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Fast Network cracker Hydra v 7.4 updated version download

Fast Network cracker Hydra v 7.4 updated version download

December 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
One of the biggest security holes are passwords, as every password security study shows. A very fast network logon cracker which suppor...
New Linux Rootkit Attacks Internet Users

New Linux Rootkit Attacks Internet Users

December 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered what appears to be an experimental Linux rootkit designed to infect its highly select victims durin...
Hardening Linux Security in few seconds using "Server Shield"

Hardening Linux Security in few seconds using "Server Shield"

October 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
Are you running Linux just because you think it's safer than Windows? Think again. Sure, security is a built-in   feature and extends ri...
Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser

Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser

October 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Universal Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Opera browser was disclosed today on a Russian forum rdot.org . The flaw has the ability...
Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack

Cisco CallManager vulnerable to brute force attack

October 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Roberto Suggi Liverani , founder of the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) New Zealand chapter discover a vulnerability in Cisco ...
Beacon : A new advance payload for Cobalt Strike

Beacon : A new advance payload for Cobalt Strike

September 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
Raphael Mudge (Creator of Cobalt Strike ) announced Another Advance Payload for Cobalt Strike called " Beacon ". In a conver...
Security researchers will disclose vulnerabilities in Embedded, ARM, x86 & NFC

Security researchers will disclose vulnerabilities in Embedded, ARM, x86 & NFC

July 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security researchers are expected to disclose new vulnerabilities in near field communication (NFC), mobile baseband firmware, HTML5 and Web...
Android Security shielded with full ASLR implementation

Android Security shielded with full ASLR implementation

July 17, 2012Mohit Kumar
The latest release of Google's Android mobile operating system has finally been properly fortified with an industry-standard defense. I...
Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack

Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack

May 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Quebec Liberal Party and Education Ministry websites take down in massive Cyber Attack Two provincial government websites as well as Que...
Cyber Attacks on gas pipeline linked to China

Cyber Attacks on gas pipeline linked to China

May 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Cyber Attacks on gas pipeline linked to China The spear-phishing attacks laying siege to networks in the natural gas pipeline industry a...
Windows 8 operating system will ban Firefox and Chrome

Windows 8 operating system will ban Firefox and Chrome

May 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Windows 8 operating system will ban Firefox and Chrome A new version of the Windows 8 operating system could shut out browsers such as Fi...
Permanent Reverse TCP Backdoor for IPhone and IPad

Permanent Reverse TCP Backdoor for IPhone and IPad

April 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security Expert from Coresec explains the use of a Permanent Reverse TCP Backdoor " sbd-1.36 " for IPhone and IPad developed by M...
Advance Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Boot Camp at Delhi, India

Advance Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Boot Camp at Delhi, India

April 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
Have you ever wondered how Hackers or Black Hats hack into a computer system ? Our Hacker Boot Camp training session will teach you ...
Rootdabitch version 0.1 - Multithreaded Linux root password Bruteforcer

Rootdabitch version 0.1 - Multithreaded Linux root password Bruteforcer

April 18, 2012Mohit Kumar
Rootdabitch version 0.1 - Multithreaded Linux root password Bruteforcer r00tw0rm hacker " th3breacher! "  release   Rootdabitch...
Your Facebook credentials at risk on Android - iOS jailbroken devices

Your Facebook credentials at risk on Android - iOS jailbroken devices

April 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Your Facebook credentials at risk on Android - iOS jailbroken devices Facebook allows its authentication credentials to be stored in plai...
Mercury v1.0 -  Framework for bug hunters to find Android vulnerabilities

Mercury v1.0 - Framework for bug hunters to find Android vulnerabilities

March 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Mercury v1.0  - Framework for bug hunters to find Android vulnerabilities A free framework for bug hunters to find vulnerabilities, write...
iPad 3 jailbroken on Launch Day by 3 ways

iPad 3 jailbroken on Launch Day by 3 ways

March 18, 2012Mohit Kumar
iPad 3 jailbroken on Launch Day by 3 ways The new Apple iPad (third iPad, iPad 3) has already been jailbroken in at least three different w...
[POC] Windows RDP Vulnerability Exploit

[POC] Windows RDP Vulnerability Exploit

March 16, 2012Mohit Kumar
[POC] Windows RDP Vulnerability Exploit The vulnerability described by Microsoft as critical is known as MS12-020 or the RDP flaw. The ha...
[POC] Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in GOM Media Player v. 2.1.37

[POC] Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in GOM Media Player v. 2.1.37

March 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in GOM Media Player v. 2.1.37 Ucha Gobejishvili (longrifle0x)  from The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Tea...
GCC 4.6.3 Released with 70 bug-fixes

GCC 4.6.3 Released with 70 bug-fixes

March 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
GCC 4.6.3 Released with 70 bug-fixes The GNU Compiler Collection version 4.6.3 has been released. Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat announced the re...
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