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 7, 2017 Hacker Compromised 150,000 Printers Across the Globe; Sends Notices to Users

Hacker Compromised 150,000 Printers Across the Globe; Sends Notices to Users

A serious vulnerability in printing devices has led to compromising 150,000 printers not at only one place or city but worldwide. In fact, the vulnerability was exploited by an attacker named Stackoverflowin, who is responsible for compromised thousands of printing devices globally. Hacker used an automated script written by himself. He was able to search […]

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December 7, 2016 Nintendo Offers Hackers $20,000 to Find Bugs in 3DS

Nintendo Offers Hackers $20,000 to Find Bugs in 3DS

Nintendo is offering white-hat hackers up to $20,000 to find security flaws in its new 3DS device successfully. The company, which is one of the most successfully gaming pioneers, is running this current program in partnership with Hacker One, a leading platform for tech companies. Researchers and white-hat hackers will be required to detect security […]

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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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October 26, 2016 Cloudfanta Malware Stored in the Cloud Steals User Account Information

Cloudfanta Malware Stored in the Cloud Steals User Account Information

It seems that the Internet cloud is no longer a safe place for people to store important files. A certain malware called CloudFanta had been caught running around the worldwide web seeking its next prey. Recently, it had successfully penetrated the cloud storage app called Sugarsync. According to a report submitted by a certain cybersecurity […]

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July 19, 2016 Top 5 Cyber Security Vulnerabilities

Top 5 Cyber Security Vulnerabilities and their fixes

In today’s interconnected world, cyber-attacks have become a threat to the entire cyber world. Cyber security now has become a big deal as people have begun to worry about cyber security risks. These cyber-attacks disrupts lives of people’s across the globe by abusing some of the cyber security vulnerabilities that permit them access to the […]

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