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Mr. Sadik Shaikh is a Technology Evangelist and associated with numerous government and private organizations in Information Security and Cyber Forensics since eleven years. He carries a robust technical experience in VAPT for Network, Cloud, Scada, Mobile and Web Applications. He has conducted more than 274 successful pentest projects. He is acknowledged and listed in "Hackers Hall Of Fame" for founding several security flaws in Department of Defense (DoD), European Cert, Netherland Cert, United Nations, Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Yahoo, AOL, Amazon, Intel, Dell, Lenovo, Mozilla, Opera, Oracle, Mastercard, SAP, Sony, Sophos, Alien Vault, eBay, OLX, ISC2, SANS, Blackberry, HTC, AT&T, Nokia, Netgear, Huawei and several of the other 50 plus top Fortune companies. He is an expert and consultant for the Police Department and Defence in solving Cyber Terrorism Cases. He is on CEH Review Board, ECSA/LPT Review Board, CND Review Board, and CAST Review Board. He is MPhil, MCA, MBA(IT), PG Diploma in Cyber Security, PG Diploma in Forensic Science and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Cyber Security. He is certified for CCNA, CCNA Security, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, SCJP, CCI, CEI, CND, CEH, ECSA, CHFI, CAST 611, CAST 612, ISO 27001:2013, Certified Block Chain Expert. He has trained top corporate personnel of Symantec, Quick Heal, BMC Software, Wipro, Cognizant, Syntel, Infosys, Intel, Dell, Fujitsu, Atos, HCL, Accenture, Zensar, Cybage, Samsung, TCS, L&T, John Deere and other 50 plus top Fortune companies. He actively works with DRDO, National Defence Academy - Pune, Pune Police, CID & ATS - Maharashtra. Connect him @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/sadikshaikh

Russia internet freedom: Thousands protest against cyber-security bill

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A mass rally in Moscow and similar demonstrations in two other cities were called after parliament backed the controversial bill last month.

The government says the bill, which allows it to isolate Russia’s internet service from the rest of the world, […]

By |March 10th, 2019|Cyber News|

Iranian-backed hackers ransacked Citrix, swiped 6TB+ of emails, docs, secrets, says cyber-biz

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The enterprise software giant – which services businesses, the American military, and various US government agencies – said it was told by the FBI on Wednesday that miscreants had accessed Citrix’s IT systems and exfiltrated files.

According to infosec firm […]

By |March 10th, 2019|Cyber News|

Nah, National Cyber Security Centre doesn’t need its own minister, UK.gov tells Parliament

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The British government has rejected Parliamentary calls for greater ministerial control over the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an arm of secretive spy agency GCHQ.

In addition, the government affirmed that it will actively try to remain a part of […]

By |March 10th, 2019|Cyber News|

Put down the cat, coffee, beer pint, martini, whatever you’re holding, and make sure you’ve updated Chrome (unless you enjoy being hacked)

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Updated If Google Chrome is bugging you to update it right now, please stop what you’re doing, and get that upgrade.

The latest version fixes a security vulnerability (CVE-2019-5786) that can be potentially exploited by malicious webpages to hijack the software, […]

By |March 8th, 2019|Cyber News|

NX-OS-hit! Got Cisco Nexus and MDS 9000 switches? Then you’ve got patching to do, too

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Cisco has published patches for a plethora of problems with its products, including vulns that could trigger denial-of-service conditions – and a sneaky one that “could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges”.

The root vuln exists […]

By |March 7th, 2019|Cyber News|

NSA may kill off mass phone spying program Snowden exposed, says Congressional staffer

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Special report The NSA may kill off a controversial mass surveillance program of Americans that was exposed by Edward Snowden, according to a Congressional staffer.

Luke Murry is national security advisor to House minority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and over the […]

By |March 7th, 2019|Cyber News|

Did you know?! Ghidra, the NSA’s open-sourced decompiler toolkit, is ancient Norse for ‘No backdoors, we swear!’

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RSA The NSA has released its home-grown open-source reverse-engineering suite Ghidra that folks can use to poke around inside applications to hunt down security holes and other bugs.

Spoiler alert: it’s Apache 2.0-licensed, available for download here, and requires a Java runtime […]

By |March 7th, 2019|Cyber News|

When 2FA means sweet FA privacy: Facebook admits it slurps mobe numbers for more than just profile security

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Another week, another Facebook privacy storm.

This time, the Silicon Valley giant has been caught red-handed using people’s cellphone numbers, provided exclusively for two-factor authentication, for targeted advertising and search – after it previously insinuated it wouldn’t do that.

Folks handing […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Cyber News|

McAfee: Oops, our bad. Sharpshooter malware was the Norks’ Lazarus Group the whole time

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McAfee (the antivirus firm, not John the dodgy “playboy”) reckons the Sharpshooter malware campaign it uncovered in late 2018 is the work of North Korean hacking crew the Lazarus Group.

Thanks to data from a command-and-control server that was “provided to […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Cyber News|

WinRAR versions released in the last 19 years impacted by severe security flaw

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Credits: Zdnet

WinRAR, one of the world’s most popular Windows file compression applications, has patched last month a severe security flaw that can be abused to hijack users’ systems just by tricking a WinRAR user into opening a malicious archive.

The vulnerability, discovered […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Cyber News|