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MICROSOFT ISSUES PATCH FOR WINDOWS ZERO-DAY FLAW UNDER ACTIVE ATTACK

Microsoft today, on its year-end December Patch Tuesday, released security updates to patch a total 39 vulnerabilities its Windows...

ADOBE'S YEAR-END UPDATE PATCHES 87 FLAWS IN ACROBAT SOFTWARE

Adobe is closing out this year with its December Patch Tuesday update to address a massive number of security vulnerabilities for just...

 
 
 

PHPMYADMIN RELEASES CRITICAL SOFTWARE UPDATE - PATCH YOUR SITES NOW!

Developers of phpMyAdmin, one of the most popular and widely used MySQL database management systems, today released an updated version...

GOOGLE+ TO SHUT DOWN EARLY AFTER NEW API FLAW HITS 52.5 MILLION USERS

Google today revealed that Google+ has suffered another massive data breach, forcing the tech giant to shut down its struggling social...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA PASSES ANTI-ENCRYPTION BILL-HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Australia's House of Representatives has finally passed the "Telecommunications Assistance and Access Bill 2018," also known as the...

NEW ADOBE FLASH ZERO-DAY EXPLOIT FOUND HIDDEN INSIDE MS OFFICE DOCS

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player that hackers are actively exploiting in...

 
 
 

WARNING! UNPRIVILEGED LINUX USERS WITH UID > INT MAX CAN EXECUTE ANY COMMAND

Hold tight, this may blow your mind... A low-privileged user account on most Linux operating systems with UID value anything greater...

SNDBOX: AI-POWERED ONLINE AUTOMATED MALWARE ANALYSIS PLATFORM

Looking for an automated malware analysis software? Something like a 1-click solution that doesn't require any installation or configuration...a...

 
 
 

WHITESOURCE BOLT FOR GITHUB: FREE OPEN SOURCE VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT APP FOR DEVELOPERS

Developers around the world depend on open source components to build their software products. According to industry estimates, open...

NEW RANSOMWARE SPREADING RAPIDLY IN CHINA INFECTED OVER 100,000 PCS

A new piece of ransomware is spreading rapidly across China that has already infected more than 100,000 computers in the last four...

 
 
 

QUORA GETS HACKED - 100 MILLION USERS DATA STOLEN

The World's most popular question-and-answer website Quora has suffered a massive data breach with unknown hackers gaining unauthorized...

MICROSOFT BUILDING CHROME-BASED BROWSER TO REPLACE EDGE ON WINDOWS 10

It is no secret how miserably Microsoft's 3-year-old Edge web browser has failed to compete against Google Chrome despite substantial...

 
 
 

BECOME A CERTIFIED HACKER WITH THIS HANDS-ON TRAINING COURSE

It seems as though not a day goes by without news spreading over another major cyber attack. Hackers are becoming increasingly efficient...

SOMEONE HACKED 50,000 PRINTERS TO PROMOTE PEWDIEPIE YOUTUBE CHANNEL

This may sound crazy, but it's true! The war for "most-subscribed Youtube channel" crown between T-Series and PewDiePie just took an...

 
 
 

500 MILLION MARRIOTT GUEST RECORDS STOLEN IN STARWOOD DATA BREACH

The world's biggest hotel chain Marriott International today disclosed that unknown hackers compromised guest reservation database...

DELL RESETS ALL CUSTOMERS' PASSWORDS AFTER POTENTIAL SECURITY BREACH

Multinational computer technology company Dell disclosed Wednesday that its online electronics marketplace experienced a "cybersecurity...

 
 
 

U.S CHARGES TWO IRANIAN HACKERS FOR SAMSAM RANSOMWARE ATTACKS

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday charges against two Iranian nationals for their involvement in creating and deploying...

FBI SHUTS DOWN MULTIMILLION DOLLAR - 3VE - AD FRAUD OPERATION

Google, the FBI, ad-fraud fighting company WhiteOps and a collection of cyber security companies worked together to shut down one of...

 
 
 

ROGUE DEVELOPER INFECTS WIDELY USED NODEJS MODULE TO STEAL BITCOINS

A widely used third-party NodeJS module with nearly 2 million downloads a week was compromised after one of its open-source contributor...

8 POPULAR ANDROID APPS CAUGHT UP IN MILLION-DOLLAR AD FRAUD SCHEME

Cheetah Mobile-a prominent Chinese app company, known for its popular utility apps like Clean Master and Battery Doctor-and one of...

 
 
 



Netflix Reveals 2018's Most-Binged Movies and TV Shows

Netflix Reveals 2018's Most-Binged Movies and TV Shows

After 12 months of intense binge-watching, Netflix's most-streamed movies and TV shows of the year results are in. On Tuesday, Netflix released its 2018 most-binged movies and... Read more ...

Best Games Of 2018: Monster Hunter World

Best Games Of 2018: Monster Hunter World

Over the next few days, we will reveal what we believe are the ten best games of 2018, organized by release date. Then on December 19, we will reveal which of the nominees gets... Read more ...

NZXT BLD gaming PCs are gorgeous and affordable with this holiday deal

NZXT BLD gaming PCs are gorgeous and affordable with this holiday deal

If you're looking for a well put-together gaming PC and save a buck while you're at it, NZXT's BLD series of holiday-themed computers might be just what you've been looking... Read more ...

‘The Mandalorian' cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano. and Werner Herzog

‘The Mandalorian' cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano. and Werner Herzog

Lucasfilm has released an initial cast list for “The Mandalorian,” the live action Star Wars series that Jon Favreau is creating for the upcoming streaming service... Read more ...

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display is $100 off at Walmart

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display is $100 off at Walmart

If you missed a Black Friday deal on a product that you wanted badly, chances are you'll be able to get it at the same price by the end of the year. Many U.S. retailers are now... Read more ...

Why Is Only My ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Online So Great?

Why Is Only My ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Online So Great?

I've been playing a lot of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch. I mean a lot. I already shared many of my thoughts in our review from early this week. But between... Read more ...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate breaks the series' launch sales record in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate breaks the series' launch sales record in Japan

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 1.23 million copies in Japan during its launch weekend, according to the latest sales figures from Famitsu. ... Read more ...

Google makes it easy to donate to charity straight through the Play Store

Google makes it easy to donate to charity straight through the Play Store

As we head into the holiday season, Google announced a new feature on Google Play that makes it a little easier to donate to charity. Through the new page, you'll be able to... Read more ...

The Oculus VR Lawsuit Is Officially Over

The Oculus VR Lawsuit Is Officially Over

One of the most discussed topics in the realm of VR was the lawsuit surrounding Oculus and ZeniMax. Some saw the lawsuit that really hampered the potential growth of VR, while... Read more ...

Beyond the lake: Intel's 10nm Sunny Cove architecture will arrive in 2019

Beyond the lake: Intel's 10nm Sunny Cove architecture will arrive in 2019

It feels like it was just yesterday that Intel announced three new CPU families for its 9th Generation processors, and now the chipmaker is already talking about its... Read more ...