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100,000 enslaved web devices were used for the attack

100,000 enslaved web devices were used for the attack

The cyber attack which took down various websites such as Twitter, Netflix, and Reddit last week has now been said to have been originated from the 100,000 web enabled devices which were taken together by the malicious software program. This is according to the company which was involved in the …

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500,000 IoT devices made vulnerable to Mirai Botnet

500,000 IoT devices made vulnerable to Mirai Botnet

Security researchers have managed to identify about 500,000 vulnerable Internet of Things devices which might have been easily taken up by the Mirai or other similar botnets. A group of security researchers had noticed that the recent attacks were being powered by many of the Internet of Things devices. The …

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Web malware used to steal card data from e-commerce websites

Web malware used to steal card data from e-commerce websites

A campaign which cyber criminals have been attacking the various e-commerce websites online has been noticed by the security researchers. The hackers are trying to steal the payment card and sensitive information of the e-commerce sites which would have been given by the customers. The campaign is known as the …

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Betternet releases new portable VPN device named Betterspot

Betternet releases new portable VPN device named Betterspot

Some technology inventions and breakthroughs have made it easier for anyone anywhere to check what you have been browsing on the internet while at work. Everyone from your company to the government and hackers all have the means to check your browsing history. That is of course if the necessary …

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Source code for Mirai Trojan made public by author

Trojan Horse

A Trojan program that managed to infect about hundreds of thousands of internet of things devices has had its source code published online which will clearly pave a way for more botnets to be used. The Trojan used the IoT devices to launch some distributed denial of service attacks against …

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400 and more infected apps seen on Google Play

New Danger For Androids Malware Can Erase Data

Google Play is the most populated app store in the world, therefore detecting which app might be hazardous or faulty might be a little tricky. Just recently, the Google Play App Store was seen to house about 400 apps that were believed to have infected some phones. The apps which …

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D Link mobile hotspot has vulnerabilities shown on it

D Link mobile hotspot has vulnerabilities shown on it

Security researchers have discovered some various unpatched security flaws in the D Link DWR-932B LTE router which include the backdoor accounts and the default Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN. The device has been up for sale in numerous countries and it looks like customers security will be compromised because of …

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