Articles by: AnirudhAnand

StackOverflow was down ! World forgets how to code for an hour..

StackOverflow was down ! World forgets how to code for an hour..

The world’s most famous question and answer website went offline for around an hour earlier today due to unknown reasons. StackOverflow has proven to be an unavoidable tool for programmers and professionals alike and an hour of unavailability has caused productivity issues with majority of the programmers. Initially the StackExchange twitter account reported that the issue was due to some[Read More…]

Clash of the Titans: Google Released 3rd unpatched Windows Vulnerability

Clash of the Titans: Google Released 3rd unpatched Windows Vulnerability

Google is not going to stop the lookout for Windows Vulnerabilities, the rivalry between Google and Microsoft continues as The Google Research team revealed two more unpatched Windows vulnerabilities. Two more Windows 7 and Windows 8 vulnerabilities were published at a global scale that was found while examining the operating systems under Google’s ‘peace mission’, known as the Project Zero. Google[Read More…]

World War III has Begun!!!- Tweeted by United Press International ?

World War III has Begun!!!- Tweeted by United Press International ?

World War III has begun!!! So said the tweet posted under the United Press International account quoted by Pope Francis. But don’t panic, it was just a fake news. The Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International (UPI) have been hacked and fake tweets on economic and military news were posted which included one about the[Read More…]

Zayn Malik Victim of iCloud Hack

Here is another celeb being victimized by the NSFW images leak. Zayn Malik is the next victim. It is not certain whether the photos leaked are real, many fans believe its not really Zayn’s photograph but the NSFW image alleged to be his, is doing rounds on social media networks like Twitter and Tumbler. The image is being shared and[Read More…]

Operation Onymous : Hundreds of Dark Net Domain Seized

Operation Onymous : Hundreds of Dark Net Domain Seized

At least 400 dark net web domains have been reported to be seized and 17 individuals arrested in connection with Operation Onymous, an ongoing global cybercrime crackdown. The European police agency Europol along with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security announced that the operation has arrested 17 people as of now and seized hundreds of Dark Web domains associated[Read More…]

Code Red: An initiative against government surveillance

Code Red: An initiative against government surveillance

A new global initiative has been announced which supports the world-wide fight against unlawful and excessive surveillance by national security organisations. This initiative which is codenamed as CodeRed, is planned to be launched in late January 2015 as reported by Help Net Security . This project emerged during the preparation of an international report earlier this year on responses to[Read More…]

Microsoft Loves Linux

1 out of 5 Machines on Windows Azure are now running Linux !

After decades of battling Linux as a competitive threat, Microsoft is now offering Linux-based operating systems on its Windows Azure cloud service. Former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer had once called Linux a cancer. The current expression of acceptance for Linux indicates a growing acceptance of software that wasn’t created at Microsoft, at least for the sake of making its[Read More…]

Give your child an Internet connection and a Camera, this is what happens: Snapchat Hacked

Give your child an Internet connection and a Camera, this is what happens: Snapchat Hacked

“The Snappening” is happening. There is been a hubbub going on about the release of thousands of nude photos from Snapchat users on 4chan. Snapchat is a photo messaging application using which users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a list of recipients. Hackers have warned that thousands of nude images sent via the[Read More…]

Know the reasons before you format hard drive .

Know the reasons before you format hard drive .

Formatting of computers could be attributed with lots of reasons. Often a user at the verge of formatting may be unaware of the true reason why he/she should format the computer. Since formatting the data will erase all the information and the OS in the system , it is always advised to ensure the reason for formatting. When you newly[Read More…]

Windows 10 has an inbuilt Keylogger ! A new feature from Microsoft?

Windows 10 has an inbuilt Keylogger ! A new feature from Microsoft?

Microsoft had unveiled the next version of the windows operating system, Windows 10. Microsoft disclosed the first details of the Windows 10, which will be available to everyone next year, and the best thing is that it brings back the start menu which was not there in Windows 8. To collect feedback from the users and to help shape the[Read More…]