Critical Flaw Uncovered In WordPress That Remained Unpatched for 6 Years

Exclusive — If you have not updated your website to the latest WordPress version 5.0.3, it’s a brilliant idea to upgrade the content management software of your site now. From now, I mean immediately. Cybersecurity researchers at RIPS Technologies GmbH today shared their latest research with The Hacker News, revealing the existence of a critical Leggi tutto…

Rietspoof malware distributes ransomware via messaging apps

A malware strain dubbed as Rietspoof has been under the radar of researchers at Avast since last August. Reportedly, researchers suspect that the malware is on the rise and it is being distributed via Skype, Facebook Messenger, and other messaging apps. Researchers maintain that the malware actually is a dropper designed to allow dangerous ransomware to Leggi tutto…

Learn How XDR Can Take Breach Protection Beyond Endpoint Security

How do you know whether an attacker has infiltrated your network? Can you really rely on an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution to be your go-to technology for identifying security breaches? Endpoint detection and response (EDR) platform has been an important technology to detect cybersecurity incidents, but it provides only the view of endpoints, Leggi tutto…

LPG Gas Company Leaked Details, Aadhaar Numbers of 6.7 Million Indian Customers

Why would someone bother to hack a so-called “ultra-secure encrypted database that is being protected behind 13 feet high and 5 feet thick walls,” when one can simply fetch a copy of the same data from other sources. French security researcher Baptiste Robert, who goes by the pseudonym “Elliot Alderson” on Twitter, with the help Leggi tutto…

Torrent uploader CracksNow caught distributing GrandCrab ransomware

Famous Uploader CracksNow Banned from Torrents for Distributing GrandCrab Ransomware. CracksNow is a prominent software uploader who appears regularly on torrent sites. However, recently the account of CracksNow was banned by several torrent sites while the uploader is accused of distributing GrandCrab ransomware. See: The Pirate Bay malware can empty your Cryptocurrency wallet It all started when Leggi tutto…

Kali Linux 2019.1 Released — Operating System For Hackers

Wohooo! Great news for hackers and penetration testers. Offensive Security has just released Kali Linux 2019.1, the first 2019 version of its Swiss army knife for cybersecurity professionals. The latest version of Kali Linux operating system includes kernel up to version 4.19.13 and patches for numerous bugs, along with many updated software, like Metasploit, theHarvester, Leggi tutto…

Popular Torrent Uploader ‘CracksNow’ Caught Spreading Ransomware

It’s not at all surprising that downloading movies and software from the torrent network could infect your computer with malware, but it’s more heartbreaking when a popular, trusted file uploader goes rogue. Popular software cracks/keygens uploader “CracksNow,” who had trusted status from many torrent sites, has now been banned from several torrent sites after he Leggi tutto…