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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?…

A cyber-attack last month, disabled thousands computers across several government ministries in Saudi Arabia. A rare cyber weapon was used to destroy and erase data. Malware used to violate the data of Saudi Arabian Oil Co in 2012 was employed again, this time rendering more than 35,000 computers worthless in a matter of minutes. As the abode of almost half…

Protecting the national borders is one thing. These are physical defenses that can be clearly visualized and preventive actions taken to safeguard the borders. But when it comes to protect a nation's cyber frontier, its digital infrastructure from hackers on the payroll of nation states, it is a different matter all together. Even the most powerful nation in the world…

The Hack: Drones are buzzing hot. Everyone want's to use a drone either to spy on neighbors or on the extreme commit crimes or even for spying. We are not talking about drones that has a gun attached to it or one that can fire missiles or even drones with cameras. What is concerning here is drones that are equipped with sophisticated electronic…

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