Binay Singh

Binay Singh is a cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Binay is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.

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    200 Million US Citizens Got Their Personal Data Exposed

    A marketing firm that was employed by the Republican National Committee accidentally exposed data belonging to 200 million US citizens. That is around 62% of the entire population of the US. The exposed data includes information like home addresses, political views, phone numbers and even birthdays. All of it is available publicly – The said data was […]

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    Wikileaks reveals pandemic malware for Windows developed by the CIA

    In its latest release as part of the Vault 7 series, WikiLeaks has apparently leaked a document which consists information regarding a new malware dubbed Pandemic, which is another CIA-built hacking tool. According to the document: Today, June 1st, 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the “Pandemic” project of the CIA, a persistent implant for Microsoft […]

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    Idaho Department of Labor hacked; personal data of 170,000 people at risk

    A hacking incident that occurred on March 12 and March 13 compromised more than 170,000 job-seeker accounts, as reported by Idaho Statesman. The accounts in question, active and past, are a part of a much larger group of 530,000 accounts registered with Idaho Department of Labor. The system under the attack, America’s Job Link, is a […]

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    Google Researchers Successfully Broke SHA-1 Web Security Tool

    According to Google’s research team, they have successfully broken Secure Hash Algorithm 1 encryption, commonly referred to as SHA-1, which is a vital internet security tool. They believe that with this new breakthrough they can limit the widespread use of encryption technology. It is indeed a breakthrough since SHA-1 has been touted as vulnerable so […]

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    IDF targeted by sophisticated cyber espionage through Android devices

    Israeli members of the armed forces have remained under the radar of cyber spies and espionage actors for a very long time. However, In July last year, over a hundred officials were targeted by malicious cyber-criminals as they managed to compromise their cell phones/tablets and infiltrated data and transferred it to the command and control […]

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    Hacker Dumps Hacking Tools Allegedly Stolen from Cellebrite

    A hacker is now dumping a large size of sophisticated cracking tools that are said to have been stolen from Cellebrite, the Israeli-based smartphone cracking company. The anonymous hacker has been dumping files from what has been described as a 900 GB sized trove stolen from Cellebrite. About a month ago, it was reported that a […]

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    Fake Netflix, WhatsApp, Facebook Android Apps Contain SpyNote RAT

    Cyber criminals prefer targeting Android devices due to its open-source model which means the source code is freely available for anyone to see and use. Lately, there has been an increase in third party apps for Android users but these apps come with a hefty price. Recently, the IT Security researchers at Zscaler identified some fake […]

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    Users reporting Electronic Arts (EA) servers are doing

    Electronic Arts users are taking their questions on Twitter wondering why they are unable to connect to the servers. The service interruption started about two hours ago and since then users have been reporting the issue to the official support Twitter account of Electronic Arts. In a reply to one of those tweets, the EA support […]

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    WikiLeaks Turkish AKP Email Dumps Contain Malware; Researcher

    A security researcher, Vesselin Bontchev, claims to have found malware in several downloadable files in the leaked data dump published by WikiLeaks from the Turkish ruling party (AKP) server. The Bulgaria-based researcher uploaded his analysis on Github that shows hundreds of AKP emails contain malware attachments. For those who are not familiar with WikiLeaks AKP […]

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    MongoDB Databases being Targeted by Cyber-criminals for Ransom

    MongoDB is a famous, open-source NoSQL database. Organizations use them regardless of their size; from MetLife, LinkedIn, City of Chicago, Expedia, BuzzFeed to KMPG and The Guardian there are several other high-profile platforms that are currently taking advantage of MongoDB. At the same time, having a high-profile customer doesn’t mean that platform is completely secure. […]