The biggest attack in Russian internet history carried out by a botnet Russian media reports stated and U.S. researchers confirmed that the DDoS attack targeting Yandex is the largest today.[1] Russian internet giant Yandex is a multinational corporation providing over 70 Internet-related products and services, including transportation, search and information […]

Yandex fighting the massive DDoS attack: services and data not ...

Vulnerability in Zoom allowed attackers to crack passwords for private meetings and spy on participants Numeric passcode used to secure Zoom private meetings can possibly get cracked in the mater of minutes.[1] Zoom meetings platform have surfaced on security news site first pages a few times already.[2] Tom Anthony[3] reported […]

Yet another Zoom bug: private meeting passwords cracked in minutes

Third-party service provider for number of non-profit organizations, as well as University of York, was hacked On July 21, the University of York disclosed alarming news to its students, alumni, and other related parties. According to the academic establishment, its third-party provider, Blackbaud, was involved in a cybersecurity incident, in which […]

Ransomware attack on Blackbaud leaks University of York students’ data

The US accuses two hackers of working with China’s Ministry of State security to obtain data from government organizations Covid-19 research and trade secrets allegedly targeted by two Chinese nationals also involved in a ten-year-long hacking campaign.[1] The department of Justice revealed charges against two hackers from China in the […]

Chinese hackers allegedly target COVID-19 vaccine and government data

Microsoft Windows servers can be hijacked when the critical “wormable” vulnerability gets exploited Users of Microsoft Windows Servers got warned about the patching requirement due to the critical vulnerability that existed for 17 years already.[1] Researchers released their report with the notice for organizations because the exploitation of the wormable […]

Warning: 17-year-old bug in Windows DNS servers can be exploited

Researchers note about the popular smartwatch tracker vulnerability that can be used to hack devices and send medication alerts Particular API issues reported[1] because hackers can possibly exploit these flaws to spy on users, make calls, send messages, and request alerts that encourage people to take medications.[2] Since this last […]

Hacking campaigns on smart devices can lead to medication overdose