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I just logged back into my “permanently deleted” Facebook & Instagram Account…a year later.

As title suggests, I deleted my accounts well over a year ago under the permanently delete options - no rookie mistakes with deactivation, I made sure I followed through for permanent deletion. I was just curious to see if...

is there any way to figure out who the owner of a cellphone number is?

first off i have ABSOLUTELY no malicious intent with this at all. also, im sorry if this isnt the right sub for this. feel free to let me know if theres a better one for this kinda thing, i...

I suddenly started getting mails from instagram to "see what my friends are up to" even though my account should be deleted years ago..

So I deleted all my social medias couple years back. Suddenly instagram is sending me these mails. I also had to contact spotify regarding that i could still se what my old facebook friends were listening to. Spotify said...

[Tool] Intel Owl new release v3.0.0 (FOSS threat intel solution)

submitted by /u/16withScars

I can’t tell if this is really stupid or actually smart

Lots of forms have certain requirements for passwords (length, inclusion of certain characters, etc) but that doesn't stop people from sharing passwords. I think if websites said "We recommend using a password that is an embarrassing truth about yourself"...

What’s your host operating system?

i've been a guy who wants a stable os on host system that just works while i can pretty much do anything in a virtual machine without the fear of breaking my system. elite linux users would hate me...

Thinking about creating a Twitch channel about ethical hacking

Hey guys (and girls), ​ I was thinking about creating a Twitch channel with a primary focus on ethical hacking and everything that comes with it (doing CTF challenges live, answering questions about security in general etc ...) ​...

Why is kali so hated?

My best guess is because it’s the first thing everyone get instead of looking at the other options and skiddies think they are professional hacker after downloading it. Is this the reason or is there a different reason? Apart...

RCE Proof of Concept for CVE-2021-38647 (OMIGOD)

submitted by /u/scopedsecurity

Anonymous leaks gigabytes of data from alt-right web host Epik

submitted by /u/notta_Lamed_Wufnik

Ghost in the Wires

So, I've got this today. Started reading it months ago but didn't want to keep reading it on my phone so I finally bought it. What I've read until now made me feel...

Caught my garbage man removing papers from my bin.

So today was trash day for me. I am working from home and this weekend I was cleaning out our garage so I put a few extra bags out. I wasn't sure if my trash company would take it...

American hacker mercenaries face U.S. charges for work in UAE

submitted by /u/DrinkMoreCodeMore

Kali Linux 2021.3 Release

submitted by /u/eikendev

What is the difference between a script kiddie and someone using a pre-built tool?

My understanding is that script-kiddies can't make/ code their programs and they don't understand what the code is doing only what the results are. Is this correct? or is there a better distinction? submitted by ...
Security Affairs

The Biden administration plans to target exchanges supporting ransomware operations with sanctions

US Government is expected to issue sanctions against crypto exchanges, wallets, and traders used by ransomware operations to cash out ransom payments. The Biden administration is putting in place all the strategies to disrupt the operations of the ransomware...

Former US Intelligence Operatives Admit They Hacked for UAE

Plus: Remote learning spyware, an AT&T bribery scandal, and more of the week's top security news.
Security Affairs

Expert discloses details and PoC code for Netgear Seventh Inferno bug

A new critical vulnerability in Netgear smart switches can be exploited by an attacker to potentially execute malicious code and take over impacted devices. Researchers provided technical details about a recently addressed critical vulnerability, dubbed Seventh Inferno, in Netgear smart...

A new app helps Iranians hide messages in plain sight

Enlarge / An anti-government graffiti that reads in Farsi "Death to the dictator" is sprayed at a wall north of Tehran on September 30, 2009. (credit: Getty Images) Amid ever-increasing government Internet control, surveillance, and censorship in...

Forget iPhone 13–Apple Suddenly Has A Critical New iPhone 14 Problem

How does Apple resolve the nightmare now awaiting its next iPhone...