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ExtraTorrent goes down forever!

After the shutdown of Kickass Torrents and Torrentz.eu, it’s time for the torrent community to say goodbye to the second most popular torrent site in the world, ExtraTorrent. Yes, the popular torrent site ExtraTorrent has permanently shut down. So, stop searching for ‘extratorrents unblock‘ and ‘extratorrents proxy‘ websites. In a …

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Facebook launches OpenCellular — An open-source Wireless Access Platform

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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From Today Onwards, Don’t You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

Yes, from today, Microsoft is ending the support for versions 8, 9 and 10 of its home-built browser Internet Explorer, thereby encouraging Windows users to switch on to Internet Explorer version 11 or its newest Edge browser. Microsoft is going to release one last patch update for IE8, IE9 and …

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Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

A simple, yet effective flaw discovered on eBay’s website exposed hundreds of millions of its customers to an advance Phishing Attack. An Independent Security Researcher reported a critical vulnerability to eBay last month that had the capability to allow hackers to host a fake login page, i.e. phishing page, on eBay website in …

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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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Tor Project to Start Bug Bounty Program — Get Paid for HACKING!

The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online – will soon be launching a “Bug Bounty Program” for researchers who find loopholes in Tor apps. The bounty program was announced during the recurring ‘State of the Onion’ talk by …

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130 Celebrities’ Email Accounts Hacked; Hacker Stole Movie Scripts and Sex Tapes

Breaking News: A 23-year-old Bahamian man has been arrested and charged with hacking into the email accounts of 130 celebrities and stealing the unreleased movie and TV scripts, sex tapes, explicit images and even the upcoming album of a famous A-List Celebrity. The hacker named Alonzo Knowles contacted a famous …

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Kim Dotcom loses Fight Against Extradition to the US

Internet millionaire and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his three associates are eligible for extradition to the US to face criminal charges over massive copyright infringement on Megaupload (now-shuttered), the court has ruled citing “overwhelming” evidence. On Tuesday afternoon, New Zealand District Court Judge Nevin Dawson told the court that …

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Encrypted Email Servers Seized by German Authorities After School Bomb Threats

In the wake of a hoax bomb threat, all public schools in Los Angeles were closed for a day last week, and now German authorities have seized an encrypted email server. But, Does that make sense? In a video statement posted on Monday, the administrator of Cock.li – an anonymous …

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How to Crash Your Friends’ WhatsApp Just By Sending Crazy Smileys

What would require crashing the wildly popular WhatsApp messaging application? Nearly 4000 Smileys. Yes, you can crash your friends’ WhatsApp, both WhatsApp Web and mobile application, by sending them not any specially crafted messages, but just Smileys. Indrajeet Bhuyan, an independent researcher, has reported The Hacker News a new bug in …

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