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Twitter to have its own URL shortner to fight phishing


Recently, many phishing scams have been spreading around in Twitter causing a trouble to a lot of users. These scams relies on one of the basic things behind Twitter – the use of URL shortening services as tweets are limited to 140 characters. By hiding behind these seemingly innocent shortened links, scammers have been passing…

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By Ricky
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3 tips to protect yourself from Twitter phishing attacks


3 tips to protect yourself from Twitter phishing attacks

With Twitter use exploding at an unimaginable rate, it has created a lot of problems not only with Twitter’s service but also with the users using the service. There has been numerous cases of phishing attacks on Twitter and user accounts getting hacked as a result of this. As tweets are limited to only 140…

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By Ricky

Pwn2Own hacking competition is back again – This time with $100K prize money


Pwn2Own hacking competition is back again – This time with $100K prize money

The Pwn2Own hacking competition, which is organized annually by TippingPoint¬†Zero Day Initiative, is back again for its fourth year. This year, the total prize money has been increased to $100K. The competition will be at the CanSecWest security conference held in Vancouver, BC on March 24th 2010. If you successfully exploit a target you get…

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By Ricky

Is Apple banning iPhone jailbreakers?


Is Apple banning iPhone jailbreakers?

Yes, it certainly seems like Apple is starting to ban iPhone jailbreakers from the iTune App Store. Coming just after the release of the iPhone OS 3.1.3 and subsequent jailbreak shortly afterwards, it seems that Apple has started cracking down on hackers who are responsible for jailbreaking the new iPhone OS.

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By Ricky
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Anti-internet censorship group attacks Australian parliament website


Anti-internet censorship group attacks Australian parliament website

The Australian Parliament website was attacked by what is believed to be a DDoS attack today. The attack comes two days after a hacking group called Anonymous threatened to attack the Australian government websites over the Australian government’s attempt to impose internet censorship.

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By Ricky

Details of the TCS DNS hacker


We recently covered the hack of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) website. After the hack we at Digitizor decided to investigate the identity of the hacker. In this article, we are publishing some of our findings. The first thing we tried to do was track the hacker. Here is what we uncovered regarding the hacker:

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By Ricky

How to install Nmap 5.20 in Ubuntu [from source]


How to install Nmap 5.20 in Ubuntu [from source]

Nmap 5.20 was released recently with some exciting changes. However, it is not yet available for Ubuntu. In this article, we will show you how you can compile and install Nmap 5.20 from the source code in Ubuntu. To install Nmap 5.20, simply follow the steps given below:

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By Ricky

Nmap 5.20 released with 342 new fingerprints


Nmap 5.20 released with 342 new fingerprints

Nmap, arguably the best network scanning tools available today, got a new release – Nmap 5.20. This is the first stable Nmap release since Nmap 5.0, which was released in July 2009. The new release comes with a lot of new features; most significant among them being the addition of 342 new signatures and the…

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By Ricky

How to install KDE SC 4.4 RC 1 in OpenSUSE 11.2


How to install KDE SC 4.4 RC 1 in OpenSUSE 11.2

KDE SC 4.4 RC 1 was released a few days back with a lot of new features. Now it is available for OpenSUSE. In this article, we are tell you how to install KDE SC 4.4 RC 1 in OpenSUSE 11.2. WARNING: THIS IS NOT A FINAL BUILD. SO IT IS RECCOMENDED THAT YOU DO…

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By Ricky

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