Critical backdoor found on Linksys and Netgear routers


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French security engineer Eloi Vanderbeken discovered a backdoor that can reset linksys and netgear settings to factor settings and therefore the username and password. Vanderbeken discovered this backdoor on his own Linksys WAG200G wireless DSL router, after deciding to limit the bandwidth used by his holiday guests and remembering he forgot the complex username and […]
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Your Iphone in the hands of NSA spyware DROPOUTJEEP


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Apple’s Iphone is one of the hottest device for most people around the world.  As cool as it gets, recent leaked document shared by Der Spiegel shows that a piece of NSA spyware called DROPOUTJEEP can access everything on your iPhone.  Security researcher  Jacob Appelbaum also described DROPOUTJEEP in a presentation at the 30c3 conference on Monday. […]
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Snapchat 4.6 million accounts Exposed – Gift to Snap Chat from SnapchatDB.info for 2014


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Recently we published an article of Snapchat vulnerability which was not patched and this was on the news for a while. With start of 2014, hackers targeted Snapchat and exposed 4.6M phone numbers and usernames online at snapchatdb.info. If you are one of them then you may check at http://lookup.gibsonsec.org/ SnapchatDB, an unofficial site run by […]
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First day of 2014, Skype’s social media twitter, Facebook and Skype blog hacked by Syrian Electronic Army


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Its not even 24 hours after celebration of New Year and hackers have taken a toll on Microsoft’s Skype social platforms demanding to stop spying. Syrian Electronic Army posted numerous twitters messages before skype took control of its accounts. The tweet said “Don’t use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook),They are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the […]
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Digital Currency based Bitcoin exchange shutdown in India after Regulators Warning


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Bitcoin gained tremendous attention by media recently and so as in the eyes of regulators of various countries. Bitcoin exchanges in India were suspended after regulators (The Reserve Bank of India ) warned about the risks associated with them. RBI mentioned that : There have been several media reports of the usage of VCs, including […]
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Snapshot Exploit disposure ignored, may let hackers allow phone numbers and name


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Snapshot is one of the most popular app for Android and IoS has ignored the security issue which puts its uses at risk as per Znet media Snapchat ignored a security vulnerability reported by Gibson security, a Australian researcher since last August has triggered a huge risk at this point. “Exploits of Snapchat’s API allows […]
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1,400 financial institutions have been targeted and compromised – The State of Financial Trojans 2013 from Symantec


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With the technology shift from desktop to mobile, more information is sent online for convenience to access to personal information. We trade stocks, banking, pay bills, shop and various things online. With this kind of advancement, risk of exposing  information to the bad guys are very high even with the right security practices are implemented. […]
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Did most reputed firm RSA receive $10 million bribe from NSA to keep encryption Weak ?


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A detailed report from Reuters reveals that the most trusted and widely used security company in the world received $10 million to keep its encryption weak so that surveillance organisation can get around security boundaries.  This probably is one of the evilest intention we heard so far in the security space. RSA being the last […]
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40 million debit and credit cards may have been stolen at Target stores


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Customers who shopped at Target between Nov 27th and Dec 15th may have to keep checking their card or debit cards statements often to make sure they are not target of a massive data breach.  The details of this data breach is not yet known but as per many sources US Secret service has been […]
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One minute of DDOS attack costs US$183,000 fine for a Hacker


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Eric Rosol from Wisconsin participated in the 2011 DDOS attack ( distributed denial o f service) with Anonymous on Koch Industries. For his participation of one minute, the judge fined $183,000 on Eric and two years of probation. Was this justified ? Well no one knows and its probobly not. For a company like Koch […]
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