February 24, 2017 Japan In Need Of 'White-Hat' Hackers, Pays Handsome Bug Bounty

Japan In Need Of ‘White-Hat’ Hackers, Pays Handsome Bug Bounty

Japan has beefed up its efforts to stop cyber attacks on its companies. To achieve this, the country is investing heavily in ‘white-hat’ hackers whose job is detecting any security breaches from ‘black-hat’ hackers. For purposes of motivation, some firms such as Cubozu Inc introduced a program to pay the ‘white-hat’ hackers for every vulnerability […]

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February 16, 2017 Yahoo Warns Customers Their Accounts May Have Been Compromised – Yes Again

Yahoo Warns Customers Their Accounts May Have Been Compromised – Yes Again

The tech giant Yahoo is warning some of its users that state-sponsored hackers have breached their account by using a forged “cookie” attack, which doesn’t need obtaining customer passwords. The warning is a continuation of the firm’s answer to a series of significant attacks declared in year 2016. The Company confirmed on 15th Feb 2017, […]

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February 6, 2017 Hackers shutdown almost 10,000 Tor-based websites on dark web

Hackers shutdown almost 10,000 Tor-based websites on dark web

On 5th February, visitors to more than 10K Tor-based sites were encountered with a shocking statement: “Hello, Freedom Hosting II, you have been hacked.” A team of hackers affiliating itself with a popular hacking group named “Anonymous” had hacked Freedom hosting II servers, a well-known service which is used for Tor-based websites. Almost 6 hours […]

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December 2, 2016 Hackers Demand $70,000 from the San Francisco Transport Agency

Hackers Demand $70,000 from the San Francisco Transport Agency

Hackers are demanding a whopping $70,000 from the San Francisco Transport Agency as ransom. The hackers, who operate under behind shadowy email addresses, managed to attack the San Francisco transport system and disrupt operations. According to reports, the disruption occurred early on Tuesday morning. Users realised that some basic functionalities of the system were not […]

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