Swati Khandelwal Technical Writer, Security Blogger and IT Analyst. She is a Technology Enthusiast with a keen eye on the Cyberspace and other tech related developments. Link: https://thehackernews.com/2017/05/cryptocurrency-mining-botnet.html A new botnet consisting of more than 15,000 compromised servers has been used to mine various cryptocurrencies, earning its master around $25,000 per month. Mining cryptocurrencies can  [...]
Even if law enforcement wins the case, it could still lose. Michael Grothaus 03.18.16 7:15 AM https://www.fastcompany.com/3058040/fast-feed/apple-engineers-might-quit-if-ordered-to-unlock-iphone-for-fbi There’s a new challenge to law enforcement’s effort to get Apple to unlock one of the San Bernardino shooter’s phones. The government faces off against Apple in court on Tuesday to argue that the company must comply with  [...]
Learn how to opt out of Microsoft’s intrusive new terms of use Windows 10 running on a phone at a technology show in March TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images   Windows 10 has been well received by users and tech writers alike, but parts of Microsoft’s new privacy policy are raising eyebrows due to concerns that they  [...]
CHIP – The World’s First Nine Dollar Computer   What can you do with a $9 computer? Just about anything. A new microcomputer called Chip is hot on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. It promises an easy way to learn how to program with a tiny board that packs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and internal storage — something you  [...]
WordPress Security Alert – WP Super cache Credit: Wikipedia Upgrade immediately ITWorld|April 8, 2015 Security firm Sucuri revealed on their blog this week that they had uncovered a persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability in the popular WordPress plugin WP Super Cache. The effects of this vulnerability can be severe as an attacker can potentially insert malicious code  [...]
Shopping for Spy Gear: Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox By Jacob Appelbaum, Judith Horchert and Christian Stöcker from www.spiegel.de/international taken from – InSerbia.info DPA Entering through the back door: A State Trooper truck is seen in front of the Fort Meade, Maryland headquarters of the National Security Agency. After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed  [...]