Securing LinkedIn - Atleast to safeguard your connections

LinkedIn can be unethical hackers' treasure, and can lead to loss of private data and does pose a serious threat to organization's security. It can also be used by unethical hackers to spread malware. In recent news, unethical hackers/criminals created fake accounts pretending to be recruiters, and gained access ...

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Chennai - Unrelenting rains

Chennai is going through its worst monsoon in 100 year history, and everyone in the city have been impacted in one way or another. Experts have already put the loss(so far) estimate of 150,000,000,000 INR, which is close to 2.5 billion USD. And there is ...

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Analyzing Malicious PDF

PDF files are very commonly used to share documents, and due to several vulnerabilities reported in PDF reading software, as I quietly put it, it is commonly used by unethical hackers for Client Side attacks. The point to note is that the PDF, containing malware, needs a vulnerable software, for ...

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Dinesh Gunasekar - | Tags : PDF, JavaScript, ShellCode

Web2py: Quick Reference

Web2py is an open source web framework for rapid, secure and scalable development of web based application, written in python. It is based on MVC(Model View Controller) concept. Complete Reference available at web2py book If you have used web2py, this short reference could be helpful. If you are a ...

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Dinesh Gunasekar - | Tags : Web Application, Web2py

VENOM stings Qemu

Vulnerability AboutDescription VENOM Stands for Virtual Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation Discovered by Jason Geffner, Senior Security Researcher at CrowdStrike. Affected Software QEMU (Xen CVSS7.7 CVE2015-3456 Affected Systems Any OS running Xen RHEL {5,6,7}.0 OpenStack {4,5,6,7}.0 VirtualBox Not Affected VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V. The ...

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Dinesh Gunasekar - | Tags : Virtualization, Buffer Overflow, Venom, Qemu