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WikiLeaks Reveals 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targeting All Versions of Windows

WikiLeaks has published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, detailing a spyware framework – which “provides remote beacon and loader capabilities on target computers” – allegedly being used by the CIA that works against every version of Microsoft’s Windows operating systems, from Windows XP to Windows 10.

Dubbed Athena/Hera, the spyware has been designed to take full control over the

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Latest Joomla 3.7.1 Release Patches Critical SQL Injection Attack

If your website is based on the popular Joomla content management system, make sure you have updated your platform to the latest version released today.

Joomla, the world’s second popular open source Content Management System, has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability in its software’s core component.
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Website administrators are strongly advised to immediately install

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DocuSign Data Breach Led to Targeted Email Malware Campaign

While we all were busy in the WannaCry ransomware menace, two separate data breaches have been reported, one in DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, and another in BELL, Canada’s largest telecommunications company.

In a notice on its website on Tuesday, DocuSign confirmed a breach at one of its email systems when investigating the cause of an increase in

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Bell Canada Hacked: Data of 1.9 Million Customers Stolen

While we all were busy in the WannaCry ransomware menace, two separate data breaches have been reported, one in DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, and another in BELL, Canada’s largest telecommunications company.

Canadian mobile phone, TV, and internet service provider Bell on Monday confirmed that the company had been hit by an unknown hacker who has managed to

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Apple Releases Dozens of Security Patches for Everything

While Windows users are currently in fear of getting their systems hijacked by the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, Apple users are sitting relaxed, thinking that malware attacks are something that happens to Windows users, and not Apple.

But you are mistaken – Apple products are also not immune to the hack attacks and malware infections, as an ebook can hack your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend.

The only positive thing about this attack is that — you are here — as after reading this easy-to-understandable

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WikiLeaks Reveals 'AfterMidnight' & 'Assassin' CIA Windows Malware Frameworks

When the world was dealing with the threat of the self-spreading WannaCry ransomware, WikiLeaks released a new batch of CIA Vault 7 leaks, detailing two apparent CIA malware frameworks for the Microsoft Windows platform.

Dubbed “AfterMidnight” and “Assassin,” both malware programs are designed to monitor and report back actions on the infected remote host computer running the Windows

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It’s Not Over, WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Just Arrived With No 'Kill-Switch'

If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a “Kill Switch” to stop WannaCry ransomware from spreading further, but it’s not over, criminals have just launched WannaCry 2.0 with no ‘kill-switch’ functionality.

WannaCry has already infected over 200,000 computers across 99 countries worldwide only in past two days, and now this latest

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All OnePlus Devices Vulnerable to Remote Attacks Due to 4 Unpatched Flaws

There is a bad news for all OnePlus lovers.

A security researcher has discovered four vulnerabilities that affect all OnePlus handsets, including One, X, 2, 3 and 3T, running the latest versions of OxygenOS 4.1.3 (worldwide) and below, as well as HydrogenOS 3.0 and below (for Chinese users).

Damn, I am feeling bad, I myself use OnePlus.

One of the unpatched vulnerabilities allows

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