Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Mac-based espionage malware that relies on outdated coding practices but has been used in some previous real-world attacks to spy on biomedical research center computers.
Dubbed Fruitfly, the malware has remained undetected for years on macOS systems despite using unsophisticated and “antiquated code.”
Infosec firm Malwarebytes discovered
Here’s some bad news for Android users again.
Nearly 3 Million Android devices worldwide are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that could allow attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code with root privileges, turning over full control of the devices to hackers.
According to a new report from security rating firm BitSight, the issue is due to a vulnerability in the insecure
You need to be more careful next time while leaving your computer unattended at your office, as it cost hackers just $5 and only 30 seconds to hack into any computer.
Well-known hardware hacker Samy Kamkar has once again devised a cheap exploit tool, this time that takes just 30 seconds to install a privacy-invading backdoor into your computer, even if it is locked with a strong password.
What does it cost the owner of a phone infected by HummingBad Android malware?
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Do you have any idea what the software you have installed is doing stealthily in the background? If it’s not an open source software, can you find out?
Usually, the answer is no.
After Edward Snowden’s revelations, it’s clear that how desperately government agencies wants to put secret backdoors in your network, devices, and software.
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However, Bulgaria has come forward with
Security experts estimate 12 million users have been enticed to download software from the French firm Tuto4PC whose programs and silently install backdoors on PCs.
The United States anti-encryption bill will kill your Privacy.
In the wake of the Apple vs. FBI case, two leading Intelligence Committee Senators have introduced an anti-encryption bill that would effectively ban strong encryption.
Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the official version of their bill today in response to concerns that criminals and
A dangerous backdoor has been discovered in the MediaTek processor that could be exploited to hack Android devices remotely.
MediaTek is a Taiwan-based hardware company that manufacture hardware chips and processor used in the smartphones and tablets.
The backdoor was discovered by security researcher Justin Case, who already informed MediaTek about the security issue via Twitter, as
AMX, a provider of audio-visual conferencing gear used in sensitive government and military locations, has removed a “deliberate” backdoor in one of its central controller system products.
Are millions of enterprise users, who rely on the next-generation firewalls for protection, actually protected from hackers?
Just less than a month after an unauthorized backdoor found in Juniper Networks firewalls, an anonymous security researcher has discovered highly suspicious code in FortiOS firewalls from enterprise security vendor Fortinet.
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