How New BlackEnergy Crimeware Enhanced to Target “Linux Systems” and “Cisco” Routers


Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have unearthed new capabilities in the BlackEnergy Crimeware weapon that has now ability to hacking routers, Linux systems and Windows, targeting industry through Cisco network devices.The antivirus vendor’s Global Research & Analysis Team released a report Monday detailing some of the new “relatively unknown” custom plug-in capabilities that the cyber espionage group has developed for BlackEnergy to attack Cisco networking devices and target ARM and MIPS platforms.The malware was upgraded with custom plugins including Ciscoapi.tcl which targets The Borg’s kit, and According to researchers, the upgraded version contained various wrappers over Cisco EXEC-commands and a punchy message for Kaspersky, which reads, F*uck U, Kaspersky U never get a fresh B1ack En3rgy. So, thanks C1sco 1td for built-in backdrops & 0-days.

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How The Pirate Bay Co-Founder Found Guilty in Denmark’s Largest Hacking Case


The co-founder of The Pirate Bay torrent site Gottfrid Svartholm Warg (Anakata) and his 21-year-old Danish co-defendant have been found guilty by a Danish court of hacking into systems operated by American IT giant CSC and illegally downloading files. It was the biggest hacking case ever conducted in the history of Denmark.
By breaking into the servers maintained by CSC, Svartholm Warg illegally accessed police email accounts and stolen email addresses and passwords of over 10,000 policemen, explored the European border control database, and downloaded millions of social security numbers belonging to Danish citizens. The initial hack attack took place for about six months.Gottfrid Svartholm allegedly committed the crime along with his his 21-year-old co-defendant between February and August 2012. His co-defendant is only known by the alias of JKT as the Judge Kari Sørensen, who presided over the case, ordered media outlets not to publish his name in order to protect the man’s privacy.The defence team argued that although the hack attacks were carried out using a computer owned by Svartholm, but he was not the person that used it to steal the files as, they said, his entire group of developers had access to the computer. So, any one of them could be responsible for the hacking. Continue reading

2-Step Verification USB-Based Security Key Launches by Google


Google has announced new supporting system for two-factor authentication for its websites,Chrome desktop browser.The existing 2 step verification system is based on you enter password key that based on six-digit code that you receive vis SMS or Call on your mobile app.Google announced its enhanced two-step verification service that is based on a physical USB key, adding an another layer of security to protect its users from hackers and other forms of online theft.Security Key is a physical USB second factor that only works after verifying the login site is truly a Google website, not a fake site pretending to be Google. Rather than typing a code, just insert Security Key into your computer’s USB port and tap it when prompted in Chrome. Continue reading

Dropbox Accounts Passwords leaked online nearly 7 Million


Drop-box  the popular online locker service, appears to have been hacked by an unnamed hacker group. It is still unclear how the account details of so many users were accessed and, indeed, if they are actually legitimate or not. However, the group claims to have accessed details from nearly 7 million individual accounts and are threatening to release users’ photos, videos and other files.

HACKERS CLAIMED TO RELEASE 7 MILLION USERS’ PERSONAL DATA

A thread surfaced on Reddit today that include links to files containing hundreds of usernames and passwords for Drop-box accounts in plain text. Also a series of posts with hundreds of alleged usernames and passwords for Drop-box accounts have been made to Pastebin, an anonymous information-sharing site.

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How can we use Handwriting Calculator with “My Script Calculator”


MyScript Calculator is a tool that performs mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.Easy, simple and intuitive,we just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let MyScript perform its magic converting symbols,numbers and mathematical expression to digital text and show the result in real time just like as you see on real Calculator’s. MyScript Calculator provides the same experience as writing on paper.The application is completely free, and there are no hidden costs. We might develop a power or pro version later that will probably carry a price tag.MyScript Calculator does not support operations with multi-variables however it can be used to solve an equation with one variable. Continue reading

How “Windows10” Technical Preview watching your every move to get feedback…


Microsoft announced the next version of its Operating system, dubbed Windows 10, providing “Windows 10 Technical Preview” release under its Insider Program in order to collect feedback from users and help shape the final version of the operating system, which is said to be coming sometime in summer 2015. The Technical Preview requires users to register with the Windows which allows users to submit their own feedback about the operating system.

Well, how many of you actually read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy documents before downloading the Preview release of Windows 10? I guess none of you, because most computer users have a bad habit of ignoring that lengthy paragraphs and simply click I Agree and then next, which is not at all a good way.According to the Privacy Policy the company is collecting things like text inputted into the operating system, the details of any/all files on your system, voice input and program information. Continue reading

How Microsoft Announces new “Windows 10” The next Version of Windows Operating system


When the whole world was waiting for the next generation of Windows  i.e. Windows 9, but skipping right over 9, Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows is Windows 10,on Tuesday at a windows event in San Francisco.The latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, which will be available for everyone next year, brings back the popular Start Menu, which had been removed from Windows 8.Windows 10 will be Microsoft’s single platform for developing apps across all devices, from Smartphones and tablets to desktop PCs. However, Windows 10 will not be a one-size-fits-all operating system and instead will vary a bit from device to device.

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Codenamed as Windows Threshold, Windows 10 will come with customizable live tiles in the new Start menu, which will look familiar to Windows 7. Among other features, “Windows 10″ will provide new options for re-sizing windows, multiple desktops, and a convenient task view to switch between them.The resizable tiles will provide users a quick view of notifications from relevant applications, such as details of new emails, Facebook messages, weather forecast updates and more.
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