Hackers can use this loop hole for spear phishing attacks, where targeted individuals or firms are sent files from trusted contacts so they reveal confidential information.
DoT urges government portals, websites to conduct security audit, says China cyberattacks are increasing: Report
Reportedly, ever since the India-China clash and India banning Chinese apps, there have been up to 10,000 cyberattacks per day.
The operation was to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic.
Zero-day exploits target undisclosed vulnerabilities in an operating system or piece of software.
Google will pay researchers up to $20,000 for finding bugs in the top Play Store apps.
The list includes British telecom firm Vodafone, carmaker Ford, Michigan State University and the Ohio Department of Transportation.
The suspect is a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson.
The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.
Google has said that it has notified its Android partners of this issue a month before.
Along with the email ID, the security breach has also exposed close to 21 million passwords.
Authorities said the scheme resulted in $4.14 million of illegal trading profit, and cheated ordinary investors.
The DNC blamed the incident on a “third party” who built a mockup of the party’s VoteBuilder site.
The conference featured a new set of voting machines which will be used in the 2018 mid-term elections.
Jamia Millia Islamia University website hacked at midnight and restored after six hours, says varsity official
The official website of Jamia Millia Islamia University was hacked late last night.
Critical bugs in uTorrent allow malicious websites to steal downloaded files and control your computer
Users will have to wait till an updated version is available. We would advise all you pirates out there to stop using the app till patches are in place.
After veteran actor Anupam Kher's Twitter account was hacked early on Tuesday, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's account suffered the same fate from the same group of hackers
According to other text included in the ransom demand, the hacker also appeared to have carried out the hack out of revenge.
The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on 20 October.
In line with the government's initiative to create smart cities and smart villages as future hotspots, the hackathon was themed "Smart Habitat".
Whether guilty of colluding with Russian spy agencies or found innocent, Kaspersky Lab's future seems bleak
Kaspersky Lab claims that it shares no “inappropriate ties to any govt, including Russia” and that the it is caught in “the middle of a geopolitical fight.”