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Android WebView vulnerability allows hacker to install malicious apps

WebView is an essential component in Android and iOS. It enables applications to display content from online resources and simplifies task of performing a network request, parsing the data and rendering it. Today AVG Security expert reported a critical vulnerability in Android’s WebView feature that allows an attacker to install …

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Belgium’s largest Telcom ‘Belgacom’ hacked; NSA could be behind the Attack

Belgacom, the largest telecommunications company in Belgium today announced that their IT Systems were hacked and infected with an unknown Malware . In order to eliminate that virus effectively, they clean up the entire system. The company also highlights that they have no indication of any impact on their telecommunication …

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Anonymous Hacker ‘Kahuna’ sentenced to 3 years in prison for hacking Police websites

An Anonymous Hacker and Online hacktivist who was responsible for hacking into the City of Springfield’s website and others Police websites has been sentenced to 3 years in federal prison. John Anthony Borell III, a 22-year-old man from Ohio with the online handle @ItsKahuna started advertising his exploits using the …

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NSA Intelligence Agency spies on International Credit Card Transactions including Visa

“The truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped”, Edward Snowden. The National Security Agency isn’t just snooping into phone and online communications. It also appears to be keeping a close eye on credit card transactions. New reports published by Der Spiegel exposed that The National Security Agency (NSA) is …

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19-year-old Argentine Hacker arrested for stealing $50,000 monthly

Argentinian police have arrested a 19-year-old “superhacker” who was making $50,000 a month, working from his bedroom in Buenos Aires, by targeting international money transfer and gambling websites. Police say it took them a year to close in on the teenager, who was part of a six-strong gang which planted …

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FBI compromised Tor hidden service to bust largest Child Pornography Ring

A few days before the servers of the largest provider of Ultra Anonymous hosting were found to be serving custom malware designed to identify visitors who were using the Tor service to hide their identity online. The javascript code exploited a security vulnerability in the open-source version of Firefox that …

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Bitcoins – Secured by NSA designed Encryption or Backdoored?

It’s been nearly three months since Edward Snowden started telling the world about the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of global communications. After the last week report that the National Security Agency has leveraged its cooperative relationships with specific industry partners to insert vulnerabilities into Internet security products. Bitcoin, a …

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Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

A Russian Exploit writer and underground Hacker who goes by the handle “fil9” put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale in an open Exploit Market. Author claims a Zero Day vulnerability in Firefox for Android, which works on Firefox versions 23/24/26 (Nightly). The advertisement was spotted by Joshua, …

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Kaspersky revealed “Kimsuky” Cyber Espionage campaign targeting South Korea

Russian Security Firm Kaspersky Lab has revealed that it has been following a sustained attack on South Korea by hackers seemingly based in North Korea. This new Cyber Espionage campaign dubbed “Kimsuky” has targeted several South Korean think tanks. Researchers believe the Kimsuky malware is most likely delivered via spear-phishing …

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DefCamp 2013 – International Hacking and Information Security Conference in Romania

The Fourth Edition of an International Information Security Conference hosted in Romania , The DefCamp 2013 is now open for Call for Papers. Over 300 Security experts, Researchers, and Enthusiasts from Romania and neighboring countries are expected to take part in the event in Bucharest, at the Crystal Palace Ballroom …

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