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Google spies on 2.89 billion users through mobile devices

Ozair Malik
September 15, 2021
Checking your mobile phone for suspicious traces of intentional spy on your life (or something like that)
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Darina Shramko
Sep 11, 2021

Who lives in your smart camera?

Secrets of smart devices and ways to protect against unauthorized access.
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Hamna Imran
Sep 11, 2021

We have tested how Evil Twin works and teach you how to protect yourself

In 2021, Blockchain fake is a full-fledged copy of the site with the only difference in the domain, where the main idea is that the visitor does not understand the substitution and enters the data hackers want.

Why privacy matters (even if you have nothing to hide)?

Susan Morrow
September 5, 2021
Image source – Shutterstock The largest fine ever issued under privacy laws was made against Amazon by the Luxembourg regulator CNPD. The complaint, made on behalf of 10,000 customers, focused on manipulating customers through targeted marketing based on their data: the final fine was 746 million euros ($888 million). Privacy has been in the news a lot in the last few years, but Does privacy mean anything to the person on the street? Does it matter if an organization shares your data with...

These services promise to protect your identity from theft, but they actually can't

Sabrina Lupsan
August 25, 2021
Image source – pixabay.com According to the Insurance Information Institute, 1 in 15 people is a victim of identity theft , while 1 out of 5 of those experience it more than once. And while you read that sentence, at least 1 more person fell victim to identity theft because an attack is successful every 2 seconds . Are you convinced yet? In this article, you will understand what identity theft is, how do you tell whether you are a victim of it, what your protection options are, and others. 📑...

Be aware: anybody can announce and roll out their own “fake” crypto tokens

Sabrina Lupsan
August 25, 2021
Image source – pixabay.com The crypto market is worth $2.48 trillion . You hear of people becoming rich overnight after making small, spontaneous investments with little to no knowledge about cryptocurrency. You feel like you are left behind and decide to invest too. How do you do it without falling into one of the very many scams out there? How can you tell which project is legitimate and which isn’t? In this article, I will help you understand what you should avoid when picking your ICO...

I know when you are at home. Billions of iOS users making AirTags a favorite snooper’s weapon

Sabrina Lupsan
August 25, 2021
Image source – pixabay.com 60% of iPhone users are predicted to buy at least one AirTag device in 2021, according to a trusted source. And while millions of AirTag devices are expected to sell by the end of the year , this might affect you, even if you do not own one. In this article, you will understand how AirTags work, why they use other people’s phones to connect to their owners, and what vulnerabilities have been identified so far . 📑 Table of Contents Why are AirTags vulnerable? What is...

Ways to lose money with a Bitcoin wallet & Protection guide for 2021

Dean Chester
August 6, 2021
Losing crypto assets due to malicious actions of hackers and fraudsters is a very real threat. In this new extensive guide, I will share real cases of theft of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies, outline effective ways to protect wallets, and describe an almost 100% secure method of executing transactions step by step. More than 10 years have passed since 2010 when the first cryptocurrency introduced by a developer or a group of developers under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto became a real...

You will be found anywhere through security cameras search engine. What is the KIPOD?

Hamna Imran
August 6, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock IHS Markit , an industry research organization, released a report that by the end of 2021, the number of cameras used for surveillance will exceed 1 billion , nearly 30% more than the current 770 million cameras. To put a cherry on top, China still accounts for above 50% of the total volume. Is the most camerized city a smart city ? We will answer it in detail, but the important point is that if a city is not based on personal and public safety principles, even the...

Top 25 password managers in 2021

Rakesh Naik
July 26, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock You might have heard already about do not reuse your passwords for different services online and keep them relatively long? But how to accomplish this with minimum effort. This is a question I am facing most often. In this article, I will be exploring the concept of password security, listing a few tips and tricks on how to improve it, and finally, list the best 25 password manager tools in the market with a comparison of their pros and cons. 📑 Table of Contents...

The cheapest fire and forget hacking computer on the consumer market – the threat could be everywhere

Ozair Malik
July 25, 2021
Every black hat needs a hacking computer to perform hacks, Spy, or inject malware into the network. Black hats tend to use portable and cheap computers for their evil actions. Portable and inexpensive computers enable them to change location quickly or destroy the machine if exposed during an operation. Now, you must be wondering if these portable and cheap hacking computers were built by manufacturers like Dell or HP. Can I buy one from the local market ? Fortunately, such hacking computers...

Why “Free VPNs” are worse than no VPN at all? How are you still paying them with your data?

Hamna Imran
July 21, 2021
Every person either using VPNs or intending to use one has concerns about their security and questions which are often never taken seriously and remain unanswered. In this article, I will share my experience with using free VPNs and answer these questions Whether they are worthy of your attention? Do they steal your data? Do they sell your data without consent? 📑 Table of Contents What is VPN? Why does it exist? VPNs and the “Dark web” Do VPN providers sell your data? Referring Affiliate...

Should I worry about “COM Surrogate” aka "dllhost.exe" in my task manager? 5 processes are belonging to not harmful Windows core processes.

Dmytro Cherkashyn
July 4, 2021
First of all, calm down – take a brief in and brief out. Status June 2021, COM Surrogate is not a virus in 99% of cases, and I am going to explain why. Other articles are claiming the dllhost.exe virus from the first line. But it is a scam! Because the second line will propose paid antivirus… Very clever, but not fair. For that rest 1%, you will find detailed guidance in this article, which will help you identify if it is a threat and remove the virus within 3 minutes. Since you are no longer...

A Hacker’s Guide to Google Dorks

Rakesh Naik
July 2, 2021
Want to get more out of your Google Search Engine? Want to start on the path of vulnerability research? We would like to introduce you to the Google Dorks ! No, we aren’t going to talk about Google employees. Google dorks are search keywords used to gather sensitive information using Google advanced search by indexing and fetching links to specific files, directories, or servers. A search engine, say Google, is very capable of finding information that a user requires in the snap of a finger...

Deepfake crimes: How Real And Dangerous They Are In 2021?

Rakesh Naik
June 29, 2021
Image Source – venturebeat.com Some of you might remember the infamous Tom Cruise TikTok videos that came out earlier this year and took the internet by storm. Or the video of Obama insulting Trump that came out a few years ago. These videos are, obviously, fake and created using a technology called Deepfake , which experts think might be the most dangerous crime of the future! You might have many questions about what a Deepfake is, how it works, and the potential danger of the technology. Well...

I hacked the ship to prove the "Ever Given" container ship alike accident using only 3 free tools from the Internet.

Dmytro Cherkashyn
June 29, 2021
Hacking into things is a strong addiction; you can't just refuse to stop doing it if you are a true researcher and passionate cyber geek. So, me too. You remember that recent story with "Ever Given" container cargo ship stuck somewhere in the middle of Suez Canal and caused over 1,3 billion US dollars loss for companies relied on sea/ocean transport. For this research, I decided to prove the concept: If you find only one Internet-connected system on a ship, you can take over a whole control...

How is it challenging to detect and protect from Russian APT29? Learn about APT techniques in 6 basic steps with MITRE ATT&CK.

Dmytro Cherkashyn
June 18, 2021
Once you got this information, your life is never going to be as before. We are going to dive into the most sophisticated techniques used to hack high-grade cyber-protection systems for all time. You might have heard about SolarWind cyber breach that created a huge buzzing wave around the world. This attack affected over 17,000 systems globally, with an estimated number of threatened end-points close to an incredible 60,000,000 (but I am sure much more than this). And we are still speaking...

What is Fleeceware-apps?

Hamna Imran
June 18, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock Would you like to pay $69.99 a week or even $199.99 a year for a zodiac app, handheld reading app or even a screen editor? Fleeceware is a term used to describe applications that exist on both Android and iOS. These applications claim to be free , provide a few days of free trial, and then the price is too high. The age of simple applications is between 30 and 300 US dollars for applications like QR code reader, screen editor and video recorder. Fleeceware is an...

How websites track your behavior and share this data with others?

Darina Shramko
June 18, 2021
Image source - cookielawinfo.com It is hard to live in 2021 and don’t be watched by some enterprises, right? But the think is they are selling all observations about you on third-parties, who are sellling you advertisements from companies, who are selling you goods. No one stands next to us with a camera, we do not hear the voices of strangers during telephone conversations (although there were such cases), and we do not see how other people get access to our confidential data. But if we do not...

The Tor Browser: Shared with VPN

Dean Chester
July 12, 2021
I can't in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom, and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they're secretly building. Edward Snowden. Is Tor a compromised solution or a completely safe means of anonymization? Tor is safe to use Set up Tor VPN - step by step instructions with a real example Tor VPNs that have passed all security tests Additional free protection for Tor There is a lot of information on the web...