Researchers prove HTML5 can be used to hide malware

A group of Italian researchers have come up with new obfuscation techniques that can be used to dupe malware detection systems and allow malicious actors to execute successful drive-by download attacks.“The explosive growth of malware is continuously fueled by the release of new technologies for…

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

‚Äč 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…

Step-by-step guide to protecting Facebook privacy

With the latest addition of the Graph Search to social networking site Facebook, it has become time consuming and cumbersome to customize settings for every post and each photograph. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, a few quick clicks here and there can help restore a profile to being…

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,…

8 Facebook Security Tips You Must Follow

Facebook recently reached one billion active users. That accounts for one-seventh of the total world population. Providing security for these many accounts is quite difficult. But Facebook has an amazing security mechanism, still thousands of accounts are compromised each day. This is not because Facebook…

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….

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…