Information Security

Ghost Phisher - Phishing Attack Tool With GUI

0<p>Ghost Phisher is a Wireless and Ethernet security auditing and phishing attack tool written using the Python Programming Language and the Python Qt …

Linux

Hacker "BestBuy" Admits to Hijacking Deutsche Telekom Routers With Mirai Malware

A 29-year-old man pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking over 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom, according to several …

Security

Antivirus for Android Has a Long, Long Way To Go

Antivirus programs on PCs have a mixed track record. While generally useful, they still have to play catch-up with evolving threats–and their deep …

Security

Get a Super-Sized Ethical Hacking bundle for just $43!

Hackers pose a serious threat, not only to individuals but also to large corporations. There are vast security structures in place to keep hackers …

Ethical Hacking

Security Researcher Fooled Symantec Into Revoking SSL Certificates

Image: Symantec<p>As browsers move away from unsecured HTTP, SSL certification has become an increasingly more public topic. Free services such as Let's …

Security

Apple issues security updates to stop potential attack through Wi-Fi

Apple has issued critical security patches for iOS devices and for Macintosh computers to thwart a potential hacker attack that could come remotely …

Wi-Fi

Decades-Old Network Protocol Puts Companies At Risk And Refuses To Die

Twenty-five years is a very long time in the world of technology. Just look at how much computers have changed since 1992, the year when Microsoft proudly launched Windows 3.1 on a 1.44MB floppy disk. Yet, some things have lingered from those early days of the internet and now put the systems we …

Security

iCloud security flaw put iPhone, Mac passwords at risk | ZDNet

The security researcher said the bug could've gained access to an entire account's iCloud Keychain.<p>A security flaw in iOS devices that went largely …

Security

20 Questions for Improving SMB Security

News & Commentary<p>Security leaders in small and medium-sized business who want to up their game need to first identify where they are now, then, where …

Cybersecurity

Hacker remotely raises home temperature 12ºC (22ºF) on smart thermostat

Smart home technology is increasingly commonplace. As tech-conscious consumers, we have embraced Internet-connected fridges, kettles, and thermostats feet-first. Although shiny, these often ship with significant security flaws, which can prove disastrous for users.<p>The Heatmiser smart thermostat is …

Home Automation

How to Protect Yourself Against a Ransomware Attack

Recently, a massive ransomware attack using stolen NSA hacking tools disabled an estimated 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. The …

UpToDate

Can you hack the Tor network? You could earn $4,000 if you find a way

Tor: 'We need to constantly address issues before they can potentially become a threat'.<p>The Tor Project, the gatekeepers of the dark web, is …

Security

Where are the fixes to the botched Outlook security patches?

On June 13—five and a half weeks ago—Microsoft released a series of buggy patches for Outlook. We know they’re buggy because Microsoft acknowledged …

Microsoft

Briar Tor-Based Messenger Passes Security Audit, Enters Beta Stage

Briar, an instant messaging service that works over the Tor network, has reached beta stage today, the app's creators announced.<p>Only an Android app …

Apps

How i Hacked into a PayPal's Server - Unrestricted File Upload to Remote Code Execution

Hello World,<br>Hope you'll are doing well & i know you are reading this post after reading the post title , RCE in PayPal's server ? dafaq ? seriously …

Linux

Briar - Darknet Messenger Releases Beta, Passes Security Audit

Press Release<p>Darknet Messenger Releases Beta, Passes Security Audit<p>July 21 2017<p>After extensive private beta tests, the first public beta of Briar was …

Security

Internet Bug Bounty Raises New Funding to Improve Open-Source Security

The Internet Bug Bounty (IBB) has raised new funding, in an effort to help reward and encourage security researchers to responsibly disclose …

Enterprise Tech

Oracle’s monster update emphasizes flaws in critical business applications

Recent global malware outbreaks WannaCry and NotPetya exposed how much enterprises struggle with patching. Staying current with the latest security …

WannaCry

Speed of Windows 10 Adoption Not Affected by WannaCry

WannaCry has motivated security teams to stay current on patching but Windows 10 adoption remains the same.<p>WannaCry hasn't prompted faster Windows 10 …

WannaCry

Sysadmin Gets 18 Months in Prison for Shutting Down Former Employer's Network

Joe Vito Venzor, 41, from El Paso, was sentenced this week to 18 months in prison for hacking and destroying the IT network of his former employee on …

El Paso

Valve patches ‘Team Fortress 2’ bug that could install a trojan when you died

Why it matters to you<p>Keeping yourself safe online is rarely easy, but it's good to know that with gaming at least, some developers are staying on top …

Security

Burglary, robbery, kidnapping and a shoot-out over… a domain name?!

A home break-in that resulted in two men being shot – one of whom was later charged with burglary, robbery and kidnapping – was the result of a …

Crime

Stantinko Modular Backdoor Infected Over 500,000 Computers

Over 500,000 users have had their computers infected with a stealthy malware named <b>Stantinko</b>, according to a 99-page report released yesterday by …

Joomla

What is SSL and why it’s important for secure web browsing

Time and again, we hear of incidents involving identity theft, stealing of account passwords, installation of malware from web sources, and even ransomware.<p>All of these security breaches have a certain attack vector in common, and that is social engineering – when you’re tricked into clicking on a …

Security

10 Web Hacking Techniques You Must Know About In 2017

Since 90’s, the internet users have increased ten times promoting an access to billions of people. This evolution has prompted the businesses and …

Security

'Counter-Strike' Bug Allowed Hackers to Completely Own Your Computer with a Frag

Boom, remote code execution!<p>If you play online shooters, you know how frustrating it is to get shot and killed by your opponents, or "fragged." Well, imagine if getting fragged also meant your opponent could hack and take control of your computer.<p>That's exactly what hackers were able to do by …

Left 4 Dead

​Millions of IoT devices hit by 'Devil's Ivy' bug in open source code library | ZDNet

​Devil's Ivy is likely to remain unpatched for a long time: "code reuse is vulnerability reuse".<p>special feature<p>The tech revolution is spreading to …

Security

Apple Patches BroadPwn Bug in iOS 10.3.3

Apple released iOS 10.3.3 Wednesday, which serves as a cumulative update that includes patches for multiple vulnerabilities including the …

Security

How to use Group Policy to resolve Active Directory account lockouts - TechRepublic

Determining the source of locked accounts can be difficult and time-consuming. Use this technique to help troubleshoot this problem.<p>I wrote recently …

Active Directory

Cisco Cybersecurity Report: Exploit Kits Down, Email Malware Up

Cisco released its 2017 mid-year cybersecurity report showing some important trends in corporate cybersecurity, including a decline in use of exploit …

Cybersecurity