The latest dump of hacking tools allegedly belonged to the NSA is believed to be the most damaging release by the Shadow Brokers till the date.
But after analyzing the disclosed exploits, Microsoft security team says most of the windows vulnerabilities exploited by these hacking tools, including EternalBlue, EternalChampion, EternalSynergy, EternalRomance and others, are already patched in
The Shadow Brokers – a hackers group that claimed to have stolen a bunch of hacking tools from the NSA – released today more alleged hacking tools and exploits that target earlier versions of Windows operating system, along with evidence that the Intelligence agency also targeted the SWIFT banking system of several banks around the world.
Last week, the hacking group released the password for
Do you like watching funny videos online?
I am not kind of a funny person, but I love watching funny videos clips online, and this is one of the best things that people can do in their spare time.
But, beware if you have installed a funny video app from Google Play Store.
A security researcher has discovered a new variant of the infamous Android banking Trojan hiding in apps under different
Since the Internet is filled with hackers and cyber criminals keen on hacking networks for valuable information, ethical hackers are in huge demand and being hired by almost every industry to help them keep their networks protected.
These ethical hackers, penetration testers, and information security analysts not only gain reputation in the IT industry but are also one of the most well-paid
Last weekend when outdoor emergency sirens in Dallas cried loudly for over 90 minutes, many researchers concluded that some hackers hijacked the alarm system by exploiting an issue in a vulnerable computer network.
But it turns out that the hackers did not breach Dallas’ emergency services computer systems to trigger the city’s outdoor sirens for tornado warnings and other emergencies, rather
Recently we reported about a critical code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word that was being exploited in the wild by cyber criminal groups to distribute malware like Dridex banking trojans and Latentbot.
Now, it turns out that the same previously undisclosed vulnerability in Word (CVE-2017-0199) was also actively being exploited by the government-sponsored hackers to spy on Russian
Can you imagine your world without the Internet?
I know it’s hard to imagine your life without the Internet, and the same was the case of two Ohio prisoners who built personal computers from parts from e-waste, hid them in the ceiling, and connected those PCs to the Internet via the prison’s network.
The incident occurred in 2015 but has now been made public by the State of Ohio’s Office of
Besides a previously undisclosed code-execution flaw in Microsoft Word, the tech giant patches two more zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers had been exploiting in the wild for months, as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday.
In total, Microsoft patches 45 unique vulnerabilities in its nine products, including three previously undisclosed vulnerabilities under active attack.
Do you know how many kinds of sensors your smartphone has inbuilt? And what data they gather about your physical and digital activities?
An average smartphone these days is packed with a wide array of sensors such as GPS, Camera, microphone, accelerometer, magnetometer, proximity, gyroscope, pedometer, and NFC, to name a few.
Now, according to a team of scientists from Newcastle University
If you are a regular reader of The Hacker News, you might be aware of an ongoing cyber attack — detected in the wild by McAfee and FireEye — that silently installs malware on fully-patched computers by exploiting an unpatched Microsoft Word vulnerability in all current versions of Microsoft Office.
Now, according to security firm Proofpoint, the operators of the Dridex malware started