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7 Important Tips To Protect Your Privacy On Linux

<b>CuriousBytes:</b> No doubt, when it comes to security no other operating system can be compared to Linux. This doesn’t mean that Linux users are …

The hacking toolkit: 13 essential network security utilities

A slideshow of the top tools hackers use to snoop, swipe, and attack corporate systems<p>Image: iStock / TeamOktopus<p>Hacking grabs headlines because it's …

3 Ways to Make an Iced Turmeric Latte, from Easy to Advanced

How to make a healthy turmeric latté at home, from basic to baller.<p>If you're not seeing turmeric everywhere, you're either living under a rock or are <i>very</i> good at getting out stains (seriously, that stuff makes everything yellow). We're fans of the vibrant, healthful spice, and the evidence is in …

4 things you should be doing right now so you won't get hacked

"If you're a target, which honestly most companies are, then you really have to depend on taking some basic measures," says Kyle Lady, a research and development engineer with Duo Security.<p>Tech Insider spoke with Lady recently about how hackers infiltrate systems and what the best methods are for …

Anonymous Declares Cyber War on ISIS. Why It Matters

After claiming responsibility for the Paris terrorist attacks last week, ISIS has a new foe.<p>Hacker collective Anonymous posted a video Saturday on …

Why Hollywood doesn't 'get' hackers

Earlier this month, the season five opener of Showtime’s “Homeland” was criticized for its unrealistic depiction of the Central Intelligence Agency …

5 Fall Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew, otherwise known as Beef Bourguignon, chunks of beef are slowly braised with garlic and onions in a …

Cooking

How to Fix the Top Five Cyber Security Vulnerabilities

A few weeks ago, we analyzed the top five cyber security vulnerabilities in terms of potential for catastrophic damage.<p>Data breaches like the one …

Confessions of a social engineer - The Kernel

When he was just 16, Jonah made hundreds of thousands of dollars ripping off some of the world’s biggest tech companies. A self-described social …

Social Issues

OpenSSH password guessing attacks may be 10,000 times easier than you thought

An interesting problem with OpenSSH – let’s call it a feature that turned out to be a vulnerability – has been publicised on the Full Disclosure …

Information Security

Prevent Brute Force Attacks Using These Tools

About Brute Force Attacks<p>We, all, know the popular saying: <b>“Prevention is better than cure”</b>. If you are a Linux System administrator, you might know …

Researcher found vulnerabilities on the Forbes Website

The security expert Rafael Fontes Souza has discovered vulnerabilities in the website of Forbes and decided to disclose them for educational …

Raspberry Pi Wifi Router Prank

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Wifi Router Prank<p><b>Introduction</b><p>Do your neighbors leech off your wifi?<p>Got a raspberry pi?<p>We're going to build a wifi router …

Raspberry Pi

Facebook Makes It Free And Easy To Kill Latest Mac And iPhone Zero-Days

The world’s biggest social network does a fair amount of altruistic work, some of it controversial, like Internet.org, some if it just straight-up nice. Falling firmly into the latter category is ‘osquery’, an open source framework for monitoring operating system security, which has just been …

What to do if your computer is taken over by ransomware — a form of malware taking over the internet

Ransomware, which is a form of malware, works by either holding your entire computer hostage or by blocking access to all of your files by encrypting them. A person infected with ransomware is typically ordered (via a pop-up window) to pay anything from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars in …

Adobe issues patch update for 13 security vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Adobe's latest security update includes fixes for memory leak, memory corruption and remote code execution issues.<p>Adobe has issued a relatively small …

Information Security

If the FBI has a 'backdoor' to Facebook or Apple encryption we are less safe | Trevor Timm

The FBI must decide which is more important: strong cybersecurity or the ability to read every message we send<p>Fresh off news of yet another massive government data breach, the FBI is yet again trying to scare Americans into believing encryption is dangerous rather than what it actually is: one of …

DoS website using slowhttptest in Kali Linux – slowloris, slow HTTP POST and slow Read attack in one tool

SlowHTTPTest is a highly configurable tool that simulates some Application Layer Denial of Service attacks. It works on majority of Linux platforms, …

Linux

Do You Need to Backup Dropbox? Yes, Yes You Do.

Dropbox is one of those cloud apps that’s a jack of all trades. You can use it to store your important files away from your ever-risky, unsecured …

How to Tap Your Network and See Everything That Happens On It

Your home network is your fortress. Inside it lies tons of valuable information—unencrypted files, personal, private data, and perhaps most …

Cybersecurity

Find Detailed Wi-Fi Connection History from Command Line of Mac OS X

There are some situations where knowing exactly what wireless networks a Mac has connected to and when that connection was last established can be …

Apple’s Tim Cook Delivers Blistering Speech On Encryption, Privacy

Yesterday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook was honored for ‘corporate leadership’ during EPIC’s Champions of Freedom event in Washington. Cook spoke remotely to the assembled audience on guarding customer privacy, ensuring security and protecting their right to encryption.<p>“Like many of you, we at Apple …

Privacy

Is cybersecurity awareness a waste of time?

Information security is a vast subject. We spend a lot of time talking about patch management, vulnerabilities, policies and best practices yet we …

Why you shouldn’t worry about privacy and security on your phone

<i>– Phone v. Phone courtesy of Shutterstock –</i><p>Do you worry about privacy and security on your mobile phone?<p>Don’t!<p>After all, worrying won’t help…but …

Information Systems

Learning bash scripting for beginners

Bash (Bourne-Again SHell) is a Linux and Unix-like system shell or command language interpreter. It is a default shell on many operating systems …

Hacker Implants NFC Chip In His Hand To Bypass Security Scans And Exploit Android Phones

Going by hacker stereotypes, it’d be pretty easy to physically identify anyone committing an act of digital crime. A combination of pallid skin, hoody and laptop is the biggest giveaway. Such hackneyed images of hackers are, of course, evidently wrong, bordering on offensive. Real hackers …

How Tesla's Site, App And Twitter Feeds Were Attacked Via AT&T

Over the weekend, Tesla’s site and a number of its Twitter profiles were hacked, including one belonging to co-founder Elon Musk. The famous car brand has released details of what went down, which included some sneaky social engineering on behalf of the hackers, who abused AT&T customer support. …

SPLOIT: How to Make an SSH Brute-Forcer in Python

<b>NOTICE: Ciuffy will be answering questions related to my articles on my behalf as I am very busy. Hope You Have Fun !!!</b><p>As much as I love other SSH …

Linux

Lawmakers Challenge FBI On Surveillance Backdoors, Encryption

Congress pushes back against the FBI's calls for backdoors to encrypted smartphone data.<p>Days after the House of Representatives passed two cybersecurity bills designed to protect Americans from criminal data breaches, lawmakers heard arguments over surveillance "backdoors" that would allow the FBI …