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Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts a victim's files. The attackers then demand a ransom from the victim to restore access to the files upon payment. Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly common, with billions...
Last week New York Times revealed that former USA state secretary Hillary Clinton used a private email account instead of official email address for communications while serving the State department. It is reported that Clinton used...

RBS World Pay hacker gets suspended sentence

A Russian hacker received a five-year suspended sentence on Tuesday after pleading guilty to playing a key part in the robbery of $10m from...

HITB Magazine Issue 005 is out

The fifth edition of the Hack in the Box is available for download.  This issue discusses about Secure Shell Attack, Exploting web virtual hosting, Windows...

Nearly one third of the users caught a computer virus

In connection with the Safer Internet Day on 8 February 2011, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European  Union, presents a selection of statistics...

Seccubus Vulnerability Scanner

Seccubus is an automated vulnerability scanner with some extra features. One is that the periodic vulnerability assessment capability of the tool. Seccubus was created...

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