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What are phishing kits? Web components of phishing attacks explained

Phishing is a social attack, directly related to social engineering. Commonly centered around email, criminals use phishing to obtain access or …

Spearphishing

No more lag: Find the best router for working, gaming, streaming, and more

There's almost nothing that can be done these days without some sort of internet connection. Whether its streaming the latest season of <i>Luke Cage</i> on …

Final Version Of Meridian Jailbreak Released With Full Support For All 64-Bit Devices Running iOS 10

Download Meridian jailbreak iOS 10.3.3 IPA file of final version for all 64-bit iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Every Xbox One and Xbox 360 game you can download for free in August

This summer has been eerily quiet for video games, but the upcoming selection of Games with Gold for Xbox Live Gold members is one of the best we’ve …

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Best Cydia Repos & Sources For iOS 11.3.1 Jailbreak Electra

Jailbreaking is going through one of those spells right now where it is not only experiencing something of a revival, but it’s also picking up …

How To: The Beginner's Guide to Defending Against Wi-Fi Hacking

Hacking Wi-Fi is a lot easier than most people think, but the ways of doing so are clustered around a few common techniques most hackers use. With a …

Information Security

SQL Injection 101: How to Avoid Detection & Bypass Defenses

It is often said that the best hackers remain unknown, and the greatest attacks are left undiscovered, but it's hard for an up-and-coming penetration …

Cybersecurity

Network security scanning with nmap

Today we are going to scan a network for common publicly known Cybersecurity vulnerabilities with Nmap. As we all know Nmap is a very powerful tool …

Information Security

Russian VPNFilter Router Malware Much Worse Than Thought: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Smart Homes

A basic guide to diving in to the dark web

Deep, Dark, and Clear: What is the difference?<p>The "clear" web is the section of the Internet that can be accessed from any browser and is regularly …

Engines

New Hacker101 Content: Threat modeling, Burp basics, and more

Since January, thousands of hackers have expressed their enthusiasm for the first Hacker101 content drop (almost 80,000 total video views and more …

Hacking

More and more people are now keeping their car keys in the microwave - and it's for an excellent reason

The number of cars stolen in the UK last year jumped significantly.<p>According to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, during 2017 …

Please get this $5 accessory so your $159 AirPods sound 10 times better

It’s pretty crazy to think that a $159 product can be improved dramatically by a $5 accessory, but believe us when we tell you that’s the case. …

Tech Trends

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Google Chrome

How to Protect Your Router From the Latest Malware Attack

We talk a lot about software designed to attack our smartphones and computers, but it turns out your router might also be at risk. That’s right. Some …

Routers

100 Million IoT Devices Possibly Exposed to Z-Wave Attack

<b>Researchers have demonstrated that the Z-Wave wireless communications protocol, which is used by more than 100 million Internet-of-Things (IoT)</b> …

Information Security

Stealthy, Destructive Malware Infects Half a Million Routers

Home routers have become the rats to hackers' bubonic plague: an easily infected, untreated, and ubiquitous population in which dangerous digital …

How to protect your Mac, iPhone, iPad from Efail email exploit

Researchers in Europe have discovered a way to read the contents of encrypted emails sent with iOS and macOS devices. The so-called Efail exploit is significant enough that the Electronic Frontier Foundation calls it an “immediate risk.”<p>Apple is certainly working on a patches for all its devices, …

Encryption

Malicious Chrome extensions infect 100,000-plus users, again

Over two months, seven extensions stole credentials and installed currency miners.<p>Criminals infected more than 100,000 computers with browser …

Chrome Web Store

Two-factor authentication hackable - easy to spoof

Two-factor authentication may not be the panacea of securing access to online accounts that many believe it is as KnowBe4's Kevin Mitnick shows how …

This malware is harvesting saved credentials in Chrome, Firefox browsers

Researchers say the new Vega Stealer malware is currently being used in a simple campaign but has the potential to go much further.<p>Vega Stealer …

Malware

Over 55,000 security camera DVRs are vulnerable to an exploit so simple it fits in a tweet

Last month, Argentinian security researcher Ezequiel Fernandez published CVE-2018-9995, a vulnerability he discovered in dozens of brands of DVR that …

SQL Injection 101: How to Fingerprint Databases & Perform General Reconnaissance for a More Successful Attack

Know thy enemy — wise words that can be applied to many different situations, including database hacking. It is essential to performing adequate …

Databases

Apple Watch: How to enable Elevated Heart Rate notifications

Apple Watch has been credited multiple times for saving lives. This is due to the device being heavily focused on health with detection features that can help spot health problems early on. Read on for how to take advantage of those features…<p>One of the latest features to come to Apple Watch is …

Apple Watch

mSpy – an App For Your Child’s Online Safety

Whenever your kid is late from a friend’s house you cannot but worry that he/she might be in trouble, rubbed or simply get lost. Kid’s offline safety is very important to every parent, nevertheless it is not the only aspect you should think of.<p>Online security for children is now in the rise. With …

Apps

How To Download Or Stream Torrents On iPhone Running iOS 11 [No Jailbreak / Computer / Sideloading Required]

Here's how to download or stream torrents on iPhone running iOS 11 without jailbreak, computer or sideloading.

Free Tools for Creating Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

iPad Apps

In Security, Know That You Know Nothing

Only when security professionals become aware of what they don't know, can they start asking the right questions and implementing the right security …