C4n u und3r574nd wh47 15 wr1773n h3r3? (Can you understand what is written here?) If you are a gamer or take interest in geeky topics, chances are you have seen such notations. This kind of modified spelling is no coincidence, it is known as leet (“1337”) or eleet or leetspeak and has a very interesting […]
Have you ever received WhatsApp messages or emails offering massive discounts on popular e-commerce platforms? If so, making the mistake of clicking on them may make you a victim of phishing. But what is it? How can you identify them and protect yourself?
When you think of the term “hacking” or hear about different cyber-attacks, the first image that may pop in your mind is probably a guy in a black hoodie, sitting in a dark room, typing away in his laptop. Well, that is not how it works in the real world. This is where social engineering […]
SQL stands for Structured Query Language. To understand what SQL is, it is important to understand how information on the web is stored. A database is used to store data such that it is easy to access and manage data efficiently. There are two kinds of databases – Relational and Non-Relational. Relational database stores data […]
XSS stands for Cross-Site Scripting. XSS attack refers to the injection of malicious scripts into a legitimate website or web application. It is similar to other web attacks such as SQL injection (Check out our article on SQL Injection), however it is more devastating since an XSS attack does not target the application concerned rather […]