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Massive DDOS attack against Dyn DNS knocked out Popular Websites

ddos attack

According to krebsonsecurity, criminals this morning massively attacked Dyn, a company that provides core Internet services for Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Reddit and a host of other sites, causing outages and slowness for many of Dyn’s customers. A widespread cyber-attack was carried out against some of the world’s biggest websites on …

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Czech police arrest Russian hacker tied to 2012 LinkedIn hack

Police in the Czech Republic have detained a Russian man suspected of participating in the breach of LinkedIn user information in 2012, the company said Wednesday. Czech police said the Russian was arrested in cooperation with the FBI within 12 hours, thanks to a rapid exchange of information with American …

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Russia no longer denies hacking DNC

russia no longer denies hacking dnc

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials blame hackers guided by the Russian government for the attacks on DNC servers earlier this year that resulted in WikiLeaks publishing about 20,000 private emails just before Hillary Clinton’s nominating convention in July. Russia no longer denies hacking DNC. Vladimir Putin said the hacking of thousands …

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Earn $1.5 million for hacking iPhone

hacking iPhone

One of the high marketplace private exploit seller Zerodium has tripled the price of iOS rewards. The engineers and penetration testers of Zerodium (a premium exploit platform) who purchases zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits decided to pay heavy rewards to researchers who are showing interest that ultimately results in discovering unknown …

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Police arrested a man over Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking

Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking

Investigators have found out Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking was claimed by a 35 years old man. Pippa Middleton is an English socialite, author, columnist, and the younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The man was arrested on suspicious account of computer misuse. Special team of investigators are still finding …

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Cross-Platform Malware can hack Windows, Linux, OS X Computers

Cross-Platform Malware can hack Windows, Linux, OS X Computers

The time moved on when a specially designed malware for any particular system was created. Recently at Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a malware that can run on cross-platform operating systems. The malware contains a payload that is designed to hack Windows, Linux and OS X Computers efficiently. Researchers discovered …

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How to Hack WiFi Passwords

Hack WiFi Passwords

Cracking of wireless networks is the defeating of security devices in Wireless local-area networks. Wireless local-area networks(WLANs) – also called Wi-Fi networks are inherently vulnerable to security lapses that wired networks are exempt from – Hack WiFi Passwords Cracking is a kind of information network attack that is akin to …

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Vulnerable SQL Websites list 2017 – Updated

SQL Injection is very popular OWASP top 10 vulnerbility which allows you to hack any website that has the vulnerability. Do you want to learn how to hack websites with SQL Injection, click here on my recent blog to get practical demonstration of SQL attack. Below given is the Vulnerable …

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What is Cross Site Request Forgery Attack (CSRF)?

cross site request forgery

Cross Site Request Forgery attack is represented by different terminologies e.g One-Click Attack, Session Riding and CSRF or XSRF. CSRF & XSS While we had learnt about Cross Site Scripting (short for XSS), let’s try to learn the different between cross site request forgery and cross site scripting. In XSS, …

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RFI – LFI File Inclusion Attacks – Mitigations

file inclusion

Similar to all other cyber attacks RFI – LFI file inclusion attacks also carries a strong importance when it comes to data breach. In other words we can describe it as why the server isn’t working to load my webpages. File Inclusion File inclusion is a type of vulnerability that …

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White Hat turned into Black Hat Hackers

The very recent news exposed the reality of most cyber security experts who were paid to defend the enterprises for which they were hired (contract based or permanent). The ethical hackers were on contract to protect the credentials of any particular company. But these security researchers who were white hat …

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What is Malware and How It Can Affect Your Computer?

Malware Malware is malicious line of codes, a software or a program. Malware is short for malicious software. It can be used to bypass control, steal data, compromise systems. Malware can be anything that looks legitimate to the users but contain infected code to harm your computer, smartphone or anything …

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Hackers using Google Dorking Tool for Mayhem

Google Dorking

Its not new for hackers to get access to your account. But this time hackers are using the most useful technique for hacking into your systems. It’s Google Dorking unables an attacker to find vulnerabilities in any system and jump into system’s weaknesses.  Exploitation was always fun for hackers to …

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Who are snooping on your smartphone

Its is founded in a research which was conducted by the University of British Columbia and University of Lisbon that brought 1,381 users via Amazon’s Mechanical Turk close to know phone snooping. This is one of the big reason to protect your phone with pass-code, fingerprint or pattern that’s all …

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How To Protect Website From Defacement

website defacement

Every website that exists in today’s digital World represents some particular business. Each website is the face of that specific business. Visitors find the image of business by their website and the marketing analogies (didn’t discuss here). Website defacement is an attack where the hacker changes the visual appearance of …

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