Archive for September, 2011

How to: force official Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update onto your device

How to: force official Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update onto your device

Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” started rolling out on Tuesday but not all devices will get the update notification straight away.
There’s a simple way to force the Mango update to your device as long as it’s currently in the delivering phase. WPCentral reports that the update will process in three stages. Microsoft updates handsets to 7392 then through to 7403 and finally 7720, the RTM build of Windows Phone 7.5. Thanks to WPCentral there’s some rather simple steps to follow …

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Syria wages cyber warfare as websites hacked

Syria wages cyber warfare as websites hacked

BEIRUT – While Syrian protesters and security forces are engaged in a war of attrition on the ground, a different kind of battle is emerging online.
Pro- and anti-government activists in Syria are increasingly turning to the Internet, hacking and defacing websites in an attempt to win a public relations victory.
Shadowy online activist groups have hacked into at least 12 Syrian government websites in recent days, replacing their content with interactive maps and statements detailing atrocities by security forces …

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LulzSec Hacker Exposed by the Service He Thought Would Hide Him

LulzSec Hacker Exposed by the Service He Thought Would Hide Him

On Thursday, the FBI arrested two suspected hackers who allegedly participated in Anonymous and LulzSec attacks. One of them, Cody Kretsinger, faces 15 years in prison for allegedly helping break into the Sony Pictures website with an SQL injection and publishing user data. As we described on Thursday, the indictment against Kretsinger says he used what’s called a proxy server to hide his identity while carrying out the attack. But on Friday it emerged that the site he allegedly used …

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Mass compromise at inmotionhosting.com

Thousands of sites got mass defaced today at InMotion hosting. The defacement was made by “TiGER-M@TE” and all the sites had the following text in there:

Server   Hacked   By   TiGER-M@TE
According to zone-h they defaced at least 1,000 sites in there and you can see each one listed here: http://zone-h.org/archive/notifier=TiGER-M@TE
*It seems that some of the compromised sites were also at webhostinghub.com (both owned by the same company)
**We are tracking more than 10k sites already defaced.
***Update from …

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Bypassing all anti-virus in the world

Bypassing all anti-virus in the world

Good Bye Detection , Hello Infection
Introduction
as  you may read in @abysssec in twitter  actually in past a few months we did a cool research on bypassing anti-viruses and got really great result .
Bypassing anti-viruses is not a new topic and it’s still about encrypting / decrypting  of a program to being hide from AV eyes. In past it was really, really easy task to do but AV’s getting smarter and bypassing all anti-viruses with some really unique methods …

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SkyNET has arrived to crack your Wi-Fi network from above

Adapted from a $300 Parrot AR.Drone quadricopter, the SkyNET drone has been constructed by a group of scientists at the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Terminator-inspired machine is equipped with an injection-enabled Wi-Fi card that has the ability to scan, attack, record and join Wi-Fi networks in the area. A second Wi-Fi card communicated with an Ad-hoc wireless network to receive drone commands. The drone contains an extremely light single board computer using the Linux operating system. The drone is …

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