Firefox Patches 8 Security Vulnerabilities with

Grab the new Firefox now,! 8 Security Vulnerabilities have been fixed in this last release of the year 2006. I’m glad to see Firefox upholding their quick turnaround and rapid fixing of issues that spring up during development and improvement of their product. Mozilla has released the first update for the Firefox 2.0 browser […]

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Awareness of Phishing is on the Up – But so are Monetary Losses

It seems like phishers are changing their tactics to those similar to spammers, rather than going for big targets and mass mails they are turning to more wealthy customers and fewer but larger bounties. Imagine if they can nail a few big ones, they are set. Online fraudsters are turning their attentions away from large […]

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Geek Xmas

Merry Christmas to All

It’s been a good year for Darknet since the relaunch in February and I’d like to take this chance to thank you for your readership, with over 2300 RSS subscribers during the week the readership has grown into a solid base. I’d like to thank you all for reading, commenting and linking to Darknet and […]

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Today while browsing I suddenly came across projectBypass, which is a very useful website which acts as a proxy, and assures us 100% anonymity: Make ProjectByPass your homepage for 100% secure web surfing! Keep your online activity free from potential attackers. …of course I have my doubts about this because… is a FREE Web […]

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Skype Worm in the Wild – W32.Chatosky

A new worm is spreading fast on the Skype network, it’s activated by a malicious Skype Chat link and it has been seen in the wild in numerous places. Apparently the dangerous link starts with “Check this!” pointing to a .org/.biz address, if you click the link you’ll become infected. There have been no reports […]

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XSS Shell v0.3.9 – Cross Site Scripting Backdoor Tool

XSS Shell is a powerful XSS backdoor which allows interactively getting control over a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in a web application. Demonstrates the real power and damage of Cross-site Scripting attacks. WHAT IS XSS SHELL ? XSS Shell is powerful a XSS backdoor and zombie manager. This concept first presented by XSS-Proxy ( Normally […]

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Save Your Reputation Online with ReputationDefender

This is a pretty interesting idea and for once it addresses a real requirement. A lot of stories have hit the press about people getting fired or ‘dooced’ because of stuff online or not even getting jobs because of something found on MySpace. So up pops a company that is willing to protect your reputation […]

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SinFP 2.0.4 – OS Detection – Now Works On Windows

SinFP is a new approach to OS fingerprinting, which bypasses limitations that nmap has. Nmap approaches to fingerprinting as shown to be efficient for years. Nowadays, with the omni-presence of stateful filtering devices, PAT/NAT configurations and emerging packet normalization technologies, its approach to OS fingerprinting is becoming to be obsolete. SinFP uses the aforementioned limitations […]

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Hackers Break Into Water Processing Plant Network

When things like this happen it’s kinda of scary, like a while back when someone managed to get into a highly secure power station network through a stupid contractors laptop that was connected to the net via dialup and to the uber ‘secure’ power station LAN. An infected laptop PC gave hackers access to computer […]

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