Friday , September 22 2017

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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GM Bot (Android Malware) Source Code Leaked Online

The source code of a recently discovered Android banking Trojan that has the capability to gain administrator access on your smartphone and completely erase your phone’s storage has been LEAKED online. The banking Trojan family is known by several names; Security researchers from FireEye dubbed it SlemBunk, Symantec dubbed it …

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How Just Opening an MS Word Doc Can Hijack Every File On Your System

If you receive a mail masquerading as a company’s invoice and containing a Microsoft Word file, think twice before clicking on it. Doing so could cripple your system and could lead to a catastrophic destruction. Hackers are believed to be carrying out social engineering hoaxes by adopting eye-catching subjects in …

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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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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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‘Ridiculous’ Bug in Popular Antivirus Allows Hackers to Steal all Your Passwords

If you have installed Trend Micro’s Antivirus on your Windows computer, then Beware. Your computer can be remotely hijacked, or infected with any malware by even through a website – Thanks to a critical vulnerability in Trend Micro Security Software. The Popular antivirus maker and security firm Trend Micro has …

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