Windows 7 update guide: How 'security-only' and 'monthly rollups' differ

It's been more than a year since Microsoft ended the decades-old practice of letting customers choose which patches they apply, and instead instituted a cumulative update maintenance model for Windows 7 and its...

coWPAtty Download – Audit Pre-shared WPA Keys

coWPAtty is a C-based tool for running a brute-force dictionary attack against WPA-PSK and audit pre-shared WPA keys. If you are auditing WPA-PSK networks, you can use this tool to identify weak passphrases that...

Enumerating LinkedIn with Inspy – Hacking Tutorials

Last week I’ve come across an awesome tool named ‘Inspy’ that was written by gojhonny in early 2016. Unfortunately I haven’t heard about this tool earlier despite it being almost 2 years old, fortunately it was...

Windows 7 takes biggest performance hit from emergency Meltdown, Spectre updates

Microsoft said Tuesday that Windows 7 PCs would run slower after receiving and installing the crash updates designed to stymie attacks that leverage the recently-disclosed vulnerabilities in virtually every in-use microprocessor.But for Windows...

Insightful ICO? Telecom Giant Telenor Wants to Disrupt Media with Tokens

A product within telecommunications giant Telenor is hoping the technology behind initial coin offerings (ICOs) can help it disrupt the media business model. Central to the Norway-based firm's exploration of the tech is its partnership with...

Edward Snowden Introduces Baby Monitor for Spies

Famed whistleblower has recently taken to YouTube to announce Haven: an Open Source application designed to allow security-conscious users turn old unused Android smartphones...

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ROBOT Attack: 19-Year-Old Bleichenbacher Attack On Encrypted Web Reintroduced

A 19-year-old vulnerability has been re-discovered in the RSA implementation from at least 8 different vendors—including F5, Citrix, and Cisco—that can give man-in-the-middle attackers access to encrypted messages. Dubbed ROBOT (Return of Bleichenbacher's Oracle Attack), the attack allows an...

Jerri Nielsen: Surviving the Last Place on Earth

There may be no place on Earth less visited by humans than the South Pole. Despite a permanent research base with buildings clustered about the...

Uber is under investigation by multiple states over a 2016 data breach

New revelations that Uber suffered a major security breach in 2016 — and initially withheld details from drivers, riders and regulators alike — is touching off another round of government probes...