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Top Five Hacker Tools Every CISO Should Understand | The State of Security

As the role of the CISO continues to evolve within organizations towards that of an executive level position, we see a growing emphasis on …

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Amazon 'wish list' is gateway to epic social engineering hack

Comedian Erik Stolhanske didn't know what he was getting himself into when he let a cybersecurity expert at SecureState take a crack at hacking him. …

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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Second Edition

preface<p>about this book<p>author online<p>about the authors<p>acknowledgments<p>1. Before you begin<p>1.1. Why you can’t afford to ignore PowerShell<p>1.2. Is this book …

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Nmap Announce: Nmap 6.40 Released! New scripts, new signatures, better performance!

<b>Nmap 6.40 Released! New scripts, new signatures, better performance!</b><p><i>From</i>: Fyodor <fyodor () nmap org> <i><br>Date</i>: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:50:05 -0700<p><b>Current</b> …

FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

Motorola Unveils 4.7-Inch Moto X Smartphone with 24-Hour Battery and Touchless Controls

Motorola today announced its new 4.7-inch Moto X smartphone, which comes equipped with a number of impressive features like a 720p AMOLED Display, Touchless Control via Google Now integration, multiple customization options, and unique camera controls. The phone has been described as Google and …

Experts Agree, Don't Start The Day By Answering Your Email

There are tons of books about time-management, but increasingly I hear the topic discussed in terms of <i>energy management</i>. Our minds, the thinking goes, only have so much capacity for any one type of activity, so we have to build that limitation into our daily routines if we want to work effectively. …

Tue Jul 30 '13 Announcement from Ubuntu Edge

<b>Your questions answered, and a new perk</b>Hi everyoneFirst up, we’ve added a FOUNDER WITH STYLE perk, which gets you an Ubuntu Edge t-shirt designed by …

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NSA growth fueled by need to target terrorists

The spy agency is in the midst of a hiring, construction and contracting boom. Here is a look at some of its sites.<p>The spy agency is in the midst of a hiring, construction and contracting boom. Here is a look at some of its sites.<p>Twelve years later, the cranes and earthmovers around the National …

How Does Cyber Warfare Work?

<b>What is cyber warfare?</b><br>Simply put, cyber warfare is the use of hacking to conduct attacks on a target’s <i>strategic</i> or <i>tactical resources</i> for the purposes of <i>espionage</i> or <i>sabotage</i>.<p>That’s neat, but we just used some more buzzwords here. Let’s break it down even further:<p><b>Strategic or Tactical Resources:</b> This …

heat | Ivanti

Microsoft has delayed the release of this month’s security updates. Just minutes before the scheduled updates release, they provided a short …

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Security experts Bruce Schneier and Mikko Hypponen on the NSA, PRISM and why we should be worried

As Edward Snowden is linked to one country after the next, the media has its eye fixed on where he will next request asylum. (Today, it’s Russia.) …

Malware Hidden Inside JPG EXIF Headers

A few days ago, Peter Gramantik from our research team found a very interesting backdoor on a compromised site. This backdoor didn’t rely on the …

Preparing For Possible Future Crypto Attacks

Security experts warn that current advances in solving a complex problem could make a broad class of public-key crypto systems less secure<p>Looks like …

Why We Can No Longer Trust Microsoft

If the NSA is spying on Microsoft products, why would anyone want to use them?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Technical feasibility of decrypting https by replacing the computer's PRNG

Intel has an on-chip RdRand function which supposedly bypasses the normally used entropy pool for /dev/urandom and directly injects output. Now …

Information Security

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Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National …

Beatbox Brilliance: Tom Thum at TEDxSydney | Colossal

<p>At about two minutes in to this ten minute performance by beat boxer Tom Thum my jaw was already hanging open, by about six minutes I had nearly …

Apple's safe automotive telematics patent mates touchscreen with tactile controls

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for a touchscreen-based telematics system that incorporates embedded controls, …

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