hackers

Is The Department Of Labor Exposing Your Employee Benefits To Attack?

In the U.S. and Canada, the first Monday of September is dedicated to Labor Day, a public holiday established to honor the social and economic achievements of hard working Americans throughout history. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the event recognizes how the average employee has directly contributed to the current strength and prosperity

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How The Youngest Hacker In The World Exposed Microsoft At Just Five

Typically, children at five-years-old are in the throes of developing greater independence, self-control, and creativity, not to mention they are beginning to concentrate more readily on the various tasks and toys they see in front of them. Most kids at this age enjoy singing, rhyming, imaginary play, and other silly, energetic pursuits older parents might call

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How Did This Clever Teenage Kid Hack Apple’s Server?

A Melbourne student has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple’s secured system after the organization told experts of the interruption (via The Age). The teenage minor, who can’t be named for legal reasons, showed up at an Australian Children’s Court on Thursday facing allegations of hacking into Apple’s servers on different events. Details of the

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Here Are The Creepy Details Of The Dark Web In A Nutshell

Contrary to what most internet users believe, only about four percent of the web is actually visible to the average person. That means approximately 96% of the world’s biggest public network remains in the dark, access only through TOR. And as we know, this is where many of today’s exploits, attacks, and malicious plots are

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The Surprising Ways Your Stolen Data Is Now For Sale On The Internet

Stolen bank details, credit card info, and plenty of other damaging information are now for open sale on the dark web—it’s no secret. For a few years now, it has been the place to trade illegal merchandise of all kinds, including the personal information of those scammed by phishing attacks and similar exploits. While this realization

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How The 2017 WannaCry Scam Evolved Into Straight Up Extortion

May 12, 2017, will always be remembered by the corporate world, especially the healthcare industry as a date when a new cyber-extortion racket, the WannaCry malware was unleashed and no cybersecurity software was able to anticipate it. It took advantage of a flaw in Server Message Blocks (SMB) version 1.0 to penetrate an otherwise security-hardened

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Fixing the Gap in the Cryptocurrency Security

23,952,849 Blockchain wallets, that is the total estimated number of entities that engage with cryptocurrency as of the first quarter of 2018 based on the study conducted by Statistica. The growth of the use of blockchain technology was very quick, as this new trend for speculative investment has expanded from a mere 3 million wallets

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Commercial Airliners Might Be the Next Target of Hackers

According to documents obtained by Motherboard, cybersecurity experts from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are fearing that hackers will soon find their way to successfully inflict attacks on commercial airliners. DHS claims that most commercial airliners that are being used today lack enough aviation cybersecurity. A successful commercial airliner hacking will not just

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Here’s How To Keep Your Routers Protected From Hackers

In light of the current geopolitical strife surrounding Syria, authorities in both the US and the UK have alerted their citizens that Russian hackers are on a campaign to take over routers and network devices in their respective countries. The FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and the UK National Cyber Security Centre have issued a

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