I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what #security measures could have been put in place to prevent this?

#hacking: I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what security measures could have been put in place to prevent this? submitted by /u/PurpleOperation to r/blackhat [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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YouTube taking down #hacking videos

#hacking: YouTube taking down hacking videos YouTube updated its list of what it considers “harmful or dangerous content.” One notable addition is of “instructional hacking and phishing” videos, with the company already pulling existing content and issuing strikes to creators. This is the notice: ​ https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2801964?hl=en ​ Bummer.. looks like I wont be watching YouTube as much. This hacking content is the main thing I watch on the site. YouTube has been a valuable resource for me in my academic career, its time to move on The scope of this…

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Prob one of the funniest things I’ve seen…. Canada has a mobile provider called freedom mobile and when u login to ur account it shows ur number (that u use to login) and it shows ur pin in the url.

#hacking: Prob one of the funniest things I’ve seen…. Canada has a mobile provider called freedom mobile and when u login to ur account it shows ur number (that u use to login) and it shows ur pin in the url. submitted by /u/ihideinshadows to r/blackhat [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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I created a website that compares the privacy and #security of online services, and I need your help

#hacking: I created a website that compares the privacy and security of online services, and I need your help A little more than a year ago, I made this website that compares the privacy and security of online services. After getting a ton of feedback (especially on Reddit), I have made a lot of changes, and I’m looking for some feedback on the new site. Anybody is free to use it, so I thought that I would share it here, and see what people think about it. It’s called Secured.fyi,…

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Ways of pwning a Workgroups (non domain-joined) network of patched Windows 10 machines (version 1809)?

#hacking: Ways of pwning a Workgroups (non domain-joined) network of patched Windows 10 machines (version 1809)? Hi All, ​ I’m a newbie (a couple of years studying) so forgive my inexperience. ​ I’ve setup a network environment at home with 2 Windows 10 machines (default Fairwall configuration), version 1809, and one Kali Linux box from which conducting the attacks. ​ The network is a home network where the Windows 10 machines are non domain-joined (workgroups), my objective is to own the 2 Windows machines from inside the LAN, knowing only…

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