Cyber Security News and Updates

Year: 20182019 | 2020

February 04, 2020 –  A German Artist used 99 Smartphones to Create a Fake Traffic:

Almost three years ago, artist Simon Weckert noticed something unusual at a May Day demonstration in Berlin: Google Maps showed there was a massive traffic jam, even though there were zero cars on the road. Soon enough, Weckert realized that it was the mass of people, or more specifically their smartphones, that had inadvertently tricked Google into seeing gridlock on an empty street. And then he decided to do it himself. Read Full Story


January 25, 2020 –  Interpol Arrests 3 Indonesian Credit Card Hackers:

The Indonesian National Police in a joint press conference with Interpol earlier today announced the arrest of three Magecart-style Indonesian hackers who had compromised hundreds of international e-commerce websites and stolen payment card details of their online shoppers. Read Full Story


January 25, 2020 –  FBI Unlocked iPhone Using GrayKey developed by Grayshift:

With clear information and evidence, it was reported that the FBI has circumvent an iPhone device.  iPhone 11 Max and other previous version of iPhone device was decrypted and activated by the FBI using Forensics Tools called GrayKey Tool developed by Grayshift company headquarters in Atlanta – GA, United States. Read Full Story


January 24, 2020 –  Russian Pleads Guilty to Running a Website to Sell Stolen Credit Cards:

Aleksei Burkov, a 29-year-old Russian hacker, on Thursday pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges for running two illegal websites that helped cyber criminals commit more than $20 million in credit card fraud. Read Full Story


January 22, 2020 –  250 Million Microsoft Customer Support Records Exposed:

If you have ever contacted Microsoft for support in the past 14 years, your technical query, along with some personally identifiable information might have been compromised. Read Full Story


January 22, 2020 – Saudi Prince Allegedly Hacked World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos Using WhatsApp:

The iPhone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, was reportedly hacked in May 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message from the personal account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. Read Full Story


January 14, 2020 –  Adobe Releases First Patch Software Updates in 2020:

Adobe today released software updates to patch a total of 9 new security vulnerabilities in two of its widely used applications, Adobe Experience Manager and Adobe Illustrator. Read Full Story


January 14, 2020 –  Update Windows 10 Immediately to Patch a Flaw Discovered:

After Adobe today releases its first Patch Tuesday updates for 2020, Microsoft has now also published its January security advisories warning billions of users of 49 new vulnerabilities in its various products.. Read Full Story