Video: SQL Injection Explained In 5 Minutes

Shows how hackers use SQL injection to hack into databases Demonstrates the steps for SQL injection reconnaissance Explains how passwords and credit card numbers can be extracted with SQL injection

Forgot your Windows admin password?

Overview This is a utility to reset the password of any user that has a valid local account on your Windows system. Supports all Windows from NT3.5 to Win8.1, also 64 bit and also the Server versions (like 2003, 2008, 2012) You do not need to know the old password to set a new one.

Think crypto hides you from spooks?

Activists just got another reason to worry about what spooks might be able to learn about them, with boffins demonstrating that a decent traffic fingerprint can tell an attacker what’s going on, even if an app is defended by encryption. For example, if an attacker “knows” what a Twitter post’s traffic typically looks like even

Is that a gun in your pocket?

A New Chip Could Add Motion Sensing to Clothing A company called mCube has made a new kind of accelerometer, the device that senses motion from inside a smartphone or fitness monitor. The component is small and cheap enough to lead to smart electronics in clothing and sports equipment. The new accelerometers are a millimeter

Insecure IOT devices

More than 140,000 internet-of-things devices, from routers to CCTV systems contain zero-day vulnerabilities, backdoors, hard coded crackable passwords and blurted private keys, according to the first large scale analysis of firmware in embedded devices. Four researchers from EURECOM France found the flaws when conducting a simple but systematic, automated, and large-scale analysis of 32,356 firmware

Which VPN?

Millions of people use a VPN service to protect their privacy, but not all VPNs are as anonymous as one might hope. In fact, some VPN services log users’ IP-addresses for weeks. To find out how secure VPNs really are TorrentFreak asked the leading providers about their logging policies, and more. By now most Internet

Schrodinger’s Cat Video

While there has been much discussion about the use of software described as ‘implants’ or ‘backdoors’ to perform targeted surveillance, this report is about the less well understood method by which most targeted surveillance is delivered: network injection. Taking advantage of security flaws in major web presences (such as Google’s ‘YouTube’ and Microsoft’s ‘Live’), vendors

Car Hacking Is Real

Getting hacked, whether on a desktop or smartphone, pretty much sucks. In a way, your entire digital life is an open book and even the control of your devices can be wrenched away from you. But imagine it’s not a smartphone getting ripped from your hands but rather your car’s steering wheel. These are the

Time is your enemy

FBI Facial Recognition Caught Fugitive After 14 Years The FBI’s facial recognition initiative is big and getting bigger. And it’s just proved that it works too, by helping capture a fugitive who’s been on the run for 14 years, during testing in Asia. Neil Stammer has been evading US authorities since 1999, when he was arrested

Best Cybersecurity Mind On Earth

In the computer and network security industry, few people are as well known as Dan Geer. A long-time researcher who is thought of as one of the industry’s thought leaders, Geer is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at In-Q-Tel — a non-profit venture capital firm that invests in technology to support the Central Intelligence

iPhone welcomes Windows malware

Fanbois aren’t safe from Windows malware – and it’s all down to iTunes syncing. The music software’s sync is the Achilles’ heel that could expose otherwise secure iOS devices to malware, security researchers warn. Simply connecting an iPhone or iPad to an infected Windows machine through a USB cable leaves it vulnerable to custom iOS

Apps that Eavesdrop

In the age of surveillance paranoia, most smartphone users know better than to give a random app or website permission to use their device’s microphone. But researchers have found there’s another, little-considered sensor in modern phones that can also listen in on their conversations. And it doesn’t even need to ask.

A router that conceals your Internet traffic

Called Personal Onion Router To Assure Liberty (PORTAL), the project is a pre-built software image for an inexpensive pocket-sized “travel router” to automatically protect its owner’s Internet traffic. Portal provides always-on Tor routing, as well as “pluggable” transports for Tor that can hide the service’s traffic signature from some deep packet inspection systems. The tools

Meet MonsterMind

Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government’s sweeping surveillance programs over the last year. But a new program, currently being developed at the NSA, suggests that surveillance may fuel the government’s cyber defense capabilities, too. The NSA whistleblower says the agency is developing a cyber defense system that would instantly and autonomously

The most wanted man in the world

The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my contact says. “Be in the lobby of the Hotel ______ by 1 pm. Bring a book and wait for ES to find you.” ES is Edward Snowden, the most wanted man in the world.