Tag Archives: Security

Google Expands Its Safe Browsing Service To Warn More Users And Webmasters Of Malware

 Earlier this week, Google announced that it has expanded its Safe Browsing service, which prevents users from going to known malware sites. Chrome, for example, now shows you a warning before you visit a site that harbors known malware (instead of just popping up a warning when you are about to download it). Similarly, Google…Read More…

Anonymous hacker indicted for revenge hacking of Australian intelligence websites

By Waqas An Australian Anonymus hacker indicted for Australian intelligence websites’ revenge hacking – The accused has connections to the infamous Anonymous Online Collective The News: Anonymous Indonesian said to be involved in attacking numerous private Australian businesses and intelligence’ websites in 2014. In a recent advancement into this matter it has been learnt that an alleged Melbourne-based…Read More…

FBI Offers $3 Million Reward for the Arrest of Russian Hacker

By Waqas Whopping $3 Million Bounty offered by FBI for Evgeniy Bogachev. The FBI and the U.S. State Department announced the highest ever bounty of $3 million on Tuesday for info leading to the capture or conviction of alleged Russian Hacker Evgeniy Bogachev. This amount is the highest offered by U.S authorities in any cybercase.…Read More…

With $50M In New Funding, Silent Circle Buys Geeksphone Out Of Blackphone JV

 Encrypted comms company Silent Circle, one half of the SGP Technologies joint venture behind the pro-privacy Android smartphone Blackphone, has just announced it’s reached an agreement to buy out its hardware partner, Spanish smartphone maker Geeksphone. Read MoreRead More…

Sesame smart lock opens your door with a secret knock

If you’re looking to smarten up your locks to make your home more secure, then you’re not exactly short of options. While all these products are aimed at offering better-connected home security, is fumbling through your phone for an app much more conve…Read More…

NSA Document Expose Increasing Cyberwarfare Between Iran and the U.S

By Waqas Shocking acceleration in the use of Cyberweapons between Iran and the U.S against each other has been revealed in a newly released National Security Agency document. This document was prepared for the then director of the NSA Gen. Keith B. Alexander in April 2013. As per the illustration in this document, Iran and…Read More…

Protect your Mac password from being bypassed

By Waqas Your MAC can be purloined and your user account and password can be bypassed by nefarious individuals for accessing personal data, wiping your system clean and becoming its owner. So how can you prevent it? Don’t get paranoid; two remedies are available for preventing intruders from taking over your MAC. 1. Use a…Read More…

Lenovo Website Hacked amid SuperFish Malware scandal

By Waqas The official website of world’s largest PC maker was hacked earlier Wednesday allegedly by Lizard Squad. Hackers left a deface page containing slideshow images of a teen along with “Breaking Free” from High School musical as page’s background. This is probably the worst time for Lenovo to have their site hacked amid SuperFish Malware scandal where…Read More…

ISIS supporters hack Chile’s Ministry of Defense website

By Pushpa Mishra Isis supporter compromised Chile’s Ministry of Defense website on Monday night and left a message “Hacked” on its homepage, www.ssdefensa.cl, along with the username “Saddam Hussein.” The hacker’s message said, “Sorry Admin Because Your Site Security is Low WE aRe ISIS,” in English, whereas in Spanish the message read, “Somos ISIS, no…Read More…

How To Remove Any Superfish Like Adware From Your PC

Adwares constantly put our computers to risk for a lot of reasons, and if you think Lenovo’s Superfish snafu was the only issue worth worrying about, then you might want to think again. Continue reading this article at RedmondPie.comRead More…