Security

CheatEngine: Useless Important Tool

Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under windows so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference(e.g: Find that 100hp is too easy, try playing a game with a max of 1 HP), but also contains other useful tools to help(…)

OllyDRX 1.10 Ultimate

  ———————————————————————- + New look + Modified code for almost perfect hiding + Win32 API help reference + Modified code for expanded windows + Modified code for %s overflow RCE exploit + Modified code to make symbols load properly + ON2O Plugin Patcher + Plugin Development Kit & Script Editor v2.0 Tools: ———————————————————————- DUP2.18.3, uPPP(…)

Fighting spam and scams on Twitter

Twitter presents a comparatively new frontier for spammers, malware creators, and throughout dangerous guys, which in turn has created the opportunity for safety researchers and distributors alike to attempt to determine, and put a stop to, their efforts. One firm that’s attempting to get a handle on the scale of the issue, and on ways(…)

Internet security firm just got pwned

In cyberspace they call it “getting pwned“. That’s what happened to the American tech-security company HBGary Federal when it tried to infiltrate the so-called hacktivist network known as Anonymous. In an interview over the weekend Aaron Barr, chief executive of the Washington-based company, said his firm had successfully infiltrated the shadowy collective behind a series(…)

Spyware Is Not the Only Malware Threat to Your Home Computer

Given the huge amount of press and industry attention to “Spyware” it is easy to forget there are other types of malicious software or “malware” out there. Viruses, Worms and Trojans are still being developed to steal your personal data or damage your computer. These malicious programs can be hidden in email attachments or files(…)

Spyware and Your PC

What is spyware? Why is it dangerous? These are two questions many people ask. In my opinion, spyware and adwareare much more dangerous than a virus. Why? For one, spyware can steal your personal data as well as track your internet habits. Spyware is often located in web bug or downloadable items such as music,(…)

Are free screensavers safe to install?

There are many websites online that offer free screensavers for download. The question remains though, are those screensavers safe? By downloading and installing these so called free screensavers will any harm come to your computer? This is a legitimate concern, which needs to be addressed before any user even thinks about installing a free screensaver.(…)

Cyber Forensics

Cyber forensics is a wide term that encompasses computer forensics i.e gathering evidence from computers media seized at the crime scene, and network forensics i.e gathering digital evidence that is distributed across networks. Broadly speaking Cyber Forensics involves: Finding and decrypting protected information, encrypted information and steganographic  content. Tracking software piracy. Recovering deleted data. Matching(…)

How Digital Signatures Work?

A digital signature has the same function as that of a handwritten signature. But, understanding how a digital signature is created and how it achieves the same functionality as that of a handwritten signature is by no means as easy task. This is because the technical concepts involved in creating a digital signature seem far(…)