Hacker Earn 50K Miles From United Airlines
Dec19

Hacker Earn 50K Miles From United Airlines

Ethical Hacking                                         Rahul Mohanraj, a security researcher was interested in getting millions of miles from United Airlines bounty program. The researcher found a minor bug on United Airlines website but decided not to report because it would not get much from it. So he decided to continue his...

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Another Threat To Xbox and PSN, The Grinch Squad
Dec19

Another Threat To Xbox and PSN, The Grinch Squad

Cyber Security Pen Testers   While Xbox and PSN are still trying to get their system up from Phantom Squad attack, another┬áhacker group took down XBox and PSN. Another threat has surfaced, The Grinch Squad, who will also be taking part in testing both firms capabilities. In a interview when asked ” Are you part of Xmas PSN attacks? Will you be teaming up with other squads?” , the hacker group responded saying that...

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Phantom Squad Takes Down PSN And Xbox Live
Dec19

Phantom Squad Takes Down PSN And Xbox Live

Here We Go Last year Lizard Squad took down PSN and Xbox live. Phantom Squad, a hacker group who seemed to be inspired by Lizard Squad took down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. While Xbox live seems to be online to some users, PSN is still down. Both of the system have been limited and are not functioning as normal as they were. This is just a start from Phantom Squad, just to show what they are capable of. Xbox #Offline —...

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Microsoft Will Stop Trusting 20 Certificate Authorities
Dec18

Microsoft Will Stop Trusting 20 Certificate Authorities

You Are Out If You Can’t Meet The Requirements Microsoft will stop trusting certificates from 20 Certificate Authorities. From January 2016, 20 CA’s will be removed from Trusted Root CA store. This is because the listed CA’s were not able to comply with the new requirements. If you are getting your certificates from the providers then users will see a security prompt when they try to visit your website. The best...

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Security Researcher vs Facebook, Over Instagram Bug Bounty
Dec18

Security Researcher vs Facebook, Over Instagram Bug Bounty

Security Researcher Violates Facebook Bounty Security researcher, Wesley Wineberg was able to gain access to Instagram system which allowed him to access Source code, private keys and SSL certificates for Instagram.com. Essentially all findings started from an RCE on the server sensu.instagram.com. This RCE was possible due to the reuse of a Ruby secret key, and the fact that the version of Ruby allows for code execution through...

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