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RubyGems Strong_Password Lib Infiltrated By Hackers

The Ruby library is ubiquitous, it is everywhere, as proven by the number of loyal developers it attracted to the platform for decades. With the availability of its library for various operating systems, it is one of the most cross-compatible programming languages today which is highly underrated. However, recently, the use of Ruby needs to

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Youtube Now Takes Down “Instructional Hacking” Videos

For 19-years and still counting, Youtube has become a very important platform for online video content. Not only for leisure and pleasure, like those cat videos that we all love to watch, but also education-type of videos designed to inform people of whatever topic they wish to learn. In fact, as of this year, there

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Myths In Cybersecurity That People Needs To Forget

Cyber attacks come in various presentation and packages, the damage range from “all systems feel normal” to “the sky is falling” scenarios. But one thing is for sure, users of all access levels, from system admins to end-users and consumers have a large role to play for the success or failure of cyber attacks perpetuated.

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A Quick Glimpse On Flipboard Data Breach

When a news aggregator app becomes a part headline news, that only means trouble, a lot of trouble. Flipboard, a mainstream news aggregator app with 500 million+ downloads with at least 150-million unique active users monthly from the Google Play Store alone disclosed that their user account information database fell for a massive data breach

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Encryption Is Also A Hackers’ Weapon

Encryption has become a staple on how we keep ourselves secure and privately online, especially with our financial transactions today. What is not given much coverage is the fact that the same technology that safeguards our data and keeps ourselves private is accessible as well by the cybercriminals beyond ransomware. The media hyped the spread

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Hacking Preventive Ways To Keep Gnosticplayers at Bay

Hackergroup Gnosticplayers had done it again, their recent successful campaigns against 8 websites, namely: Strong Kingdoms, petflow, YouNow, Houzz, Roll20, ixigo, and Ge.tt. These attacks created a huge supply of user credentials that are now available for sale in the Dark Web. At a recent estimate, around 126 million accounts are being offered to Dark

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M-Trends 2019 Reports Shows “Persistence” Of The State-controlled Hacker Teams

FireEye, a mainstream cybersecurity consulting firm, has released their yearly M-Trends report, the 2019 edition features the malware trends for 2018 which will help shape the direction of the antivirus industry for the current year. If it can be summarized into just 1-word, that word is “persistence.” Threat actors, including that backed-up by nation-states, are

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Canadian Banks and Government Institutions Targeted By Foreign Hackers

A leading Cybersecurity analyst tells MPs that foreign hackers have targeted Canadian banks, mining companies, and government institutions to steal information and infect the system with malware. Christopher Porter, the chief intelligence strategist at security firm FireEye, says in February 2017 multiple major Canadian financial institutions were exposed to the risk of state-sponsored cybertheft from

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Iranian Government Accused of Phishing-Based Cyber Espionage

State-sponsors hackers have been in the news for quite a while. With former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden exposed NSA’s Prism operation in 2012, basically a global espionage. The Lazarus group allegedly connected with North Korean regime, accused of being responsible for the Sony Pictures of America data breach of 2014 and WannaCry ransomware attacks of

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Is The Latest Medical Hack The Last Straw In Attacks?

If you are worried about your bank account and credit score, you might want to think about something a whole lot worse—namely, the hackers out there who have started targeting medical devices as a method for bringing harm and even death to others. That’s right—it turns out the very same devices that can save your

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