Nooruddin Shaikh

All your reaction GIFs now belong to facebook, as it buys Giphy for 400 Million Dollars

Seven years ago, Facebook claimed not to support the 21st century’s new favorite communication tool, the animated GIF. Oh, how times have changed: Today, Facebook’s newest acquisition is one of the Internet’s most popular GIF hosting sites. Facebook is making Giphy part of the Instagram team, the company said today. Axios, which was first to …

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Microsoft Offers 1,00,000 US Dollars If You Can Hack This Linux Operating System

Microsoft chose Linux instead of Windows 10 to power an IoT security platform, and now it’s offering hackers $100,000 (£81,000) if they can break it. There are, of course, conditions attached. For a start, this isn’t a challenge to hack into any old Linux OS. Instead, it’s a very specific Linux OS that Microsoft has …

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Hackers selling 267 million Facebook records on hacker forum.

Facebook has more than 2.5 billion monthly active users and when its data is breached, that’s bad news for everyone. Today is one of those days where personal data of millions of unsuspected users has been put at risk. In December 2019, a misconfigured Elasticsearch server exposed the personal information of 267 million (267,140,436) users. …

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All about TOR?

TOR or The Onion Browser allows anonymous use of internet and it hides the real identify of the user. It protects users from traffic analysis and network spying. TOR is popular and best secured Internet connectivity tool to access the darknet anonymously. TOR is based on principle of “Onion Routing” which was developed by Paul …

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Russia Telco hijacks Internet Traffic for Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and others

Earlier this week, traffic meant for more than 200 of the world’s largest content delivery networks (CDNs) and cloud hosting providers was suspiciously redirected through Rostelecom, Russia’s state-owned telecommunications provider. The incident affected more than 8,800 internet traffic routes from 200+ networks. BGP stands for the Border Gateway Protocol and is the de-facto system used …

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Thousands of private Zoom videos are online for anyone to watch

Your boss may not be the only one secretly replaying your Zoom meetings. Thousands of recorded Zoom meetings are floating around the open web — available for anyone to watch. The exposed video calls include private business discussions, casual friend conversations, therapy sessions, and, yes, nudity, and many appear to have been made public by …

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