Heartbleed Hit List – Websites affected by heart bleed

As I said in an earlier post, Heartbleed, an OpenSSL vulnerability affected over half of the internet websites. Now comes the most important questions: Should I change my password? What websites were affected? The most affected websites are the social networks, the search engines and the email

Heartbleed security bug in OpenSSL affected over a half of the internet

Heartbleed bug was discovered in OpenSSL. OpenSSL is an open-source implementation of the SSL and TLS protocols. The core library is written in the C programming language. OpenSSL implements the basic cryptographic functions and provides various utility functions. This bug allows random reading of servers memory in

Snoopy drone can hack your smartphone when you’re on street

Snoopy is a distributed tracking and profiling framework. According to the British experts from Sensepost Security, the project called Snoopy demonstrates the danger of using drones without clear rules. Sensepost created a distributed tracking and data interception framework, which performs simple tracking, real-time and historical profiling of

Facebook launches Hack Lang, a new programming language for HHVM

Yesterday, Facebook officially announced on it’s blog the Hack Language. Hack Lang is a programming language that Facebook deployed for HHVM, a programming language that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. The main feature of the Hack Language is the fast development of PHP with the discipline provided by

Over 162 000 WordPress Websites used to perform DDOS Attack

What is a DDOS attack? And what’s the difference between DOS and DDOS attacks? A DoS attack (Denial-of-Service) involves an attempt to disrupt operations that run a computer or network that is connected to the Internet. The most common form of DoS attack is that the operation

Justin Bieber’s Twitter Hacked

Pop Singer Justin Bieber’s Twitter account hacked. 50.2 million Twitter followers received a myriad of odd messages on Saturday (March 8), as Justin Bieber’s official Twitter account was hacked with links to a viral app named ShootingStarPro. Twitter account with the second most Twitter followers. Spammers tweeted in Indonesian language from his

Meetup.com Website Suffering Massive DDOS Attack

The Meetup website is suffering massive DDOS attacks since 27 February. According to their Twitter account: Meetup Support ‏@meetup_support Feb 27 Meetup is down for the moment. Our team is working on fixing it right now. Sorry for the inconvenience! Meetup ‏@Meetup Feb 27 Meetup is currently

Boeing launches a Secure Smartphone that has Self Destruct Feature

Boeing is the world’s second biggest aerospace company. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, according to Wikipedia, Boeing “is the second-largest aerospace & defense contractor in the world based on 2012 revenue and is the US’ largest exporter by dollar value.” On it’s website, Boeing

Google Acquires Spider.io in order to Prevent and Stop Online Ad Fraud

According to DoubleClick Advertiser Blog, Google acquired Spider.io in order to invest in a cleaner and more accountable web. Spider.io is a company from London that spent over 3 years building a world-class ad fraud fighting operation. Spider.io’s functionality is designed specifically to detect attacks originating from

Wurm Online Game offers 10 000 Euro Reward to expose details on DDOS Attack

In February 18, 2014, the online game Wurm Online’s servers were attacked by a massive DDOS based attack. The DDoS attack made the gaming application offline for more than a day. For this reason, the company posted an announce, saying that they will offer a 10 000