Yearly Archives: <span>2017</span>

Enter the World of White Hat Hacker with Us

It seems as though we wake up to a news story about a major company or government getting hacked practically every day. That’s because hackers across the globe are becoming more adept at infiltrating even the most secure firewalls—potentially bringing major corporations or even entire nations to their knees. It may come as a bit Read more »

Ethical Hackers in Demand

As more and more of our lives take place online, the need for security experts has risen faster than anyone could have anticipated. Multi-billion dollar companies are now finding themselves desperate for hacking experts, and smaller businesses are contracting out novice white hat hackers for sums you wouldn’t believe. The good news for the industry Read more »

‘The weakest part of security is us’

The hacking of US actress Jennifer Lawrence’s Apple iCloud, was done through the actresses’ password for iCloud being her dog’s name, and the fact that Ms Lawrence had posted a picture of her dog on Instagram – the hacker went from there and leaked photos on the internet.  In addition, bad systems design and/or insecure Read more »

The black white and grey of hacking

Hackers fall into two main camps, working on opposite sides of the law: white hats and black hats. More formally, white hats are known as ethical hackers or penetration testers. They are employed to deliberately do what black hat hackers do, except that they do it with the full knowledge of the company in order Read more »

Become a Certified Ethical Hacker with Us

Surely you’ve heard of unethical hackers that infiltrate all sorts of databases, right? Well, it’s a sad reality that, in our world, unethical hacking is all too common. Equifax is one of the latest data breaches in the US, with a number of credit customers having their information obtained and (likely) illegally sold on the Read more »

Wifi networks are vulnerable to hacking

WPA2 protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken by Belgian researchers, highlighting potential for internet traffic to be exposed The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks, according to the researcher who discovered the Read more »

Ethical Hackers : Severe Shortage of talent

According to surveys conducted by cyber security firms in the country, Indian firms lost more than $4 billion in 2013 alone because of hackers.   In today’s digital era, one of the biggest threats comes from cyber criminals. Hackers were not taken seriously until a few years back. Recently, some big names in the Indian Read more »

How to protect your smartphone from Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is a sort of malware that encodes media, record and diverse reports on the target contraption and access to those archives is recently yielded once the attacker’s payoff demands are met. 1. Application Source Just download applications from trustworthy sources like the Google Play Store. Be careful about any website that allow you to Read more »

Mobile Hacking

Mobile hacking has emerged as the most common type of cybercrime being committed all across the world. Mobile hacking is the unethical and illegal practice of manipulating or gaining unauthorized access to mobile phones such as intercepting phone calls, accessing voicemail and data messages, accessing phone banking and net banking IDs and passwords as well Read more »

Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage

Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly more organized and aggressive, while the teams defending against these attacks are struggling to fill their ranks. We need more skilled people for our security team. The need is real and well-documented. A report from Frost & Sullivan and (ISC)2 found that the global cybersecurity workforce will have more than 1.5 Read more »