Category: Security

Power Grid Hacking Attacks in the US and Russia are Bound to Escalate

Our society lives in an era where hacking attacks are almost a part of daily life. It seems even the world’s biggest governments don’t shy away from exploring options in this regard. Power grids in both the US and Russia are being targeted once again. A very worrisome incident, albeit the two attacks are quite different from one another. The US Power Grid Malware Surge It would appear a renowned …
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Flipboard Finally Resets User Passwords Following Nine-month Breach

There are a lot of interesting and worrisome developments going on in the technology sector these days. Flipboard, one of the more social mediums in 2019, has forced users to reset their passwords. A rather late decision, considering criminals had access to the company’s servers for multiple months. Flipboard Finally Makes the Right Call Operating and maintaining any social-oriented online platform is a major challenge in this day and age. …
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NSA’s EternalBlue Exploit Cripples US City Infrastructures With Ease

Not too many people should be surprised to learn the EternalBlue hacking exploit is still making the rounds. After becoming a successful tool to deliver WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware, it now seems the exploit is being used to target major cities’ infrastructure. Criminals are having a field day with this exploit. Considering how it was initially developed by the NSA, one could go as far as claiming how justice is …
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ASUS Update Service Allegedly Spreads Malware After MitM Attack

None of the technology firms in existence today wants to be associated with nefarious activity. In the real world, however, it is not as easy to avoid such situations. For ASUS, its update mechanism has fallen victim to more abuse by criminals. Through this service, hackers were able to install backdoor malware on target PCs. ASUS Faces Another PR Problem On the one hand, it is commendable to see PC …
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