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Kamran Mohsin

Kamran Mohsin
I'm a software engineer by profession, a passionate and experienced web designer, developer and blogger. I use to work with programming languages on daily basis and works to get something new into my knowledge prior to what I had before. I write blogs about information security, WordPress, various ways to make money and more.

Man arrested for hacking news website in Chitral-Pakistan

hacking news website

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a student named Umair Haider belonging to Goldoor village in Chitral Town – The young man has arrested for hacking news website. The man has completed Software Engineering from Bahria University Islamabad. He was accused of hacking an Urdu News website. Umair Haider was …

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New Group of Iranian Hackers Linked to Destructive Malware

Iranian hackers

For more than five years, Iran has maintained a reputation as one of the most aggressive nations in the global arena of state-sponsored hacking, stealing data from corporate and government networks around the world, bombarding US banks with cyberattacks, and most brazen of all, unleashing multiple waves of computer-crippling malware …

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Facebook expert warns users of hacking risk

hacking

South African social media users are particularly at risk of being hacked as a result of poor digital literacy – hacking Facebook safety policy manager for Africa‚ Julie de Bailliencourt‚ said raising awareness on how to protect user accounts was a particular concern for the company in South Africa. De …

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Pakistan First OSCE Certified

Pakistan First OSCE Certified

Etizaz Mohsin is Pakistan first OSCE Certified who successfully achieved Offensive Security Certified Expert Certification (OSCE) along with Offensive Security Certified Professional Certification (OSCE). Read more about him. OSCE Pakistan – OSCE in Pakistan – Pakistan first OSCE – First OSCE in Pakistan – Pakistan OSCE Overview Offensive Security Certified …

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How To Configure SSH Key-Based Authentication on a Linux Server

SSH Key-Based Authentication

Introduction to SSH Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. The best known example application is for remote login to computer systems by users. (wikipedia) SSH known as secure shell is an encrypted protocol that is used to administer and …

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Sarahah secretly steals your contact list and personal details

Sarahah secretly steals contact list personal details

Sarahah application hits Google and Apple online stores, sources discovered that 18 million people are estimated to have downloaded the application. Since the viral application ranks 3rd most free downloaded app title on iphone and ipad. Sarahah motivates its users to “get honest feedback from your coworkers and friends”. Since …

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Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry arrested in U.S.

Security Researcher Stopped WannaCry arrested

SAN FRANCISCO/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – A cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack earlier this year has been arrested on unrelated hacking charges, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday – Security Researcher Stopped WannaCry arrested. The ransomware impacted computers in more than …

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PTI website hacked by Pakistani hacker group Death adders crew

pti-website-hacked

Pakistani hackers group hacked into insaf.pk and defaced the site with a screenshot of news bulletin about MNA Ayesha Gulalai’s allegations against Imran Khan and a short message criticising PTI – Pti Website Hacked . The group criticized the party for disrespecting and defaming women. As a footnote, the hackers asked …

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OSCP / PWK Exam Review

oscp review by aitezaz mohsin

Overview Offensive Security Certified Professional Certification is self proclaimed to be the first hands-on offensive information security certification, built and designed to challenge OSCP students to prove they have a clear and practical understanding of the penetration testing process and life-cycle. An Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) has to go …

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Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

Al Jazeera media cyberattack

According to the news released by Al Jazeera Media (Qatar), the website and other digital platforms of entire Doha-based network are undergoing ‘systematic and continual hacking attempts’. The attacks are gaining intensity but the network systems are not yet compromised by the hackers. Last month, Qatar‘s official news agency was hacked and false …

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Building a smarter Hacker News

Building a smarter Hacker News

With only 24 hours to build an app, it’s never easy to come up with a viable idea, nevermind build one that involves training a machine learning algorithm. Yet that’s exactly what a team of four friends accomplished this weekend at the annual TechCrunch Disrupt New York Hackathon. The news post …

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Hackers leak emails from UAE ambassador to US

Hackers leak emails

Hackers have released the first series of emails taken from the inbox of the UAE’s ambassador to the United States, Yousef al-Otaiba. Hackers leak emails from UAS ambassader to US. The Intercept reported on Saturday that the emails, released by a group called “Global Leaks”, show a close relationship between al-Otaiba …

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US helping Qatar probe website hacking

Qatar website hacking

DOHA/WASHINGTON: US investigators are in Qatar to help Doha probe the alleged hacking of the Gulf Arab state’s news agency website, a Qatari and a US law enforcement official said, after an attack that had soured ties between Western-allied Gulf states. Qatar said last week that hackers had posted fake …

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Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

Hackers hit Russian bank customers

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime standards – more than 50 …

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WannaCry — The largest ransom-ware infection in History

WannaCry

On Friday 12th May 2017, a ransom-ware called WannaCry infected machines in 70+ countries — including telco companies like Telefonica in Spain, or healthcare authority like the NHS in England — and the number of infected machines keeps growing. This ransom-ware supports 28 different languages, encrypts 179 different type of files and requires victims …

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