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WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals. Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher from Quarkslab, has discovered …

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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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Steam down with DDOS threat by Phantom Squad on Nov 3

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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Apple hires developer of World’s Most Secure Messaging App

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

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

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

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

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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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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Ricochet — Most Secure Peer-to-Peer Encrypted Messenger that Sends No Metadata

There are several encrypted messaging apps for mobile and desktop platforms that shipped with “The Most Secure” tagline but ends up in de-anonymizing the real identity of its users in some or the other way. In fact, very few encrypted messaging apps available today deal with the core problem of …

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