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Magic, Hacking and Kevin Mitnick

Is there anything common to Magic and Hacking? Is there a hacker in a magician? Is there a magician in a hacker?

In my personal journey, I adopted Magic first and later got acquainted with Hacking when I met my co-founder and started working on a product to simulate a human hacker. I believe Magic helped me in Security. Somehow deep in my heart I always believed there is a magician in every hacker.

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Added by bikash on April 4, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

5 of the most famous hackers!!!

The Internet has plenty of crackers, known as  "black hats", who work to exploit computer systems.You also have white hats. When hackers are hired by companies to do penetration testing, it's legal and known as white hats. In this section we profile five of the most famous  and all time favourite "black hat"…

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Added by CISO Platform on March 29, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

5 of the most famous and all time favourite white hat hackers!!!

White Hat Hackers

Hackers that use their skills for good are classified as "white hat." These white hats often work as certified "…

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Added by Priyanka Aash on February 21, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

How MIT website got hacked despite having any vulnerability ?

MIT got hacked.Anonymous defaced the MIT to protest against the case of “Aaron Swartz”.

Without getting into who really hacked or the “cause” behind the protest, I just wanted to dissect it as an interesting case of multi-stage attack which proves that just securing your application is not good enough.…MIT got hacked

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Added by CISO Platform on January 24, 2013 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

5 famous all time favourite white hat hackers!!!

White Hat Hackers



White Hat Hackers

Hackers that use their skills for good are classified as white hat. These white hats often work as certified Ethical Hackers,
hired by companies to test the integrity of their systems. Others, operate without company permission by bending but not breaking…

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Added by CISO Platform on July 16, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Anti-Virus… or Door for a hacker?

How hackers can break into your system through anti-virus?
 
Step 1: Hacker does remote identification of antivirus - Some company Inc is running an antivirus in its mail server. The antivirus checks for every incoming mail for possible virus infection. If the mail is clean, the antivirus passes it and the mail is then forwarded to recipient. Else the mail gets dropped or rejected. The first step of an attacker is to…
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Added by CISO Platform on July 5, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to have unique passwords for each website and yet remember them easily?

 

How to have unique passwords for each website and yet remember them easily

LinkedIn got hacked and we heard it. Techradar got hacked and we heard it once more. We all know it. But we don’t do it. We all know that we should have unique passwords for different websites but how do we remember hundreds of them. Here is something that I would suggest. Something simple, easy and it…

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Added by bikash on June 29, 2012 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

5 Lessons from the LinkedIn Breach

The recent LinkedIn security breach wherein approximately 6.5M user account names and passwords were stolen and published online is not something new. Such incidents are quite common place. Though the exact cause of breach is not known we can definitely point out some obvious flaws like lack of sophisticated security control. In this entry I would like to provide…

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Added by bikash on June 29, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

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