WordPress Blog Hacked? Learn Why and How [Infographic]?

​ I’ve posted an infographic about phishing attacks, but I think that WordPress hacking is different, and deserves a post of its own, and happily there is an infographic just right to assist us with understanding the curves. WordPress is dominating the market, literally. You…

4 reasons developers are scared of making their code public

We’ve all benefited from open source or publicly available code in an immeasurable way. It’s hard to even imagine a programming world without freely available libraries, code snippets, and tutorials today. So why are developers so afraid of putting their code out there? The answers…

Indian develops tech to make software unhackable

A unique system has been designed by researchers that will encrypt software in order to make it impervious to reverse-engineering. UCLA computer science professor Amit Sahaiand a team of researchers have developed a system which will only allow someone to use a programme as intended, while…

11 ways to keep your emails safe hackers

WASHINGTON: Emails are the most common thing vulnerable to spying. Adam Levin, founder of Credit.com and Identity Theft 911, has given 11 steps not to do with email and doing which will make us vulnerable to hackers, ABC News reported. Firstly, he said that a…

Indian student from US [ Screen-Scrapping ] ICSE, ISC database

A 20-year-old Indian student from Cornell University hacked into the database of ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) school exam results, exposed glaring anomalies in the marking system and went on to merrily write about his exploits in an online post. Kolkata-born Debarghya Das,…

Meet the people who can protect your email account

Passwords, for the longest time, have been the first wave of defence for an account on the internet. But with so many web services being used, it’s simply not possible to keep a new password for each account, and users tend to reuse the password….

9 tips to make your passwords hack-proof

Rarely does a week go by without news of another hacking incident, whether it’s Chinese hackers accused of breaking in to The New York Times’ computer systems or Burger King finding its Twitter account taken over by pranksters. Security threats aren’t new and have long…

The 9 Top Threats Facing Cloud Computing

Cybercriminals and the mayhem they can cause have become the leading concern of security experts in cloud computing. That’s the takeaway from the Cloud Security Alliance’s latest poll on the top nine threats the industry faces.   Changes In Security Priorities The nonprofit’s latest survey…