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

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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How to Hack a Computer from 100 Meters by Hijacking its Wireless Mouse or Keyboard

No matter how secure you think your computer might be, something malicious can always happen. As a Computer is an open book with right tools and talent. The same is proved by a group of security researchers by hacking into a computer with no internet, and no Bluetooth devices. Yes, …

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Warning — Linux Mint Website Hacked and ISOs replaced with Backdoored Operating System

Are you also the one who downloaded Linux Mint on February 20th? You may have been Infected! Linux Mint is one of the best and popular Linux distros available today, but if you have downloaded and installed the operating system recently you might have done so using a malicious ISO …

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Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

Here’s New Year’s first Ransomware: Ransom32. A new Ransomware-as-a-service, dubbed Ransom32, has been spotted that for the first time uses a ransomware written in JavaScript to infect Mac, Windows as well as Linux machines. Ransom32 allows its operators to deploy the malware very quickly and easily. It has a dashboard …

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PlayStation 4 Hacked to Run Linux

Hackers enjoy much playing with PlayStation and Xbox, rather than playing on them. And this time, they have done some crazy things with Sony’s PlayStation gaming console. It appears that a console-hacking that goes by the name of Fail0verflow have managed to hack PlayStation 4 (PS4) to run a Linux …

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Somebody Offered Money to Raspberry Pi Foundation for Pre-Installing Malware

The Raspberry Pi is now gaining attention from malware distributors who want the popular mini-computers to deliver with pre-install malware. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has made a shocking revelation that the charitable foundation has been offered money to install malware onto the Raspberry Pi machines before they were shipped out …

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You can Hack into a Linux Computer just by pressing ‘Backspace’ 28 times

So what would anyone need to bypass password protection on your computer? It just needs to hit the backspace key 28 times, for at least the computer running Linux operating system. Wait, what? A pair of security researchers from the University of Valencia have uncovered a bizarre bug in several …

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Microsoft Will Teach IT Professionals Linux Integrated With Azure

The Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the creation of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), a program aimed at IT professionals whose goal is to generate certifications for the use of Linux integrated with the service suite Azure cloud. If before, the company founded by Bill Gates disputed at all …

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These Top 10 Programming Languages Have Most Vulnerable Apps on the Internet

A new research showed that Scripting languages, in general, give birth to more security vulnerabilities in web applications, which raised concerns over potential security bugs in millions of websites. The app security firm Veracode has released its State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development report (PDF), analyzing more than …

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A Step-by-Step Guide — How to Install Free SSL Certificate On Your Website

Another Big Milestone – Let’s Encrypt is now offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone. Let’s Encrypt has opened to the public, allowing anyone to obtain Free SSL/TLS (Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates for their web servers and to set up HTTPS websites in a few simple steps (mentioned below). …

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