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U.S. launched cyber attack on Iranian rocket and missile systems

U.S. launched cyber attacks on Iranian military computer systems after drone shot down The U.S. Cyber Command reportedly launched a cyber attack against Iran last Thursday even after President Donald Trump backed off from using conventional weapons to strike Iran in response to the downing of an American surveillance drone, […]

Hackers use a $25 Raspberry Pi computer to breach NASA JPL

NASA Lab was hacked using a $25 Raspberry Pi computer NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) department was compromised in April 2018 using an unsecured and unauthorized Raspberry Pi device, confirms an audit document from NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). According to OIG’s report, JPL “has experienced several notable cybersecurity […]

WhatsApp confirms vulnerability in its app after report of spyware attack

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed hackers to snoop on users’ calls and messages via spyware Facebook-owned WhatsApp recently confirmed vulnerability in its app that allowed attackers to install malicious spyware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app without users’ knowledge. The vulnerability, which was first reported […]

500,000 Cisco routers hacked worldwide by Russian Hackers

Cisco warns 500,000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine Security researchers from Cisco’s cyber intelligence unit Talos have warned that Russian hackers have infected over 500,000 routers with a sophisticated malware and have plans to launch a cyber attack on Ukraine. According to the researchers, […]