Crypto tumbler BestMixer.io seized for large-scale money laundering

BestMixer.io was among the three largest cryptocurrency mixing services launched in May 2018. Europol in collaboration with the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigative Service (FIOD), Luxembourg has shut down a well-known and one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency tumblers BestMixer.io. The bitcoin transaction mixer was shut down officially on May 22. The operation against cryptocurrency Leggi tutto…

U.S. Charges WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act

The United States Justice Department has unveiled charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 new counts on the alleged violation of the Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks website. If convicted for all counts, Assange could face a maximum sentence of 175 years in U.S. prison for his “alleged role in one Leggi tutto…

Hacker Disclosed 3 Unpatched Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits In Less Than 24 Hours

Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, the anonymous hacker going by online alias “SandboxEscaper” has now dropped new exploits for two more unpatched Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities. The two new zero-day vulnerabilities affect Microsoft’s Windows Error Reporting service and Internet Explorer 11. Just yesterday, while releasing a Windows Leggi tutto…

Tor Browser for Android — First Official App Released On Play Store

Wohooo! Great news for privacy-focused users. Tor Browser, the most popular privacy-focused browser, for Android is finally out of beta, and the first stable version has now arrived on Google Play Store for anyone to download. The Tor Project announced Tuesday the first official stable release of its ultra-secure internet browser for Android devices, Tor Leggi tutto…

PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online

An anonymous hacker with an online alias “SandboxEscaper” today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Windows 10 operating system—that’s his/her 5th publicly disclosed Windows zero-day exploit [1, 2, 3] in less than a year. Published on GitHub, the new Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that could Leggi tutto…

Google Stored G Suite Users’ Passwords in Plain-Text for 14 Years

After Facebook and Twitter, Google becomes the latest technology giant to have accidentally stored its users’ passwords unprotected in plaintext on its servers—meaning any Google employee who has access to the servers could have read them. In a blog post published Tuesday, Google revealed that its G Suite platform mistakenly stored unhashed passwords of some Leggi tutto…