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…

Category : Security   08-04-2021   by Janeth Kent

htaccess Rules to Help Protect from SQL Injections and XSS

This list of rules by no means is a sure bet to secure your web services, but it will help in preventing script-kiddings from doing some basic browsing around. MySQL injection attempts are one of the most common hacking attacks against PHP websites. If your website is hosted on a dedicated…

Category : Security   01-03-2021   by Janeth Kent

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Why It Is So Important

The internet has made it very easy for people all across the world to stay connected with one another. Access to information, services, and people is possible for pretty much anyone with an internet connection today. But while this has brought many positive changes to how people live and connect,…

Category : Security   26-02-2021   by Janeth Kent

The best Internet search engines used by hackers

Today, many users wonder what tools hackers use to look for different vulnerabilities on devices that are connected to the Internet. Normally, everyone uses specific tools, but there are search engines that are specifically designed for security researchers. Although many users think that a hacker is a hacker, the reality is…

Category : Security   07-01-2021   by Silvia Mazzetta

What is DNS Blockchain and how to use it

To be able to navigate the Internet, to enter a website and have it show us all the content we want and search for, certain functions and characteristics are necessary. One of these key points is the DNS. It is what translates domain names into IP addresses, which prevents us…

Category : Security   28-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

Dark Web: the creepy side of the Internet is not as dark as believed

People who surf the Dark Web are not necessarily looking for something illegal. Most people want to protect their privacy. And according to a recent study, 93 percent only use websites that are freely accessible. It is almost impossible not to leave traces on the Internet and therefore reveal a lot…

Category : Security   22-12-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Security of Internet providers: can we trust it?

This year has been a time of many changes. Now, more people are connected to the Internet through their home routers for teleworking, shopping, or leisure. This is where the security of Internet operators becomes more important. The question is whether the ISP's security is good enough to be the only…

Category : Security   07-12-2020   by Janeth Kent

Brief History of Biometric Authentication

These days, biometric authentication seems to be part of every little gadget or device we use. You’ve no doubt used it when logging onto your laptop, your tablet, or your cell phone, alongside more ‘old school’ methods like a password or PIN. Governments often use biometric authentication for security access and…

Category : Security   30-11-2020   by Janeth Kent

A beginner’s guide to software vulnerabilities

What are software vulnerabilities The number of devices connected to the Internet is growing every day. And among those devices we find not only computers and smartphones, but also an ever-rising number of cameras, smoke detectors, motion sensors, smart door locks, and let’s not forget that even plant pots. Many households…

Category : Security   17-11-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

The BleedingTooth vulnerability and other Bluetooth security risks

Have you ever heard of BleedingTooth? And we do not mean the really disturbing looking mushroom which goes by this name and is totally real (we double checked) but one of the lately discovered vulnerabilities in Linux systems. It had hit the tech news recently, when Andy Nguyen, a Google security…

Category : Security   10-11-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

The best websites of the Tor Deep Web and Dark Web Network

We already talked about Deep Web more than a year ago, explaining that to open Deep Web (or rather Dark Web) sites you need total and undetectable user anonymity and access to the "onion" network. The Dark Web is much smaller than the Deep Web and is composed mainly of sites…

Category : Security   26-10-2020   by Janeth Kent

Google Dorks: How to find interesting data and search like hacker

Go the words Google and Hacking together? Well if you thought that we will learn how to use hack Google, you might be wrong. But we can Use Google search engine to find interesting data accidentally exposed to the Internet. Such a simple search bar has the potential to help you also…

Category : Security   22-10-2020   by Tibor Kopca

Network and port scanning with Zenmap

This article goes out to all the computer nerds who are, when it comes to networking, more on the noob-side of the crowd. It does not have to be complicated and everyone with patience and eagerness to learn something new can relatively quickly gain the knowledge necessary to feel more…

Category : Security   08-10-2020   by Iveta Karailievova

Double VPN: what it is and how it works

Privacy on the web is a very important factor for users and there are more and more tools to help us maintain it. Without a doubt VPN services have had a very important increase in recent times and represent an option to preserve our data when we browse. However, in…

Category : Security   28-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to securely access the Dark Web in 15 steps. Second part

Let's continue with the 2nd part of our article in which we try to give you some advice on how to safely and securely explore the dark web. Let's restart from number 6.   6. Changes the security level in the Tor browser   It is also possible to increase the security level of the…

Category : Security   19-09-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to securely access the Dark Web in 15 steps. First part

The dark web can be a pretty dangerous place if you don't take the right precautions. You can stay relatively safe with a good antivirus and a decent VPN. However, if you want to be completely anonymous and protect your device, you'll need a little more than that. Here there are…

Category : Security   19-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Unlock Hidden SmartPhone Features with these Secret Codes

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), sometimes known as "quick codes" or "feature codes", is an extra-UI protocol, which allows people to access hidden features. This protocol was originally created for GSM phones, but can be found on CDMA devices as well (if that's a bunch of acronym gibberish to you,…

Category : Security   17-09-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to Browse the Internet Anonymously: 6 tips

Most of the actions you take online are not as private as you might imagine. Nowadays, countless people and groups try to follow our online behaviour as closely as possible. Our ISPs, our network administrators, our browsers, search engines, the applications we have installed, social networks, governments, hackers and even the…

Category : Security   16-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Mobile cryptophones on the market (legals)

As we have said, it is a market often at the borders of legality, also because these devices are particularly used by criminals. Some models, however, are also available through standard commercial channels, while others are sold through direct distributors and cash payment. We list some of them here, with the…

Category : Security   15-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

What is a Cryptophone and how it works

The so-called cryptophones, are anti-interception smartphones as they use encryption methods to protect all communication systems. Here are all the details and the truth about these "unassailable" phones. The recent Encrochat affair, recently investigated for illegal activities, has brought to light the so-called cryptophones. They are smartphones - legal in themselves -…

Category : Security   11-09-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

What cybersecurity professionals have learned from the lockdown experience

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the rules of the game for most companies and individuals in a very short time; it has also changed the international computing universe. Sudden changes in people's habits as well as in business operations have altered some of the elements that characterize cyber-risk. And…

Category : Security   26-08-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Browse safely and privately from your mobile phone using a VPN

Every day our smartphones suffer attacks, viruses, malware and information theft. In this article you will be able to deduce if you need a VPN in your mobile phone to safely surf the Internet, to avoid possible attacks on public Wi-Fi networks and also to filter out advertising and malware…

Category : Security   25-08-2020   by Janeth Kent

How to configure Tor to browse the deep web safely

Today we explain how to set up Tor to browse safely, and we'll share some links to safe sites on the deep web to get you started. Many already know that not everything on the Internet appears in Google, Yahoo, Bing or other search engines, and that accessing much of this…

Category : Security   12-08-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to create the perfect hacker-proof password

We have not learned and we still use passwords that are extremely easy to hack and vulnerable to cyber attacks. If you don't want your credentials to end up in the hands of criminals or traded on the dark digital shelves of the Deep Web, we bring you a simple…

Category : Security   11-08-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Popular DNS Attacks and how to prevent them

DNS services are essential for web browsing. However, it is one of the most vulnerable to attacks. This guide will detail the most dangerous DNS attacks and some actions that will protect the network infrastructure. One of the reasons why DNS services have some susceptibility to attack is the UDP transport…

Category : Security   20-07-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Smishing: risks, examples and how to avoid it

Do you know what smishing is, what risks it involves and how you can avoid it? The cyber-criminals are betting on the technique known as Smishing when it comes to defrauding users through text messages (SMS). The objective of Smishing is the same as that of other types of scams…

Category : Security   16-07-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Bank phishing by email: best way to prevent it

No one is safe from Pishing attacks, especially bank Phising. Large and small companies in all industries are being attacked repeatedly. Phishing is so popular with cybercriminals because it provides them with access to the most vulnerable part of any network: the end users. Bank Phishing is increasingly being used…

Category : Security   16-07-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Top 15 Free Hacking Tools for Ethical Hackers

Intrusion tests, known as "Penetration Analysis" or "Ethical Hacking", are now a common practice to know the level of security a website has. These tests assess the type and extent of system and network vulnerabilities in terms of confidentiality and integrity. They check the security of the network and empirically verify…

Category : Security   19-06-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Dark Web: how to access, risks and contents

You've probably heard of the Dark Web before, but do you really know what the Dark Web is, or what it consists of? Do you know its risks? Which users use the Dark Web? What content is published? Would you know how to access the Dark Web safely? If you are reading…

Category : Security   13-06-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

What is Cyber Intelligence and how is it used?

What is Cyber-intelligence and what is it used for? This is a question that is usually asked by security, cyber-security and intelligence professionals. Cyber-intelligence is a hybrid concept between these three worlds and professional fields, and therefore it is an opportunity and a necessity to know what it is and what…

Category : Security   11-06-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

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