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IT Engineer Hacked His Own Wall Street Company And Stole Source Code, Arrested By FBI

Short Bytes: FBI has arrested a DevOps Engineer Zhengquan Zhang for stealing proprietary source code and accessing employee accounts at KCG Holdings where he worked as a supervisor. Zhang deployed malware on company’s servers to get employee login details. He later told that he was afraid of losing his job due to an acquisition. It […]

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Fappening 2.0 Hack: Private Pictures Of Alison Brie And Samara Weaving Leaked Online

Short Bytes: The Fappening 2.0 leak has hit more female celebrities. According to media reports, the private pictures of actresses Alison Brie and Samara Weaving have been leaked. With this leak, the list of targetted celebrities has grown longer. While the exact forces behind the hack remain unknown, it won’t be wrong to assume that the […]

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Fappening 2.0 Hack: Private Pictures Of Alison Brie And Samara Weaving Leaked Online

Short Bytes: The Fappening 2.0 leak has hit more female celebrities. According to media reports, the private pictures of actresses Alison Brie and Samara Weaving have been leaked. With this leak, the list of targetted celebrities has grown longer. While the exact forces behind the hack remain unknown, it won’t be wrong to assume that the […]

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Google’s Milestone Chip Can Achieve Quantum Supremacy By The End Of 2017

Short Bytes: By the end of 2017, Google might be able to come up with a device that could achieve quantum supremacy, being able to perform a calculation that’ll be beyond the abilities of conventional chips. The research team at Google is preparing a 50 qubit chip which might set a benchmark in the field of […]

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Aadhaar Details Of 1.4 Millions People Leaked Due To Programming Error On Govt Website

Short Bytes: In a shocking development, the Aadhaar details of 1.4 millions Indian citizens have leaked. This incident took place due to some programming error in a website run by the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security. The Section 29 (4) of the Aadhaar Act prohibits making the details of citizens public. The website was later blocked […]

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uTorrent Is Moving To Your Web Browser, Will Allow Streaming

Short Bytes: Bram Cohen, BitTorrent creator, has revealed that the free and lightweight torrent client uTorrent is moving to your web browser. The upcoming release will let you run uTorrent right inside your web browser and come with streaming functionality. With a new interface, Cohen wants to improve the overall streaming and torrent experience. ithout a […]

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uTorrent Is Moving To Your Web Browser, Will Allow Streaming

Short Bytes: Bram Cohen, BitTorrent creator, has revealed that the free and lightweight torrent client uTorrent is moving to your web browser. The upcoming release will let you run uTorrent right inside your web browser and come with streaming functionality. With a new interface, Cohen wants to improve the overall streaming and torrent experience. ithout a […]

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How To Export Bookmarks From Chrome? | Sync Bookmarks Offline

Short Bytes: If you ever want to transfer your Google Chrome bookmarks, you can do so by enabling the sync feature using your Google account. But if you want to backup your Chrome bookmarks for offline use or to transfer them to another browser, you can export the bookmarks to an HTML file. hrome already […]

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Longest-ever US Hacking Sentence — Russian Lawmaker’s Son Gets 27 Years In Prison

Short Bytes: Roman Seleznev, a Russian hacker and son of Russian MP Valery Seleznev, has been sentenced to 27 years in credit card case. He was accused of hitting more than 3,700 businesses and causing more than $169 million in damages. US Attorney Annette Hayes called it a bad day for hackers, MP Valery Seleznev labelled it as […]

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How To Use SD Card As Internal Storage On Android | Adoptable Storage On Android

Short Bytes: If your Android device doesn’t have enough internal memory to store all the apps you need, you can use the SD card as internal storage for your Android phone. A feature called Adoptable Storage allows the Android OS to format an external storage media as a permanent internal storage. The data on the […]

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Get This A-Z Ethical Hacking Bundle For Just $39, 96% Off For 5 Days

Short Bytes: Building a career in ethical hacking can help people land on high-income jobs as there is a rising demand for experts who can find bugs. Currently, a limited time offer is available on our A-Z Ethical Hacking Bundle comprising eight courses. You can get the complete bundle for just $39 before the offer […]

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Ubuntu 17.10 Release Date Announced — What New Features To Expect?

Short Bytes: Canonical has revealed the release schedule of its next short-term Ubuntu release. Ubuntu 17.10 final release will arrive on October 19, 2017. While we can’t say much about the new features of Ubuntu 17.10, you can expect default GNOME desktop (probably GNOME 3.26), default Wayland, Linux kernel 4.13 or kernel 4.14, etc. anonical has announced […]

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Apple Is Planning To Beam Internet On Earth Using Low Orbit Satellites: Report

Short Bytes: Technology giant Apple is working on sending low-orbit satellites to beam broadband internet, Bloomberg has reported. The company has hired two ex-Google executives and constituted a new hardware team. According to the report, Apple had previously carried out discussions with Boeing, which is already working on similar project. fter conquering the consumer electronics […]

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Microsoft “CloudBook” Specs Leaked, Google Must Take Microsoft Seriously

Short Bytes: A set of leaked specs sheet and performance benchmark show that Microsoft’s rumored CloudBook could be a great contender against Google Chromebook. The device in the making would feature a Quad Core Celeron CPU with 4GB RAM and it would last for a day in case of average usage. s Microsoft’s May 2 […]

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Wikileaks Friday: “Weeping Angel” By CIA, A Hacking Tool For Your Television

Short Bytes: In their latest revelation, Wikileaks has released a user guide describing the working of the Weeping Angel tool designed by CIA and MI5 to compromise Samsung smart TVs. The malware is capable of recording audio from the built-in microphone which can be remotely extracted by the CIA. he whistleblower website Wikileaks has published another […]

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Bitcoin Miners Have Earned More Than $2 Billion In Earnings Collectively

Short Bytes: Over the years, Bitcoin has become a multi-billion-dollar industry but requires a lot of time and patience. However, the seasoned individuals who have learned the ropes are using it to their advantage. According to a new report, Bitcoin miners are definitely raking in the money as they have accumulated more than $2 billion […]

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Microsoft Will Release 2 Major Updates Each Year For Windows 10 — Every March And September

Short Bytes: Microsoft has announced that they will make the update process for Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus, and System Center Configuration Manager more streamlined and predictable. Every year, Redmond will release two feature updates in the month of March and September along with 18-month support. ollowing the recent release of the Creators Update, Microsoft […]

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How A Single Typo In IP Address By Police Ruined An Innocent Man’s Life

Short Bytes: Nigel Lang, a UK resident, became the victim of a single typo in IP address. Due to this mistake made by police, he was wrongfully arrested for being a pedophile. After 3 weeks of investigation and mental torture, police found nothing on his desktop and laptop. Three years later, the police paid him […]

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Ubuntu 17.10 Is Named Artful Aardvark

Short Bytes: The next short term Ubuntu release, i.e., Ubuntu 17.10, is codenamed Artful Aardvark. While Canonical boss Mark Shuttleworth is yet to make an official announcement, the Artful repos are now in existence. In an earlier announcement, Canonical has made it clear that Ubuntu 17.10 will comes with Wayland display server by default. arlier this […]

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Google Just Deleted “System Update” Malware Living On Play Store For 3 Years

Short Bytes: A security firm called Zscalar spotted a malicious app living on the Play Store with a false moniker System Update. It managed to survive for around 3 years. Under the hood, it hides a spare called SMSVova which can be controlled by the attacker via SMS to fetch location details and change device […]

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