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Hacker Hacks Hacking Platform HackerOne

It may sound like a tongue-twister. Bug bounty platform HackerOne recently revealed that one of its security analysts inadvertently sent a session cookie to...

Contractor Leaks Personal Data of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Subscribers

An error from a third-party contractor has led to a massive data breach where personal information of hundreds of thousands of AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile subscribers...

Your Fridge and Your Laptop Should Not be on the Same...

Internet of Things has helped to enhance the connected lifestyle, but it also created new attack vectors for hackers. Many security pros cautioned earlier...

Microsoft says 44 Million Users Reused Passwords in Q1 of 2019

Using a common password for various accounts might seem convenient, but it could be a potential threat for other accounts if an attacker breaks...

TrueDialog Database Exposes Tens of Millions of SMS Data

Around ten million text messages were exposed by an unprotected database run by an American-based communications company, TrueDialog. Security experts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar...

Iranian Hackers Deploy New Data-Wiping Malware: IBM

Security analysts from IBM recently discovered a data-wiping malware dubbed as ZeroCleare. IBM claims that the malware was developed by Iranian state-sponsored hackers and...

Attackers Using Facebook’s Ads Manager as Cyberespionage Tool

A newly discovered Trojan, dubbed Socelars, allows bad actors to access Facebook advertisements, the Bleeping Computer reported. The issue came to light after a security...

Security Flaw in Microsoft Azure Lets Hackers Control Azure Accounts

Security analysts from cybersecurity firm CyberArk recently found a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Azure that allows attackers to take control over Microsoft Azure user...

TikTok Stealthily Transferring Users’ Data to China: Lawsuit

Popular video-sharing app TikTok recently hit with a class-action lawsuit in the U.S. claiming that the company has been surreptitiously transferring users’ data to Chinese servers,...

Japan Joins NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence

Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, recently announced the decision of Japan joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) accredited cyber defense hub...

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