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By Waqas Austin Thompson, a 23-year-old man from Utah has pleaded guilty to conducting DDoS attacks on gaming giants between 2013 to 2014. Among his targets were companies like EA Origin, Sony's PlayStation Network, Steam, Microsoft's Xbox, Battle.net, and League of Legends, etc. Thompson who used the Twitter handle of DerpTrolling to announce attacks on his victims pleaded guilty this […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Man who conducted DDoS attacks on Sony, Xbox & EA pleads guilty

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Security teams carefully monitor potential threat activity, but incidents aren’t always black and white.

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By Waqas Researchers at security firm CheckPoint identified a vulnerability in the website and apps of the popular consumer drone manufacturer DJI. The vulnerability was revealed on Thursday after DJI managed to fix the flaw. Though, it took DJI around six months to fully address the security flaw. If exploited, the attacker could have gained free access […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Vulnerability in Drone giant DJI exposed users' photos & other sensitive data

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A 23-year-old hacker from Utah pleaded guilty this week to launching a series of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against multiple online services, websites, and online gaming companies between 2013 and 2014.

According to a Justice Department (DoJ) press release, Austin Thompson, a.k.a. “DerpTroll,” took down servers of several major gaming platforms including Electronic Arts' Origin service,

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Two samples have already been added to the malware zoo, indicating a new openness from the federal government when it comes to cyber.

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Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point today revealed details of a potential dangerous vulnerability in DJI Drone web app that could have allowed attackers access user accounts and synced sensitive information within it, including flight records, location, live video camera feed, and photos taken during a flight.

Thought the vulnerability was discovered and responsibly reported by the

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Cisco revealed that it had “inadvertently” shipped an in-house exploit code that was used in test scripts as part of  its TelePresence Video Communication Server and Expressway Series software.

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By Waqas An independent IT security researcher and exploit developer from Russia has publicly revealed a zero-day vulnerability in all versions of VirtualBox (VB) 5.2.20 and prior. VB is commonly used open source virtualization software that has been developed by Oracle. According to the analysis of Sergey Zelenyuk, his exploit is hundred percent reliable and memory corruption […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Russian exploit developer publicly disclosed VirtualBox zero-day vulnerability

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He admitted to taking Steam, EA Origin and Sony Online Entertainment offline in 2013 and 2014, causing at least $95,000 in damages.

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You might have read somewhere online today that Google is granting Android app developers powers to forcefully install app updates…but it is not true.

Instead, the tech giant is providing a new feature that will help users to have up-to-date Android apps all the time and yes, it's optional.

Along with the launch of a number of new tools and features at its Android Dev Summit 2018, Google has

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