Archive for Hackers
Who is your best buddy online? Certainly, it is Google. But, There is a private-us that we want to hide from Google, right? How about those searches that you do and don’t want anybody to know about them? And what about all that sensitive information stored in your Gmail and other Google accounts?
Yes may be all that information is of no use to Google but still a determined hacker can easily get his hands on all that information and he can use that for his purposes.
Google has and will have records of everything that you do online but if we do those things with proper care and take some precautions, then you can keep Google as your best friend and still hide yourself from Google. Well, here is a guide reflecting all the security measures necessary to help you hide yourself from Google:
Defcon 2; security measures under this heading are good for average person and provides a good defense against general attacks.
Defcon 1; security measures under this heading are advanced and good against determined hackers; moreover these techniques may also use third-party tools.
You can have a good look at both options and decide what suits you and what will suit your grand-ma computer.
Google Knows What You Searched last Summer! Hide Your-Private-Self
If you bother to see ‘Google Web History Page’ – you will be shocked to see all the records of your searches while you were logged in to your Google account and these are stored from years by default. No wonder if you find some entries which you don’t want to share with anybody.
Yes, one can easily hide your searches through web after logging out of your Google Account. But, safe bet is to unsubscribe ‘Google Web History’ service from your Google account settings, and permanently hiding your searches from Google.
Now there is none search records associated to your ID in Google database but Google will still store history associated to your IP. Although this won’t be of any use to Google but a determined person may use it and work his way to you. So, remove your custom or entire history from Google Account settings and moreover you can also put this feature on pause for any search you don’t want to leave tracks of.
A determined person can use Google server Logs associated to your IP to reach you. To counter that you can use web anonymously by using Anonymizer, Tor or Phzilla Firefox extension. What this will do is – use proxies to prevent any searches to direct back at your Computer by straying in various place and cities.
Google Has Eyes Everywhere; How to Hide Yourself?
So, by all that information Google can easily figure which site you have visited and at what time you visited. Of course, you can hide all that from Google too.
By setting up your browser you can block all third-party cookies storage. And if some site or you want a site to store cookies you can easily add it to exception. Hence, removing previously stored cookies also makes sense – previously stored cookies won’t delete themselves just by blocking new ones.
Double click service! You can’t avoid cookie stored by this service unless you installing opt-out cookie. Care is to be taken when you install opt-out cookie, whenever you delete all cookies stored, opt-out cookie will also get deleted. A ‘How-to Install’ for opt-out cookie is provided by Google.
Best Way is to use the ‘Incognito mode’ or ‘start private browsing’ feature, depending on your browser. Almost all popular browsers have private browsing feature. When you end the session, Incognito feature will erase all the history and cache. This is an effective method not only to hide yourself from Google moreover from any other person who uses that computer, only if you remember to click that mode.
Safest bet is to completely block the ads and scripts. Ad blocking Add-ons are available for almost all browsers like AdBlock or Adsweep. This may turn some sites unusable but that can be countered by allowing that junk on specific sites.
What about script that get load by some ads hence providing path to third parties for peeking in your system? Well you can easily turn the Java and other scripts from security settings in your browser or ‘No Script’ a Fire Fox add-on can be used.
Don’t Trust Your Sensitive Information On Any System
Since Google has all of your data and tracks of every thing that you do, it’s no wonder Hackers are after Google. Not possible? Yes it is, even though Google has best geeks and techies working for them but still in December 2009 some intruders were able to get in Google’s inner network.
Before we go ahead, lets clear who are hackers? Here, we are highlighting original hackers, who learn programming themselves, not the intruders peeking in your computer. Well, if you want to become a hacker or looking forward to be one, here are some common habits of hackers that you can adopt to sound like a real one:
Snoopiness; Most Common Habit of Hackers
Most important habit hackers have is curiosity and a hunger to know everything. Any case you put up on a hacker, he will justify the entire how, what and who questions. After that you can rely on him to bring up the defects and tell you how to bring perfection.
So, one not only need snoopiness but also be fond of research and learning to become a successful hacker.
Hackers; Best In Ethics And Strict In Discipline
What kind of image comes up in mind when you think of a hacker? A computer-geek T-shirt guy with glasses and munching snacks all the time? But this is how media shows you a hacker. If you happen to get in touch with a real-life hacker, you will get to know they are best in ethics and discipline.
Corporations have trouble working with hackers, not because they don’t perform, that is they couldn’t get them to work in fixed timings. They would like to work 24 hours a day if left on own.
Tranquility Seeking; Famous Habit Of Hackers
Hackers are not party-people and it’s quite rare to find one whooping around, unless he come-by and give-away the Window’s Source free. Even their entertainment activities, such as puzzles, chess and reading, are a source of tranquility.
There are many services available on internet for online data backup. Data backup service is very useful for those who have a lot of data which they have to store on their home or business computers. The data stored on personal computer is not safe but exposed to many types of dangers.
To evade from such mishaps online data storage services come forward to protect your precious data. Once you have got this service your information would never be lost.
The cost incurred on the storage of data is not too high. There are different companies which are providing this service at very reasonable charges. Usually these services are provided at monthly flat rates.
Some service providers also charge in terms of data which is to be stored in gigabytes. There are many options that a customer can opt for. So it depends upon the circumstances of the customer what service he would like to choose. For this purpose he can browse all the available information on internet.
Benefits of Storing Data
It is very useful service which can save the computer users from many tensions. Data can be of different types. It may include important files, photographic material of different photography establishments, records of companies and documented material of various departments.
Private Instant Messaging service is the answer to all communication needs of modern youth. Instant Messaging enables the participants of a conversation to reply each other in real time. Private Instant Messaging service provides security to individuals who are chatting. The conversation is safe-guarded from hackers and any third-party cannot access it.
Instant Communication service can be used at any time from a mobile phone or a laptop. Computer users have found new ways to protect their IM conversations. Add-ons can be installed for better protection of personal conversations while chatting.
Private Instant Messaging – Quick Communication
Most major email providing companies have an Instant Messaging service to entertain those people who want to chat in real time. This option can be accessed in most email services, once a person logs in his/her account. Before using the service, a person must register by providing a username and password and create an account. Instant Messaging is enjoyed by teenagers however this service is also now used by many business owners.
Instant Messaging Service Used In Organizations
Instant Messaging service can be used in an organization to let employees contact each other quickly. Data transfer is quick, thus any task shall take minimal time to be completed. A company which uses Instant Messaging may use a safety system as well, just to monitor if employees are indulging is non-productive conversations or transferring confidential information between themselves, or outside the company.
Concerns Regarding Instant Messaging Service
Some concerns over the use of Instant Messaging have been seen in organizations. Instant Messaging service may be used to abuse or harass another employee at the workplace.
iPad is one of the most interesting gadgets in the market. It has been developed by Apple and is officially released for public all around the world. iPad is a line of tablet computers which have proven to be a breakthrough. The iPad is controlled by a MultiTouch system and can only plant and work with programs approved by Apple inc.
However, by using a little imagination and modification the iPad can easily run many of the more interesting programs. The Chrome Operation System can also be easily run on the iPad. “Jail Breaking” is a term most of us are familiar with. Through Jail Breaking, expert hackers can bypass all precautions and download content and install it.
Cydia Is Ideal For Downloading
Some of the most famous sources of downloading content for iPad and iPhone have been the Cydia. Cydia applications are easy to access and free of cost. All of these applications are available on the internet for one to work with and enjoy. iPad can be easily Jail Breached and the Chrome OS be installed on it.
What Is Chrome OS?
Chrome OS is a computing platform which was has been released by Google. It is exclusively compatible with all Personal Computers and Mobile devices.
Do you need unlocking your iPads, iPhones and iOS devices for installation and use of applications?
This can be done now with a technique called “jailbreaking” on the website “jailbreakme.com” by following easy steps listed below:
Jailbreaking? What is it?
Jailbreaking is a process of getting into file system of your iPhone, iPad or any iOS device to make changes inside operating system of device.
It looks amazing that you can install more applications in your device and enjoy the stuff in your own way. Isn’t that???
Now what you have to do is exactly follow steps below. This method will work for iOS 3.2.1 version iPads, iPhones and iPhone 4 also.
Procedure Of Jailbreak:
- Navigate to website “www.jailbreakme.com” on your iPad, iPhone or iPhone4 device
- Slide the unlock button on main page to unlock the device.
The Jailbreaking Laws:
You will need to plug in the iOS device which you want to JailBreak. The process seems to be quite simple and easy and no doubt it is.
Nowadays Google hacking is increasing day by day, and if you are willing to prevent it, then for that you need to know more about it. Why you need that? It is due to the reason that millions around the world have now become aware of this powerful tool, and black hackers, those who use hacking for the purpose of criminal activities won’t dismiss it’s potential.
So, what steps you could take in order to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of a Google hacker? The only thing that you can do is that you have to learn these new tricks. So forget about Google Earth hacks and now spend some time in preparing yourself for your defense.
How Can You Protect Yourself from Google Hacking?
The first step that you have to take in order to protect yourself from something is to know how that something works. When we are talking about Google hacking, then for that you need to learn that how it can be used for acquiring confidential information from individuals and corporations.
Earlier this week, a virus known as the ikee worm was released as a prank by Ashley Towns, in order to warn the iPhone users about the potential dangers they can face.
However, a genuine worm threat has now been detected for the Apple iPhone that operates by stealth and allows hackers to steal important information from a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch.
The new worm does not make any immediate changes to the user’s device, making it hard to detect whether the phone has been infected or not.
It has been figured out by security researchers that how to disable or take over the iPhone and other smart phones by just using simple text messages.
Charlie Miller has made his name as hacking cool stuff like the first Apple iPhone, T-Mobile HTC G1 phone with Google Android software, Second Life, and the Mac operating system. All these things have been done by him not for a criminal purpose, but for the sake of improving security. But he has always been a thorn in the side of big companies.
He has done it again, he has figured out how to take over your iPhone by using this new trick. He and partner Collin Mulliner, who is a German security researcher getting his doctorate at the Technical University in Berlin, have done this by constructing the message with such type of data and programming that causes your iPhone to crash. Then they can take it over and are then able to run any code they want on it.