hacking

EBay Hacked: 145 Million user’s details stolen.

EBay Hacked: 145 Million user’s details stolen.

The online giant eBay Inc has been hacked which has resulted in loss of encrypted passwords and other data. In what is being considered as the 2nd largest attack in U.S history more than 145 million EBay users have been affected. The data stolen includes encrypted passwords, names, email addresses, addresses and phone numbers too. …

Orange hacked: 1.3 million customers data stolen.

Orange hacked: 1.3 million customers data stolen.

In yet another fiasco mobile network and Internet service provider Orange has been hacked and the personal details of 1.3 million customers including names, email, and phone numbers have been pulled off. The hack actually took place in April of which the company was aware since April 18 but chose not to announce it citing …

Anti-Virus is now Dead.

Anti-Virus is now Dead.

Yes, the computer-crippling, time-taking, constantly updating and utterly boring Anti-Virus is almost dead. For many years now users have felt that the usefulness and utility of their anti-virus was not up to the mark. Usually a anti-virus is supposed to prevent attacks and restrict hackers but on most of the occasions it fails to do …

People from UK Targeted by Email Attacks that Demand Ransom

People from UK Targeted by Email Attacks that Demand Ransom

Many people in the UK have been subject to malicious emails which contain ransomware. Ransomware: a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. Britons have been alerted of a cyber attack where malicious emails are sent which encrypt their devices and demand ransom …

To Prevent the Site from Hacking

To Prevent the Site from Hacking

Take the following precaution to prevent the site from hacking :- 1) Remove executable software that is just sitting around. 2) Change your passwords often. 3) Use firewalls & anti-virus on your local PCs 4) Update your online software often. 5) Developed Software VS Home-Grown Software. 6) Password protect online folders. 7) Turn Telnet off. …