Indian Techie Finds Bug Giving Free Rides In Uber

A product security engineer named Anand Prakash from India has found a bug allowing free rides in the Uber app. According to him it was easy to overwrite the application and get free rides for lifetime. He found it during his search for security loop holes in the application. To check the accuracy of bug, Read more about Indian Techie Finds Bug Giving Free Rides In Uber[…]

Irregular app testing has made National Health Service trusts vulnerable to cyber attacks

Data from Veracode, a reputed code scanning firm says that 45% of national health security service trusts conduct application testing once a year and less than 8% does it on a daily basis. This leaves patients data exposed to critical vulnerabilities and cyber attacks. Outdated websites and third party plug ins are widely used in Read more about Irregular app testing has made National Health Service trusts vulnerable to cyber attacks[…]

80% of IoT Apps are Exposed to Serious Security Threats: Survey

In a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute named "2017 Study on Mobile and IoT Application Security" it has been found that 80% of IoT applications are not tested for vulnerabilities. The aim of the survey was to know how companies are prepared to face vulnerabilities caused by less security and they have found, 84% Read more about 80% of IoT Apps are Exposed to Serious Security Threats: Survey[…]

WhatsApp Hacked! Security Bug Puts 200 million Users Under Risk

  The popular chat application, WhatsApp was supposedly hacked, putting millions of users under risk. A security bug in the web version of the application made it easy for hackers to include malicious codes in vCards which contain contact information. Related: 7 Reasons to Get Your Software Tested It was so easy for hackers that they Read more about WhatsApp Hacked! Security Bug Puts 200 million Users Under Risk[…]

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