SUSE Linux Has Been Sold For $2.5 Billion

SUSE, the open source software company owned by British firm Micro Focus International, has been sold to a Swedish private equity firm. Yes, SUSE Linux and its associated software business has finally been acquired by EQT Partners for $2.535 billion, lifting its shares 6 percent. SUSE is one of the oldest open source companies and perhaps the first to provide enterprise-grade...

Beware! Fortnite Cheat Hijacks Gamers’ PCs to Intercept HTTPS Traffic

If you are looking for Fortnite v-bucks generator, aimbot or any other game cheats—then beware—you might end up installing malware on your PC! Web-based game-streaming platform Rainway is reporting that tens of thousands of Fortnite players have inadvertently infected their systems with a piece of malware that hijacks their encrypted HTTPS web sessions to inject fraudulent ads into every website...

Facebook Admits Sharing Users’ Data With 61 Tech Companies

Facebook has admitted that the company gave dozens of tech companies and app developers special access to its users' data after publicly saying it had restricted outside companies to access such data back in 2015. It's an unusual clear view of how the largest social networking site manages your personal information. During the Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed March this year, Facebook...

New Attacks Uncovered by Researchers Against LTE Network Protocol

If your mobile carrier offers LTE, also known as the 4G network, you need to beware as your network communication can be hijacked remotely.   A team of researchers has discovered some critical weaknesses in the ubiquitous LTE mobile device standard that could allow sophisticated hackers to spy on users' cellular networks, modify the contents of their communications, and even can...

Gentoo Linux GitHub Account Hacked

Gentoo is a free open source Linux or Free BSD-based distribution built using the Portage package management system that makes it more flexible, easier to maintain, and portable compared to other operating systems. Gentoo repositories are available at GitHub. Gentoo GitHub account was hacked on 28th June by unknown individuals and the repositories were replaced by malicious codes and access...

Facebook gets another massive breach after Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has not recovered from the Cambridge Analytical scandal and here another one is already up. How is Facebook going to handle this one? A popular quizz app exposed the data of about 120 million facebook users. Third-party quiz app, called NameTests, found exposing data of up to 120 million Facebook users to anyone who happened to find it, an ethical...

Ticketmaster suffers data breach

Ticketmaster is a popular American ticket sale and distributor company that sells tickets of different events around the world, mostly in US. Recently Ticketmaster has suffered a huge data breach in which customer's information and payment information are breached due to external third party. The company has blamed a third-party support customer service chat application, made by Inbenta Technologies, an...

Thanatos ransomware decryption tool released by Cisco Talos

A ransomware is a malicious software that usually block your access to your data by encrypting the data or steals your data and threatens to publish it, the attackers behind this software demand nothing but bitcoins or other cryptocurrency. Thanatos ransomware is one of the ransomwares that wasn't successful enough as there are faults in this ransomware. The files were...

WPA3 Standard launched with new security features

WiFi Alliance announced a new wireless protocol WiFi Protected Access (WPA3). WPA2 is going to be replaced after almost 14 years. WPA2 has long been considered to be insecure due to its common security issue, that is unencrypted open Wi-Fi networks, which allows anyone on the same WiFi network to intercept connections on other devices and see each others stuff. Keeping...

Get Unlimited Free Trials Using a “Real” Fake Credit Card Number

when I see the words "free trial," I know I'm probably going to have to whip out my credit card and enter in the number to "not get charged." Then I end up forgetting about the trial when I see my statement at the end of the month. In order to avoid that rigmarole, you can actually use fake credit...