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“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…

The Banks are investigating what is being considered as the largest system hack in the country’s history after malware was discovered on various workstations in the Polish banking industry. The malware infection ironically has resulted from the compromised servers at the Polish financial regulator, KNF itself. The KNF decided to take down its entire system after the discovery of suspicious…

Claiming that the Russian cyber-attacks and information warfare pose a threat to their democracies, the US and European intelligence heads are raising alarms about the anti-establishment politics being carried out across the West. The US intelligence has stated that as an order from Russian President Vladimir Putin, an influence campaign was conducted in 2016 which was aimed at US presidential…

A new search engine a favorite among hackers claims to expose all internet connected devices. When we say new, we already know about the SHODAN, search engine that would collect information on web servers and is already the destination of choice for hackers. Now, Censys is from the same stable and pretty much doing the same thing in a far…

Uber has made a name for itself around the world capturing the imagination of cab owners, confronting other traditional cabbies and unions. That can all be taken care off through conflict resolution and negotiation. However,  the mobile based cab hiring service may be technically susceptible to hacking may be another reason for the team at Uber to worry about. Customers…

With only couple of months away, the heat of the elections is the USA is rising with claims and counter claims from opposing parties. While the republicans are claiming the elections will be rigged, the democrats are painting the influence of Russia. And now the FBI claims that hackers from overseas have infiltrated the election system. Though statement from political…

With all the buzz around driver less automobiles in the future, many are touting that these vehicles will be much more safer and reduce the number of accidents every year. So far the statistics are quite weak to support this argument and now with some scary hacks demonstrated by bunch of Chinese security researchers at DefCon, the risks have increased.…

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