Friday , December 9 2016

Get Linux Root Shell Just By Pressing ‘ENTER’ key for 70 Seconds + Fix

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A hacker with little more than a minute can bypass the authentication procedures on some Linux systems just by holding down the Enter key for around 70 seconds. The result? The act grants the hacker a shell with root privileges, which allows them to gain complete remote control over encrypted …

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Steam down with DDOS threat by Phantom Squad on Nov 3

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We are sad to report that Steam is down at the time of writing on November 3, 2016. We initially thought this could be due to scheduled maintenance, but actually it appears that a hacking group may have been the reason for why Steam is down today with one group …

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How to hide who became friends with on Facebook

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When you become friends with someone on Facebook, it appears on your friends news feed. It shows “abc is now friends with xyz” on your friends news feeds and then you left with no privacy you want. Some users don’t like it to appear on news feed as they don’t want their …

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How to Check Your Motherboard Model Number on Your Windows PC

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Whether you need to update drivers, want to check hardware compatibility, or you’re just curious, it’s way easier to check your motherboard model number with these simple tricks than it is to crack open your computer case to check the board itself. Read on as we show you how to check …

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Facebook launches OpenCellular — An open-source Wireless Access Platform

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Big technology companies are in the race of bringing Internet connectivity to unconnected parts of the world through flying drones, high-altitude balloons, and laser beams, but Facebook has announced a far less expensive method to provide connectivity to rural areas. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday the creation of a …

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Apple hires developer of World’s Most Secure Messaging App

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Apple is serious this time to enhance its iPhone security that even it can not hack. To achieve this the company has hired one of the key developers of Signal — World’s most secure, open source and encrypted messaging app. Frederic Jacobs, who worked to develop Signal, announced today that he …

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Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can’t Hack

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Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook… …Apple started working on implementing stronger security measures “even it can’t hack” to achieve un-hackability in its future iPhones. The Federal Bureau of Investigation …

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Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

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Everything is now crystal clear: The security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) were hired by the federal officials to discover a technique that could help the FBI Unmask Tor users and Reveal their IP addresses as part of a criminal investigation. Yes, a federal judge in Washington has recently …

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Asus Faces 20 years of Audits Over Poor Wi-Fi Router Security

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Currently, Asus is undergoing through a troublesome situation after a lawsuit had been filed by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding its Router Insecurity. On Tuesday, FTC settled charges with Asus, where the hardware manufacturing company agrees to: Undergo Independent Security Audits Once in 2 years, for the Next …

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Just One Device? No, Government wants Apple to Unlock 12 More iPhones

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However, in addition to iPhone 5C belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, the U.S. Justice Department is looking at court orders forcing Apple to help officials unlock at least 12 iPhones. Citing sources, the Wall Street Journal reported that the federal authorities want to extract data from iPhones seized …

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