December 9, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

The most important story of this week was probably the one about a security breach suffered by NiceHash, one of the most popular crypto-mining marketplaces. The the stolen money was tracked to a single Bitcoin wallet and the amount was estimated at $70 million. Curious to read what happened this week in the industry? Here…

December 9, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Bitcoin is breaking every record—after gaining 20% jump last week, Bitcoin price just crossed the $15,500 mark in less than 48 hours—and there can be no better reason for hackers to put all of their efforts to steal cryptocurrency. NiceHash, the largest Bitcoin mining marketplace, has been hacked, which resulted in the theft of more…

December 7, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Running Microsoft’s Windows operating system, then you need to apply this emergency patch immediately. By immediately, I mean now! Microsoft just has released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine (MPE) that could allow an attacker to take full control of a victim’s PC. Enabled by…

December 3, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

PayPal has disclosed a data breach that may have compromised personally identifiable information for roughly 1.6 million customers at a payment processing company PayPal acquired this year. PayPal said that a review of its recently acquired company TIO Networks showed evidence of unauthorized access to the company’s network, including some confidential parts where the personal information of…

November 27, 2017 arrunadayy 2 comments

Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service, in an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps. Google Play Protect—a security feature that uses app usage analysis and machine learning to check devices for potentially harmful apps—recently helped…

November 26, 2017 arrunadayy 1 comment

Curious to know what happened this week in cyber security?  Here are most important stories of the past days in our weekly security round-up, so keep calm and read the news: 1. Only 12% of Organizations are Likely to Detect a Sophisticated Cyber Attack According to the EY survey of nearly 1,200 C-level leaders of the…

November 19, 2017 arrunadayy 4 comments

This week we wrote two articles about three WordPress plugins and Microsoft Word Vulnerability. Microsoft Word Vulnerability was there for 17 years but no one was aware of this. Read and take action as now these vulnerability is now in public domain. The most important story of the week was the one about Apple’s Face…

November 17, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Security investigators have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on Zeus banking Trojan that steals more than just bank account details. Dubbed Terdot, the banking Trojan has been around since mid-2016 and was initially designed to operate as a proxy to conduct Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attacks, steal browsing information such as stored credit card information and…

November 16, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in three popular WordPress plugins: Duplicator, Formidable Forms and Yoast SEO. The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows: Duplicator 1.2.28 and older vulnerable to stored XSS WPVulnDB also reports that the Duplicator, running on over 1 million active sites, fixed a stored cross site scripting vulnerability affecting versions 1.2.28 and older. This report…

November 15, 2017 arrunadayy No comments exist

Researchers claim Microsoft Word vulnerability, patched today, has existed for 17 years. Microsoft today released 53 security patches for the month of November as part of its routine Spot Tuesday upgrade. Among the solutions addresses CVE-2017-11882, an imperfection that has actually existed, undetected, in Microsoft Word for the past 17 years. The solutions introduced today…