Tag: Security


Short URLs have been cracked for spying

Researches testing the boundaries of privacy in short URLs have cracked them, allowing for potential spying. You probably use short URLs in your every day life: on Twitter, in emails, maybe on your blog. They are both convenient and, we once thought, secure. But researchers have managed to crack the […]


Experts: Quicktime for Windows is “bug bait”

Experts are warning that Quicktime for Windows, a popular programs for creatives, could pose a serious security risk and should be removed. According to TrendMicro, two new vulnerabilities have been found to impact Quicktime. These advisories, released earlier this week, are titled¬† ZDI-16-241 and ZDI-16-242. Once upon a time, these […]

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17-Year-Old finds major PayPal security flaw

Three months after announcing a security flaw he has found in their system, a 17-year-old hobby researcher has decided to come forward due to a lack of response from PayPal. Referred to as the¬†Paypal Complete 2-Factor Authentication(2FA) Bypass Exploit, an eBay account could essentially be used to bypass the two-tier […]