The long waited Jailbreak for iPhone 4S/ iPad 2 untethred has been released by Chronic Dev team and they have named it as GreenPois0n Absinthe. The GreenPois0n Absinthe will enables a user to jailbreak 5.01 Untethered.Pod2g was the mastermind behind the vulnerability. On finding the vulnerability around 8 months ago in IOS 5.0.1 he handed over it to Chronic Dev team and iPhone dev team. The two giants of Jailbreaking industry. However both of the well known teams managed to create the exploit which enables the user to jailbreak 5.0.1. The iPhone dev team Named it as Redsn0w 0.9.10 and the chronic dev team named it as GreenPois0n Absinthe.
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Directory transversal attack. Therefore I believe that we need no to go in details about the attack. You might know avinash by now the author of the previous article How Hackers Are Hacking Into Websites On Shared Hosts. However in this article he will demonstrate a local file inclusion vulnerability and he will enhance the attack by uploading a shell on the website.
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The biggest threats to IT security don’t originate from outside a company. Employees, contractors, and business partners on the inside pose a far greater security risk. As long as your current or former staff and associates have access to your internal network, you are vulnerable to a security breach.
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|Megaupload.com was shut down by FBI on Thursday.|
A day after a 24-hour blackout of popular Websites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and BoingBoing, which were protesting a pair of controversial anti-piracy bills(SOPA/PIPA) making their way through Congress, FBI stepped in and shut down one of the world's largest file-sharing sites Megaupload.com, also charged four people connected to it in New Zealand and seized Millions in cash from the authorities. However three of the higher authorities are on the run and thought not to be in New Zealand.
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We have already disscussed alot about "How To Hack Facebook Passwords" in my article Top 10 Ways How Hackers Can Hack Facebook Accounts In 2011. However in this article I will talk about a common vulnerablility which can be used by hackers to hack a facebook account status. Before I proceed with this article I would like to mention it clearly that every thing explained here is for educational purposes only. Our mission is not to encourage people to hack facebook accounts, However we want to raise awareness among people regarding latest internet security threats.
Wordpress as you might know is one of the most widely used blogging platforms, As a reason of which it has became the favorite target of hackers. Wordpress itself is quite secure, however the plugins make it unsecure resulting in hack attacks, data loss etc, when they are created the developers do not think of the security or do not know how to write the secure code, hence skipping lots of necessary checks making the plugins vulnerable to attacks like SQLInjetion, Remote File inclusion etc.
The other and by the far the most important advantage of programming is that you will be able to understand exploit codes and even learn to write them too, Though there are softwares which have made the process of exploit writing much simpler, but you still need to have a solid grasp of programming languages in order to know how the exploits work.
Facebook as you might know has been a victim of malware attacks and hoaxes for a large span of time now, It seems that facebook has been unsuccessful to stop these kind of attacks. A famous worm called Ramnit worm has been actively found in the facebook environment. It is reported by Symantec that this worm is responsible for the theft of more than 45k passwords.