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  • Alleged Russian Hacker Pleads Not Guilty After Extradition to United States
    by [email protected] (Wang Wei) on 21 Ocak 2019 at 09:42

    A Russian hacker indicted by a United States court for his involvement in online ad fraud schemes that defrauded multiple American companies out of tens of millions of dollars pleaded not guilty on Friday in a courtroom in Brooklyn, New York. Aleksandr Zhukov, 38, was arrested in November last year by Bulgarian authorities after the U.S. issued an international warrant against him, and was […]

  • New Android Malware Apps Use Motion Sensor to Evade Detection
    by [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) on 18 Ocak 2019 at 11:37

    Even after so many efforts by Google for preventing its Play Store from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware protections and get into its service to infect Android users with malware. Two such Android apps have recently been spotted on the Google Play Store by security researchers with the Trend Micro malware research team, infecting thousands of Android users who hav […]

  • A Twitter Bug Left Android Users' Private Tweets Exposed For 4 Years
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 18 Ocak 2019 at 06:49

    Twitter just admitted that the social network accidentally revealed some Android users' protected tweets to the public for more than 4 years — a kind of privacy blunder that you'd typically expect from Facebook. When you sign up for Twitter, all your Tweets are public by default, allowing anyone to view and interact with your Tweets. Fortunately, Twitter also gives you control of your […]

  • Ukrainian Police Arrest 6 Hackers Linked to DDoS and Financial Attacks
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 17 Ocak 2019 at 09:37

    Ukrainian Police have this week busted out two separate groups of hackers involved in carrying out DDoS attacks against news agencies and stealing money from Ukrainian citizens, respectively. According to the authorities, the four suspected hackers they arrested last week, all aged from 26 to 30 years, stole more than 5 million Hryvnia (around 178,380 USD) from the bank accounts of Ukrainian […]

  • Unprotected Government Server Exposes Years of FBI Investigations
    by [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) on 17 Ocak 2019 at 07:45

    A massive government data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) was left unsecured on a storage server for at least a week, exposing a whopping 3 terabytes of data containing millions of sensitive files. The unsecured storage server, discovered by Greg Pollock, a researcher with cybersecurity firm UpGuard, also contained decades worth of confidential case files from t […]