Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware

Taking advantage of newly disclosed and even patched vulnerabilities has become common among cybercriminals, which makes it one of the primary attack vectors for everyday-threats, like crypto-mining, phishing, and ransomware. As suspected, a recently-disclosed critical vulnerability in the widely used Oracle WebLogic Server has now been spotted actively being exploited to distribute a never-before-seen ransomware Read more about Hackers Found Exploiting Oracle WebLogic RCE Flaw to Spread Ransomware[…]

DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days

In recent years, we have seen how hackers prey on those too lazy or ignorant to install security patches, which, if applied on time, would have prevented some devastating cyber attacks and data breaches that happened in major organisations. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has ordered government agencies to more swiftly plug Read more about DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days[…]

CompTIA Certification Training Courses — Avail Awesome 95% Discount

The Information Technology industry has seen exponential growth over the years. It is essential for everyone to earn cybersecurity certification if you want to be a part of this growing industry. Organizations always prefer employees with strong internationally-recognized professional certifications. It proofs your skills, knowledge, and gives more credibility to advance your career. IT Certification Read more about CompTIA Certification Training Courses — Avail Awesome 95% Discount[…]

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in UK Jail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks—for almost a year—in prison by a London court for breaching his bail conditions in 2012 and taking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy for nearly 7 years. The 47-year-old Assange was arrested last month by London’s Metropolitan Police Service after the Ecuadorian government suddenly withdrew his Read more about WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in UK Jail[…]

Google Adds New Option to ‘Auto-Delete’ Your Location History and Activity Data

Google is giving you more control over how long you want the tech company to hold on to your location history and web activity data. Google has introduced a new, easier, privacy-focused auto-delete feature for your Google account that will allow you to automatically delete your Location History and Web and App Activity data after Read more about Google Adds New Option to ‘Auto-Delete’ Your Location History and Activity Data[…]

Pre-Installed Software Flaw Exposes Most Dell Computers to Remote Hacking

If you use a Dell computer, then beware — hackers could compromise your system remotely. Bill Demirkapi, a 17-year-old independent security researcher, has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility that comes pre-installed on most Dell computers. Dell SupportAssist, formerly known as Dell System Detect, checks the health of your Read more about Pre-Installed Software Flaw Exposes Most Dell Computers to Remote Hacking[…]

Europol Shuts Down Two Major Illegal ‘Dark Web’ Trading Platforms

Europol announced the shut down of two prolific dark web marketplaces—Wall Street Market and Silkkitie (also known as Valhalla)—in simultaneous global operations against underground websites for trading drugs, stolen credit card numbers, malicious software, and other illegal goods. Police in western Germany has also arrested three men who were allegedly running Wall Street Market, the Read more about Europol Shuts Down Two Major Illegal ‘Dark Web’ Trading Platforms[…]

Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up A Building With Hackers

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) claims to have neutralized an “attempted” cyber attack by launching airstrikes on a building in Gaza Strip from where it says the attack was originated. As shown in a video tweeted by IDF, the building in the Gaza Strip, which Israeli fighter drones have now destroyed, was reportedly the headquarters Read more about Israel Neutralizes Cyber Attack by Blowing Up A Building With Hackers[…]

Popular Online Tutoring Marketplace ‘Wyzant’ Suffers Data Breach

Wyzant—an online marketplace that makes it easy for parents and students to connect with private tutors, in-person and online, in over 250 different subjects—has suffered a data breach exposing “certain personal identification information” for its customers. The Hacker News received a copy of an email notification Wyzant recently sent to its affected customers, which reveals Read more about Popular Online Tutoring Marketplace ‘Wyzant’ Suffers Data Breach[…]

Chinese Hackers Used NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers Leaked Them

In a shocking revelation, it turns out that a hacking group believed to be sponsored by Chinese intelligence had been using some of the zero-day exploits linked to the NSA’s Equation Group almost a year before the mysterious Shadow Brokers group leaked them. According to a new report published by cybersecurity firm Symantec, a Chinese-linked Read more about Chinese Hackers Used NSA Hacking Tools Before Shadow Brokers Leaked Them[…]