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The Leaked NSA Spy Tool That Hacked the World

An elite Russian hacking team, a historic ransomware attack, an espionage group in the Middle East, and countless small time cryptojackers all have …

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

Linux

Better Buy: Palo Alto Networks Inc. vs. FireEye

Shares of the cybersecurity peers have been moving in opposite directions since they shared their latest respective earnings.<p>When <b>Palo Alto Networks</b> …

Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain

Cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and the security industry may face a shortage of close to two million qualified personnel by 2022. That’s concerning giving the increasing number of cyber attacks we’re witnessing. But what’s more concerning is that, according to recent research I …

The Workplace

WikiLeaks Releases Source Code of CIA Cyber-Weapon

WikiLeaks published the first-ever batch of source code for CIA cyber-weapons. The source code released today is for a toolkit named Hive, a …

WikiLeaks

Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on Motherboard Germany.</b><p>In October, the Norwegian hacker Einar …

Cybersecurity: Why it's 'hard to protect yourself' online

Governments have fallen victim to a string of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years. German IT expert Sandro Gaycken tells DW about …

Kate Upton Shows Off Flawless Booty In Cleavage-Baring Bikini For Beach ‘Sports Illustrated’ Photo Shoot

Kate Upton looked incredibly sexy in a tiny bikini and butt-baring swimsuit with cutouts! See the new behind-the-scenes beach pics of her shooting …

Kate Upton

Wi-Fi security has been breached, say researchers

This is your Wi-Fi on KRACK<p>At about 7AM ET this morning, researchers revealed details of a new exploit called KRACK that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi security to let attackers eavesdrop on traffic between computers and wireless access points. The exploit, as first reported by <i>Ars</i> …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Success

11 Ways to Find User Account Info and Login Details in Linux

This article will show you eleven useful ways to find the information about users on a Linux system. Here we’ll describe commands to get a user’s …

Linux

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

Framing

Top 10 Targets on Hackers' Hit List

Cyber criminals are clever and always on the hunt for more financial and personal data that they can sell and make a profit.<p>Hackers are often one …

MeterSSH v2.0 - Take Shellcode and Inject It Into Memory Over SSH

MeterSSH is a way to take shellcode, inject it into memory then tunnel whatever port you want to over SSH to mask any type of communications as a …

Linux

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

Top 100 Information Security Blogs for Data Security Pros | Infosec Blog | IT Security Blog

Internet <b>About Blog</b> The Hacker News has been internationally recognized as a leading news source dedicated to promoting awareness for security experts …

15 Vulnerable Sites To (Legally) Practice Your Hacking Skills - 2017 Update - Hacking-News & Tutorials

As technology grows, so does the risk of getting hacked. So, it should come as no surprise that InfoSec skills are becoming more important and more …

How to Protect Your Identity, Personal Data and Property

Introduction<p>Between malware, botnets, viruses, worms, ransomware and DDoS attacks, it may seem impossible to protect yourself online. The trick is to …

Identity Theft

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

Encryption is king. And the king is nude. (part 1)

<i>"Don't worry, information is encrypted so y/our data is secure!"</i> - Everyone<p><i>Before we start: this article is part of a series aimed at covering the</i> …

RDP hijacking — how to hijack RDS and RemoteApp sessions transparently to move through an organisation

How you can very easily use Remote Desktop Services to gain lateral movement through a network, using no external software — and how to defend …

7 Security Steps To Defend Your Company From A DDoS Attack

Of all the cybersecurity threats today’s businesses face, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are among the most complex and devastating. This type of breach involves multiple compromised systems that work in conjunction to shut down service.<p>Although security technology is becoming more …

Cybersecurity

Introducing the Metasploit Vulnerable Service Emulator

Penetration testing with Metasploit made easy. Millions of IT professionals all over the world want to get into the hot field of security, and …

Information Security

Security Testing Tools You Need To Know About

<b>Knock Subdomain Scan</b><p>Knock is an effective scanning tool to scan Transfer Zone discovery, subdomains, Wildcard testing with an internal or external …

How to access the Dark Web

So you want to know what happens in the dark alleyways of the internet?<p>The Dark Web was created by online activists who were trying to share content …

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We talked to an ethical hacker, here’s what we learned

Believe it or not, not all hackers are malicious.<p>Ethical hackers are experts hired to support organizations and governments and keep their systems secure. These ethical hackers provide expertise to protect citizens and regular people from malicious hackers. We recently sat down with one to learn …