Last Saturday, security researcher Adam Donenfeld of Zimperium has published an exploit code for vulnerabilities found in iOS 10.3.1 and prior versions. Dubbed “zIVA”, the exploit code can give the attacker RW (read-write) and root access. Even though Apple had already patched the vulnerabilities last May, the phone maker asked Donenfeld...

Last Friday, photo-sharing Social Network Polygram launched its iOS app which is expected to be compete directly with Instagram and Snapchat. The app includes features such as beautification using augmented reality, emotion recognition, and smart screenshot prevention, as well as giving the user analytics on their posts. Even after raising $2.1 million...

Researchers from cybersecurity company Proofpoint have uncovered a malware that uses highly tailored emails to target healthcare and education organizations, as well as manufacturing and tech companies. Dubbed as “Defray”, the ransomware also demands a significantly bigger ransom amount to be paid, in one case as much as $5000 in...

David Jacoby, a senior security researcher in the global research and analysis team at Kaspersky Lab, has recently uncovered an attack method where users are redirected to fake versions of popular websites for the purpose of spreading adware. He adds that the code is advanced and obfuscated, and uses a sophisticated...

Security researchers have recently discovered that a Trojan Development Kit which doesn’t require coding knowledge is being sold in various underground forums and hacking discussion boards. The ransomware kit comes with an easy-to-use interface where the aspiring hacker can simply fill out forms and specify customization options. Once the app is...