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Chinese hackers hit Penn State University, 18K people impacted

The Penn State suffered a high sophisticated cyber attack that that seems to be originated from China and that exposed data belonging to 18K people.The Pennsylvania State University's College of Engineering confirmed that it has been targeted by two...

VENOM vulnerability opens millions of virtual machines to attack

The VENOM vulnerability A security vulnerability recently patched is scaring the IT industry, its name is VENOM and it is coded as CVE-2015-3456. The dreaded vulnerability was first discovered by Jason Geffner that is a senior security researcher at CrowdStrike. The...

Google Hangouts doesn’t use end-to-end encryption, law enforcement can access it

Google Hangouts doesn’t implement end-to-end encryption, when users message or talk with someone on Hangouts is exposing to Government Wiretapping. Edward Snowden has revealed how the US intelligence spy on communication worldwide, despite the market is offering solutions that promise...

Law enforcement warns of Nepal Earthquake Scams

FBI and security researchers have uncovered fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with the tragic Nepal earthquake.Cyber criminals have no scruples, they are always ready to exploit any tragedy to maximize their profits exploiting the interest of people...

US SOCOM and The Special Forces to Scrutinize Social media

US SOCOM admitted that Counter-Terrorism Special Forces scrutinize FaceBook and other social media to handle potentially useful information.Exactly two years ago I wrote about the use of social media in the Military. I explained why social media platforms represent a powerful instrument for...

Flawed Open Smart Grid Protocol is a risk for Smart Grid

More than four million smart meters and similar devices worldwide are open to cyber attacks due to the security issued in the Open Smart Grid Protocol.The Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) is a family of specifications published by the...

Australian 19 year-old who hacked Microsoft and US Army is fugitive

An Australian teenager who hacked Microsoft, Valve and the US Army has left the Australia. The Interpol is searching for him in Europe.An Australian teenager, who had allegedly hacked into Microsoft and the US Army websites left Australia to escape...

Password for systems at a London rail station revealed during a TV documentary

The passwords for the signal system of the control room at the Waterloo rail station in London were disclosed during a TV documentary.We cannot think of lock down the house if we leave the keys in the lock outside,...

Trustwave discovered the first political malvertising campaign

Experts at Trustwave observed a group of cyber criminals helping spread pro-Russia propaganda by inflating video views with a malvertising campaign.Security experts at Trustwave have discovered a botnet, originally designed for malvertising purpose, used redirect unaware users to view some pro-Russian videos...

Thousands Linux and FreeBSD servers infected with Mumblehard spamming malware

The sophisticated Mumblehard spamming malware infects thousands of Linux and FreeBSD servers going under the radar for at least five years.In the last seven months, several thousand Linux and FreeBSD machines have been infected with a sophisticated malware dubbed Mumblehard....