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  • Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies at Age 37
    by (Mohit Kumar) on 16 Mart 2018 at 18:54

    Adrian Lamo, the hacker who tipped off the FBI about Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning, dies at the age of 37, according to a Facebook post by his father Mario Lamo-Jiménez. "With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian's friends and acquaintances that he is dead. A bright mind and compassionate soul is gone, he was my beloved son..."  he posted. At this moment […]

  • Plugins for Popular Text Editors Could Help Hackers Gain Elevated Privileges
    by (Mohit Kumar) on 16 Mart 2018 at 07:47

    Whether you're a developer, designer or a writer, a good text editor always help you save time and make you work more efficiently. For example, I use Sublime a lot while programming because it includes some useful tools like 'syntax highlighting' and 'autocomplete' that every advanced text editor should have. Moreover, these advanced text editors also offer users extensibility, allowing […]

  • Warning – 3 Popular VPN Services Are Leaking Your IP Address
    by (Mohit Kumar) on 16 Mart 2018 at 05:36

    Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three popular VPN services that could leak users' real IP addresses and other sensitive data. VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a great way to protect your daily online activities that work by encrypting your data and boosting security, as well as useful to obscure your actual IP address. While some choose VPN services for online anonymity and […]

  • Pre-Installed Malware Found On 5 Million Popular Android Phones
    by (Swati Khandelwal) on 15 Mart 2018 at 18:22

    Security researchers have discovered a massive continuously growing malware campaign that has already infected nearly 5 million mobile devices worldwide. Dubbed RottenSys, the malware that disguised as a 'System Wi-Fi service' app came pre-installed on millions of brand new smartphones manufactured by Honor, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, Samsung and GIONEE—added somewhere along the supply chain […]

  • CompTIA Certification Training — Get 14 Courses For Only $59
    by (Exclusive Deals) on 15 Mart 2018 at 13:55

    The Information Technology industry has witnessed exponential growth over the years, and if you want to be a part of this growing industry, it's important for you to earn certificates in this field. Organisations always prefer employees with strong internationally-recognized professional certifications that proof your skills, knowledge, and what you know—giving you more credibility and […]