project by Russian photographer Egor Tsvetkov. In order to show how easy it is for complete strangers to gather information about you, Egor spent six weeks taking around 100 pictures of subway commuters in St Petersbur...
by BMT on Dec 12, 2016

24-year-old Bahamian Who Hacked Celebrities’ Email Accounts Sex Tapes, Movie Scripts Gets 5 Years in Prison

Alonzo Knowles, a 24-year-old Bahamian man, was convicted by U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in Manhattan on Tuesday.Knowles, who maintained a list of emails and phone numbers of 130 celebrities, pleaded guilty in May to charges of identity th...
by blogmytuts on Dec 8, 2016

Researchers from University in Israel has discovered a way to extract sensitive information from air-gapped computers

A team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University in Israel has discovered a way to extract sensitive information from air-gapped computers – this time using radio frequency transmissions from USB connectors without any need of specialized hardware...
by blogmytuts on Sep 5, 2016

43 million user accounts hacked in Last.fm breach

Advice is that you change your password immediately if you have an account on Last.fm. The most popular password pulled from the Last.fm database was 123456. Seriously, it’s 2016 people — use a platform like LastPass to generate randomized, compl...
by blogmytuts on Sep 2, 2016

BitTorrent app was linked to Mac ransomware

BitTorrent app was linked to the first known instance of Mac ransomware, security researchers at ESET have pinpointed another form of malware taking advantage of Transmission to infect Mac users. Keydnap, as it's called, takes advantage of a modified...
by blogmytuts on Aug 31, 2016

White Hat Hacker Discovered A Loophole He Could Have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts

Gurkirat Singh from California recently discovered a loophole in Facebook's password reset mechanism that could have given hackers complete access to the victim's Facebook account, allowing them to view message conversations and payment card details,...
by BMT on Aug 28, 2016

Opera Browser Cloud Sync Service Compromised

Opera Software reported a security breach last night, which affects all users of the sync feature of its web browser. Opera has reset passwords of all users for one of its services after hackers were able to gain access to one of its Cloud servers th...
by BMT on Aug 28, 2016

White Hat Hacker Discovered A Loophole How He Could have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts

Gurkirat Singh from California recently discovered a loophole in Facebook's password reset mechanism that could have given hackers complete access to the victim's Facebook account, allowing them to view message conversations and payment card details,...
by blogmytuts on Aug 28, 2016

Recently Released NSA Exploit Target Latest Version of Cisco System Firewalls

Recently released NSA exploit from "The Shadow Brokers" leak that affects older versions of Cisco System firewalls can work against newer models as well.ExtraBacon, the exploit was restricted to versions 8.4.(4) and earlier versions of Cisco's Adapti...
by blogmytuts on Aug 27, 2016

An Eastern European Hackers has stolen over 12 Million Baht from a total of 21 ATMs in Bangkok,Thailand

The Central Bank of Thailand (BoT) has issued a warning to all commercial banks about security flaws in roughly 10,000 ATMs that were exploited to steal cash from the machines.The warning came shortly after the state-owned Government Savings Bank (GS...
by BMT on Aug 26, 2016

Apple releases 'Emergency' Patch after Exploits Targets Human Rights Activist

You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist or journalist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one but three zero-d...
by BMT on Aug 26, 2016

Dropbox is requiring users who have not changed their passwords since mid-2012 to reset

The action appears to be related to continued fallout over the massive hack on LinkedIn in 2012 where credentials for 117 million accounts were posted online. In recent months, treasure troves of user credentials and passwords — in addition to a la...
by BMT on Aug 26, 2016

WordPress Magic Fields 1 Cross Site Scripting

------------------------------------------------------------------------ Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in Magic Fields 1 WordPress Plugin ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Burak Kelebek, July 2016   -----...
by MondoUnix on Aug 19, 2016

WordPress Magic Fields 2 Cross Site Scripting

------------------------------------------------------------------------ Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in Magic Fields 2 WordPress Plugin ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Burak Kelebek, July 2016   -----...
by MondoUnix on Aug 19, 2016

WordPress Google Maps 2.1.2 Cross Site Scripting

------------------------------------------------------------------------ Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Google Maps WordPress Plugin ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Julien Rentrop, July 2016   ----...
by MondoUnix on Aug 19, 2016

The NSA has been hacked

Saturday morning the news broke that a mysterious group of hackers calling themselves "The Shadow Brokers" claimed it hacked an NSA-linked group and released some NSA hacking tools with a promise to sell more private "cyber weapons" to the highest bi...
by blogmytuts on Aug 19, 2016

Over 1.4 Billion Android Devices are Affected by Internet Traffic Hijacking Linux Flaw

An estimated 80 percent of Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.4 KitKat and higher are vulnerable to a recently disclosed Linux kernel flaw that allows hackers to terminate connections, spy on unencrypted traffic or inject malware into...
by blogmytuts on Aug 19, 2016

FORTINET: Risks - or Not - Behind Pokémon Go

At FortiGuard, we wouldn't let you down without an analysis of Pokémon Go. Is it safe to install? Can you go and hunt for Pokémon, or stay by a pokestop longing for pokeballs? While this article won't assist you in game strategy, I'll give you m...
by blogmytuts on Aug 15, 2016


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