8track’s revealed that the details of millions of users of the their internet radio service and music social network have been stolen by hackers. The following message was posted in it’s corporate blog after the hack: “We received credible reports

Ransomware, the most popular topic worldwide and how it has caused chaos around the world by affecting hospitals, ATMs, shipping companies, governments, airports and car companies to completely shut down their operations. In recent news, we heard about WannaCry and

Microsoft is warning sysadmins to check their Azure Active Directory Connect configurations and implement a patch against a credential-handling vulnerability. Microsoft Azure AD (Active Directory) is often used by enterprises to provide employees and business partners single sign-on access to

Once again worldwide organizations of all sizes are experiencing productivity losses due to their computer systems outage, thanks to recent ransomware, “Petya” outbreak. This particular outbreak is an eye opener for all organizations to realize cybersecurity is as important as

In recent news, we heard of a new ransomware outbreak, Petya ransomware, that affected several computers in Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States and demands $300 for recovering the encrypted files. The ransomware does not have any intention

Systemd, a popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that could allow attackers to remotely trigger buffer overflow and execute malicious code via a DNS response. The vulnerability resides in ‘dns_packet_new’ function of ‘systemd-resolved’, a DNS response

NIST Security Noise

There is quite a bit of NIST security noise that should not be dismissed. Whether you are a federal agency or not, NIST has significant meaning for you. The National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) is a lab and federal

The number of new malware samples targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices this year has already more than doubled compared to 2016’s total. Honeypots laid out by Kaspersky Lab researchers mimicking a number of connected devices running Linux have attracted more

Password Reset MITM

Researchers have demonstrated that attackers can set up a malicious website and use users account registration process to successfully perform a password reset process on a number of popular websites and messaging mobile applications. The Password Reset Man in the

A critical vulnerability has been discovered on Skype, a Microsoft-owned free web messaging and voice calling service, that can allow an attacker to execute malicious code and crash the system remotely. The vulnerability was discovered during a team conference call

The cloud technology which is becoming the key to faster collaboration and data transfer is also enabling cybercriminals to quickly spread ransomware. Businesses are moving to the cloud, taking advantage of the increased speed and efficiency it provides for data transfer and

Windows 10 S

Windows 10 S, a latest version of Windows unveiled by Microsoft at the 2017 Developer Conference and primarily focused towards schools and the education sector. The operating system does not allow any applications other than those installed from the Windows

Less than two months after the disastrous, global WannaCry infestation, a variant of the Petya ransomware dubbed PetrWrap has started hitting companies in Russia, Ukraine, Spain, France, UK, India, and Europe and demanding $300 in bitcoins. According to multiple sources,

The UK parliament e-mail system is currently under lockdown due to attempted cyber-attacks occurred in order to access the accounts of lords, MPs, staff, and aides. “The Houses of Parliament have discovered unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts,” a

Ever since PatchGuard and DeviceGuard have been introduced to Windows 10’s security, there have been few 64-bit rootkits. However, a bypass to PatchGuard Kernel protection has been developed by CyberArk and termed “GhostHook”. The attack is known as a post

A huge dump of Microsoft’s confidential Windows 10 internal builds and the source codes for private software has been leaked online which could lead to a wave of vulnerabilities exposure. The Leaked files were reported to be uploaded on BetaArchive