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Everything you need to know about password security, explained by 19th century slang - The Kernel

Hackers can use two fundamental types of attacks to get your personal information. There are attacks on the computer systems of the companies you …

Information Systems

It’s disturbingly easy to become a hacker millionaire

That's what Ziv Mador, VP of security from information-security company Trustwave, showed me. He gave me an exclusive look into his research about the criminal underbelly of the internet. And it turns out hackers stand to rake in quite a bit of money if they know how to operate and where to turn.<p>In …

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Selecting a Good Wi-Fi Hacking Strategy

Welcome back, my rookie hackers!<p>So many readers come to Null Byte to learn how to hack Wi-Fi networks (this is the most popular hacking area on Null …

Wi-Fi

ISIS Supporters Are Posting Tutorials for Wi-Fi Hacking and Spying Tools

Some of the passages are simply copied and pasted from elsewhere on the web.<p>Supporters of the violent, militant group known as the Islamic State or ISIS are attempting to circulate a small catalog of various spy tools, as well as tutorials on how to hack Wi-Fi networks in order to evade detection, …

Security

Salesforce jumps on the artificial intelligence bandwagon with a surprise acquisition

Tempo's a calendar app that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to make personal scheduling easier. By integrating with email, social media, or web databases, it can automatically look up relevant data of your scheduled meetings.<p>For example, it can pull up the address of your meeting …

Mary Meeker of KPCB Sounds the Cyber Security Alarm

With the release of her annual report this week, veteran internet analyst and Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker sounded the alarm on the state of …

The 3 Best Hacking Techniques To Create A Security Breach

I find that good, law-abiding citizens are fascinated by what I do. I’m a penetration tester, a.k.a. “white hat” or “ethical” hacker. In other words, companies hire me to break into their systems for a living to demonstrate where there are vulnerabilities. (I can’t believe I get paid for doing …

Cybersecurity

Life After Evolution: Meet The Dark Web Drug And Gun Entrepreneurs Succeeding Solo

The fallout from the death of the $50 million drugs, guns and fraud material market Evolution, which was supposed to have filled the void left by the Silk Road but was closed by owners thought to have scammed their customers out of millions in bitcoin, continues to produce intriguing narratives. …

AT&T is putting a price on privacy. That is outrageous

Poor customers should not have to choose between being spied on and forking over money<p>Imagine if the postal service started offering discount shipping in exchange for permission to scan every letter you receive and then target you with junk mail based on the contents of your personal mail.<p>One of …

Customers

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

Nigeria military operation 'kills 300 Boko Haram militants'

Counter offensive launched by Nigerian armed forces to recapture 11 towns and villages successful, claims government<p>Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns and villages since the start of the week, the military said on Wednesday, as …

Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says

Russia's foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine's decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught.<p>Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6-billion in state support to the …