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Showing posts with label General. Show all posts
Showing posts with label General. Show all posts

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

Hello Friends,
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

6 Million Verizon Customers Data Leaked online

Hi Friends,
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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Friday, May 26, 2017

RIP MP3 format – The MP3 Is Officially Dead

Hello Friends,
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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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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

Hello Friends,
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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Monday, November 14, 2016

IoT Malwares Can Turn the World Upside Down

Hello Friends,
When it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) devices, everything from smart glasses to connected cars is susceptible to malware infection if not properly secured, Fortinet senior researcher Axelle Apvrille said in a presentation at the DefCamp 2016 security conference in Bucharest, Romania this week.
CCTV cameras, DVRs and network routers have made headlines recently as vulnerable IoT devices due to their connection to distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets such as Mirai and Bashlite, but malware could target more devices, including smart toys, home appliances, wearables, and more. In fact, the future could be a dark one for such devices and for their users, the researcher says.
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Chinese Hacking Group Hacked Google’s Pixel Smartphone In 60 Seconds

Hello friends,
The brand new Android smartphone launched by Google- Google Pixel, just a few months back has been hacked by a team of  white-hat hackers at the 2016 PwnFest hacking competition in Seoul(South Korea). In less than the minute this Chinese hacking group from Qihoo 360 hacked this smartphone
The Qihoo 360 team demonstrated a proof-of-concept exploit that used a zero-day vulnerability in order to achieve remote code execution (RCE) on the target smartphone. They won $120,000 cash prize for successfully hacking the Pixel smartphone.
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Monday, November 7, 2016

Microsoft Is Working To Bring A New File Format With Windows Creators Update

Hello friends,
Microsoft has joined the 3D formats working group at Khronos. They will contribute their efforts to the development of the GL Transmission Format (glTF) open project. This will bring the glTF to Windows as part of the Creators update in 2017.
The glTF is a runtime asset delivery format for Graphics Library (GL) APIs like OpenGL, OpenGL ES, WebGL. It has been brought into existence to bridge the gap between 3D content creation tools and modern GL applications. It can be understood as the JPEG of 3D.
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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Microsoft will pay you not to use a Macbook

Hello Friends ,
How about getting paid $650 for trading a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and get a Surface Book or Surface Pro instead? Does the deal sound exciting to you?

Well, that’s what Microsoft is trying to do. The software giant is hoping to sway you by paying as much as $650 to get rid of your current MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and “trade up” to a new Surface Book or Surface Pro at a Microsoft Store or via Microsoft.com. Microsoft’s Mac trade-in program is yet another campaign in the company’s buyback battle against Apple.
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It is now legal to hack your own car and smart TV

Hello Friends,
Now you can hack your car and smart TV without worrying about laws.
If you are a security researcher and intend to find out the inner workings of security vulnerabilities by using your car or smart TV, then it looks like you will be able to carry out both operations without risking a lawsuit. According to the latest implementation from FTC, it has authorized changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and will allow Americans to hack their own electronic devices, just as long as they own that piece of hardware.
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Monday, June 27, 2016

Top 7 Highest-Paying IT Certifications

Hi friends,
If you are intent on making IT your career choice, then there are a host of certifications available that you should consider pursuing. These certifications are for various fields in IT like networking, security and hacking, or systems administration and can help launch or enhance your career.

At the end of the day, everything depends on the $$$ you aspire to earn by opting for a career in IT. With that in mind, this article lists the top seven highest-paying IT certifications, what each job pays, and what the work entails.
The list has been prepared based on the salary data by Global Knowledge, a learning services and professional development solutions provider. You can zero down on the certification program you like and visit Global Knowledge website for more details.
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Top 10 highest-paying job profiles in tech sector for 2016

Hi Friends,
The technology industry is widely considered as one of the best-paying industry world over, as there is an exceptional demand for people with technical skills. However, not all skillsets are treated equally.
Recently, U.S. based StackFlow, one of the world’s largest online community for programmers, released 2016 Developer Hiring Landscape. The annual developer survey that received over 50,000 responses from 173 countries looked across industry segments ranging from software development and web services to more traditional sectors like manufacturing, defense, automotive, and aerospace to find out most desirable job titles in the technology industry.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

10-year-old Kid Scores 100 Percent in Java Exam, Completes 150 Minute Paper in 18 Minutes

Hello Friends, Some say prodigies are born. Yes! it’s true. They are born to surprise the world with the achievements that have never been attempted or broken before. Here is the story of Ronil Shah, a 10-year-old student from Ahmedabad, who proved himself to be a child prodigy by scoring 100% in Java exam.
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Top 20 Most Important Programming Languages in The World

Hello friends,


Created in 1958, ALGOL stands for Algorithmic Language. This was one of the first attempts made to create a programming language that could be used on different machines.

Today, the use of ALGOL is minimal but the roots of many major programming languages could be traced back to it.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Best place to hide dead body google search 2 page

Hello Guys,
Sometime back there was this funny meme floating around the internet that said – “The best place to hide a dead body is page 2 of Google search results“. According to research by online ad network Chitika, page one results enjoy a whopping 95% of all search traffic.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Learn Programming And Computer Science With Google

Hi Friends,
Google has just launched a new Google Education website that is basically a collection of different programming tools and other basic resources for you and your kid.
This one-stop place for learning includes some well-known learning programs like Google’s Made with Code, igniteCS and CS First.
Apart from learning computer science, you can also use this portal to explore scholarships by visiting the ‘Participate in Academic Opportunities’ page.
You can also explore multiple Google contests and internships by clicking on the ‘Access Career
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Google Will Pay You $100,000 to Hack a Chromebook

Hi Friends,
Until march 4, Google offered only $50,000 for prize in its Chrome reward program, But now Google’s Chrome security have double the reward prize $50,000 to $100,000. In a post on the Google Security Blog, two Chrome development staffers said no one had submitted a working entry.

This $100,000 payout specifically applies to anyone who can hack the yet-Unhackable Chromebook. But Google Also has a wide range of Bug bounty programs, Payout start at $500 to $100,000. And if you provide a fix with your bug submission you’re rewarded with the hacker-friendly sum of $1,337, The digits appear similar to the word “Leet”, Which is a Slang Word for “Elite Hacker”. For More Information check here.
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Saturday, April 2, 2016

How to download torrent file using cloud (www.seedr.cc)

Hi Friends,
There has been lot happening in the torrent scene in the last few months. With the (brief) closure of PirateBay, the shutdown of a popular TV show aggregator, and more ISP’s around the world being ordered to block anything related to torrents, downloading through torrents is scrutinized and often associated with piracy. If you are lucky your ISP may not have blocked torrents, but it may throttle the speed to a point where you
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Sunday, January 24, 2016

How to choose Your First Programming Language

Hello Friends,
Recently I came across with a very enriching infographic that addressed the same question. Udacity has utilized the date of the top ten programming languages in the US (provided by IEEE Spectrum) to pick the best programming language for you as a beginner.
The basis on which this infographic is made varies from location, your lifestyle and the potential growth in career after selecting that particular language.
Based on the flexibility, Python or C++ comes first as it allows you work on the variety of fields such as gaming to making of embedded systems. JS or PHP prepares you for a web development career. Similar observations and trends are made based on the average pay per year, geography and popularity.
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