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Hacker Who Hacked US Spy Chief, FBI & CIA Director Gets 5-Year in Prison

Hacker Who Hacked US Spy Chief, FBI & CIA Director Gets 5-Year in Prison

September 08, 2017Wang Wei
Remember " Crackas With Attitude "? The hacking group behind a series of embarrassing hacks that targeted personal email acco...
China Enforces Real-Name Policy to Regulate Online Comments

China Enforces Real-Name Policy to Regulate Online Comments

August 28, 2017Wang Wei
If you reside in China, your Internet life within the borders will soon be even more challenging. Last Friday, China's top Internet...
Core Tor Contributor Leaves Project; Shutting Down Important Tor Nodes

Core Tor Contributor Leaves Project; Shutting Down Important Tor Nodes

July 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Another blow to the Tor Project : One of the Tor Project's earliest contributors has decided to quit the project and shut down all of...
Mozilla asks Court to disclose Firefox Exploit used by FBI to hack Tor users

Mozilla asks Court to disclose Firefox Exploit used by FBI to hack Tor users

May 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Mozilla has filed a brief with a U.S. District Court asking the FBI to disclose the potential vulnerabilities in its Firefox browser that...
More than 1 million People now access Facebook Over Tor Network

More than 1 million People now access Facebook Over Tor Network

April 22, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Facebook has hit another Milestone: More than 1 MILLION people, or you can say privacy conscious, are accessing Facebook ove...
FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

March 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was ordered to reveal the complete source code for the TOR exploit it used to hack ...
Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

February 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Everything is now crystal clear: The security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) were hired by the federal officials ...
Nasdaq to Use Bitcoin-style Blockchain to Record Shareholder Votes

Nasdaq to Use Bitcoin-style Blockchain to Record Shareholder Votes

February 12, 2016Wang Wei
The Nasdaq stock exchange and the Republic of Estonia have announced the use of Blockchain-based technology to allow shareholders of com...
Default Apache Configuration Can Unmask Tor Hidden Services

Default Apache Configuration Can Unmask Tor Hidden Services

February 01, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Attention Tor Onion Hosters! A year old loophole in Apache Web Server, uncovered by an unknown Computer Science Student, could pote...
Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

January 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice for Privacy Lovers! Facebook today took a surprising move by announcing that it is bringing the free anonymizing software T...
Anonymous Declares War On Donald Trump — #OpTrump

Anonymous Declares War On Donald Trump — #OpTrump

December 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After targeting the Islamic State (ISIS) group in the wake of Deadly terror attacks in Paris, hacktivist group Anonymous has now turned...
Save the Date — 11th December: Anonymous to Celebrate 'ISIS Trolling Day'

Save the Date — 11th December: Anonymous to Celebrate 'ISIS Trolling Day'

December 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After hacking and taking down social media accounts of ISIS members, the online Hacktivist group Anonymous is back again with its new pl...
Anonymous Hacking Group Takes Down 20,000 ISIS Twitter accounts

Anonymous Hacking Group Takes Down 20,000 ISIS Twitter accounts

November 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In the wake of horrific terror attacks in Paris, the online Hacktivist group Anonymous last week declared " total war " again...
Anonymous Group Leaks Identities of 1000 KKK Members

Anonymous Group Leaks Identities of 1000 KKK Members

November 05, 2015Wang Wei
The online hacktivist group Anonymous has followed through on its promise to disclose the identities of hundreds of Ku Klux Klan member...
Kim Dotcom's Decentralized Internet — For You, Powered By You

Kim Dotcom's Decentralized Internet — For You, Powered By You

November 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Imagine the internet that would offer you to communicate privately with anyone else without censorship, safe from the prying eyes of sur...
Why Tor Shuts Down its Anonymous Cloud Service?

Why Tor Shuts Down its Anonymous Cloud Service?

May 10, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Why Tor Cloud Project Shuts Down? Yes, you heard that right. The Tor project has announced that it’s closing down its Tor Cloud serv...
Mozilla Deploying High-capacity Tor Middle Relays

Mozilla Deploying High-capacity Tor Middle Relays

January 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Back in November, Mozilla teamed-up with Tor Project under a new initiative called Polaris , in order to help reduce finite number of T...
Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison just for 'Re-Sharing Link to Hacked Material'

Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison just for 'Re-Sharing Link to Hacked Material'

January 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Barrett Brown , a journalist formerly served as an unofficial spokesman for the hacktivist collective Anonymous , was sentenced Thursday...
New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

January 14, 2015Swati Khandelwal
We have seen a series of Ransomware tended to be simple with dogged determinations to extort money from victims. But with the exponenti...
Silk Road Reloaded Switches from Tor to I2P Anonymous Network

Silk Road Reloaded Switches from Tor to I2P Anonymous Network

January 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Multiple successors of the original Silk Road have come and all have been taken offline in recent years, but aside from selling illegal...