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Google just made it easier for people to collaborate with each other using Microsoft Office by officially launching Google Cloud Connect Thursday.
Views: 940 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 02.25.2011 | Comments (0)

The Hackus team is coming out with a new concept for its 48 hour hacking event this year. This new formula will be very different from last year’s. It will remain a competition and prizes will be given out.

To increase the realism, information related to the event(s) is limited. The 2011 edition of the Hackus will be the biggest of its kind in Canada, something never seen in this country before.

The contest is being held at the University of Sherbrooke, in Quebec Canada. Participants will be challenged, and many different skillsets will be solicited during this 48 hours span.

A realistic pen-testing simulation, for the fictitious enterprise "Ini-Tech inc”, has been prepared for them. Main focuses this year are: Social- Engineering ... Read more »
Views: 979 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 02.11.2011 | Comments (0)

  • Firefox 4 Beta 11 features the addition of support for the proposed "Do Not Track” (DNT) header – users can enable the DNT option via a check box under the "Advanced” tab in Firefox’s Preferences. Once enabled, a header will signal websites that support DNT that the user wishes to opt-out of online behavioural tracking. However, at this time, no web sites currently support the feature. The default homepage, the Firefox Start Page (about:home), has also had its design refreshed.
  • "When the feature is enabled and users turn it on, web sites will be told by Firefox that a user would like to opt out of OBA,” Mozilla privacy lead Alex Fowler  ... Read more »
Views: 879 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 02.10.2011 | Comments (0)

Actually this facility is shifted in version 9 but we are able to do some initial steps in the version 7 and we are able to use some of the functionality in version 7 of the Google Chrome.
Views: 1164 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 02.05.2011 | Comments (0)

How to use Keyscrambler Personal:

1. Free download Keyscrambler Personal to protect yourself from keyloggers.

2. Install this Keyscrambler software on your computer and restart.

3. Now, after restart, whenever you will hit any keystroke, you can see the encrypted corresponding keystroke in Keyscrambler overlay window. Thus, even if any keylogger is unknowingly installed on your computer, you don't have to worry at all. Keylogger will record all the encrypted keystrokes which are different from your typed keystrokes.

So friends, protect yourself from keyloggers by installing this Keyscrambler p ... Read more »
Views: 3818 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.30.2011 | Comments (0)

On the 27th january 2011 5 men are caught for the taking part in the anonymous DDOs attack.The Metropolitan Police Service's Police Central e-Crime Unit caught them.

The age of the all males are 15 16 19 20 and the 26.They are currently in the custody of West Midlands, Northants, Herts, Surrey and London.

Police report says this,

"Five arrested under Computer Misuse Act

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Se ... Read more »

Views: 879 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.30.2011 | Comments (0)

Facebook has finally added the ability to access the site via a HTTP Secure (HTTPS)connection, which should drastically increase security for users.

HTTPS provides a combination of the HTTP and SSL protocols, enabling encrypted communication between your computer and a web server. Without it you're exposed to sniffing attacks on the network; for example, if you're using a public Wi-Fi to Access Facebook. ... Read more »

Views: 1026 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.27.2011 | Comments (0)

Symantec Security Products :- Attackers can run a deadly code in the log viewer.To this attackers forcefully supplies JavaScript file into a victim's computer.
Solution :- The latest updates of this products have patched this vulnerability.

F-Secure Antivirus :- Due to an error in the search engine,This program is no longer helpful to scan the virus lying under ZIP/RAR files.
Solution :- User have to install the manufacture's latest updates.

Mozzila Firefox :- Mozzila firefox's version 3.0.9 caused many computer crashes ... Read more »
Views: 981 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.25.2011 | Comments (0)

Attack Surface Analyzer tool is announced by the microsoft regarding the issues of the security changes.It detects all the changes have been done in the security by analyzing the registry entries,ActiveX controls & the added files in the windows system.

Here is the screen shot of the scan done by this tool.

The aim of the microsoft developer is very clean that any 3rd party software is installed on the system then this tool is checking that weather the installed tool increased the attack surface on the windows platform o ... Read more »
Views: 1104 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.20.2011 | Comments (0)

As we all know that wireless applications have numbers of vulnerabilities higher then the wired applications and the devices.
In India there are not lots of people who do banking through mobile but outside India there are high profile countries in which many people do banking through mobile only.So the assurance of the security is needed for them.

Here are some recommandation that the bank and the financial institutions which to be noted and to be implemented in their system.

- Implement 2 way and 2 factor authentication which goes with the traditional username and the password.If username and password are compromised, the attacker still needs the second factor to gain access to an account.

- Implement high transaction monitoring and also fraud detection system.If hacker passes the 1st factor of authentication or ... Read more »
Views: 6614 | Added by: handsome_devil | Date: 01.19.2011 | Comments (0)

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