Meet Shodan, the ‘Dark Google’

Meet Shodan, the ‘Dark Google’

Not many people would have heard about SHODAN (Sentient Hyper-Optimized Data Access Network), a search engine created by computer programmer John Matherly in 2009. It is known to be the scariest search engine on the internet and its name, Shodan, comes from a character from the 1990’ game System Shock. While Google can be seen as a white hat assistant, […]

     
 
 

Difference Between Hacking and Hijacking

Difference Between Hacking and Hijacking

The biggest news on the web yesterday was of Twitter getting hacked or rather hijacked as we got to know later. Some people didn’t get the difference between hacking and hijacking, or rather it didn’t sound too different anyway since we got to see an Iranian flag instead of Twitter homepage. Difference between Hacking and Hijacking To keep it simple […]