Research Papers

Yahoo, YouTube Advertisements Spreading Viruses

The $US43 billion online-advertising industry built by companies such as Yahoo and Google is jeopardizing consumer privacy and giving hackers an easy path to infect computers, a US congressional investigation has found. Now, armed with a better understanding of the opaque mechanics of web ads, Senator Carl Levin and other lawmakers are asking whether stricter rules are needed … Continue reading Yahoo, YouTube Advertisements Spreading Viruses

Ethical Hacking and its Uses

What is ethical hacking? The legal method adopted to track vulnerabilities in the operating environments of information systems is known as ethical hacking. With the proliferation of Internet in departments of all organisations including governments, data security has become a major concern. Organisations have realised that the best way to evaluate their system security is … Continue reading Ethical Hacking and its Uses