The Nintendo Switch is a great device for gaming, but it can't do much else. Thankfully, that may not be the case for much longer, if you're willing to hack your $469 tablet.
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If you've been tempted to get in on the blockchain currency racket, first read tech writer Mark Frauenfelder's story of losing access to $US30,000 ($39,186) in bitcoin. Ask yourself if you could handle the stress of trying to guess a seven-digit PIN, knowing that every time you guessed wrong, your money would get locked away for hours, then days, then years. Ask yourself what you'd do if your investment paid off tenfold, only to disappear in a fire.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Cybercrime is no joke. In fact, the global cost of cybercrime is expected to reach more than $2 trillion by 2019, which means it's in everyone's best interest to learn how to defend themselves from malicious hacking attacks. That's where the Zero to Hero Cyber Security Hacker Bundle comes in handy. Whether you're looking to make a career out of hunting hackers or simply better your own online defenses, this collection trains you in the best tactics and strategies to defend yourself in less than 15 hours.
Even when you're covering your tracks by opening a new incognito window, your web browsing history might not be as private as you think. Information about what you do online, down to every single URL, can likely be purchased on the web by anyone who wants it. And while in most cases people are making those purchases for marketing reasons, they could choose to use their newfound knowledge maliciously as well.
Allegations that Kaspersky's well-known end point security software has been used to provide Russian intelligence agencies with access to sensitive data, potentially creating a backdoor into millions of computers, have been made by The New York Times. With US government agencies already directed to remove the software from computers, the writing is on the wall for the Russian software giant.
Famed white hat hacker Marcus Hutchins -- better known as "MalwareTech" -- was arrested by the FBI yesterday while trying to fly home to the United Kingdom from Las Vegas. The 22-year-old security researcher gained mainstream fame earlier this year as the guy who stopped the destructive WannaCry ransomware from spreading, and had been partying with friends near the Black Hat and Defcon hacker conferences before his arrest. Now, he faces serious federal charges for allegedly creating the Kronos banking trojan. But he's supposed to be the good guy!
Given how much the world relies on the web, the most important battles may very well be fought in cyberspace. That's why companies are hiring ethical hackers to secure their networks and keep malicious cybercriminals out. You can join their ranks with the Super-Sized Ethical Hacking Bundle.
It's rare a day goes by without a story about leaks or cybercrime hitting the news. That's why companies pay top dollar for ethical hackers to keep cyber criminals far, far away from their sensitive networks. With demand for these professionals surging, now is the perfect time to break into the industry, and the Ethical Hacking A to Z Bundle can help make it happen.
Those familiar the Old Testament will be familiar with the axiom from Exodus and Leviticus “An eye for an eye”. In short, it means if someone hurts you, hurt them back equally. Thankfully, we have moved on from retribution-based justice - or so I thought. Republican congressman Tom Graves says we should be able to hunt the hackers that attack us and give them a dose of their own medicine.
Oh God, a hacker's on the loose with a new (but familiar) Google Docs phishing scam, and journalists are in the crosshairs.
US authorities have arrested a reportedly shady character who goes by the alias 'Severa' in Spain. Severa, whose real name is Pyotr Levashov, is a Russian spammer who is listed at Number 7 in Spamhaus' Top 10 Spammer list. It's alleged Severa was involved in the "hacking" of the recent US Presidential election. But what is hacking an election? Aren't all elections "hacked" in the sense that parties dig up and release dirt on each other in the hope of influencing the outcome?
The web is as expansive as it is riddled with potential threats...in fact, the number of malware attacks doubled in 2016 alone. That’s why ethical hackers have surged in demand, and becoming one is easier than you think. With the Pay What You Want: White Hat Hacker 2017 Bundle, you can dive into more than 60 hours of training for a price you get to pick.
Data is what makes the world go round, so it’s no wonder why we’re all so interested in keeping it safe and secure. As a result, the demand for cybersecurity experts has never been higher, and becoming one is easier than you think. Pick up the White Hat Hacker 2017 Bundle, and you can kickstart your foray into this high-paying field—all for a price you get to pick.
In the wake of recent cyberattacks on Sony and even during the U.S. presidential election, it’s clear that cybercriminals can deal crushing blows to virtually anyone. So, it’s no wonder why demand is skyrocketing for cybersecurity experts, and you can join their ranks with the Comprehensive Cyber Threat Analysis training bundle.
Employers might be itching to bring on ethical hackers, but they won’t give you the time of day if you’re not sporting the right certification. Fortunately, the Certified Ethical Hacker Bootcamp is here to get your cybersecurity career online by helping you ace one of the industry’s hottest certification exams.
"Hacking" carries a lot of negativity around it, but not all hacking is used for evil. Learning about it arms you with the necessary knowledge to deal with it, so ethical hacking lets you be the good guy. If you want to learn more about ethical hacking, check out this exploration into the world of penetration testing.
Chances are if your email or social media account has ever been compromised, you accidentally gave your credentials to the scammers yourself. The most common way to infiltrate an account is called phishing, in which people trick you into handing over your login info to false websites that look legitimate.