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WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s SSH Hacks for Windows and Linux

WikiLeaks has released new documents in their Vault 7 series of leaks exposing the CIA’s hacking tools. The new documents cover tools that the CIA uses to hack the Secure Shell (SSH) cryptographic protocol. SSH allows users to securely access other computers remotely over an unsecured network. Two exploits that allow the CIA to capture and exfiltrate SSH credentials are ... Read More »

CIA Worked With Private Corporation to Hack Windows Users

In late May, WikiLeaks released another edition of their Vault 7 series of leaks from the CIA. Previous Vault 7 leaks exposed how the CIA targets Apple users. Earlier in May, WikiLeaks published leaks on the CIA’s “AfterMidnight” and “Assassin” malware for Windows. The new leak, which details malware called Athena and Hera, also exposes how the CIA is able ... Read More »

Tutorial – How To Run a Full Ethereum Node On Windows

Ethereum is one of the most important blockchains present today, not only because it represents another cryptocurrency, but also because Ethereum is technically a “world computer” that unifies the processing power of the network’s public nodes. Ethereum’s “world computer”, or the Ethereum virtual machine (EVM), can be used by peers across the network to execute smart contracts. Ethereum’s platform was ... Read More »

Tutorial – How To Start a Full Bitcoin Node On Windows

As the present happenings seem to be taking us to an almost inevitable bitcoin hard fork, it is pivotal now to point out to bitcoin enthusiasts, that running a full node today will have positive influence on the bitcoin ecosystem during the upcoming critical period in the history of bitcoin. As an experienced bitcoiner, I would recommend starting a full ... Read More »

Windows 10 is not Free – Privacy Issues

Did you know that Microsoft records your voice, camera and every keystroke on Windows 10? Of course, it’s all in the Terms of Agreement. “When you interact with your Windows device by speaking, handwriting, or typing, Microsoft collects speech, inking, and typing information – including information about your Calendar and People [contacts]…” Here’s their privacy statement preview for Windows 10. ... Read More »

Windows 0-day Exploited in the Wild

Google’s Threat Analysis Group found a zero-day vulnerability – CVE-2016-7855, notified Adobe and Microsoft on October 21st and released it after a short period. This is yet another zero-day regarding flash software on Windows. Adobe patched it on October 26th while Microsoft said Windows patch will be ready on November 8th. Vulnerability was publicly disclosed on October 31st which means ... Read More »

PGP Tutorial For Windows (Kleopatra – Gpg4Win)

Full credit goes to MLP_is_my_OPSEC for writing this tutorial – Thanks for publishing and giving your permission to repost! Tutorial for Gpg4Win using GPA can be found here. Part 0 – Introduction Here’s the final guide in my PGP basics series, this time focusing on Windows. The OS in question will be Windows 7, but it should work for Win8 ... Read More »

Major Windows Security Flaw Leaks VPN Users Real IP Address

To the author of this article:  We are mailing to your mail2tor.com mail, and don’t think you are getting those mails, please contact us from another address. Just a few days after learning that the Canadian Government is tracking visitors of popular file-sharing sites security researchers have discovered a major security flaw that reveals Windows VPN users real IP address ... Read More »

Pymultisigtools v.02alpha – bip0032 Support & Windows Binary

Following the previous release by owockEznan one of the talented developers that made the TMP plugin: Now there is a new version: I have released a new version of my p2sh transaction signing utility. Now you can generate keys based on a bip0032 wallet structure, it will save your settings automatically sign any transaction that has one of those keys ... Read More »