Facebook Security Breach Was Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users

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SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook, already facing scrutiny over how it handles the private information of its users, said on Friday that an attack on its computer network had exposed the personal information of nearly 50 million users. The breach, which was discovered this week, was the largest in the company’s 14-year history. The attackers exploited a feature in Facebook’s code to gain access to user accounts and potentially take control of them. The news could not have come at a worse time for Facebook. It has been buffeted over the…

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WhatsApp Users Beware: This Stupidly Simple New Hack Puts You At Risk—Here’s What You Do

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Whether or not Jeff Bezos was hacked over WhatsApp, and whether or not the culprit was Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has been compromised by security issues this year. And now there is another WhatsApp attack doing the rounds. But this one has nothing to do with nation-state cyberattacks or the platform’s integrity, and everything to do with our susceptibility to social engineering and our complacency when it comes to securing our devices. This new social-engineering hack is stupidly simple to execute and just as…

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Amazon Kindle And Echo Devices Affected By KRACK WiFi Vulnerability

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Researchers have recently discovered a security vulnerability targeting Amazon Kindle and Echo devices. The KRACK WiFi vulnerability discovered back in 2017 still affects these Amazon devices. KRACK Vulnerability Threatens Amazon Kindle And Echo Security researchers from the ESET Smart Home Research Team have recently highlighted a vulnerability targeting Amazon Kindle and Echo devices. They have found these devices exposed to KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) vulnerabilities. The researchers have described their findings in detail in a blog post. In summary, team ESET tested numerous Amazon devices for their vulnerability to KRACK…

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Hackers Targeted Cryptocurrency To Steal $25 Million Crypto Assets

Hackers Targeted Cryptocurrency To Steal $25 Million Crypto Assets – Hackers targeted two cryptocurrency platforms, Uniswap crypto exchange and Lendf.me lending platform. As reported, the hackers managed to steal cryptocurrency worth $25 million from both platforms. Two Cryptocurrency Platforms Targeted Reportedly, hackers have recently targeted two cryptocurrency platforms, Uniswap and Lendf.me, to steal crypto assets worth $25 million. Uniswap is a cryptocurrency exchange, whereas, Lendf.me is a cryptocurrency lending platform. Briefly, the attackers exploited a reentrancy vulnerability to target both services. Both Uniswap and Lendf.me had a few things in…

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NSO Hacking Whatsapp In US – Facebook

Facebook significantly upped the ante on Friday in its blockbuster US lawsuit against NSO Group for allegedly hacking around 1,400 of its WhatsApp users accounts, giving detailed proof of NSO acting within the US for the first time. To date, NSO has denied the allegations and denied that it operates in the US in any fashion. Further, NSO has said that it should have sovereign immunity from the lawsuit since it works hand-in-hand with foreign governments’ intelligence agencies. Facebook’s legal brief on Friday said it was exposing a massive NSO…

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How To Hack Facebook Account 2020

“Hack Facebook” is one of the most searched and hot topics around the Internet, like Gmail hacker. We have prepared a detailed list of how hackers can hack someone’s Facebook account easily in just a few minutes and how can we prevent the same. – How to Hack Facebook Account 2020 (New Tricks) Also Read This How To Hack Snapchat Account If you want to know how hackers can hack someone’s FB account, please go ahead and read the techniques listed below. The most successful method among all of these techniques is phishing. Phishing…

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Facebook Profile Details of 267 Million Accounts Sold on Dark Web for a Measly $542: Report

Data stolen from an additional 42 million Facebook accounts was also compromised. Facebook has often been on the receiving end of outrage when it comes to handling of user data, both due to questionable data-sharing practices and lax security measures that are an open invitation for threat actors. Well, the saga continues, much to the peril of users. It is being reported that profile details of over 267 million Facebook accounts were up for grabs on the Dark Web for a paltry EUR 500 (roughly $542 or Rs. 41,600). The…

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Vietnam Hackers Target Chinese Government Over Covid -19: researchers

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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Vietnam Hackers Target Chinese Government Over Covid -19 Hackers working in support of the Vietnamese government have attempted to break into Chinese state organisations at the centre of Beijing’s effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Wednesday. FireEye said a hacking group known as APT32 had tried to compromise the personal and professional email accounts of staff at China’s Ministry of Emergency Management and the government of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the global coronavirus pandemic. Investigators at FireEye…

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Critical Vulnerability Discovered in Chrome, Users Should Upgrade to Chrome 81

Heads up, Chrome users! A critical vulnerability exists in the Chrome browser that poses a security risk to users. Fortunately, Google has patched the bug before it could be exploited in the wild. Make sure to upgrade your devices to Google Chrome 81. Critical Chrome Browser Bug Google have disclosed a critical security bug affecting their Chrome browser. As revealed from the Chrome Releases update notice, a use after free vulnerability existed in the browser’s speech recognition component. Though, Google hasn’t revealed any details regarding this vulnerability (CVE-2020-6457). Davey Winder…

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Hacker Leaked 20 Million Records Of Aptoide App Store Users On Hacking Forum

Third-party Android application store Aptoide App now seems to be in hot water. A hacker has recently leaked 20 million records of Aptoide App Store users on a hacking forum. The hacker further claims to have more data in their possession. Aptoide App Store Users Records Leaked Reportedly, a hacker has disclosed a breach of the Aptoide App database by sharing its users’ data online. According to a ZDNet report, the hacker leaked 20 million records of Aptoide App store users on a hacking platform. Scratching the surface in collaboration…

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