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Fruitfly malware spied on Mac users

Sorry Mac users, you’re not as secure as you’ve been lead to believe. Granted, Linux being insecure has always been the case and isn’t a recent development. The fruitfly malware has been in operation for 13 years and was created by a man from Ohio, and the creator and distributor, Phillip Durachinsky, faces a 16 […]

Shodan Adventures Part 4 – Smart Speakers

I’ve written about IoT threats in the past about Huwaei Gateways, Netgear routers, and IP cameras, but this time I’m covering the must-have device over the past couple years. Smart speakers.

Exploring the Dark and Deep Web

The Front Page of the Deep Web The self-proclaimed front page of the deep web is The Uncensored Hidden Wiki, and when they say uncensored, they mean it. I will be covering a lot of what this hidden wiki offers, but some of it is too sensitive to include because I have no desire for […]

Shodan Adventures Part 2

Do you remember the Mirai botnet? If you don’t, here’s a quick refresher. Mirai is an internet-of-things malware that turns DVRs, security cameras, toasters, refrigerators, etc., into a zombie that can attack another network or device with a flood of empty data that will overwhelm and cause a denial-of-service (the device or network loses internet […]

Round Up of Defaced Websites

Defacing a hacked website is usually for the sake of sending a message that the web server is insecure, but as you will see below, that is not always the case. These are just a sample of images, but it appears Turkish hackers have gone on a rampage. For the sake of displaying a diverse […]