Category: Cybersecurity News

PenTest Edition: My Favorite Wi-Fi Assessment Tools – 2018

Penetration testing and security analysis is an integral aspect of cybersecurity. The ability to master some of these tools is certainly indispensable. Penetration testers and other cybersecurity professionals use these tools everyday to examine the security posture of their networks. All of these tools are free to download; however, whether you can use them or ...

1.4 Billion Plaintext Credentials Found on the Dark Web: Protect Yourself With A Strong Password

4iQ Finds A File Containing 1.4 Billion Credentials on the Dark Web Last week, 4iQ discovered 1.4 billion cleartext credentials (e.g., usernames, e-mails, and passwords) in a single 41GB file on the Dark Web. To be exact, there are 1,400,553,869 usernames/clear text password pairs. Several of these credentials were tested and verified to work. The ...

The Approaching Arrival of Cyberterrorism

Introduction The biggest vulnerability confronting cybersecurity professionals today is one we aren't even fully prepared to handle. This vulnerability requires cybersecurity specialists to be armed with the latest technology in network and information security in order to safeguard US critical assets. The FBI and CIA acknowledge its existence and its significant risk to critical and ...

How Hackers Still Manage to Steal Facebook Passwords: How You Can Protect Yourself

Throughout the years of Facebook hacking, hackers have discovered plenty of different methods for stealing Facebook credentials. Some are straightforward; others quite clever. But, just like a cat-and-mouse game, Facebook responds with an additional security feature to protect our accounts. Thus, many of the older and easier methods of acquiring Facebook credentials are going obsolete. ...

What is the DARK WEB? How to Access It

Introduction: Ever wonder what lurks on the Dark Web? Hear any scary stories about contract killings? Weapons trading? Sex trafficking? Red rooms? These are all very real (with the exception of "red rooms." They are, by and large, more of a myth). At the surface, we have the Internet or the World Wide Web (WWW). ...