UK Spy Agency Hacked Reliance Cables

British intelligence hacked into two major undersea cables owned by Reliance Communications compromising millions of users, including those from the Indian government, reveal the latest scan of documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower. This security breach took place sometime between 2009 and 2011. A private company, bought by telecom […]

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WhatsApp – Message Handler Vulnerability Allows to Remotely Crash

A Vulnerability has been discovered in the wildly popular messaging app WhatsApp, which allows anyone to remotely crash WhatsApp just by sending a specially crafted message, two security researchers reported. Two India based independent security researchers, Indrajeet Bhuyan and Saurav Kar, both 17-year old demonstrated the WhatsApp Message Handler vulnerability. In a video demonstration, they […]

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CryptoPHP – Backdoor in Thousands of CMS Plugins and Themes Used to Hijack Web Servers

Security researchers have discovered thousands of backdoored plugins and themes for the popular content management systems (CMS) that could be used by attackers to compromise web servers on a large scale. The Netherlands based security firm Fox IT has published a whitepaper revealing a new Backdoor named “CryptoPHP”. Security researchers have uncovered malicious plugins and […]

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