MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

Earlier this month a cybersecurity researcher shared details of a security loophole with The Hacker News that affects all versions of Microsoft Office, allowing malicious actors to create and spread macro-based self-replicating malware. Macro-based self-replicating...

World’s Biggest Botnet Just Sent 12.5 Million Emails With Scarab Ransomware

A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the world's largest spam botnet Necurs is spreading a new strain of ransomware at the rate of over 2 million emails per hour and hitting computers...

After Getting Hacked, Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Keep Data Breach Secret

Uber is in headlines once again—this time for concealing last year's data breach that exposed personal data of 57 million customers and drivers. On Tuesday, Uber announced that the company suffered a massive data breach in October...

Google Collects Android Location Data Even When Location Service Is Disabled

Do you own an Android smartphone? If yes, then you are one of those billions of users whose smartphone is secretly gathering location data and sending it back to Google. Google has been caught collecting location...

StreetScore scores a street view based on how safe it looks to a human

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week's edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences for metal vs....

New Mirai Botnet Variant Found Targeting ZyXEL Devices In Argentina

While tracking botnet activity on their honeypot traffic, security researchers at Chinese IT security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab discovered a new variant of Mirai—the well known IoT botnet malware that wreaked havoc last year. Last...

Tech companies ask FCC to keep net neutrality rules

Letter signed by 200 companies argues that scrapping the rules will hurt the US economy. More than 200 companies, including AirBnb, Reddit and Twitter, are urging the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider its plan to...

Client-side vs Server-side Validation in Web Applications

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My microwave is too small to fit the microwave popcorn bag

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A Company Offers $500,000 For Secure Messaging Apps Zero-Day Exploits

ow much does your privacy cost? It will soon be sold for half a Million US dollars. A controversial company specialises in acquiring and reselling zero-day exploits is ready to pay up to US$500,000 for working...

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