Category Archives: Security

Enable SSH (Secure Shell) in Ubuntu 14.04 ( Trusty Tahr)

Enable SSH (Secure Shell) in Ubuntu 14.04 ( Trusty Tahr) -How-to-Guide This tutorial shows you how to enable SSH in Ubuntu 14.04 ( Trusty Tahr) you may already know, SSH is a secure communication protocol that lets you remotely access to our Linux and Unix based systems. SSH is a replacement for Telnet.Telnet is very […]

Cybersecurity is new challenge for countries globally

    WASHINGTON: It started with hactivists defacing websites and a e-mails pointing users to links that stole data. Soon, Ragnar Rattas and his team of Estonian computer security experts were battling the heaviest and most sophisticated cyberattacks they had ever encountered. As the situation worsened, they abandoned some networks including a major public facing […]

Iranian hackers using fake Facebook accounts to spy on US leaders

BOSTON: In an unprecedented, three-year cyberespionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on military and political leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyberintelligence firm said.  ISight Partners, which uncovered the operation, said the hackers’ targets include a four-star US Navy admiral, US […]

Face recognition to boost surveillance

  The US government is making progress on developing a surveillance system that would pair computers with video cameras to scan crowds and automatically identify people by their faces, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with researchers working on the project. The Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning project called the Biometric Optical […]

Kenya Google has been the victim of a cyber-attack

  On Monday morning, Google has been the victim of a cyber-attack. Defacement attack was launched by Bangladeshi hacker TiGER-M@TE, their Kenyan domain google.co.ke was defaced, instead the page splayed a black background€™ stamped in red across it. When a user visited the page the hacked screen spiraled in as some foreign music played in […]

Chinese hackers defaced the website of the government owned Philippines News Agency (PNA)

Chinese hackers defaced the website of the government owned Philippines News Agency (PNA) Defaced page of the website was with the Chinese flag and the text: “China Hacker EvilShadow Team, We are evil shadow. We are the team. We have our own dignity China Hacker Lxxker.” The hackers shared news of the attack on Facebook. […]