Twitter Hacked, Million's of Passwords Leaked

Twitter Hacked, Million's of Passwords Leaked
Another day, another Data Breach! Now, micro social networking site Twitter is the latest in the line of historical data breaches targeting social networking websites.

Same hacker linked with MySpace, LinkedIn, and Tumblr data breaches, is claiming another major tech breach -- this time, it's said to be millions of Twitter accounts.

A Russian seller named as Tessa88, claimed to have obtained the database, which includes an email addresses (and sometimes a second email), usernames, and plain-text passwords.
Tessa88 is selling the Twitter dump database for 10 bitcoin, $5820 approx. 

The seller said they obtained 379 million accounts as early as 2015. That would be far more than its 310 million monthly active users, but could account for cumulative accounts, such as inactive users.

After reviewing the portion of leaked, on the blog post LeakedSource says that Twitter was beached. 
"The explanation for this is that tens of millions of people have become infected by malware, and the malware sent every saved username and password from browsers like Chrome and Firefox back to the hackers from all websites including Twitter," the blog post said.

A Twitter spokesperson said in a prepared statement:"A number of other online services have seen millions of passwords stolen in the past several weeks. We recommend people use a unique, strong password for Twitter. We detail other steps people can take to keep their accounts secure on our help center."

In a recent tweet, the company also said that it periodically checks its data against recent password leaks to ensure that account stay secure.

Now this probing the worst year for the security. As there are number of organizations database were dumped. Last time utorrent was also got hacked and tons of its users-password got leaked online.
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VK.com Hacked, 1Million Passwords Leaked

VK.com Hacked, 1Million Passwords Leaked
Another data breached of this month and may this year can be called as Data Breached year. This time Russia's biggest social networking site VK.com is in the line of historical breached.

The leaked database contains information like full names of users, email addresses, plain-text passwords, location information, and phone numbers.

The hacked database is selling by same hacker named Peace, who have sold the dump data of LinkedIn, MySpace, Tumblr etc. All the database were sold on Dark web and again Vk.com database were on sell for 1 BTC i.e. $580 approx.

Hackers says that all the passwords of VK.com were in plaintext when its was hacked.  Its is being says the data have been stolen in late-2012 or early 2013 when VK.com had just under 190 Million users.

This leaked data were first reported by leakedsource which have got the portion of database. Company VK.com have already analyzed the content of dump database.

LeakedSource mentioned that the most common passwords used by VK users were 123456, QWERTY, 123123 etc, and all these were very easy to guess.

We again recommending our users to change there online accounts passwords and also to follow strong password practices. Don't use same passwords for there accounts and change them in a regular basis.
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Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked

Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked
Facebook CEO's Mark Zuckerberg's other social accounts has been hacked last day by a hacking team called "OurMine Team". Concerntrating on Facebook, it seems that he forgot his other social media's accounts.

This week, Zuckerberg's twitter and Pinterest showing a tag line written "Hacked by OurMine Team ".
Hacker's group says that they have got the logins of Zuckerberg's account's from the LinkedIn Database dump, which was leaked few weeks ago.

We don’t know for sure how OurMine Team pulled off the hacks, but the group is claiming it was all thanks to the LinkedIn password dump from a few weeks ago. Millions of LinkedIn user account details leaked online last month, with the company reacting by invalidating the credentials and contacting affected members to reset their passwords. But the story doesn’t end there, because as we all know, many people like to reuse the same password on different online services.

Same thing done by Zuckerberg- " Used Same Passwords for other accounts too".

At the mean time Twitter account of Zuckerberg @finkdaccount had been suspended, and tweets were deleted.

This is the best reminder yet that if you have a LinkedIn account, you should go ahead and change your password there, and everywhere else. In fact, you should make it a habit to regularly change your passwords on all your online accounts. And if that is too much of a pain, at the very least make a habit of using different passwords.

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Acunetix Website Hacked and Defaced

Acunetix Website Hacked and Defaced
One of the most popular web application security scanner "Acunetix" official website has been got hacked and defaced by hacker.

On 4th June, official website (acunetix.com) and its blog were showing deface page (see image) after athe hack.

At the time of writing, the site were take offline and show 403 error message. Till yet its not been clear that which vulnerable was exploited by hackers which leads to defacement of the site.

This hack proves that nothing is secured, even you are developing a security products or applications.
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Data Breached: Whatsapp, Telegram, MySpace, Tumblr, LinkedIn and TeamViewer

Data Breached: Whatsapp, Telegram, MySpace, Tumblr, LinkedIn and TeamViewer
Its not wrong if we call this week as a "Data Breached' week. Security is the very important factors for any organizations, but then also hackers able to breach the system security.
Here are some major Data Breached that happens this week.

#1 Biggest Breached: 427 Millions MySpace Password leaks.

On Tuesday, Myspace confirmed that the company was hacked in 2013 and suffered a major data breached and that the stolen Myspace username and password combinations have been made available for sale in an online hacker forum.

The hacker, nicknamed Peace, who is selling the database of about 360 Million Myspace accounts with 427 million passwords online.

MySpace said that they are taking significant steps to protect users privacy, and also alert all users to change their passwords.

#2 65 Millions Tumblr Password are on sale.

Earlier this month the micro-blogging and social network site admitted customer details had been compromised back in 2013, but didn’t say how many accounts were affected.

Now the whole database is on sale on dark web. However the database for sale includes email addresses and passwords. However, the passwords are hashed, a process that turns them into a string of digits rather than storing them as plain text.

#3 TeamViewer user claim Accounts hacked, Service goes Offline.

A remote desktop connection software that allows users to share screens and allow remote access from anywhere in the world. In the past 24 hours, many customers have made unverified claims that their computers were maliciously accessed by hackers. According to these sources, hackers are using TeamViewer to access the computers late at night, and accessing bank accounts using saved browser passwords, or installing forms of ransomware.

Over the past 24 hours, customers have taken their concerns to Reddit to share their thoughts and look for answers. There are user reports of both Paypal and bank accounts being hacked.
Currently the site is been restored, TeamViewer claimed in several tweets that there were no breaches of security. TeamViewer’s last official comment on the rising issues of hackers was on May 23 in their press release.

#4 Hacker hijack Whatsapp and Telegram accounts
Whatsapp and telegram both claim to be secured service and for this they implemented End-to-End encryption by default.
But, sometimes it’s not the application that leads to security vulnerabilities, it’s something else entirely. In this case, that “something else” is Signaling System 7 (SS7), a global network of carriers that acts as a central hub to connect the world
Worst is we can't fix SS7

SS7 is a global network of telecom companies, which means none of them actually own, or govern it. Instead, any change is met with miles of red tape and a lack of decent options aside from global compliance to actually get things done. It’s a mess, and it’ll remain that way until someone, or a group, is appointed to govern and maintain it. Until then, the vulnerability will remain.

Video POC
Hackers have demonstrated the attack, check below.


This not end here only, last week 164,611,595 LinkedIn accounts logins were also stolen by hackers. LinkedIn was first targeted in 2012 but the data only started to be sold on the dark web this month.

These are the latest systems comprise news and now users have to give much attention to there online accounts.
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Whatsapp Video Calling Features - Get It

Whatsapp Video Calling Features - Get It
Facebook owned, leading messaging service Whatsapp have finally rolled out what its users expecting. After the End-to-End encryption on its service Whatsapp have started rolling out video calling features. The video calling option is now live on beta version on Whatsapp for Android.

Since the features is expected to rolled out first for iOS platform, but the latest release (v20.16.80) for android have the video call option. Video calling features is not a public rolled-out, not all the features available as of now.

The UI design of for the latest release of Whatsapp Apk remain same as earlier, but when a users tap on the call option, there it gives the two option as Audio Call or Video Call.

The features is not available till yet and there is no updates on the Playstore for the following. Right now we can use the video calling features, but stay tuned for more update from Facebook.

Here we are providing android version of the Whatsapp which have the video calling features, (Download from Here). This version is also compatible with Android 6.0 Marshmallow version. 
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Guide for GATE 2016 Exam

Guide for GATE 2016 Exam
gate 2016

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an All-India Examination conducted by the five IITs and IISC, Bangalore, on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. The objectives of GATE is to identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Postgraduate Programs Engineering at the National level. Every year one IIT or IISc is selected as the Organizing Institute.

The candidates studying in the final year or passed engineering or Master of Science courses are eligible to sit in the GATE 2016 examination conducted by the joint committee of IIT’s and IISc. The GATE scores is used for admission to PG programmes in the field of Engineering (i.e. M.E/M.Tech and direct PhD) in IIT’s, IISc and various other government and private institution located across the country. The GATE score is also used by various private and Public sector companies for screening candidates for employment purposes.

Why should we take GATE:
To pursue M.Tech program in a leading institute of the country. The benefits of M.Tech are:More and better companies are coming for Campus Placement in leading Institutes. Higher salaries are being offered for M.Tech as compared to B.E. M.Tech degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in a certain area which may lead to Ph.D. M.Tech degree is a must for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational Institutes/R&D centers. Scholarship is paid during M.Tech, so no headache to parents for financial requirements. The M.Tech program is a 3 semester (18 months) program; so get more time to work out career opportunities.
Most importantly to get to be a part of any Nationally reputed Educational Institute and enjoy learning and research.

Overview of GATE 2016
 The GATE exam is conducted for admission to Post graduate engineering courses, whereas JEE Main 2016 is an entrance exam for UG engineering courses. The GATE 2016 will jointly administered by the IISc and seven IIT’s namely Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Roorkee, Madras, Kharagpur, Guwahati. The GATE organizing institute will be responsible for end to end process and making coordination among the other administering institutes. The candidates who qualify the GATE exam and pursue the Masters programs and direct doctoral programs in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and doctoral programs will be given financial assistance by MHRD, government of India. Here in this article we will discuss complete details regarding GATE 2016, application procedure for the GATE exam, GATE exam Pattern, Eligibility criteria and process of selection Some Important points for GATES appearing students:

Important Dates:
  • Availability of GATE forms: October, 1st week 
  • Last Date for filling up forms: November, 1st week 
  • Exam Date: 2nd Sunday of February 
  • Results: March 31st 
  • General Information and Results are also published on the Web. 
Examination Details:The examination is a single paper of 3 hours duration and generally consists of Section A (Objective Type) which is of 75 marks and Section B (Problem Type) which is of 75 marks.Total: 150 marks.

GATES Exam patterns:

Students who're appearing for GATES exam should check the exam patterns earlier to know the types of question and its base marks.
The GATE question paper will comprises of two types of question as mentioned below:

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

The multiple choice questions will carry 1 or 2 marks, these questions will have 4 alternatives for every question, and the candidates will have to answer only one correct response.

Numerical Answer Questions

They will carry 1 or 2 marks in each section of the question papers, the answer of these question will have to be entered by the candidate


So here are some basic  guidelines for GATES 2016. Hope its help you
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Basic Key factors in website development

Basic Key factors in website development
Before you settle down to developing your website you need to have a well thought out plan ahead of you. This will ensure the success of the website once it is up and running. The design of your website has a lot to do with the way visitors perceive it once it is done. A number of aspects go into ensuring the success of your website.

Display of information
Anyone coming to your site wants to find information in an easy and quick manner. Most people will not spend a lot of time on a page that does not offer information in an easy manner. This is a very important factor for you to consider when designing your website as it is what will ensure you have people coming back for more information after the initial visit.

Content for your site

A lot depends on what you hope to achieve with the content that you have on your website. Content is mainly targeted at the people who visit your site and what it is they find there. There is also the consideration of how you rank on the search engines as well. Tools such as keywords can be used to help your site attract more visitors on search engines.

Color scheme

One of the best attractions to your site is having the right colors in place. You do not want to deviate from the information on display thereof but also should not override the purpose of it with too much color. Choose suitable colors and images for your product or service to help enhance the effectiveness of your site. It is how well you are able to get the message across that matters when it comes to good website development at the end of the day.

Layout design


For people to access information on your site a good layout is necessary. This is what will make information accessible to visitors and should be as simple as possible. Even the most inexperienced visitor should be able to find what they are looking for a short while on your website.

A lot of what goes into website development requires the hand of an expert. It is hard for a layman to get it right on first trial and many people seek out experts to help them build their websites. A look at Magicdust Review reveals that our team has a good standing when it comes to building websites for clients. Having done countless similar jobs with our team, we offer much more than merely putting up a website for you. Consideration goes into our work as we regard details of the website before the job begins. All factors are taken into consideration by our team to ensure that we capture every detail pertaining to your business beforehand.

It is worth investing into expertise when it comes to one of the most important marketing tool for your business. We have what it takes to build a successful website for any individual or company that requires our help.


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Apple's Mac is Open Source Now

Apple's Mac is Open Source Now
Now everyone one turning to Open Source, as earlier Microsoft have announced that it is bringing Linux to Windows 10 by adding Bash Shell for porting SQL Server.

Here's again competition going and Apple won't going behind it. Apple announced open sourcing its Swift programming language last year. Now it has shocked the world by announcing that it is going to open source its flagship Mac OS X operating system.

Speaking at Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), on April 1st, Apple CEO Tim Cook said:
At Apple, we have always valued Open Source. We used BSD Kernel without even using BSD license. That was the first step towards Open Source. With Swift going Open Source, it is time to take the next big step and open source OS X. This will ensure our position as the leader of Open Source innovation.
The Free and Open Source version of OS X will be called FOSX.

Tim Cook further added that the OS X always meant Open Source X and the new F in FOSX stands for Free as in ‘weekly FREE App on Apple Store’. He also said that open source version of OS X will be fully compatible with Apple hardware. and if you buy a MacBook or iMac, it will come free with it.
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