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100K Home Routers Hacked via UPnP Vulnerability

100K Home Routers Hacked via UPnP Vulnerability

By and by, a hundred thousand or more home switches have been press-ganged into a spam-heaving botnet, this time by means of Universal Plug and Play (UPnP). As indicated by brainiacs from 360 Netlab, the malware misuses vulnerabilities in a Broadcom UPnP usage to taint helpless portals, and that implies a heap of switch makers...
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American Express Data Breach Exposed 700K User Info

American Express Data Breach Exposed 700K User Info

Around 700,000 clients of American Express India’s information were left uncovered in an unbound database. The unintentional information spill was caused by a MongoDB server that was left uncovered with no secret phrase security. The unbound database contained 689,272 records in plaintext and available to anybody on the web. As per Bob Diachenko, Chief of...
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Pocket ISP leaves 73GB of Data Unprotected

Pocket ISP leaves 73GB of Data Unprotected

A Washington State internet service supplier, Pocket iNet, left an AWS S3 server uncovered online without a secret phrase. The UpGuard digital hazard group announced that the data uncovered included 73 gigabytes of downloadable information, which included passwords and other touchy records, running from spreadsheets to pictures and charts. The leak was found and announced...
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Top Cyber Security Official Disproves Reports of Internet Shutdown in India

Top Cyber Security Official Disproves Reports of Internet Shutdown in India

After several reports from security researchers which recommended that web clients all over the globe may encounter far reaching system disappointments throughout the following 48 hours, a high-ranking government cyber security official underlined today that there won’t be any web shutdown in India. “All courses of action are set up and there will be no...
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The US Military’s New Weapons Systems Can Be Easily Breached

The US Military’s New Weapons Systems Can Be Easily Breached

The GAO found a stockpile of vulnerabilities affecting the new weapons systems. A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that cybercriminals could easily target Pentagon’s weapons systems to shut systems down from operating, or function in ways that are undermining to the US. The Pentagon’s new computerized weapons systems, which is currently under...
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HR Headhunter Firm Gets Hacked

HR Headhunter Firm Gets Hacked

Recently, security researchers at MalwareHunterTeam have discovered a new piece of malware that has been targeting unsuspected freelancers on Fiverr and Freelancer.com which means that millions of unsuspected users are currently at risk. Fiverr and Freelancer.com are two of the most popular websites for freelancers and clients looking for skilled professionals. Currently, both sites have...
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Famous Burger Chain from The Northwest Hacked

Famous Burger Chain from The Northwest Hacked

A famous regional burger chain in the Pacific Northwest United States is the latest fast food company to suffer a major data breach. Burgerville – from Vancouver, Washington – disclosed today that any customers who used a credit or debit card from September 2017 to September 2018 at any of its locations may have had...
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Apple iPhone Passcodes - Little To No Protection

Apple iPhone Passcodes: Little To No Protection

Anyone using a four or six-digit passcode on your iPhone? If so, you need to change it immediately because your device has little to no protection. This advice comes after an anonymous source provided security firm Malwarebytes with evidence of a cheap technology which promises to crack any iPhone. Developed by long-time US intelligence agency...
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Twitter Account Hacking: How to Prevent Them

Twitter account hacking and how to protect yourself

Have you ever wondered if your Twitter account has been compromised? Twitter now has a feature that lets you find out. After Google and Facebook’s initiatives regarding Data Privacy, Twitter now tracks all devices logged into your Twitter account. This additional security feature for Twitter users – dubbed Apps and Sessions – allows you to...
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