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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.…

Anonymous, a group of hacktivists, is known for their social service along the cyber-crime world. They are known to take down the websites that carry out illegal activities and have special footprints in the dark web world. They are specifically against child pornography and have attacked websites that have gone against the principles of human rights or, have violated child…

A step in the right direction: Defense to invest and expand it Deep Web Search Engine Let’s first understand Deep Web. Search engines like Google and Yahoo usually show the most popular pages. But, Deep Web is the data which is not fished by usual search engines. This dangerous anonymity can be very perilous in terms of safety and security.…

Hackers posted online on the dark web of having discovered vulnerabilities in the servers of Tesco Bank many months before the Bank was actually robbed of £2.5m by hackers. Cyberint the company that does cyber security research claims to have come across posting in dark web forums by hackers of claiming that the bank is a "cash milking cow" and "easy…

Digging The Dark Web and How it Works!

Googling for the Dark Web touches barely the surface of what it actually means. Popular folklore paints the Dark Web as an abode of hackers, drug peddlers, child porn, etc. However, it is much deeper and to learn more one has to dig further. The Dark Web is part of the Web or the Internet as we know it. Consider…

Imagine your papers and grades being encrypted and your college unable to share them with you after you spend a year studying. Just because some hackers used a malware encrypted all the important files on the University's server! And demanding a ransom to decrypt them. What does the University do? Yes. Pay the ransom and get the files back. That…

Expensive Automobiles are in the news once more. The Mitsubishi Outlander which costs upwards of 30,000 pounds has been one such vehicle that has been known to have a vulnerability that can allow hackers into its electronics and even disable the theft alarm. The Mitsubishi Outlander is a PHEV ( plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) that has been a top selling…

For long we have been wanting to do this. Do a movie review on movies based on the Security theme. There have been many movies in the past that caught our attention and we felt this would be entertaining to say the least to get more young people interested in this field. Hacker's Game is a more of a love…

This news may be quite short lived though as Fiverr the site that offers freelancers an opportunity to make small change and help people get work done on the cheap, has deleted the account of the user who had offered a DDoS as a service for $5 This may be not news as online hacking services have been facing lot…

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