Tuesday , August 22 2017

Linux Essential Root Subdirectories

linux essential root subdirectories

In this article, let us review the Linux filesystem structures (linux essential root subdirectories) and understand the meaning of individual high-level directories. root contains every single file and directory starts from the root directory. Only root user has write privilege under this directory. bin contains binary programs (also known as …

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After NSA hacking expose, CIA staffers asked where Equation Group went wrong

NSA hacking expose

Two days after researchers exposed a National Security Agency-tied hacking group that operated in secret for more than a decade, CIA hackers convened an online discussion aimed at preventing the same kind of unwelcome attention. The thread, according to a document WikiLeaks published Tuesday, was titled “What did Equation do wrong, …

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CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide: WikiLeaks

CIA cyber-spying toolkit now in hands of hackers worldwide

Amid a trove of documents released by WikiLeaks that allegedly contains “the entire hacking capacity of the CIA” is chilling evidence that everyday devices like smart TVs and cell phones have potentially become critical tools in the effort to spy on American citizens – CIA cyber-spying. Documents released in the …

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WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their owners

WikiLeaks: The CIA

The latest revelations about U.S. government’s powerful hacking tools potentially takes surveillance right into the homes and hip pockets of billions of users worldwide, showing how a remarkable variety of every day devices can be turned to spy on their owners. Televisions, smartphones and even anti-virus software are all vulnerable …

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Hacking Facebook pages possible, but not probable, experts say

Hacking Facebook pages

This content was originally published by RegisterNewDomain. Original publishers retain all rights. James Lang, a selectman candidate before he was eliminated in February’s preliminary election, was caught with Facebook posts disparaging Muslims. He apologized, told The Sun Chronicle he would quit the race, and shut down his Facebook page. Two …

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Your child’s teddy bear could now be vulnerable to hacking

vulnerable to hacking

This content was originally published by MarketWatch. Original publishers retain all rights. Two million recordings between parents and children were exposed to potential hackers. Wi-Fi connected teddy bears are plush, huggable, talkative — and, in some cases, hackable. Advertised as “a message you can hug,” CloudPets toy company allows parents …

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Exploit with OS Command Injection

OS command injection is an attack in which the goal is execution of arbitrary commands on the host operating system via a vulnerable application. Command injection attacks are possible when an application passes unsafe user supplied data (forms, cookies, HTTP headers etc.) to a system shell. the attacker-supplied operating system …

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Indian Ministry of Home Affairs website hacked

Ministry of Home Affairs website

The Ministry of Home Affairs website was hacked today, prompting authorities to temporarily block it, an official said. The MHA website was immediately blocked by the National Informatics Centre after hacking was noticed. Computer emergency response teams are looking into the incident, the official said. Further details were awaited. Last …

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Bypass HTTP Basic Authentication with Nmap and Metasploit

Bypass HTTP Basic Authentication

Basic HTTP authentication is a method for providing username and password when making a request for particular web resources. The client sends the user name and password as unencrypted base64 encoded text. When an anonymous request for protected resource is received by HTTP, it can force the use of Basic …

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Saudi Arabia again hit with disk-wiping malware Shamoon 2

malware Shamoon 2

Saudi Arabia has issued a warning to local organizations that the Shamoon virus that had hit state-held oil giant Saudi Aramco in 2012 has resurfaced in a new variant, Reuters reports, quoting an alert by the telecoms authority it had seen. The Shamoon 2, which completely wipes out computer disks, …

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How to configure Proxychains with tor in Kali Linux

configure Proxychains with tor in Kali Linux

The goal of this tutorial is to configure proxychains with tor in Kali Linux in order to anonymize all the web traffic including network related traffic generated by various applications. Proxy chains has a great importance when it comes to anonymizing the traffic generated by footprinting and doing nmap to …

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Google Bangladesh hacked by Pakistani hackers

Google Bangladesh hacked

Google’s Bangladesh domain came under attack by some Pakistani hackers. The said hackers altered the domain address in BTCL’s DNS entry to redirect users to a custom page. Google Bangladesh hacked. Pakistan-based hackers, going by the name Team Pak Cyber Attackers, allegedly hacked and defaced Google’s Bangladesh domain with a …

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Top 33 Wireless Attacking Tools by Kali

Wireless Attacking Tools

We have compiled a group of Wireless Attacking Tools available in Kali that are used for wireless attacks. Note: This post is for experimental purposes. 1. Aircrack-ng Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured. It implements …

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North Korea hacks South’s military cyber command

North Korea hacks

According to news released by BBC, South Korea’s military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have been breached by North Korea, the military has said. A spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what …

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DailyMotion Allegedly Hacked, 85 Million User Accounts Stolen

daily motion hacked

This time one of the World’s leading video sharing platform Daily Motion is targeted by an unknown hacker. According to Bleeping Computer unknown hacker has supposedly breached video sharing platform DailyMotion and stolen details for 87.6 million accounts, belonging to approximately 85 million users, according to data breach index website …

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