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There are a lot of public facing websites that the US air force owns, and it is time they check for the vulnerabilities within these websites to make them full proof. This way they can prevent it from being tampered, and can check for all the possible issues or bugs there are in these websites. For this purpose, the US…

“Orange is the new black” is definitely a raging series, and people look forward to the new episodes. While people were waiting for the latest episode of the series to go live, a hacker who goes by the name The DarkOverLord released the upcoming series on the different file sharing networks, even before it went live on Netflix. This is…

On the 28th of April, Wikileaks released details for Scribbles, also known as “Snowden Stopper”. It is alleged to be the whistleblower tracking tool that was devised by the CIA. It could embed the web beacon tags to the confidential documents, thus allowing the government agency to look into foreign spies as well as whistleblowers. What is a web beacon?…

The technology is continuously changing, and people are getting more and more used to it. Every now and then, something new is being developed, and new technologies are being launched almost every day. Behind all these things, there is a threat to our security that we people might be ignoring, and have to pay for that. Ransomware: What is this?…

Nowadays, Internet security is the most important issue in today’s world. Hacking is on the rise in this era. One such incident occurred in China; The Chinese video service giant Youku got hacked recently. Around 100 Million accounts got sold out on the website Dark web. The vendor has gone by the handle of CosmicDark is selling a database containing…

While almost every other Tech sector is driven by greater productivity and reducing inefficiencies, the cyber security sector is fueled by Cyber-crimes. In the 2017, the cyber security spending is expected to cross $90 billion mark. The dramatic rise in cyber-attacks, Ransomware epidemic, deployment of less protected IoT devices, malware scams on smart devices, and more sophisticated phishing makes the…

With about 74 percent of the world to be attacked each year and the economic losses by such cyber-attacks to reach $3 trillion by 2030, Microsoft has called on the governments around the globe to create a digital Geneva Convention just like the war weary nations in 1949 came together and drew up Geneva Conventions which now binds 196 countries.…

Just in the span of four months, the Holland based analytics app ‘Twitter Counter’ has once again acted as a gateway for hackers to upload pro-turkey messages from some highly prominent twitter handles belonging to celebrities, Forbes, UNICEF, Nike Spain, Amnesty International and several numerous other individuals and organizations. All these events follow the recent incident where Dutch officials prohibited…

Ever since its inception in 2006 in Iceland, Wikileaks has released a number of significant documents that have been front-page news items across the globe. Recently this international Non for profit organization that specializes in exposing secrets has dumped thousands of confidential documents detailing the hacking tools and methodologies adopted by Central Investigation Agency of US. While the CIA has…

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