Day: November 11, 2017

Oh, Crap! Someone Accidentally Triggered A Flaw That Locked Up $280 Million In Ethereum

Horrible news for some Ethereum users. About $300 million worth of Ether—the cryptocurrency unit that has become one of the most popular and increasingly valuable cryptocurrencies—from dozens of Ethereum wallets was permanently locked up today. Smart contract coding startup Parity Technologies, which is behind the popular Ethereum Parity Wallet, announced

Russian ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability that Microsoft does not consider as a security issue and has already denied to patch it. Last month, we reported how hackers could leverage a built-in feature of Microsoft Office feature, called Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE),

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive – CIA’s Malware Control System

Almost two months after releasing details of 23 different secret CIA hacking toolprojects under Vault 7 series, Wikileaks today announced a new Vault 8 series that will reveal source codes and information about the backend infrastructure developed by the CIA hackers. Not just announcement, but the whistleblower organisation has also