hacking Archive

Ransomware – a malware which encrypts your data

  Cyber threats have an enviable diversity and a proof of ingenuity of hackers is ransomware, a malware which encrypts your data in the “hard drive” and you can not regain access unless you pay an amount of money  as a reward. Few threats act in a way so

NTP critical vulnerability, solved by OS X update

The myth which says that Apple’s operating system, OS X is more protected against hacker attacks than other operating systems was once again dismissed. A critical vulnerability that could affect Mac users proved so dangerous that led the Cupertino company to publish for the first time in

Pirate Bay changed their domain, again

Pirate Bay, one of the most popular  for “torrent” sites, and changed the address again, for the sixth time in the last year. The Guardian reports that Pirate Bay was forced to change his domain for the sixth time in the last year, after being closed by the

12 russian hackers broke 1.2 billion private accounts. Websites still vulnerable

  Hackers have obtained user names and access codes on about 420,000 Internet sites, from large companies to smaller websites, reports the New York Times. Publication has obtained this information from researchers of Hold Security computer security company.  According to them, hackers were able to gain access

Google warns: Espionage of the USA risks “breaking the internet”

Cyber espionage practiced by the United States is a threat that could lead to “breaking the internet” warns Supervisory Board Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. “The impact is serious and is getting worse,” said he. “The result of the simplest scenario is that we get to break the

Facebook launches Hack Lang, a new programming language for HHVM

Yesterday, Facebook officially announced on it’s blog the Hack Language. Hack Lang is a programming language that Facebook deployed for HHVM, a programming language that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. The main feature of the Hack Language is the fast development of PHP with the discipline provided by

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists

A MUST SEE documentary for those who don’t understand ANONYMOUS and WIKILEAKS, and/or just plain listen to what the MainStream media wants you to believe about them. Watch It! Details about the Movie – http://wearelegionthedocumentary.com/about-the-film/ Please support the authors. Buy the DVD, stream or download the film

Worst passwords of 2013

The password “123456” was the most commonly used password of 2013, according to research conducted by SplashData, quoted by La Vangurdia. It is also the most insecure password that a user can have, say sources cited. The following positions are occupied all sequential combinations such as “password”,

Hackathon Starter

Do you want to create a hackathon contest? Now you have the application that will allow you to create a Kickstarter for Node.js applications. Powered by Bootstrap, the Hackathon Starter application uses MongoDB, NodeJS and Xcode. And now it’s available on Github. If you have attended any