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WhatsApp, Telegram media files can be hacked, say researchers

Vulnerability in WhatsApp and Telegram could allow hackers to manipulate your private media files Researchers from cyber-security firm Symantec on Monday revealed in a blog post that a flaw in popular instant messaging and end-to-end encryption platforms, WhatsApp and Telegram could allow hackers to manipulate your private media files that are transferred […]

New vulnerabilities in WPA3 Protocol allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi password

Dragonblood vulnerabilities discovered in Wi-Fi WPA3 protocol Last year, Wi-Fi Alliance had released the next-gen WPA3 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 3) with several security improvements over WPA2 after the KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) exploit that affected almost every Wi-Fi supported device. WPA3 was introduced to protect against brute-force dictionary attacks on […]

New security flaws affect 4G and 5G standard networks

Vulnerabilities in 4G, 5G network allow attackers to intercept calls and track phone locations A group of researchers have discovered three new security vulnerabilities in 4G and upcoming 5G standard that allows attackers to intercept phone calls and identify locations of smartphone users, reports TechCrunch. It is the first time […]

SonarSnoop attack can steal your smartphones’ unlock patterns

Smartphone unlock patterns can be hacked using SonarSnoop attack Researchers from Lancaster and Linkoping University have come up with a new attack technique that uses your smartphone’s speaker and microphone to steal unlock patterns from Android devices, reports ZDNet. Dubbed as ‘SonarSnoop’, this method transforms a smartphone’s speaker and microphone […]