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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Report : PHP SuperGlobals are Vulnerable to Hackers

In the most recent Hacker Intelligence Initiative Report – “PHP SuperGlobals: Supersized Trouble“, Imperva analyses vulnerabilities found in the SuperGlobal parameters of the PHP platform, and finds that a multi-step attack requires a multi-layered application security solution. In addition to local and global scope variables, PHP has several predefined variables that are called SuperGlobals. These […]

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Facebook Vulnerability that Allowed any Photo to be Deleted Earns $12,500 Bounty

An Indian electronics and communications engineer who describes himself as a “security enthusiast with a passion for ethical hacking” has discovered a Facebook vulnerability that could have allowed for any photo on the site to be deleted without the owner’s knowledge. Arul Kumar, a 21 year old from Tamil Nadu, discovered that he could delete […]

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