Here we have great news for all bug bounty hunters.

Now you can get paid up to $40,000 for finding and responsibly reporting critical vulnerabilities in the websites and mobile applications owned by Facebook that could allow cyber attackers to take over user accounts.

In the latest post published Tuesday on the Facebook page, the social networking giant announced that it has raised the

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The real identity of Tessa88—the notorious hacker tied to several high-profile cyber attacks including the LinkedIn, DropBox and MySpace mega breaches—has been revealed as Maksim Vladimirovich Donakov (Максим Владимирович Донаков), a resident of Penza, Russian Federation.

In early 2016, a hacker with pseudonym Tessa88 emerged online offering stolen databases from some of the biggest social

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By Waqas Hackers using Google Adwords & Google Sites to spread malwareVisionDirect, one of Europe's largest online optical retailer that deals with contact lenses and eye care related products has announced that a number of its domains have suffered a data breach in which hackers stole customers' credit card and banking data. The data breach, according to […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: VisionDirect hacked: Hackers infect domains with malicious Google Analytics code

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Adobe issues patch for a Flash Player vulnerability that could lead to an arbitrary code execution on targeted systems.

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This is why you should always think twice before opening innocent looking email attachments, especially word and pdf files.

Cybersecurity researchers at Cisco Talos have once again discovered multiple critical security vulnerabilities in the Atlantis Word Processor that allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and take over affected computers.

An alternative to Microsoft Word,

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By Waqas Another day, another service outage at social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary company Instagram. Yes, Facebook and Instagram have been hit by a worldwide service outage forcing both platforms to go offline. According to the outage map displayed on DownDetecter, the scale of this outage can be seen affecting users in Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Italy, […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Is your Facebook and Instagram down? Well, you are not alone

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By Waqas There’s bad news for those who rely upon SMS-based 2FA authentication. A Berlin-based security researcher Sébastien Kaul has revealed that Voxox exposed a huge database containing tens of millions of text messages by storing it on an unprotected server. The VOIP and Cloud communication for SMS and voice services provider firm, Voxox, has exposed sensitive […] This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Cloud communication firm exposes millions of sensitive text messages to public access

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