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Raspberry Pi Zero — The $5 Tiny Computer is Here

Raspberry Pi Zero — The $5 Tiny Computer is Here

November 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Get ready for a ThanksGiving celebration from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Raspberry Pi, the charitable foundation behind the United...
How to Anonymously Access Wi-Fi from 2.5 Miles Away Using This Incredible Device

How to Anonymously Access Wi-Fi from 2.5 Miles Away Using This Incredible Device

July 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Anonymity is something that seems next to impossible in this era of government surveillance. Even Tor and VPNs are no longer seem to be ...
This 3D Printed Robot Cracks Combination Locks in Less than 30 Seconds

This 3D Printed Robot Cracks Combination Locks in Less than 30 Seconds

May 16, 2015Mohit Kumar
Be careful while leaving your important and valuable stuff in your lockers. A 3D printed robot has arrived that can crack a combination ...
USBKill — Code That Kills Computers Before They Examine USBs for Secrets

USBKill — Code That Kills Computers Before They Examine USBs for Secrets

May 05, 2015Mohit Kumar
USBkill — A new program that once activated, will instantly disable the laptop or computer if there is any activity on USB port. Hey...
Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

February 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
One of the most popular computer manufacturers Lenovo is being criticized for selling laptops pre-installed with invasive marketing soft...
Xiaomi Phones Secretly Sending Users' Sensitive Data to Chinese Servers

Xiaomi Phones Secretly Sending Users' Sensitive Data to Chinese Servers

August 10, 2014Mohit Kumar
Chinese telecoms equipment suppliers have previously been criticized by some countries due to suspected backdoors in its products, and if Un...
Firmware vulnerability allows man-in-the-middle attack using SD Memory cards

Firmware vulnerability allows man-in-the-middle attack using SD Memory cards

January 02, 2014Anonymous
How is it possible to exploit SD Card, USB stick and other mobile devices for hacking? Another interesting hack was presented at the Chaos C...
China is planting spying microchips in Electric Iron and kettles that can scan Wi-Fi devices to serve malware

China is planting spying microchips in Electric Iron and kettles that can scan Wi-Fi devices to serve malware

November 01, 2013Anonymous
We have discussed many times in our stories the network of Intelligent devices , their capabilities and the possibilities that cyber cri...
Backdoor found in Chinese Tenda Wireless Routers, allows Root access to Hackers

Backdoor found in Chinese Tenda Wireless Routers, allows Root access to Hackers

October 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
Last week Craig Heffner, specialized on the embedded device hacking exposed a serious backdoor in number of D-Link routers allows unau...
Integrated circuits can be compromised using Undetectable hardware Trojans

Integrated circuits can be compromised using Undetectable hardware Trojans

September 21, 2013Anonymous
A team of researchers from the U.S. and Europe has developed a Hardware Trojan , which is an undetectable to many techniques, raising th...
Chinese computer maker Lenovo banned by Spy Agencies

Chinese computer maker Lenovo banned by Spy Agencies

July 29, 2013Wang Wei
According to a new report, the world’s biggest personal computer maker, Chinese firm Lenovo Group Limited has reportedly been banned fro...
Malicious Mobile Charger can Hack your iPhone within a minute

Malicious Mobile Charger can Hack your iPhone within a minute

June 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
You might want to be a little more careful the next time you pick up a cheap knock-off accessory for your device to save a few bucks bec...
Illiterate Ethiopian kids hack Motorola Xoom

Illiterate Ethiopian kids hack Motorola Xoom

November 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
About five months ago, OLPC Project started a little experiment . They chose a village in Ethiopia where the literacy rate was nearly 0% and...
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