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Mohit Kumar (unixroot)
Entrepreneur, Researcher, Trainer, Infosec Journalist, Speaker, Traveller & Part-time Hacker
Entrepreneur, Researcher, Trainer, Infosec Journalist, Speaker, Traveller & Part-time Hacker
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How Hackers Cash Out Millions of Bitcoins Received in Ransom
Digital currencies have emerged as a favourite tool for hackers and cyber criminals, as digital currency transactions are nearly anonymous, allowing cyber criminals to use it in underground markets for illegal trading, and to receive thousands of dollars in...

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3 New CIA-developed Hacking Tools For MacOS & Linux Exposed
WikiLeaks has just published a new set of classified documents linked to another CIA project, dubbed ' Imperial ,' which reveals details of at least three CIA-developed hacking tools and implants designed to target computers running Apple Mac OS X and diffe...

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Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme
Greece police have arrested a Russian man who is believed to have been the operator of the popular BTC-e Bitcoin exchange on charges of laundering more than $4 billion in bitcoin for culprits involved in hacking attacks, tax fraud and drug trafficking. A Un...

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CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware
Last month, we reported about a group of hackers exploiting SambaCry —a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software—to hack Linux computers and install malware to mine cryptocurrencies. The same group of hackers is n...

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Google Detects Dangerous Spyware Apps On Android Play Store
Security researchers at Google have discovered a new family of deceptive Android spyware that can steal a whole lot of information on users, including text messages, emails, voice calls, photos, location data, and other files, and spy on them. Dubbed Lipizz...

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Creator of Nanocore RAT Pleads Guilty to Aiding CyberCriminals
A programmer who was arrested in March this year—not because he hacked someone, but because he created and distributed a remote access software that helped cyber criminals—has finally pleaded guilty. Taylor Huddleston , 26, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, pleaded...

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Smart Vacuum Cleaners Making Map Of Your Home — And Wants to Sell It
What if I say that your cute, smart robotic vacuum cleaner is collecting data than just dirt? During an interview with Reuters, the CEO of iRobot, the company which manufactured Roomba device, has revealed that the robotic vacuum cleaner also builds a map o...

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Russia Bans Proxy Services And VPNs To Purge Extremist Content
Earlier this year, China announced a crackdown on VPNs and proxy services in the country and made it mandatory for all VPN providers and leased cable lines operators to have a license from the government in order to use such services. Now, Russia is also co...

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Gang Behind Fireball Malware that Infected 250 Million PCs Busted by Police
Chinese authorities have recently initiated a crackdown on the operators of a massive adware campaign that infected around 250 Million computers , including Windows and Mac OS, across the world earlier this year. The adware campaign was uncovered by securit...

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Adobe is Finally Killing FLASH — At the End of 2020!
Finally, Adobe is Killing FLASH — the software that helped make the Internet a better place with slick graphics, animation, games and applications and bring online video to the masses, but it has been hated for years by people and developers over its buggy ...
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