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900,000 Virgin Media customers data exposed

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 6, 2020

Virgin Media admits that over 900,000 customers’ personal information were exposed after one of their marketing databases was left unsecured for over ten months since April 2019 enabling third-party access to the data. The company stated that the breach did not happen due to a hack but occurred as the database was not properly configured. […]

Critical Vulnerability lets Attackers Remotely Exploit Linux Systems & Gain Root Access

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 6, 2020

US-CERT issued an advisory warning users of a new critical 17-year-old remote code execution vulnerability [CVE-2020-8597] affecting the PPP daemon (pppd) software that comes installed on all Linux based operating systems. The software also powers the firmware of many other networking devices. pppd software is an implementation of Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) that helps enabling communication […]

New Crime Campaign launches NetSupport Manager RAT Via MS Word

By Yash Kudal 0 Comment March 5, 2020

Reportedly, researchers from the Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 team have found a phishing campaign by NetSupport manager RAT. Investigators say hackers are trying to steal information from victim’s machines through the RAT. They may also gain remote access by using this tool for other harmful activities. In short, this attack starts with phishing emails […]

Critical vulnerabilities in Top Free VPN apps on Google Play store

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 4, 2020

Android users using free VPN apps installed from the Google Play Store might want to reconsider their decision after research from the site Top10VPN revealed that at least one in five of the most popular 150 free VPN apps in the playstore could be a possible source of malware, while a quarter of the apps […]

Sports Giant Decathlon 123 Million Records Exposed

By Aneesh A S 0 Comment March 2, 2020

Sports retail giant Decathlon has become the latest company  to expose user data via a misconfigured database, leaking over 123 million records including customer and employee information including their personal details, according to researchers. A team at vpnMentor discovered the 9GB database on an unsecured Elasticsearch server. It mostly contained information from Decathlon’s Spanish, and […]

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