Security

Google Hacking Secrets:The Hidden Codes Of Google

No need for an introduction, Google is quite possibly the more powerful search engine used today, even used sometimes to check our connectivity; except that the power of the single search bar on the top of Google has become a source of concern for many, and if not they should…

What is a DDOS attack and tools used

What Is a Denial of Service Attack or DOS? A DOS attack is an attempt to make a system or server unavailable for legitimate users and, finally, to take the service down. This is achieved by flooding the server’s request queue with fake requests. After this, server will not be able…

Protect Ubuntu Servers With Fail2Ban

​Servers do not exist in isolation, and those virtual private servers with only the most basic SSH configuration can be vulnerable to brute force attacks. fail2ban provides a way to automatically protect virtual servers from malicious behavior. The program works by scanning through log files and reacting to offending actions…

How to detect r57 and c99 Shells in your server

When malicious intruders compromise a web server, there's an excellent chance a famous Russian PHP script, r57shell, will follow. The r57 and C99 shell PHP script gives the intruder a number of capabilities, including, but not limited to: downloading files, uploading files, creating backdoors, setting up a spam relay, forging…

Who is immune to cyber-crime?

Every company is a target.  No industry is safe, or immune to cyber-crime, and although technology in IT security has come a long way, the number of data hacking is growing. Knowing your potential attacker is essential to being prepared to defend your company from hackers and to protect your data. According to…

Top 15 Free Hacking Tools for Ethical Hackers

According to Wikipedia an hacking tool is: a program designed to assist with hacking, or a piece of software which can be used for hacking purposes. It can also be proactively use to protect a network or computer from hackers. Hacking tools come in a wide variety of applications and are specifically created to assist…

Mobile Malware Targets Android Phones: new Kaspersky Lab report

Are you a loyal Android fan as we are? Yes? Therefore, we have to accepted that malware targeting mobile devices is rapidly growing in both the number of variants found in the wild and in their complexity and sophistication, but the platform being actively targeted is Google's Android, which researchers now say is resembling Windows…

Don't become a victim of identity theft

Identity theft has always been a concern, but with more and more details of our private lives openly accessible on the Internet, it's easier than ever for cybercriminals to steal somebody's identity — which is worth $5,000. Criminals are also getting more sophisticated and tech savvy, but sometimes, we do most…

Super Stealthy Backdoor Spreads To Hit Hundreds Of Thousands Of Web Users

One of the most sophisticated web server backdoors ever seen has spread fast and is now sitting on hundreds of webservers running some of the most popular websites in the world, researchers have warned. One expert told TechWeekEurope the Cdorked backdoor, brought to light in April, is almost as smart as Stuxnet, the malware which disrupted…

How to improve security in Firefox, Chrome, and IE

Malware is most likely to reach your computer via your browser, according to the most recent Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. (Credit: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, Vol. 14) Like their counterparts in the real world, computer criminals are always looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit. Instead of an open window or unattended wallet,…

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