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On the grounds of the latest findings by the cyber security firm FireEye claimed that South Korean entities had been compromised online. These entities, as the investigation suggests, have been targeted by a group of hackers backed by Chinese state. The events comes in the lights of the Chinese government constantly raising concerns against the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude…

The Indian Government plans to start a malware and botnet cleaning centre that aims to automatically clean computing devices such as mobiles and computers making them malware and virus free. This will be a free service offered as part of the cybersecurity initiative of Digital India. Soft Launch of the BotNet cleaning centre of India CERT will start from from…

A botnet is a group of interconnected devices infected with malware allowing attackers to acquire remote control and collectively manage the actions of all such devices. Botnets are used to launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, which send data and web page requests to servers with such speed that the servers get inundated and consequently crash within no time.…

Just as we are entering a cash less economy, the next thing would be driver less transportation. This means to get from point A to Point B one will be increasingly dependent on automation. However, the darker side to autonomous vehicles and the artificial intelligence that powers them is causing concern among many people. Even modern cars that are driven…

IDB is a tool to simplify some common tasks for iOS app security assessments and research. It is written in ruby with a Qt GUI front-end and should run on OS X and Linux (with some restrictions). The code is available under the MIT license on GitHub. Salient features Simplified pen-testing setup Setup port forwarding Certificate management iOS log viewer…

When most 22 year olds are partying and picking up less lethal challenges. Javed Khatri decides to storm up things a bit. In a streak of positive patriotism, the young App developer from Mumbai hacked into the PM’s app. He claims that his intent was not malicious. It was a constructive effort to point out the loopholes in the current…

Several W-Fi penetration testing tools in the market are employed by hackers. These tools can be effectively used to analyse and protect Wi-Fi networks from attacks and make them secure. Kismet: Kismet is an IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) Layer 2 wireless network sniffing and intrusion detection tool which is typically utilised for Wi-Fi troubleshooting. This tool has client/server modular architecture and…

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