Ad-Blockers from Security Aspect: Curse or Blessing?

Nikoletta Szabo
Have you ever thought about ad-blockers a potential security risk in your everydays? You’d better be banner blind with ad-blockers on or watch out where you click.   Ad-blocker pros   Ad-blocker is an application that is used worldwide to protect your computers from the annoying, flashy and memory-devouring online advertisements. It is an easy-to-use and easy-to-install web browser plug-in which makes the average users’ days more stress-free by diminishing or even eliminating the colourful ads from the webpages. Although, this plug-in unnoticeably triggers positive ca...
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Cyber Security Landscape of 2016

Nikoletta Szabo
Since the first emergence of computer viruses and botnets, the number of infected machines is growing day by day. The rapid development of IT not only brought increased comfort to our life, but the vulnerability of our personal data as well.  In parallel with the evolution of technical devices, hackers became more sensible, aggressive and pragmatic each day. How does this phenomenon affect today’s world?   The real threat Well, nowadays the number of infected and compromised servers can be estimated to 45 million. Yes, this number is quite shocking, because the everyday...
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Biggest hacks of 2015

Ferenc Barta
In today’s world more and more features are available online. New solutions become available day by day for making our life easier, simpler, faster. Regarding the last decade we have been able to say goodbye to long hours of administration. The notion of physical distance has changed too as we can speak now with anyone anytime. The main things we gained from the technological boom? Time saved, childhood friends reunited, less trees cut, but have you ever thought of the downsides of global information availability?   Server Security has never been such a hot topic Try to imagi...
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5 Signs That Your Server Has Been Compromised

George Egri
There are many ways your server can be compromised. In this article, I try to sum up the top 5 signs, which show your server has been compromised through your website. Your website is a very vulnerable part of your server, so many attacks targeting this interface. Not only big enterprises, like Sony or Apple, can be the target of hackers. SMEs are now being pinpointed by digital attackers as well. Only in the UK, nearly three-quarters (74%) of small organisations reported a security breach in the last year. However, the majority of cyber breaches could be prevented by adopting some o...
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Abdullkarem attack – a hack against sysadmins’ bad practice

George Egri
Mystery is on the horizon, ladies and gentlemen! And we always get excited about unappreciated server attacks. Just like in case of this ‘abdulkarrem’ one. Come, put on the role of Sherlock Holmes with us. Recently, there is a very frequent attack type. More and more sysadmin experience and complain about malicious request like these: GET /wp-includes/css/guide.php?php4&root&upl&wphp4&abdullkarem&GET /wp-includes/css/log.php?php4&root&upl&wphp4&abdullkarem&45GET /wp-admin/includes/iindex.php?php4&root&upl&wphp4&abdullkarem&450799&wp&GET /wp-includes/iindex.php?php4&root&upl&...
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December is the month of cyber attacks

Boglarka Angalet
It’s not the hackers who you want to get holiday presents from, right?   December is the most profitable month of the year for every online store. But how is it possible that hackers are also the most active this month? There are many reasons why this happens. We’d like to look at these reasons in this blog post.   1) More competition – More hactivity   The most important reason for the increased hacker attempts is the emerging online competition. More shops and more customers provide additional opportunities for hackers and botnet masters to boost...
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Festive time giveaway – Win a Ninjacopter

Boglarka Angalet
CALL TO FUN! You are invited to a hacker hunting game + Giveaway.   We are happy to announce a little holiday game for our subscribers and followers. We plan to raffle one of our radio-controlled Ninjacopters to our customers. You know, just like Batman and his Batmobile, our cyber sentinel has his own cool vehicle too: the Ninjacopter! How can you take part?   Anybody can participate in the game. The only thing that you need to do is to install and run the BitNinja client on at least one of your servers.   The more servers you install Bitninja o...
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