Database of the state’s only health university, the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) can be accessed and modified easily. The university portal has been hacked many times and an ethical hacker from Bangalore University has shown the proof for the same. He uses SQL injection to log in to the teachers database management system and can do any changes … [Read more...] about Student Hacker can Easily Access Some Websites that are Confidential
In a 'watering hole attack’, hackers infected the online menu of a Chinese restaurant (unconventional method) when it was browsed by the employees, as they failed using the conventional methods. Apart from the conventional emails and leaky devices, hackers are using company’s heating and cooling systems, printers, thermostats, videoconferencing equipments to hack. Third … [Read more...] about Hackers Using Vending Machines, Online Menus to Hack Into Company’s Systems
India has been a soft target for Zeus malware attacks and suffered the consequences of being third most attacked country in 2013. Malware attacks are being launched to steal classified data from finance, government, manufacturing and security sectors. Malware is mainly aimed at siphoning bank data by means of keystroke logging, form grabbing, etc. Zeus can also be used to … [Read more...] about Zeus Malware: A Big Threat to India (Third Most Affected)
It is found that Wi-Fi network can be infected with an 'airborne' virus which can move as efficiently as common cold. It could spread quickly & avoid detection. UK's Liverpool University designed & stimulated an attack by a virus 'Chameleon' on Belfast & London in a lab setting. This virus travelled across Wi-Fi networks via Access Points (AP) that connect … [Read more...] about Wi-Fi virus : does it spread like common cold ?
Malware Pony Blamed For Bitcoin Heist Cyber criminals, with the help of the infected computers have made away with at least $220,000 worth virtual currencies like the Bitcoins, LiteCoin, FeatherCoin, and 27 others. Trustwave, a security firm stated that the criminals have hacked the computers through malware, which is named as ‘Pony.’ Pony botnet has breached the … [Read more...] about Malware Pony Blamed For Bitcoin Heist