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Pakistani Hackers hacked NIT Srinagar official website, posted anti India Post

The website of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar was hacked on Monday evening, allegedly by a Pakistani hackers’ group and “Free Kashmir” messages were posted on it, a senior official of the institute said. As of Tuesday afternoon the website was not accessible. Following error message was displayed: “Service Unavailable. HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable.” “The attack took place last evening and a Pakistani group called Pak Cyber Skullz claimed credit. We are working to get the site up again and it should be done soon,” said the official. A senior cyber police official in Srinagar said that the department has not yet received any complaint from the institute.

Ethical Overflow Launches WhyCry to block WannaCry attacks

By now all of we have heard of the global ransomware attack. It has created a lot of confusions in the mind of computer users. Over 60,000 companies of more than 100 countries have become the victim of this malware. So how this ransomware works . The recent ransomware which is causing mass loss is known as WannaCry. This asks for opening a javascript file in your email in the format (.js). So it is now recommended not to open any unknown attachments sent through emails. WhyCry is a program developed by Ethical Overflow. So, in order to protect all the internet users from this deadly Cyber Attack , Team Ethical Overflow , after a lots of efforts have successfully created a program named WhyCry .WhyCry is a program developed by Ethical Overflow. WhyCry blocks the two IP from which the attacker attacks the victim. WhyCry also disables SMB from the Windows which is enabled by default .Users can download WhyCry from the link www.ethicaloverflow.com/WhyCry.php

Smartphones at risk of hacking

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan discovered that hundreds of applications in Google Play Store have a security hole that could potentially allow hackers to steal data from and even implant malware on millions of Android smartphones. The University of Michigan team says that the actual issue lies within apps that create open ports a known problem with computers on smartphones. So, this issue has nothing to do with your devices operating system or the handset instead, the origin of this so called backdoor is due to insecure coding practices by various app developers.