Coding for hacking.    The languages  every security researcher/ hacker must know

Hacking is usually meant to break a code. There are three sections of hacking ― Web Hacking, Exploit Writing & Reverse Engineering and each of it requires different programming language 1. Web Hacking Since most of the tech is build around world wide web, it is important to learn web hacking to be a good… Continue reading Coding for hacking.    The languages  every security researcher/ hacker must know

Petya Ransomware : Initial Analysis

Petya is a family of encrypting ransomware that was first discovered in 2016. The malware targets Microsoft Windows-based systems, infecting the master boot record to execute a payload that encrypts the NTFS file table, demanding a payment in bitcoin in order to regain access to the system. Here’s a summary of the NotPetya outbreak: The malware uses a bunch of tools to move through a network, infecting… Continue reading Petya Ransomware : Initial Analysis

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as two-step verification or 2FA, the process gives web services a secondary access to the account owner (you!) in order… Continue reading How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

How malware gets into mobile applications 

Malicious software on popular mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is at best a nuisance and at worst a security threat to individuals and businesses. Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly. The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly… Continue reading How malware gets into mobile applications