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Your Android smartphone can be hacked just by playing a malicious video

Beware! Just opening a video on Android can hack your smartphone More than one billion devices running versions between Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 9.0 Pie are facing a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability, reports The Hacker News. The critical RCE flaw ( CVE-2019-2107 ) in question resides in the Android Media […]

Is VLC media player Vulnerable to hackers?

VLC Media Player has ‘critical security issue’, VideoLAN says security flaw is fixed VLC Media Player, a popular multi-platform media player, has a critical vulnerability that allows hackers to hijack your computers and see your files, claimed a security researcher. Related- 5 Best VLC Media Player Alternatives The security flaw CVE-2019-13615 […]

Hackers can hack your PC by exploiting critical vulnerability in VLC media player

VideoLAN releases a security update for vulnerable VLC Media player VLC media player has been discovered with two high-risk security flaws on software versions 3.0.6 and earlier that can allow attackers to load specially crafted video files in the vulnerable system to execute the arbitrary code. For those unaware, VLC […]

One Million Windows Computers Exposed To Attacks By “Wormable” BlueKeep Bug

“Wormable” BlueKeep: Almost one million Windows machines are vulnerable to the flaw Security researchers have discovered nearly one million Windows PCs are still vulnerable to a “wormable” BlueKeep security flaw that could lead to a similar outbreak like WannaCry ransomware. For those unaware, BlueKeep is a term for a security […]

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 […]

Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability Allow Hackers To Take Complete Control Over PC

Microsoft patch zero-day vulnerability discovered by Kaspersky Labs Microsoft last week released a patch for a Windows zero-day vulnerability that could allow hackers to take full control over a targeted device. Kaspersky Lab researchers, Vasily Berdnikov and Boris Larin, who discovered the zero-day vulnerability last month reported the vulnerability to […]

150 million Xiaomi smartphones has pre-installed app that put it at security risk

Security researcher finds pre-installed apps on 150 million Xiaomi phones vulnerable to attacks Check Point researcher Slava Makkaveev discovered a vulnerability that comes as a part of Xiaomi’s pre-installed security and non-removable app ‘Guard Provider’, which ironically is meant to protect the phone from malware. “This vulnerability discovered in Xiaomi’s […]

Vulnerability in Skype app for Android allows access to phone data without a passcode

Design flaw in the Android version of Skype app allows you to unlock the phone without a password A bug hunter has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Android version of Skype app that can be exploited to access several app functions without entering passcode authentication to unlock the phone. Kosovo-based bug-hunter […]

iPhone Passcode Bypass Hack Exposes Contacts And Photos

Flaw in Apple’s iOS 12 allows an attacker to access contacts and photos in iPhone XS model A passcode bypass vulnerability has been discovered in Apple’s new iOS version 12 that could allow an attacker to access photos and contact details on a locked iPhone XS as well as other […]

iTunes’ Wi-Fi Sync Feature Vulnerable To Trustjacking Attack

iOS Trustjacking Attack Allows Hackers To Hack iPhone, iPad Security experts at Symantec have discovered a flaw that if exploited would allow attackers to compromise iOS devices without the owner’s knowledge. The latest iOS attack dubbed as “Trustjacking” exploits a vulnerability in iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, a feature that allows iOS […]