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Password Security

Today hundreds of users are getting hacked by cyber criminals, there hackers are breaching user’s personal information such as email id, credit/debit card information, physical address, legal document identities.

They may hack users by Email phishing, fraud social post, DDoS Attacks and…

Blackphone no challenge at DEF CON, gets rooted within 5 minutes

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Researcher finds that you can hack airplanes through in-flight Wi-Fi

Everyone loves in-flight Wi-Fi… until it allows a hacker to infiltrate the plane’s satellite communications equipment. CBC News brings us word that security researcher Ruben Santamarta of IOActive is going to present new findings at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas this week showing how to use a plane’s Wi-Fi and even its in-flight entertainment system to hack into its satellite equipment.

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Researcher finds that you can hack airplanes through in-flight Wi-Fi

Everyone loves in-flight Wi-Fi… until it allows a hacker to infiltrate the plane’s satellite communications equipment. CBC News brings us word that security researcher Ruben Santamarta of IOActive is going to present new findings at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas this week showing how to use a plane’s Wi-Fi and even its in-flight entertainment system to hack into its satellite equipment.

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Over 5,000 sites are tracking you with Canvas Fingerprinting

Internet users looking to better guard their online privacy are probably aware of a new tracking trick certain sites are experimenting with in order to offer better targeted ads even to those people who block other tracking measures. Called canvas fingerprinting, the new tool tells your browser to create a unique fingerprint for your computer, by retrieving certain details about how the browser is rendering text on your system.

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Over 5,000 sites are tracking you with Canvas Fingerprinting

Internet users looking to better guard their online privacy are probably aware of a new tracking trick certain sites are experimenting with in order to offer better targeted ads even to those people who block other tracking measures. Called canvas fingerprinting, the new tool tells your browser to create a unique fingerprint for your computer, by retrieving certain details about how the browser is rendering text on your system.

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