YAHOO 2014 EMAILS HACKER ARRESTED

The hacker behind the 2014 Yahoo Emails attack, Karim Baratov, a Canadian citizen, was finally apprehended and pleaded guilty to participating directly in the said massive email breach. This October 2017, Yahoo admitted that three billion user accounts were compromised – the equivalent of half the people on Earth – in a 2014 hack. That Read more…

 

OWASP TOP TEN VULNERABILITIES AS OF 2017

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has distributed another revision of its Top 10 vulnerabilities for 2017, as an update to their ranking last 2013. The OWASP Top 10 is a public security-awareness document that has been widely adopted as a guideline for classifying the severity of web-based security bugs, and is currently used Read more…

 

KASPERSKY FINALLY DISPUTED THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST THEIR ANTIVIRUS

Kaspersky Lab is a Russian-based cyber-security provider.  Kaspersky Lab is the developer behind the popular Kaspersky anti-virus software. Last October 2017, Kaspersky was blamed by several security companies worldwide, especially US-based security agencies, for providing access on their anti-virus software to Russian intelligence.  It was reported that last 2015, a set of NSA hacking tools Read more…