Interrupted WhatsApp texts led to Belgian terror arrests

Interrupted WhatsApp texts led to Belgian terror arrests

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been trying very hard to access all those messages passed through encrypted messaging companies. However, it apparently didn’t require that effort to gain access to the messages sent over WhatsApp. As per Bloomberg report, two men were captured and permits were released for 3 others for apparently setting up …

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Edward Snowden: Privacy Stays ‘Under the Umbrella of Threat’

Privacy Stays 'Under the Umbrella of Threat'

It’s been 2 years since American NSA (National Security Agency) employee Edward Snowden took and revealed hundreds of files to the media about US mass surveillance programs.  Snowden actions made headlines worldwide – and ever since driven changes in the way federal government spy on general public. The whistleblower Edward Snowden has confined a new …

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Google launches new privacy settings page to tighten its privacy controls

Google launches new privacy settings page to tightening up its privacy controls

Google improved privacy controls for consumers and introduce a site on Monday, that replies FAQs (frequently asked questions) in response to increasing concerns over how Google collects and utilizes its huge amounts of information. The search giant has transformed the way in which users can keep control of their security and privacy setting across Google. …

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Good News! NSA is going to shutdown mass surveillance programs

NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores

Finally a good news for American citizens that the NSA (National Security Agency) is planning to shut its mass surveillance plans down. On 9th of May, NSA mass phone surveillance ruled illegal by the Fedral Court of America. But last Friday night a Senate voted, the National Security Agency is preparing to take steps to …

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LogJam bug affects thousands of websites and popular browsers

New Critical LogJam Bug Affects Thousands of Websites

It looks like we just patched the Heartbleed bug, however there is another vulnerability with SLL named “LogJam” that shakes number of important internet protocols. Researchers just found an internet vulnerability as of now termedas LogJam — and it is assumed to be influencing 8% of the world’s huge sites. What makes it so much …

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Infosec week in review: NSA mass surveillance ruled illegal, DOJ exposing its secret spying programs

security review week

Hope everyone is having a safe and relaxed start of the week, here Security Gladiators go with providing you a recap of most interesting security news from last week. Below, we go with the overview and link to each of the top headline: US Department of Justice lifting Veil on its secret mobile spying programs …

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DOJ lifting Veil on its secret mobile spying programs

DOJ Lifting Veil Its Secret Mobile Spying Programs

The US Department of Justice has allegedly decided to reveal more data about US secret mobile phone tracking gadgets, and about their usage. The DOJ (Department of Justice) has also done a thorough review on exactly how US law enforcement agencies make use of  this spying technology. The exertion could lift the cover of mystery …

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WordPress issues urgent security release: update your site immediately

wordpress security release

WordPress, the most popular CMS (content management system) has been reported having a critical cross site scripting security flaw alongside two other less damaging vulnerabilities. The guys behind it has fixed it and released latest WordPress version being 4.1.2 in an emergency. WordPress is the most used CMS (content management system) online, well actually, chances …

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Banning VPNs is not the solution to restrict geo-blocked video streaming

Banning VPNs is not the Solution to Restrict Video Streaming Worldwide

Banning the VPNs is not the solution for the problem, VPN is trying to keep anti-competitive, content licensing models territory by territory on the worldwide digital distribution platform. You might have heared the noise of “data rentation bomb’ with which Australians have been bombarded recently, and there’s no surprise that ASIO (Australian Security Intelligence Organisation) …

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IDF army networks not compromised after hacking, says Israel

IDF army networks not compromise hacking

According to a report by Reuters on Friday (April has 17, 2015) the computer network of Israel’s army was infiltrated by the Arabic-world hackers, whereas, officials of Israeli military has denied all the reports of IDF computers being compromises. Yesterday, reports of IDF army computer network’s infiltration hit the Internet like crazy, but officials from …

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