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I Don't Need Any Security! Who Wants to Hurt Me?

Posted by Saumil on Sunday, April 15, 2012, In : Infosec 

Imagine a world free of criminals where every single soul would obey the "law" and never resort to manipulate or break it. If there were no criminals, there would be no crime and hence the world would never think of having the need of security. But unfortunately, that is not the case in the real world as we know it. We all need security, right from having a password on our cell phones to building the most sophisticated defense system through Air force, the Navy or the Marines to protect the n...


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The Armageddon of Cyber Security

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, In : Infosec 

War...Huh! What is it good for? Absolutely SOMETHING! The question on everybody's mind "When will it end?" is now slowly changing to "How will it end?". A security professional lives more like a life of a soldier fighting at the border, only difference is, the enemies shoot syn packets at our computers which bleeds from their open ports. Once bled, they keep shooting all kinds of probes untill its hacked or all bled out (DoS).

An evident fact in our cyber society is that the "Bad" is always ...


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Oscars – the new vehicle for hackers to spread attacks

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, In : Infosec 

IT security and control firm Sophos is warning that hackers are exploiting interest in last night's Oscar film awards ceremony to infect the computers of unsuspecting computer users.

According to the report "movie-loving Internet users are searching the web for information and gossip about the Academy Award winners, making phrases like "Oscars Winners" one of the most commonly searched for phrases on the Internet.  However, using SEO (search engine optimisation) techniques, hackers have create...


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Terrorists 'gaining upper hand in cyber war'

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, In : Cyber Terrorism 

Western governments are facing a potent and ill-understood new threat from terrorists and hostile powers in the shape of cyber warfare, military and security experts have warned.

Network attacks, a British government report says, are "growing in seriousness and frequency". And in a timely reminder of the emphasis that states and corporations alike are placing on the problem, Google and the National Security Agency were yesterday said to be finalising the details of a co-operative deal aimed ...


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China Shut Down Biggest Hacker Training Site

Posted by Saumil on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, In : Infosec 

What is believed to be the country's biggest hacker training site has been shut down by police in Central China's Hubei province.

Three people were also arrested, local media reported yesterday. The three, who ran Black Hawk Safety Net, are suspected of offering others online attacking programs and software, a crime recently added to the Criminal Law. A total of 1.7 million yuan ($249,000) in assets were also frozen.

According to the provincial public security department of Hubei, the closu...


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