All posts by Charlie

Mozilla Firefox Hacked Within 8 Seconds At The Vancouver Hacking Event

Posted on May 22, 2022 at 7:55 PM The Pwn2own hacking event in Vancouver has proven that companies need to do a lot more to make their software safe. The event exposed flaws in Ubuntu Desktop, Microsoft Teams, Windows 11,...

/ May 22, 2022

5 Casual Games You Can Play on Your Mobile Browser Now

Online gaming has always been the buddy of leisure time because they allow us to bring some enjoyment to our lives after spending some hectic time. That’s why online games are the love of everyone irrespective of age and gender....

/ May 21, 2022

Top Hackers Tussle To Scoop Tesla’s $600,000 Reward At Pwn2Own Event

Posted on May 21, 2022 at 9:02 PM A hacking competition in Vancouver, Canada, has attracted some of the world’s best hackers in the industry. Their goal is to break into highly secured technology, including Tesla car, Apple’s Safari browser,...

/ May 21, 2022

A Short Guide to Understanding the Exciting Realm of Fintech

Fintech is skyrocketing in popularity, posing the first serious challenge to legacy financial institutions. What is it & how does it work? Find out here. What is Fintech & How Does it Work? People used to stand on the corner...

/ May 21, 2022

Researchers Find Backdoor in School Management Plugin for WordPress

Multiple versions of a WordPress plugin by the name of “School Management Pro” harbored a backdoor that could grant an adversary complete control over vulnerable websites. The issue, spotted in premium versions before 9.9.7, has been assigned the CVE identifier...

/ May 21, 2022

Tesla Model 3, Ubuntu Desktop & Windows 11 Hacked – Pwn2Own Day 2

Pwn2Own Vancouver 2022 contestants demonstrated three zero-day exploits on the second day of the competition: a hack of Windows 11,  a hack of the infotainment system of the Tesla Model 3, and exploits for two bugs in Ubuntu Desktop. On...

/ May 21, 2022

Cisco Issues Patch for New IOS XR Zero-Day Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Cisco on Friday rolled out fixes for a medium-severity vulnerability affecting IOS XR Software that it said has been exploited in real-world attacks. Tracked as CVE-2022-20821 (CVSS score: 6.5), the issue relates to an open port vulnerability that could be...

/ May 21, 2022

Beware of Fake Windows 11 Downloads Distributing Vidar Malware

Phishing domains are spreading Windows 11 installers loaded with Vidar infostealer. According to the cybersecurity firm Zscaler ThreatLabz, threat actors are trying to install info stealing malware on users’ devices through newly registered domains. Zscaler explained that these spoofed domains...

/ May 20, 2022

HackerOne Announces a New Customer Pentest Setup that’s More Efficient and Speeds Time to Launch

This improved experience reduces time to launch, which is vital when your organization is up against an urgent timeline to complete a pentest due to a recent acquisition, a security breach, compliance deadlines, or other drivers. Our expert Technical Engagement...

/ May 20, 2022

Pwn2Own – Windows 11, Microsoft Teams Hacked & Exploiting 16 Zero-day Bugs

The contestants who successfully exploited 16 zero-day bugs within 16 different products in the Pwn2Own Vancouver 2022 first day won more than $800,000 in prize money. The product line includes:- Microsoft Windows 11 (OS) Microsoft Teams (communication platform) First Day:...

/ May 20, 2022

Microsoft Warns Rise in XorDdos Malware Targeting Linux Devices

A Linux botnet malware known as XorDdos has witnessed a 254% surge in activity over the last six months, according to latest research from Microsoft. The trojan, so named for carrying out denial-of-service attacks on Linux systems and its use...

/ May 20, 2022

Pwn2Own 2022 – Windows 11, MS Teams and Firefox Pwned on Day 1

Other than Windows 11, Microsoft Teams and Mozilla Firefox, Oracle Virtualbox, Ubuntu Desktop, and Safari browser were also hacked on day one of PWN2OWN 2022 in Vancouver. Pwn2Own is a hacking contest where white hate hackers come forward and compete...

/ May 19, 2022