Misfortune Cookie Flaw Placing Over 12 Million Home Routers At Risk.

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Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies have reported a vulnerability in over 12 million home routers that could lead to hackers who gaining access to all traffic moving in and out of the device through a very simple attack. The devices, which run an embedded webserver called RomPager, are manufactured by D-Link, Huawei, TP-Link, ZTE, […]

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Staples Store Hacked: 1.16 Million Payment Cards Stolen.

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While the FBI is blaming North Korea for hacking Sony, the world’s largest office supply chain store Staples has announced that unknown hackers got access to some 1.16 million customers’ payment cards due to a malware deployed by cyber criminals to some point-of-sale systems at 115 of its more than 1,400 U.S. retail stores.  This news might […]

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FBI formally blames North Korea for massive Sony hack.

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The Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) has formally blamed North Korea for hacking and damaging reputation of Sony pictures, claiming that the agency has “enough information to conclude,” that North Korea is behind one of the world’s biggest cyber attack.  Sony was hacked in November where hackers asked the company to pay ransom or data will be leaked. […]

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University of Toronto Domains Hacked, Defaced with anti-ISIS message.

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A Kurdish hacker going with the handle of “Muhamad Emad” has hacked and defaced ten sub-domains from University of Toronto website earlier today.  Hacker left a Kurdish flag as a deface page along with a message on all hacked domains. The first message is in support of Yekîneyên Parastina Gel (YPG) in Kurdish, The People’s Protection Units in […]

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Global Internet Authority ICANN Hacked Due To Phishing Scam.

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ICANN —  The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers as in IP addresses and domain names got been hacked by unknown hackers last November, but the attack was discovered in December. The US-controlled non-profit organization said in a statement that its internal computer networks were breached as a result of a sophisticated phishing attack. […]

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