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Apple Hackers are All Hype

Posted by in Programming News, Web Programming, Web Security

Despite claims that millions of iCloud accounts have been compromised Apple has told the media that no such attack occurred. Perhaps it was all an April Fool’s day prank or perhaps it reveals something a bit more sinister. In an era of fake news and questionable facts, it seems that hackers boost their image by…


Users Won’t See Captcha Anymore

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

Signing into a website or making a payment online often requires the website user to prove they are not a robot. This is typically done through the use of Captcha inputs. Users have to solve puzzles, visual or auditory, to prove they are not an automated system attempting to game an automated system. However these…


What to Expect From Next-Generation Mobile-Security Features

Posted by in Mobile-Security, Programming News, Web Security

The ability to ensure that the data and account information stored within a smartphone tablet or other mobile device is able to be kept as secure as possible is never a consideration that should be taken lightly. Despite potential setbacks with the latest generation of security features, such as facial recognition, users may soon be…


Online Threats to your Cyber Security

Posted by in Cyber Security, Programming News, Web Security

Each day there are news flashes and catchy phrases that are often making it known to the public about the latest hacks or threats to our cyber security which seem to occupy our social media updates and television press circuits. While there may be many bad characters out there who are motivated on carrying malicious…


Overview of Programming Languages in High Demand

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

Marc Andreessen once declared that “Software is eating the world”. This means that there is a need for programmers to write the software. There are so many programming languages that exist in the world but some are far more popular than the rest. When a software company is looking to employ new employees, it will…


Cloudflare Security Breach

Posted by in Cloudflare, Internet Security, Web Security

Cloudflare is a United States-based company that provides Internet security and enhances website performance of the websites associated with it. The company has recently been faced with a security breach when a bug caused portions of data to leak from its customers’ websites.   An investigation by the name Cloudbleed has been launched to get…


Ethical Hackers Are In High Demand

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

Hackers come in two modes, the ethical one is known as a ‘white hat’ hacker, and the unethical one is known as a ‘black hat’ hacker. It is the latter who poses a significant threat to businesses. In an age where e-commerce, mobile-based services, and online data storage is the most suitable way of running…


Google Increases Security Measures

Posted by in Google, Programming News, Web Security

One of the most important and sensitive aspects of any website, mobile application, or any other Internet-based application is web security. In recent news (http://www.cio.com/article/3108382/android/google-details-security-features-in-android-7-0-nougat.html), Internet giant Google unveiled features that will ensure its users receive the highest security measures in its newest product.   Within the next few months Google will be releasing the…


The Impact of Yahoo’s Security Breach

Posted by in Web Security, Yahoo’s Security Breach

Yahoo recently announced that it had been hacked back in August 2013 and that the breach affected over 1 billion accounts. It has had two of the largest breaches in history, the second one having happened in 2014 and affecting about 500 million accounts. However, it assured its customers that no bank account information or…


Future of Web Security: Firms Now Forced to Think Like Hackers

Posted by in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Hackers, Web Security

With new waves of DDoS attacks reported every day, and dozens of publications on the same, it has become eminent for companies to re-think their cyber security strategies.   Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated as technology evolves. Recently, a luxury goods manufacturer went under attack from a phisher who stole employee finger-prints used as security…


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