Saturday, July 7, 2018

Unpatched WordPress Flaw Gives Attackers Full Control Over Your Site


Hello guys,
WordPress has released version 4.9.7 to finally patch this vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to gain full control over affected websites. You are recommended to install the latest available version of WordPress as soon as possible.
Last week we received a tip about an unpatched vulnerability in the WordPress core, which could allow a low-privileged user to hijack the whole site and execute arbitrary code on the server.
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Thursday, April 19, 2018

IIT Delhi To Allow Phd Students To Start A Startup Instead Of Thesis

These startups will be provided a monthly compensation “at par with the industry salary” to pursue their start-up journey along with seed capital, free mentoring, accommodation and access to IIT-Delhi labs.

In recent move to help start-ups, IIT Delhi is planning to allow it’s PhD students convert their thesis into start-ups.

IIT Delhi will give it’s students an option to start their own venture at a separate incubation centre set up by IIT. It will surely be a great boost to startup ecosystem in India and will allow researchers to start their own venture.
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Amazon offers $70-$80 million for FreeCharge

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NEW DELHI: Online ecommerce giant Amazon has made a late bid for FreeCharge, the digital payments platform owned by troubled ecommerce marketplace Snapdeal, a development that comes at a time when the Gurgaon-based company is also in discussions to sell its payments unit to Axis BankBSE 0.34 % and telecom operator Bharti Airtel’s mobile wallet Airtel Money.

According to two sources aware of the development, Amazon’s bid is in the range of $70-$80 million (Rs 466 crore- Rs 532 crore) ..

Online ecommerce giant Amazon has made a late bid for FreeCharge, the digital payments platform owned by troubled ecommerce marketplace Snapdeal, a development that comes at a time when the Gurgaon-based company is also in discussions to sell its payments unit to Axis BankBSE 0.34 % and telecom operator Bharti Airtel’s mobile wallet Airtel Money

According to two sources aware of the development, Amazon’s bid is in the range of $70-$80 million (Rs 466 crore- Rs 532 crore), with a
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Friday, July 14, 2017

Cross-platform Remote Access Trojan - Adwind

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Remote Access Trojan(RAT) Called “Adwind”(Adwind/jRAT)  Targeting Aerospace Industries to steal credentials, record and harvest keystrokes, take pictures or screenshots, film and retrieve videos, and exfiltrate data.

Its a Cross Platform Remote Access Trojan which Detect as JAVA_ADWIND and Malware Authors developed this Malware to run on any machine installed with Java, including Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and Android.

This RAT Mainly Targeting Aerospace industries and infected countries including Switzerland, Ukraine, Austria and US listed as Most Affected Countries.
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6 Million Verizon Customers Data Leaked online

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Telecommunications giant Verizon’s Customers 6 Million Sensitive personal data leaked online due to misconfigured cloud-based file repository and this Misconfiguraton leads to exposed customer phone numbers, names, and some PIN codes publicly available online.


This Data Breach occurred due to “Human Error” and  Verizon’s Cloud-based file server was operated by Verizon’s Third Party vendor  NICE Systems.
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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Google using Machine Learning to Block Malware and Phishing Mails

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Google published a blog post introducing machine learning to detect phishing Emails, click-time warnings for malicious links, and unintended external reply warnings.
Machine learning has helped Gmail accomplish over 99% accuracy in spam recognition, and with this new security improvements.Google continuously focussing on Security improvements for Gmail users.




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Friday, May 26, 2017

RIP MP3 format – The MP3 Is Officially Dead

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The time has come to say Goodbye to the most popular digital audio codec “.mp3”. The developer of the mp3 codec announced this week that it has ended its licensing agreement, ceding to more versatile formats as the new standard for audio files.
The mp3 format was the revolutionary digital audio codec. It has changed the way we listen to the music today. It drove the adoption of countless new devices over the last
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Google Selects Six More Indian Startups For The Accelerator Programme

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In the six-month programme, the start-ups will undergo mentoring from Google teams and mentors from top technology firms.

Google on Wednesday, announced that it will mentor six more Indian startups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers’ launchpad in San Francisco, California from July 17.
The six start-ups viz EdGE Network, Fast Filmz, IndiaLends,
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Lens Announced at Google I/O 2017

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At Google’s I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new technology called Google Lens. The idea with the product is to leverage Google’s computer vision and AI technology in order to bring smarts directly to your phone’s camera. As the company explains, the smartphone camera won’t just see what you see, but will also understand what you see to help you take action.
During a demo, Google showed off how you could point your camera at something and Lens tells you what it is — like, it could identify the flower you’re preparing to shoot.
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Google announces Kotlin as official programming language for Android | Google I/O 2017

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Google just announced that it will officially support Kotlin on Android as a “first-class” language. Kotlin is a super new programming language built by JetBrains, which also coincidentally develops the JetBrains IDE that Android Studio — Google's official developer tool — is based on. Like Java, which is the default language for Android development, Kotlin is a language that runs on the JVM (Java Virtual Machine), and it's already possible to use Kotlin and many other
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The 22-Year-Old Superhero That Saved The World From The WannaCry Ransomware For Just $10

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When computers across the world were hit by a major ransomware attack over the weekend, pandemonium ensued. WannaCry, as it was called, was targeting both end users as well as corporate servers, locking them down and extorting an unlock fee from the victims. The worst part was how the malware used a vulnerability in Windows to spread the infection among unpatched systems.

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