Cybercriminals are a diverse lot, yet you can spot some patterns and motives across the group. For victims, be they businesses or individuals, the outcome of an encounter can usually be quantified—some sort of loss has occurred. From here, you can start to understand the cybercriminal’s motives. The degree of loss can suggest the motive and operating capability of the cybercriminal, but the type of attack must also be considered.
Google has a set of advanced search operators which can be used to find interesting information about a target website or domain. Our tool aggregates a couple of useful search expressions (Google dorks) that you can use to extract ‘juicy’ data from Google. Every penetration test should start with a passive reconnaissance phase. Since public search engines have gathered huge amounts of information about almost every website from the Internet,
Digital Transformation: is impacting every aspect of business—shaping growth, transforming products, optimizing operations, and empowering employees. But with these extraordinary opportunities comes many questions about how IT leadership can effectively evolve their organizations, while still securing their data against the threat of increasingly severe cyberattacks. THE THREAT LANDSCAPE. The rapidly dissolving IT perimeter has created new targets for hackers. And hackers are becoming much more skilled and organized. As a
Muslim hackers have attacked Isis’s propaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”. After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targeting its Amaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security. “In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic. “We can now handle
Are you a proud iPhone owner? If yes, this could freak you up. Trust me! Your iPhone has a serious privacy concern that allows iOS app developers to take your photographs and record your live video using both front and back camera—all without any notification or your consent. This alarming privacy concern in Apple’s mobile operating system was highlighted by an Austrian developer and Google engineer, Felix Krause, who detailed