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Archive for August, 2014

Interesting Read: ParanoiDF – PDF Analysis & Password Cracking Tool

Posted by Xavier Ashe on August 13, 2014

As I browse the internet, I find security news that I find interesting. Here is one such article:

ParanoiDF – PDF Analysis & Password Cracking Tool

Original article from Darknet – The Darkside
Original article posted on August 13, 2014 at 11:15AM

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Interesting Read: Your PC or laptop may have a backdoor enabled by default, millions do

Posted by Xavier Ashe on August 13, 2014

As I browse the internet, I find security news that I find interesting. Here is one such article:

Your PC or laptop may have a backdoor enabled by default, millions do

Computrace software, which is enabled by default on millions of PCs, could allow attacker to remotely wipe the hard drive. Researchers described the "backdoor" in BIOS/UEFI, as well as how it can be exploited at Black Hat USA. Although the suggested threat mitigation is the deactive Computrace, that’s not always possible.

Original article from Computerworld Blogs – Security
Original article posted on August 13, 2014 at 10:03AM

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Interesting Read: How Hackable Is Your Car? Consult This Handy Chart

Posted by Xavier Ashe on August 6, 2014

As I browse the internet, I find security news that I find interesting. Here is one such article:

How Hackable Is Your Car? Consult This Handy Chart

Last year, when hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed they could hijack the steering and brakes of a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius with nothing but laptops connected to the cars, they raised two questions: Could hackers perform the same tricks wirelessly, or even over the Internet? And even more pressing: Is your […]



Original article from WIRED » Threat Level
Original article posted on August 06, 2014 at 06:30AM

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