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WhatsApp Backdoor allows Hackers to Intercept and Read Your Encrypted Messages

WhatsApp Backdoor allows Hackers to Intercept and Read Your Encrypted Messages

January 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Important Update — Most Security Experts argued, " It's not a backdoor, rather it’s a feature ," but none of them denied the f...
NIST Calls Development of Quantum-Proof Encryption Algorithms

NIST Calls Development of Quantum-Proof Encryption Algorithms

December 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
Quantum Computers – Boon or Bane? Quantum computers can perform operations much more quickly and efficiently even with the use of less ...
How to Hack Apple Mac Encryption Password in Just 30 Seconds

How to Hack Apple Mac Encryption Password in Just 30 Seconds

December 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Macintosh computers are often considered to be safer than those running Windows operating system, but a recently discovered attack techni...
Press Shift + F10 during Windows 10 Upgrade to Launch Root CLI & bypass BitLocker

Press Shift + F10 during Windows 10 Upgrade to Launch Root CLI & bypass BitLocker

November 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If your computer's security relies on Windows BitLocker Hard Drive Encryption software, then Beware! Because anyone with physical acc...
Crack for Charity — GCHQ launches 'Puzzle Book' Challenge for Cryptographers

Crack for Charity — GCHQ launches 'Puzzle Book' Challenge for Cryptographers

October 15, 2016Mohit Kumar
The UK's Signals Intelligence and Cyber Security agency GCHQ has launched its first ever puzzle book, challenging researchers and cry...
Researchers Demonstrated How NSA Broke Trillions of Encrypted Connections

Researchers Demonstrated How NSA Broke Trillions of Encrypted Connections

October 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In the year 2014, we came to know about the NSA's ability to break Trillions of encrypted connections by exploiting common implement...
How to Start Secret Conversations on Facebook Messenger

How to Start Secret Conversations on Facebook Messenger

October 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are looking for ways to start a secret conversation on Facebook Messenger with your friends, then you are at the right place. In...
Apple Weakens iOS 10 Backup Encryption; Now Can Be Cracked 2,500 Times Faster

Apple Weakens iOS 10 Backup Encryption; Now Can Be Cracked 2,500 Times Faster

September 23, 2016Swati Khandelwal
After the iPhone encryption battle between Apple and the FBI , Apple was inspired to work toward making an unhackable future iPhones by ...
Germany and France declare War on Encryption to Fight Terrorism

Germany and France declare War on Encryption to Fight Terrorism

August 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
Yet another war on Encryption! France and Germany are asking the European Union for new laws that would require mobile messaging servic...
China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

August 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has taken one more step forward towards achieving success in Quantum communication technology. China has launched the world's...
Car Thieves Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens With A Simple Wireless Hack

Car Thieves Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens With A Simple Wireless Hack

August 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Some 100 Million cars made by Volkswagen are vulnerable to a key cloning attack that could allow thieves to unlock the doors ...
KeySniffer Lets Hackers Steal Keystrokes from Wireless Keyboards

KeySniffer Lets Hackers Steal Keystrokes from Wireless Keyboards

July 27, 2016Mohit Kumar
Radio-based wireless keyboards and mice that use a special USB dongle to communicate with your PC can expose all your secrets – your pass...
Facebook Messenger adds End-to-End Encryption (Optional) for Secret Conversations

Facebook Messenger adds End-to-End Encryption (Optional) for Secret Conversations

July 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has begun rolling out end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app, thus making its users' conversations completely private. ...
Apple left iOS 10 Kernel Code Unencrypted, Intentionally!

Apple left iOS 10 Kernel Code Unencrypted, Intentionally!

June 23, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple’s new iOS 10 recently made headlines after MIT Technology Review revealed that the company had left the kernel of the mobile opera...
Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

June 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple announced one huge change at WWDC 2016: The company is replacing the HFS+ file system on MacOS, iOS, tvOS and WatchOS with a new fi...
Facebook Messenger App — Choose either End-to-End Encryption or Artificial Intelligence

Facebook Messenger App — Choose either End-to-End Encryption or Artificial Intelligence

June 02, 2016Mohit Kumar
Facebook is set to introduce end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app , allowing more than its 900 Million users to send and receive m...
Iran orders all Messaging Apps to store its citizens' data within Country

Iran orders all Messaging Apps to store its citizens' data within Country

May 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Last year, Iran blocked Telegram and many other social networks after their founders refused to help Iranian authorities to spy on their ...
Apple hires Encryption Expert to Beef Up Security on its Devices

Apple hires Encryption Expert to Beef Up Security on its Devices

May 25, 2016Mohit Kumar
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have waged legal war on encryption and privacy technologies. You may have heard many news st...
High-Severity OpenSSL Vulnerability allows Hackers to Decrypt HTTPS Traffic

High-Severity OpenSSL Vulnerability allows Hackers to Decrypt HTTPS Traffic

May 04, 2016Mohit Kumar
OpenSSL has released a series of patches against six vulnerabilities, including a pair of high-severity flaws that could allow attackers ...
In-Brief: Telegram Vulnerability, Malware in Nuclear Plant, Anti-Tor Malware and Hotpatching Exploit

In-Brief: Telegram Vulnerability, Malware in Nuclear Plant, Anti-Tor Malware and Hotpatching Exploit

April 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
Clickjacking Vulnerability in Telegram Web Client The official Telegram web-client that allows its users to access messenger account ov...
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