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  • Western Digital's My Cloud NAS Devices Turn Out to Be Easily Hacked
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 19 Eylül 2018 at 20:28

    Security researchers have discovered an authentication bypass vulnerability in Western Digital's My Cloud NAS devices that potentially allows an unauthenticated attacker to gain admin-level control to the affected devices. Western Digital's My Cloud (WD My Cloud) is one of the most popular network-attached storage (NAS) devices which is being used by businesses and individuals to host their […]

  • Hackers Steal Customers' Credit Cards From Newegg Electronics Retailer
    by [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) on 19 Eylül 2018 at 19:45

    The notorious hacking group behind the Ticketmaster and British Airways data breaches has now victimized popular computer hardware and consumer electronics retailer Newegg. Magecart hacking group managed to infiltrate the Newegg website and steal the credit card details of all customers who entered their payment card information between August 14 and September 18, 2018, according to a joint […]

  • New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 19 Eylül 2018 at 15:32

    Windows and Linux users need to beware, as an all-in-one, destructive malware strain has been discovered in the wild that features multiple malware capabilities including ransomware, cryptocurrency miner, botnet, and self-propagating worm targeting Linux and Windows systems. Dubbed XBash, the new malware, believed to be tied to the Iron Group, a.k.a. Rocke—the Chinese speaking APT threat […]

  • Mirai Botnet Creators Helping FBI Fight Cybercrime to Stay Out of Jail
    by [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) on 19 Eylül 2018 at 14:07

    Three young hackers who were sentenced late last year for creating and spreading the notorious Mirai botnet are now helping the FBI to investigate other "complex" cybercrime cases in return to avoid their lengthy prison terms. Paras Jha, 21 from New Jersey, Josiah White, 20 from Washington, and Dalton Norman, 21 from Louisiana, plead guilty in December 2017 to multiple charges for their ro […]

  • Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 18 Eylül 2018 at 15:05

    One of the world's most dangerous Android and iPhone spyware program has been found deployed against targets across 45 countries around the world over the last two years, a new report from Citizen Lab revealed. The infamous spyware, dubbed Pegasus, is developed by NSO Group—an Israeli company which is mostly known for selling high-tech surveillance tools capable of remotely cracking into […]