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  [...]
Using Foxit Reader? You might be vulnerable to network breaches Desktop Central | August 25, 2017 | 2 min read Cybersecurity and cyberattacks have become prominent topics lately. No matter how much you secure your network, vulnerabilities continue to emerge for different operating systems and applications. Most recently, security professionals have discovered two critical vulnerabilities  [...]
WordPress 4.8 “Evans” Posted June 8, 2017 by Matt Mullenweg. Filed under Releases. An Update with You in Mind https://videos.files.wordpress.com/8BDWH3QG/3-link-boundaries_hd.mp4 Gear up for a more intuitive WordPress! Version 4.8 of WordPress, named “Evans” in honor of jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in  [...]
WhatsApp Found Collecting Data and phone numbers says researchers at University of New Haven By Agan Uzunovic on October 30, 2015 Email @hackread Privacy WhatsApp, one of the most popular online calling apps, has been exposed by a group of researchers who identified how app’s internal protocol is storing call duration and personal information of  [...]
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  [...]
‘Marauders Map’ lets you track friends using FB Messenger: Tool plots a precise location each time someone uses the site Harvard student has created a digital ‘Marauder’s Map’ that uses location data from Facebook Messenger to pinpoint an individual’s movements Relies on people sharing their location by default in messages Map was designed to highlight  [...]
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