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what do ssl certificates do

What do SSL certificates actually do?

You have probably heard about SSL certificates, encryption, and HTTPS before. After all, they play a vital role in web security. But what exactly do SSL certificates actually do?...

Hackers use KeyRaider malware to hack 225,000 iPhones

Hackers use KeyRaider malware to hack 225,000 iPhones

If you have a jailbroken iPhone you might be regretting it by now. Recently, Apple iPhone accounts have become compromised by new malware called “KeyRaider” that only targets jailbroken iPhones and security company Palo Alto Networks are calling the attack “the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware.”

Hackers release Ashley Madison user data on dark web

Hackers release Ashley Madison user data on dark web

A month after Ashley Madison was hacked by a hacker ground known as “The Impact Team” user information has been posted on the web in the form...

Google removes 192 deceptive Chrome extensions

Google removes 192 deceptive Chrome extensions

Google has removed 192 deceptive Chrome extensions that affected 14 million users with unwanted pop-up ads. Many Chrome extensions, including iLivid NewTab and others have now been removed from Google Chrome’s repository due to receiving over 100,000 complaints.

Reports raise the possibility of ‘medical zero day’ attacks

Reports raise the possibility of ‘medical zero day’ attacks

According to a new study by the Atlantic Council, the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, and Intel Security medical zero day might just be a possibility in the future. The study claims that malicious actors could soon have the same in the health care industry as they do elsewhere. The medical zero day report also says that “we could soon see a booming market in medical zero-day exploits, a security hole known to the attackers and for which there is no defense.”

Router Malware Injects Google Analytics With Porn Ads

New Router Malware Injects Google Analytics With Porn Ads

A new variant of malware that affects internet routers and Google Analytics has been discovered. The new router malware is designed to inject questionable ads and pornography into the websites you visit. The new malware modifies the affected router’s DNS settings in order to target and intercept Google Analytics codes and replace them with new malicious code.