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NETRA , the Indian PRISM.

NETRA , the Indian PRISM.

The Indian Government has launched a system to monitor every citizen’s online habit. If you happen to post anything in the internet say your FB status, or Twitter or email with words like “bomb”, “attack” ,”blast” ,”kill” then you will be marked as a potential terrorist! Yes you read it write you will be marked(…)

Microsoft Security Essentials misses 39% of Malware.

Microsoft Security Essentials misses 39% of Malware.

Microsoft Security Essentials which is a free product from Microsoft , now given to every Windows 8 and 8.1 users in name of Windows Defender. Has failed to detect 39% of the Malware in Dennis Test. Norton Internet Security received the strongest protection rating online casinos in DTL”s tests, detecting 99% of malware(result includes false(…)

iMessage gets hacked.

iMessage gets hacked.

Is iMessages really secured? This question has been in mind of the many people who uses iMessages , after the NSA PRISM incident. Well sometime back Apple published a statement on their website that iMessages are protected by end to end encryption and there could not be any man in the middle attack , and(…)

DoS attack on iOS and OSX for WebKit engine.

DoS attack on iOS and OSX for WebKit engine.

A new exploit in Apple iOS and OSX has been found which crashes any application which contains certain characters of Arabic text.It crashes applications running on iOS and OSX that uses WebKit engine. But I have seen that same character set does not crash WebKit application on different platform. So we can be assured that(…)

Area 51 exists !

Area 51 exists !

Since childhood many of us were fascinated by the existence of Aliens , UFOs and Area 51. Well I cant be sure of the first two but I can surely tell you that Area 51 does exists in real world.Recently in a declassified document by CIA they acknowledges that Area 51 does exists.But it makes(…)

Death To Privacy.

Death To Privacy.

One after another secure email services are going down. After the PRISM incident where it was told that big corporates like Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail were allowing the NSA and US Government to have access of innocent people’s private data. The secure email services are getting shut down in fear of NSA. Recently a secure(…)

Yahoo is planning to give your old email address away to anyone who wants it.

Yahoo is planning to give your old email address away to anyone who wants it.

If you still haven’t heard Yahoo has made a new decision that it is going to reuse old emails. Yes you heard it right if you have not logged in your email address then it will be given to a new user if that new user wants to register that name). Well this is the worst(…)

A charger that can install malware on your iOS device,including non-Jailbroken devices.

A charger that can install malware on your iOS device,including non-Jailbroken devices.

  Yes, you read it correct. A modified charger that can install malwares onto your iOS devices like iPhones and iPads, even though its not jailbroken, it does not even needs your interaction. And it takes less than a minutes of charging to get it infected. Recently researchers will show a prototype of this charger in BlackHat(…)

Targeted Attacks, now using Android Malware.

In the past we have seen many targeted attacks on platforms line windows and Mac OS X. Now the cyber criminals who are making a targeted attack are using Android Malware. Generally in an email attachment we have seen that there is an infected doc, docx, xls, pdf file. But not there is an apk(…)

Samsung Galaxy Note II security flaw.

Samsung Galaxy Note II security flaw.

A security flaw on Samsung Galaxy Note II has been discovered by Terence Eden that allows you to temporarily bypass the lock screen and have a peek at the users home screen, and lets you speed dial, if your finger has enough speed. Check out the video, to know more.