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Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

You might be surprised to know that your security cameras, Internet-connected toasters and refrigerators may have inadvertently participated in the massive cyber attack that broke a large portion of the Internet on Friday. That's due to massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against Dyn, a major domain name system (DNS) provider that many sites and services use as their upstream …

Datum: 24. 10. 2016

Russian Hacker Behind LinkedIn Breach also Charged with Hacking Dropbox and Formspring

The alleged Russian hacker, who was arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police, was believed to be the one responsible for massive 2012 data breach at LinkedIn, according to a statement released by LinkedIn. Now, United States authorities have officially indicted Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, 29-years-old Russian national, for hacking not just LinkedIn, but also the online …

Datum: 24. 10. 2016

New Drammer Android Hack lets Apps take Full control (root) of your Phone

Earlier last year, security researchers from Google's Project Zero outlined a way to hijack the computers running Linux by abusing a design flaw in the memory and gaining higher kernel privileges on the system. Now, the same previously found designing weakness has been exploited to gain unfettered "root" access to millions of Android smartphones, allowing potentially anyone to take control of …

Datum: 24. 10. 2016

Hackers crippled US internet

Friday morning was quite unusual for most of the people living across the parts of the United States as they…

Datum: 23. 10. 2016

An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against Dyn, a major domain name system (DNS) provider, broke large portions of the Internet on Friday, causing a significant outage to a ton of websites and services, including Twitter, GitHub, PayPal, Amazon, Reddit, Netflix, and Spotify. But how the attack happened? What's the cause behind the attack? Exact details of the attack remain …

Datum: 22. 10. 2016

Massive DDoS Attack Against Dyn DNS Causes Major Outages to Popular Sites

Cyber attacks are getting evil and worst nightmare for companies day-by-day, and the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is one such attacks that cause a massive damage to any service. Recently, the Internet witnessed a record-breaking largest DDoS attack of over 1 Tbps against France-based hosting provider OVH, and now the latest victim of the attack is none other than Dyn DNS …

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Dirty COW — Critical Linux Kernel Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild

A nine-year-old critical vulnerability has been discovered in virtually all versions of the Linux operating system and is actively being exploited in the wild. Dubbed "Dirty COW," the Linux kernel security flaw (CVE-2016-5195) is a mere privilege-escalation vulnerability, but researchers are taking it extremely seriously due to many reasons. First, it's very easy to develop exploits that …

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Ex-NSA Contractor Stole 50 TB of Classified Data; Includes Top-Secret Hacking Tools

Almost two months ago, the FBI quietly arrested NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III for stealing an enormous number of top secret documents from the intelligence agency. Now, according to a court document filed Thursday, the FBI seized at least 50 terabytes of data from 51-year-old Martin that he siphoned from government computers over two decades. The stolen data that are at least 500 …

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Axis Bank Claims No Monetary Loss From Cyber Attack

(pc-Google Images) In the last three months, three financial institutions have faced data breaches. The most recent case of breach…

Datum: 21. 10. 2016

Over 43 Million Weebly Accounts Hacked; Foursquare Also Hit By Data Breach

2016 is the year of data breaches that has made almost every major companies victims to the cyber attacks, resulting in compromise of over billion of online users accounts. Weebly and Foursquare are the latest victims of the massive data breach, joining the list of "Mega-Breaches" revealed in recent months, including LinkedIn, MySpace, VK.com, Tumblr, Dropbox, and the biggest one -- Yahoo. …

Datum: 20. 10. 2016

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