The 5 Phases of Hacking

In this post, we are going to learn the 5 phases of hacking which is used when hacking into systems. These are the phases which a typical hacker goes through in order to successfully compromise a system. 1. Reconnaissance So the first phase of hacking is reconnaissance. Also known as Information Gathering. It is done … Continue reading The 5 Phases of Hacking

Kenya has now become a hotspot for cyber fraudsters and criminals. Cybercrime in Kenya is targeting banks and other financial institutions. [Photo/CPO Magazine]

Young Kenyan Hackers Making Money Illegally By Targeting Banks

A quick look at how and possibly why young Kenyan techies and nerds are turning into black hat hackers and are targeting financial systems and organizations e.g banks. Hint? This problem stems from the lack of job opportunities and security for the youth especially those in the I.T industry.

Top 15 Cyber Attack Maps for Visualizing Incidents

What is a DDoS Attack? First, we must define the meaning of a DDoS attack. DDoS attacks are a main concern in internet security, and many people misunderstand what exactly they are. A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to upset typical internet traffic of a targeted server by overwhelming it … Continue reading Top 15 Cyber Attack Maps for Visualizing Incidents

How to Turn an Android Phone into a Hacking Device Without Root

Hey guys, how are you? I am back again with another post. You can also check out my previous post on "Using Android as a Hacking Platform: No Root". It has hit! With more than 23 hits each day since i posted it. So far it has gained 1,278 views. Now it’s possible to open … Continue reading How to Turn an Android Phone into a Hacking Device Without Root

Hacker/Cybersecurity/I.T Jargon Explained

Have you ever installed an antivirus tool on your computer? Read a story about WikiLeaks or the Arab Spring? Opened a bank account? Then hacking is important to you, even if remains largely in the background of your life. It makes sense to get informed about it. Unfortunately, it is a very technical subject, with … Continue reading Hacker/Cybersecurity/I.T Jargon Explained

How to Build Your Own Pentesting/Hacking Lab

If you’re interested in a career in penetration testing then testing your skills is a must. Having your own home penetration test lab is a great way to test new pentesting skills and penetration testing software. Practicing is always the best way to improve your skills, however, the problem with hacking is that any real-world … Continue reading How to Build Your Own Pentesting/Hacking Lab

Most Common Hacking Techniques

What Are Top 10 Common Hacking Techniques? PhishingDenial of Service [ DoS/DDoS ]Waterhole attacksFake WAPEavesdroppingKeyloggingVirus, TrojanClick JackingCookie theftBait & switch Phishing When a hacker uses phishing, he usually replicates a very popular site with the idea of making the user sign in and use his credentials in there. The hacked information will be used on the … Continue reading Most Common Hacking Techniques

Kenya’s Cyber Insecurity

Hey guys, i am back again with another article, and today i want to touch a bit on Kenya's Cybersecurity issue. Most of us have heard the NEWS, Kenya has a major cybersecurity issue. Kenya has the highest internet penetration in Africa with over 31 million people having access to the internet, according to a … Continue reading Kenya’s Cyber Insecurity

Types of Hackers: Which Hat Fits You?

Hey guys, we are back again with another informative post. Which hat do you think fits you or that friend you know knows hacking? To start is to define a hacker: A hacker is a person with specific skill sets, they use to access computers/laptops/servers/data/information without anyone knowing or gaining authorization/a password. Now there are … Continue reading Types of Hackers: Which Hat Fits You?