Archive for the ‘hacking news’ Category
A team of cybersecurity researchers yesterday revealed details of a new side-channel attack on dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) that could allow malicious programs installed on a modern system to read sensitive memory data from other processes running on the same hardware.
Dubbed RAMBleed and identified as CVE-2019-0174, the new attack is based on a well-known class of DRAM side channel
Posted in DRAM Chip, DRAM Vulnerability, hacking news, memory bit flipping, RAM hacking, RAMBleed, RowHammer Attack, Vulnerability | Comments (0)
Security researchers have been warning about a critical vulnerability they discovered in one of a popular WordPress Live Chat plugin, which, if exploited, could allow unauthorized remote attackers to steal chat logs or manipulate chat sessions.
The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2019-12498, resides in the "WP Live Chat Support" that is currently being used by over 50,000 businesses to
Posted in cyber security, hacking news, hacking wordpress, WordPress, Wordpress plugin, Wordpress plugin vulnerability, WordPress Vulnerability | Comments (0)
An anonymous security researcher going by the name of SandboxEscaper today publicly shared a second zero-day exploit that can be used to bypass a recently patched elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system.
SandboxEscaper is known for publicly dropping zero-day exploits for unpatched Windows vulnerabilities. In the past year, the hacker has disclosed over half
Posted in hacking news, privilege escalation, windows privilege escalation, Windows zero-day vulnerability, zero-day exploit | Comments (0)
Security researchers have discovered an ongoing sophisticated botnet campaign that is currently brute-forcing more than 1.5 million publicly accessible Windows RDP servers on the Internet.
Dubbed GoldBrute, the botnet scheme has been designed in a way to escalate gradually by adding every new cracked system to its network, forcing them to further find new available RDP servers and then brute
Posted in Botnet, brute force attack, hacking news, RDP server hacking, Windows RDP Server, windows security | Comments (0)
Are you using Komodo's Agama Wallet to store your KMD and BTC cryptocurrencies?
Were your funds also unauthorisedly transferred overnight to a new address?
If yes, don't worry, it's probably safe, and if you are lucky, you will get your funds back.
Here's what exactly happened…
Komodo, a cryptocurrency project and developer of Agama wallet, adopted a surprisingly unique way to protect its
Security researchers have discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in a popular IPTV middleware platform that is currently being used by more than a thousand regional and international online media streaming services to manage their millions of subscribers.
Discovered by security researchers at CheckPoint, the vulnerabilities reside in the administrative panel of Ministra TV platform,
Posted in authentication bypass, cyber security, free movie streaming, hacking news, IPTV Software, live streaming, Online Security, PHP Vulnerability, remote code execution, Software vulnerabilities | Comments (0)
I have said it before, and I will say it again — Smart devices are one of the dumbest technologies, so far, when it comes to protecting users' privacy and security.
As more and more smart devices are being sold worldwide, consumers should be aware of security and privacy risks associated with the so-called intelligent devices.
When it comes to internet-connected devices, smart TVs are the
Posted in hacking news, hacking smart device, Hacking Smart TV, hacking WiFi Network, iot devices, Smart TV hack, wifi hacking | Comments (0)
If you have swiped your payment card at the popular Checkers and Rally's drive-through restaurant chains in past 2-3 years, you should immediately request your bank to block your card and notify it if you notice any suspicious transaction.
Checkers, one of the largest drive-through restaurant chains in the United States, disclosed a massive long-running data breach yesterday that affected an
Posted in credit card breach, credit card fraud, credit card hacking, hacking news, pos machine hacking, POS Malware, restaurants | Comments (0)
Flipboard, a popular social sharing and news aggregator service used by over 150 million people, has disclosed that its databases containing account information of certain users have been hacked.
According to a public note published yesterday by the company, unknown hackers managed to gain unauthorized access to its systems for nearly 10 months—between June 2, 2018, and March 23, 2019, and
Posted in cyber security, cybersecurity, data breach, database hacked, Database Security, database software, Flipboard, hacking news | Comments (0)
Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, the anonymous hacker going by online alias "SandboxEscaper" has now dropped new exploits for two more unpatched Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities.
The two new zero-day vulnerabilities affect Microsoft's Windows Error Reporting service and Internet Explorer 11.
Just yesterday, while releasing a
Posted in cyber security, hacking news, Internet Explorer, microsoft, sandbox bypass, windows security, windows Vulnerability, Windows zero-day vulnerability, Zero-Day Vulnerability | Comments (0)