How To Tell If Your Webcam Is Hacked
A study conducted on laptop users found that most people don’t realize how easily a webcam can be hacked and cyber-peepers can invade their privacy. If you notice any or a combination of these signs, it’s possible that your laptop camera is being controlled and monitored remotely.
A New Malware ‘Silver Sparrow’ Found On 30,000 Macs
Security researchers at Malwarebytes and Red Canary discovered a mysterious piece of malware hiding on nearly 30,000 Macs, one designed to deliver an as-yet-unknown payload, and with a self-destruction mechanism that might remove any trace that it ever existed. They’re calling it Silver Sparrow.
What Does My ISP See When I Am Connected To VPN?
Your ISP sees your VPN connection because they can recognize an unfamiliar IP address. However, they cannot see anything specific about your online activity. This includes your search and download history, as well as the websites you visit.
What Is Doxxing And How Can You Prevent It?
The term “doxxing” originates from the word “documents.” 1990s hacker culture shortened the term to “docs” and then “dox,” with “dropping dox” referring to collecting personal documents or information, such as a person’s physical address, and then publishing them online.
Multiple Vulnerabilities Patched In Responsive Menu Plugin
Wordfence Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed three vulnerabilities in Responsive Menu, a WordPress plugin installed on over 100,000 sites.
10 Hackers Arrested For String Of Sim-Swapping Attacks Against Celebrities : Europol
Europol said on Wednesday it had assisted in the arrest of 10 hackers suspected of stealing $100 million in cryptocurrency in as “SIM-swapping” attack that allowed suspects to gain access to their victims’ phones.
Hackers Tried Poisoning Florida By Changing Chemical Levels
The intruder spent between three to five minutes inside the system and changed the the sodium hydroxide level from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million.
Barcode Scanner App On Google Play Infects 10 Million Users
Tech giant Google has removed a popular Android barcode scanner app with over 10 million installs from the Play Store after researchers found that it turned malicious following a December 2020 update.
Ziggy Ransomware Shuts Down And Releases Victims’ Decryption Keys
The Ziggy ransomware group has shut down and released a decryption key amid concern that it may be targeted by law enforcement.
‘Contact Form 7 Style’ Removed Due To Unpatched Vulnerability
Contact Form 7 Style is a plugin that can be used to add additional styles to forms created with Contact Form 7, one of the most popular plugins for WordPress. As part of its functionality, Contact Form 7 Style allows users to customize Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code in order to customize the appearance of contact forms crafted by Contact Form 7.
Google Paid $6.7 Million To Bug Bounty Hunters In 2020
Most of last year’s bug prizes were awarded in the Chrome VRP (Vulnerabilities Rewards Program), which handed out more than $2.1 million to security researchers for 300 bugs identified in Google’s flagship browse
Kaspersky Has Released A Free Decryptor For Fonix Ransomware
Kaspersky has released a decryptor for the Fonix Ransomware (XONIF) that allows victims to recover their encrypted files for free.
FonixCrypter Ransomware Gang Releases Master Decryption Key
FonixCrypter gang has also released a package containing a decryption tool, how-to instructions, and the ransomware’s master decryption key.
How To Prevent Your Phone From Being Hacked?
The threat of having your phone hacked has become a common and rational fear. The cold hard truth is that it is now possible to hack any phone. There are many different ways a hacker can get into your phone and steal personal and critical information. Here are a few tips to ensure that you are not a victim of phone hacking.
Massive Data Breach In MeetMindful.com | 2.28 Million Users Data Exposed!
The content of this file includes a wealth of information that users provided when they set up profiles on the MeetMindful site and mobile apps.
How To Take Control Of Your Digital Identity?
A digital identity is an information on an entity used by computer systems to represent an external agent. It is essentially any personal data existing online that can be traced back to the real you.
Malwarebytes Says SolarWinds Hackers Accessed Its Internal Emails
Cybersecurity company Malwarebytes said on Tuesday that some of its emails were breached by the same hackers who used the software company SolarWinds to hack into a series of U.S. government agencies.
Multiple Vulnerabilities Found In FiberHome HG6245D Routers
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the firmware of a popular FiberHome HG6245D router, widely deployed across South America and Southeast Asia.