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Imgur—Popular Image Sharing Site Was Hacked In 2014; Passwords Compromised

Imgur—Popular Image Sharing Site Was Hacked In 2014; Passwords Compromised
November 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Only after a few days of Uber admitting last year's data breach of 57 million customers , the popular image sharing site disclosed th...

Google Achieves First-Ever Successful SHA-1 Collision Attack

Google Achieves First-Ever Successful SHA-1 Collision Attack
February 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
SHA-1, Secure Hash Algorithm 1, a very popular cryptographic hashing function designed in 1995 by the NSA, is officially dead after a tea...

Collision Attack: Widely Used SHA-1 Hash Algorithm Needs to Die Immediately

Collision Attack: Widely Used SHA-1 Hash Algorithm Needs to Die Immediately
October 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
SHA-1 – one of the Internet's widely adopted cryptographic hash function – is Just about to Die. Yes, the cost and time require...

11 Million Ashley Madison Passwords Cracked In Just 10 Days

11 Million Ashley Madison Passwords Cracked In Just 10 Days
September 10, 2015Mohit Kumar
Last month, when hackers leaked nearly 100 gigabytes of sensitive data belonging to the popular online casual sex and marriage affair w...

Securing Passwords with Bcrypt Hashing Function

Securing Passwords with Bcrypt Hashing Function
April 10, 2014Anonymous
Passwords are the first line of defense against cyber criminals. It is the most vital secret of every activity we do over the internet ...

98% of SSL enabled websites still using SHA-1 based weak Digital Certificates

98% of SSL enabled websites still using SHA-1 based weak Digital Certificates
February 06, 2014Anonymous
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) had published a document on Jan 2011 that the SHA-1 algorithm will be risky and ...
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