Home Security News

Security News

To help you stay up to date with developments in web security, Packt Hub provides news and expert insights. We work with thought leaders to bring you the best advice about topics like malware analysis and penetration testing.

Hacking Android Apps Using the Xposed Framework

In this article by Srinivasa Rao Kotipalli and Mohammed A. Imran, authors of Hacking Android, we will discuss Android security, which is one of...
tools to stay anonymous online

10 great tools to stay completely anonymous online

Everybody is facing a battle these days. Though it may not be immediately apparent, it is already affecting a majority of the global population. This...

Protect your TCP tunnel by implementing AES encryption with Python [Tutorial]

TCP (Transfer Communication Protocol) is used to streamline important communications. TCP works with the Internet Protocol (IP), which defines how computers send packets of data...
The best DevOps tools available

6 artificial intelligence cybersecurity tools you need to know

Recently, most of the organizations experienced severe downfall due to an undetected malware, Deeplocker, which secretly evaded even the stringent cyber security mechanisms. Deeplocker...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

The evolution of cybercrime

A history of cybercrime As computer systems have now become integral to the daily functioning of businesses, organizations, governments, and individuals we have learned to...

Opening up to OpenID with Spring Security

(For more resources on Spring, see here.) The promising world of OpenID The promise of OpenID as a technology is to allow users on the web...

Python Scripting Essentials

In this article by Rejah Rehim, author of the book Mastering Python Penetration Testing, we will cover: Setting up the scripting environment in different operating systems Installing...
Why Wall Street unfriended Facebook: FB lost over $120 billion in market value overnight after Q2 earnings call

Phish for Facebook passwords with DNS manipulation [Tutorial]

Password Phishing can result in huge loss of identity and user's confidential details. This could result in financial losses for users and can also...

Wireless Attacks in Kali Linux

In this article, by Willie L. Pritchett, author of the Kali Linux Cookbook, we will learn about the various wireless attacks. These days, wireless...

Introduction to Mobile Forensics

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) In 2013, there were almost as many mobile cellular subscriptions as there were people on earth,...

Must Read in Security

Top 6 Cybersecurity Books from Packt to Accelerate Your Career

With new technology threats, rising international tensions, and state-sponsored cyber-attacks, cybersecurity is more important than ever. In organizations worldwide, there is not only a dire need for cybersecurity...

Win-KeX Version 2.0 from Kali Linux