Tag: Hijacking

Windows Zero-day Exploit Allows Hackers to Take Over any Installed Application

When computer operating systems start to turn on their users, things are not looking good by any means. A new zero-day attack that affects the Windows operating system will turn installed antivirus solutions into a legitimate malware threat. Antivirus vendors are not too concerned about this situation right now, even though it is still a troublesome development. Compromising Antivirus Solutions is The Latest Hacker Trick The DoubleAgent attack is a …
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Top 4 DNS Hijacking Threats

Cyber criminals are always coming up with new attack vectors to exploit online weaknesses. DNS Hijacking is a very significant threat in this regard, as most victims would not notice something is wrong right away. Over the past few years, there have been several DNS hijacking threats. Interestingly enough, Internet service providers are more than capable of hijacking users’ DNS as well, if they feel the need to do so. …
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Profile Hijacking Exploit On PayPal.me Has Been Fixed

Whenever an online payment giant has a critical flaw, the world looks very different all of a sudden. A vulnerability in the PayPal.me site has been patched recently. By using this exploit, an assailant could change a user’s profile without needing their permission to do so. Not a good way to advertise this third-party service, albeit no major harm has been done in the process. PayPal.me Was Vulnerable To Profile …
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Even Mark Zuckerberg Uses The Same Password Several Times

No one is safe from hackers these days, especially not if one’s name is Mark Zuckerberg. Albeit he had various social media accounts hijacked, his Facebook account remained untouched. As it turns out, some of his passwords were used for LinkedIn as well, and hackers abused those credentials after the list of passwords was dumped last month. Marck Zuckerberg Social Accounts Breached Although exact details regarding the breached social media …
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