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NetHack DevTeam announced the release of NetHack 3.6

NetHack is one of the all-time top 100 video games. That’s how the Time magazine named an article back in 2012. Today the NetHack devteam is happy to announce the release of NetHack 3.6. What is NetHack? According to wikipedia, “NetHack is a single-player roguelike video game

CloudFlare websites load faster with HTTP/2

Starting from today, all CloudFlare websites are loading almost twice faster than before. Cloudflare enabled HTTP/2 for all accounts that enabled the SSL/TLS connections, even for the free customers. According to a CloudFlare blog post, “If you are a customer on the Free or Pro plan, there

Anonymous released an ISIS hacking guide

As an answer to the ISIS guide that explained how to protect against Anonymous hackers, the Anonymous hacking group released a guide to explain how to find, deface and hack ISIS online accounts and websites. But first, below you can find the ISIS guide that explains in

ProtonMail under DDOS attack

Since two days ago, ProtonMail was hit by a massive distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack. This severe attack that started on November 3rd, 2015 was very sophisticated and took Proton Mail offline for almost 24 hours. What is Protonmail? ProtonMail is an email service that is

15 days until DefCamp 2015

Security conference DefCamp is organized between 19 and 20 November in Bucharest, Romania. The conference is held at Crystal Palace Ballrooms. This conference will cover the INFOSEC field, gathering under the same roof security specialists, entrepreneurs and developers, managers from both private and public sector. In November

Top 7 Cyber Attack Maps

In the last period I’ve seen a lot of big companies developing their personal Cyber Attack maps. Interesting for me was to find out that even the US and EU governments implied in these projects (probably because they finally understood the importance of cyber security). Below you’ll

Edward Snowden to NSA – “Can you hear me now?”

Edward Snowden recently joined Twitter and his first tweet is addressed to the National Security Agency, NSA. This is a direct attack for the freedom of the press. Can you hear me now? — Edward Snowden (@Snowden) September 29, 2015 There are 100k retweets and almost 100k

John McAfee AMA on Reddit. McAfee’s life revealed.

Starting from today, Hacking News is officially following John McAfee on Twitter. We want to reveal a very interesting review of John McAfee’s Reddit AMA. “I am John McAfee AMA!” Ask Me Anything session contains a lot of important aspects of John McAfee’s personal life. Some funny

Paypal Security. All you need to know about it.

I’ll begin this article with a quote: With PayPal, all your sensitive business and customer information is securely encrypted As you can see in the above Video, Paypal ensure it’s clients that it offers unbeatable security, that Paypal is securely encrypted, that the customers will fill more

It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash

Alex Stamos is the new chief security officer at Facebook and recently he declared that It is time for Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash and to ask the browsers to set killbits on the same day. Even if 18 months from now, one set