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Hacktivists group "Anonymous" launched DDoS attack on Narita International Airport of Japan and claimed its responsibility. The website went offline on the 22nd and 23rd of January for several hours due to which passengers were unable to access flight information. However, it did not have any effect on flight operations. The DDoS attack came as a result of protest against...

SplashData, a password management company, has released its list of worst passwords of the year 2015. The report is based upon more than two million leaked passwords during 2015. According to SplashData, users in 2015 kept long but simple and common passwords. The password "123456" still holds the top position as in preceding year 2014. Below is a list of...

An email having the subject of "Quick Question" pretends to send a resume from a random sender is currently in the rounds. The so-called attached resume is a malicious .rtf attachment, actually a word docx file and tries to download password stealers, Trojans like Dyreza and Dridex, and ransomware like Teslacrypt and Cryptolocker into your system. Most of these emails...

The Google Chrome team has finally decided to fix an address spoofing bug after keeping the issue under consideration for more than a month. This potential security threat was brought into notice in the start of June by a UK Security firm researcher, David Leo. According to Leo, when a new page is loaded by Chrome, the content of...

Loanbase, an international Bitcoin lending platform known previously as BitLendingClub had its systems breached this Sunday. The security message sent out the the clients by Loanbase notified that hackers had exploited vulnerability in the WordPress blog of the company and accessed user information. The information database consisted of names, phone numbers and email addresses. Hackers were able to compromise 4 accounts...

Recently, Pakistan has been trying to develop an intelligent mass data surveillance system that will serve to be as good as the National Security Agency and would allow tapping emails and phone calls worldwide. For this, the Pakistani government has been in talks with U.S and European companies as well as some local companies to help develop the system....

Last year in October, Apple’s OS X Gatekeeper security feature was bypassed by Patrick Wardle, research director of Synack. Wardle bundled up a legal Apple-signed application with an unsigned malicious app that was put in the same directory and wrapped it up in Apple disk image file. In response to this, Apple attempted to block Wardle’s attack method (CVE-2015-7024)...

A number of Android games on Google Play Store have been found to be stealing personal information of Facebook users. Two security firms have highlighted this issue and stated that some of these apps are quite popular, with one app having more than one million downloads. According to a recent post by Trustlook, a popular game by the name of...