Pangu Jailbreak for ...

A team of Chinese hackers, Pangu have released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1 and iOS 7.1.1. This untethered jailbreak is compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, Retina iPad mini and iPod touch 5G running iOS 7.1-iOS 7.1.1....

Brazil World Cup 2014 Security Blunder

The image was originally published by news outlet Correio Braziliense, that showed the Federal Police’s head of international co-operation Luiz Cravo Dorea, standing in the mulch-million-dollar security center overseen by Israeli company RISCO and was watching Live video feeds from surveillance cameras. The image was posted on Twitter and has been re-tweeted almost 3,000 times. The World Cup security centre allows security personnel to view live feeds from various cameras around the World Cup stadiums. But, inadvertently it exposed Wi-Fi SSID and password in the background of the pic on the big screen that anyone can read with a...

Win €600 by Testing Panda Global Protection 2015 Beta Jun18

Win €600 by Testing Panda Global Protection 2015 B...

Panda Security rewards Beta Tester of the Year with up to €600 Panda Security,The Cloud Security Company, today announced the beta release of Panda Global Protection 2015 (free download beta 2015), its comprehensive anti-malware solution for protecting the information and digital life of home computer users. The new version has more features and is lighter, more secure and more complete than ever before. Source: http://press.pandasecurity.com/news/panda-security-rewards-beta-tester-of-the-year-with-up-to-e600/   Beta Tester Challenge: exclusive prizes for the community Along with the release of the beta, Panda Security also announced...

Easiest Way to Get People to Install Malicious Sof...

Study done by Carnegie Mellon University examine the cost for an attacker to pay users to execute arbitrary code—potentially malware. User at home are asked to download and run an exe without being told what it did and without any way of knowing it was harmless. Each week they increase the payment. Study observed that for payments as low as $0.01, 22% of the people who viewed the task ultimately ran the executable. Once increased to $1.00, this proportion increased to 43%. As the price increased, more and more users who understood the risks ultimately ran the code. They conclude that users are generally unopposed to running programs of...

How to Stop Facebook from Using Your Browsing History to Deliver Ads Jun16

How to Stop Facebook...

Surfing the Internet?? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is watching your every move on Web, and this time even more closure. It’s not surprising that Facebook collects data of its 1.3 billion users, just like everyone else, which the company has said it only holds onto your data for security and...

Brazil World Cup 2014 Security

Israeli companies are supplying Brazil with key security and management technology that officials are counting on to keep the peace during the World Cup soccer tournament, taking place from June 12 to July 13. Twenty four government agencies will be using the NICE Situator to coordinate security, manage thousands of cameras and sensors, and correlate data from behavioral analytics software, social media analysis, access control, and fire and intrusion detection systems. Meanwhile, officials at the new Arena Pantanal in Cuiabal plan to use a similar system produced by the RISCO Group....

P.F. Chang’s China B...

Following the massive data breaches at eBay, Neiman Marcus Group and Michaels Stores, yet another private equity company Centerbridge Partners-backed restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s China Bistro suffered a potential Credit and Debit card data breach. The Asian-themed casual dining restaurant...

Youtube First 2 Billion Views – Psy’s Gangnam Style Video Jun02

Youtube First 2 Billion Views – Psy’s ...

South Korea’s rougishly pudgy pop star Psy is ubiquitous online. If you’ve been alive over the past two years, then you’ve seen his viral music video “Gangnam Style” at least once. And if you’re like most people, probably two or three or many more times. Between the skipping dance (something between the Cotton-Eyed Joe and a mime pretending to ride a horse) and the svelt, colorfully dressed dancers, there’s something irresistible about the video. And of course the song’s bubbly rhythms—”hey, sexy lady!”—are relentlessly catchy as well. And it’s undeniable: Psy has class. Whatever makes the video work, it’s finally reached a record 2 billion...

WordPress All In One SEO Pack Plugin Latest Vulner...

Multiple Serious vulnerabilities have been discovered in the most famous ‘All In One SEO Pack’ plugin for WordPress, that put millions of WordPress websites at risk. WordPress is easy to setup and use, that’s why large number of people like it. But if you or your company is using ‘All in One SEO Pack’ WordPress plugin to optimize the website ranking in search engines, then you should update your SEO plugin immediately to the latest version of All in One SEO Pack 2.1.6. Today, All in One SEO Pack plugin team has released an emergency security update that patches two critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities and one cross site scripting...

Fake WeChat Detected as Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Ba...

WeChat is a famous mobile instant messenger in China. It’s most often used by people chatting with their friends and colleagues, and it also allows users to make payments. It’s very easy to use, but it means you have to tie your bank details to your messenger account. WeChat’s huge market share also makes it a tempting target for criminals, who are developing Trojan-bankers to mimic it. Recently Kaspersky Lab intercepted a new Trojan-Banker like this. It was detected as Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Basti.a. This android app is disguised as a normal WeChat app on the phone....

eBay Hacked: Users To Change Passwords

eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) said beginning later today it will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. After conducting extensive tests on its networks, the company said it has no evidence of the compromise resulting in unauthorized activity for eBay users, and no evidence of any unauthorized access to financial or credit card information, which is stored separately in encrypted formats. However, changing passwords is a best practice and will help enhance security for eBay users....

BlackShades Malware ...

  Law enforcement officials from 19 countries joined forces over the last two days to takedown nearly 100 alleged hackers. These purported hackers were said to be creating, selling, and using what the FBI calls a “particularly insidious” computer malware known as BlackShades....

Google DNS Server Traffic Hijacked

The Google’s DNS server handles around 150 billion queries a day and during the 22 minutes of hijacking, millions of Internet users, including Financial institutions, Governments were redirected to BT’s (British multinational telecommunications services company) Latin America division in Venezuela and Brazil. Source: http://thehackernews.com/2014/03/google-public-dns-server-traffic.html#at_pco=tcb-1.0&at_tot=10&at_ab=-&at_pos=0   Google DNS briefly hijacked to Venezuela For about a half hour on Saturday, some requests to one of Google’s DNS servers in the US were re-routed through a network in Venezuela. A false...

RIP Facebook Email Feb25

RIP Facebook Email

Facebook is retiring its email service and has begun notifying users that all email sent to their @facebook.com address will soon be forwarded to their primary email address on file. Facebook users can turn off the forwarding feature, which is on by default. Users without a primary email...

Netflix to Pay Comcast for Smoother Streaming Feb24

Netflix to Pay Comca...

After rumors emerged this weekend, Netflix and Comcast on Sunday confirmed a deal that will provide Comcast’s U.S. customers with access to Netflix’s high-quality video streams. Terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed, though the Wall Street Journal said Netflix will...

“Happy Birthday Colin” Now Has 1.9 Million Friends Feb16

“Happy Birthda...

Colin a 10-year-old boy from Michigan has been hard to make friends, and usually eat lunch alone at school. He did not want a party because he had no friends to invite. His mom start a “Happy Birthday Colin” Facebook page to show there are people who cared about him as a surprise...

1,000 Times Faster Internet: Google Fiber Working on 10Gbs Feb15

1,000 Times Faster I...

Google is working on data transfer speeds that would make its Google Fiber service seem like dial-up in comparison. The company’s chief financial officer, Patrick Pichette, announced that Google was working on speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second — far faster than the 1 gigabit per second...

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Worried Consumers Feb15

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Worried Consumers

Comcast Corp.’s deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., if approved, would cement its position atop the American cable industry—and that has some consumers worried. Some public-interest groups are concerned that already high cable-TV bills could go even higher. And will services improve or suffer at company with more than 30 million subscribers? On the plus side for consumers, the combined company may have more power to pressure content providers. That could mean more leverage on programming and the prices it pays for shows and movies. Yet it isn’t clear how much of those potential savings Comcast would pass on to consumers....

IBM New Technological Advancement: Internet Speeds at 200 – 400 Gb/s Feb15

IBM New Technologica...

IBM today announced that it has achieved a new technological advancement that will help improve Internet speeds to 200 – 400 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) at extremely low power. The speed boost is based on a device that can be used to improve transferring Big Data between clouds and data...

Fixed: Vulnerability In Magento Allow Privilege Es...

This attack allows for a cross store (so essentially unauthenticated, as we have not authenticated to our target store) privilege escalation attack creating an administrative user on any *.gostorego.com store. As indicated by their own website, there are over 200,000 active stores. This attack allows access to 200,000 x Customers x data = Y. Due to the nature of the attack, it would trivial to automate an attack that would give us an administrative account on each of these stores with a single GET request !! Or you could simply have a great shopping experience. Google search site:gostorego.com, find the items you want to purchase. Create...

Fan Ruined Justin Bieber’s Wax Figure Feb12

Fan Ruined Justin Bi...

The wax figure of the 19-year-old pop star has been removed from Madame Tussaud’s New York location. Is it because the company doesn’t approve of all his antics over the past few months? Is it because they need to make a new one because no one knows what he looks like with a shirt...

The Day We Fight Bac...

A broad coalition of activist groups, companies, and online platforms will hold a worldwide day of activism in opposition to the NSA’s mass spying regime on February 11th. Dubbed “The Day We Fight Back”, the day of activism was announced on the eve of the anniversary of the...

Google Shamed and Fi...

Google has been told to inform its French customers that it must pay a £125,000 fine for violating their privacy. France’s data protection watchdog punished the online advertising giant for the way it tracks and stores users’ personal information. The fine is just the latest blow...

Beware, Hacker Can C...

SNAPCHAT, photo sharing app is the majority choice for variety of users. Recently, the company has faced data breach and Captcha bypass vulnerability, and just yesterday a new denial-of-service attack has been revealed which can crash an iPhone. Jamie Sanchez, a security researcher has found...

Verizon Denied Throttling Netflix and Amazon Web Services Feb08

Verizon Denied Throttling Netflix and Amazon Web S...

After a federal court said last month that the government couldn’t prohibit Internet providers from slowing or blocking Web traffic, at least one ISP is being accused of taking advantage of the ruling. On Wednesday, a Texas man named David Raphael wrote on his blog that Verizon was intentionally throttling Netflix subscribers and other Internet users who rely on Amazon’s cloud computing service. Verizon quickly denied the complaint, saying it continues to treat all traffic equally. Raphael, a software engineer for the cloud-based security firm iScan Online, said he was first alerted to the problem on Jan. 26 when the president...