Can you get a virus from visiting a website?

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You must be wondering “Can I get infected by a virus/malware/worm by just visiting a website, without downloading any file?”, or “If I will not download anything can my computer get infected by a virus?” So, the answer is, “Yes, you can still get infected!“. But don’t worry, an individual who only surfs social media, … Read more

Best practices for web API security | API security standards

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Most of the organizations today offering API as their products, not realizing potential risk of ignoring the web API security precautions. Just like SQL injection were popular 5 to 10 years ago, we could break into any company. Vulnerable APIs are nowadays popular among hackers. Recently, in one of the tweet by @jae_hak99 shows, how … Read more

Google is helping phishing links to pass through security filters.

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In a recent article published by ArmorBlox, they revealed some of the phishing sites hosted on Google services like Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Forms, etc. and because they are hosted on Google’s domain they are getting passed through security filters. In this article, we will summarize the article by ArmorBlox and present you for … Read more

What are some wrong belief about rooting our mobile phone?

So you might have heard about “rooting android phone”. But being a researcher you might have come across some myths about rooting android phones. Before jumping into misconceptions of rooting let’s learn what rooting is? What is root? Rooting is nothing but gaining superuser access. Now, what superuser is? Superuser means you will have complete … Read more

Why should we mask our IMEI number?

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The IMEI number or in other words International Mobile Equipment Identity is a unique 15-digit code that precisely identifies the device with the SIM card input. Why IMEI number is important? The SIM card is associated with the user and can be swapped from phone to phone, a method is needed to keep track of … Read more

Should I be using YouTube Vanced, is it safe?

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Hey there! You must be worried about your privacy and data that’s why you are here. So should you be using YouTube Vanced, Is it safe? Please stick with this article to know about Why you shouldn’t be using YouTube Vanced? I have also written about microG make sure you read that too. Also read: … Read more

Firefox users are vulnerable to WhatsApp file theft!

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Hey folks! We all love chatting. A many number of images, files are sent via WhatsApp everyday. These include your private images, documents etc. How would you feel after knowing that WhatsApp attachments are vulnerable to attackers? This 10 years old company managed to gather more than A billion users worldwide. This chatting app is … Read more

How to view or delete saved passwords in Firefox

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Hello guys, in this article I shared a very simple way to find saved passwords in Firefox browser. You can also follow this guide to delete saved passwords in Firefox. Nowadays we are not limited to only one or two websites, it is quite understandable that remembering dozens of passwords for a normal human brain … Read more