Security news


Security researcher discovers hotspot finder app with leaks

Another day, another app mishap story, and it is in the Ouch range. This one is called WiFi Finder.


Talos reports on new, sophisticated hacking group manipulating DNS systems

A hacking group has gone after government domains—they targeted 40 government and intelligence agencies, telecoms and internet giants in 13 countries for more than two years, said reports. This is a new, sophisticated ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Google enables use of Android phones as a physical security key

Google has announced that it has made software updates to Chrome and Android that make it possible to use an Android phone (7+) as a physical security key. In their announcement, Google once again claimed that using physical ...


Can attackers inject malice into medical imagery? Fake growths here and there

Researchers have found more reason to be concerned over possibilities of tampering within the medical setting. Security watchers are talking about the paper, "CT-GAN: Malicious Tampering of 3-D Medical Imagery using Deep ...

Computer Sciences

Selecting the best features for phishing attack detection algorithms

In recent decades, phishing attacks have become increasingly common. These attacks allow attackers to obtain sensitive user data, such as passwords, usernames, credit card details, etc., by tricking people into disclosing ...


Magento commerce platform has fixes, users told to install asap

Patches for an ecommerce platform should be applied immediately. No ifs, maybes, buts, laters. Researchers say anyone using the Magento platform should upgrade as soon as possible and in light of the threat, as soon as possible ...


New app can secure all your saved emails

While an empty email inbox is something many people strive for, most of us are not successful. And that means that we probably have stored away hundreds, even thousands, of emails that contain all kinds of personal information ...


Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

In a sophisticated targeted espionage operation, hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software using the company's online automatic update service, security researchers ...