Hackers are exploiting a popular NASA image to upload malware in your computer

Hackers are known to be creative in their ways. There’s a new method they have devised to get into a system and then use malware to extract money or steal data from unsuspecting users. A group of cybersecurity researchers has discovered a unique attack where hackers are exploiting a hugely popular deep space image taken from NASA‘s James Webb telescope to infiltrate computers with malware. The Securonix Threat research team has exposed a hacking campaign that is making use of the James Webb Telescope to infect targets with malware. The extremely high-definition image was produced by the Webb Telescope which is considered as the deepest and sharpest infrared image of

How to Upload Files Over FTP With PowerShell

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a common service used to transfer files between clients and servers. It’s often useful to automate these file transfers, and PowerShell scripts can come in handy to speed up this process. How To Use FTP in PowerShell There are a few different ways to make FTP transfers in PowerShell. The simplest is to use WebClient.UploadFile. PowerShell is an object-oriented scripting language, and you have full access to .NET standard libraries with New-Object. With this, you can create a new WebClient, set the credentials for it, and upload a file. $client = New-Object System.Net.WebClient $client.Credentials = New-Object System.Net.NetworkCredential(“username”, “password”) $client.UploadFile(“ftp://example.com/path/archive.zip”, “C:archive.zip”) This will work fine,

How to see your download and upload speeds on Mac

At times, you might want to know your internet download and upload speeds on your Mac. This is especially true when you’re trying to stream a video, make a video call, download files, or play online games, and the experience is subpar. This tutorial shows you how to check your download and upload speeds, what’s considered a good internet speed, and other helpful information.   What is the meaning of “download speed” and “upload speed”? In simple words, download speed means the speed at which you can get (download) content from the internet. This is useful while streaming (where you’re getting the video file from the servers), updating software, downloading

You can now upload EPUB books to your Kindle over email

  Those of you who use a Kindle ebook reader but don’t buy books from Amazon know the hassle of converting from the widely-accepted EPUB format into something that the Kindle can actually read – typicall MOBI or AZW. While the company still hasn’t fully embraced the competing standard, at least you can now skip the manual conversion step. As you may or may not know, you can email a document or book to your @kindle.com address and it will be automatically converted and loaded onto your device the next time it connects to the Internet. This service now accepts EPUB files – a quick test shows that this change

Here’s how you can upload your important documents on Digi Locker

Digi Locker, a cloud-based app, was launched by the government for the public to keep official documents like driving license, Aadhar card, PAN card, car registration certificate, educational certificate, birth certificate, etc., in digital form. It was launched to allow people to carry their documents, as users can access their documents anywhere after uploading them to Digi Locker. The Digi Locker app linked to an individual’s Aadhaar number provides users with 1GB of cloud storage to store their documents. Cloud storage is secure because it uses 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption for all information transmitted.   How to create an account in Digi Locker: First of all, you go

You can now upload videos to GitHub from your PC or mobile device

Uploading videos on GitHub should make it easier for developers to collaborate. What you need to know GitHub now supports uploading videos in issues, pull requests, discussions, and more. The ability to upload videos makes it easier to show how to reproduce a bug or to show how a feature could look. You can also upload videos to GitHub from iOS and Android devices. Microsoft’s GitHub now supports uploading videos. The ability to upload videos makes it much easier for developers to show how to reproduce a bug, to showcase a new feature, and to provide context for people that they’re working with. The feature entered beta testing in December

Google Street View lets users upload photos from their cameras

“Driving Mode” allows users to contribute to Street View with just their phones. What you need to know “Driving Mode” is a new feature being tested on the Street View app that allows users to upload Street View captures with just their phones. This could play a big role in filling out parts of Google Maps where Street View is unavailable. The feature is only available for a limited number of users at the moment, and it’s unclear whether or not it will have a wider release. One of the best parts of Google Search and Google Maps is undoubtedly Street View, where users are able to get a street-level

How To Upload & Share Files From The Linux Terminal With Transfer.sh

These days, sharing files is easier than ever. Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive etc., getting things from one place to another works quite fast — unless you’re using the terminal. If you are using the Terminal, chances are you’re still getting files over SFTP, or something equally as archaic. Introducing TransferSH: a file sharing tool specifically designed to let you upload & share files from the Linux Terminal. Using Transfer.sh Manually Transfer.sh has a web interface and you can upload and share files from your browser. The service also works with the command line so you can share a file directly through the terminal. To share files from the Linux

Firefox Send lets you upload & encrypt & share large files online using any browser

  Sending the big sized attachments has always been an issue. Email server has their own limitations about the attachment sizes and thus we have to use some third party applications or services to send our large files. While we already have many cloud hosting and file sharing services and applications available over the web, Mozilla adds a new one to the list. The popular web browser maker Firefox has recently launched a new website ‘Send’ which makes it really easy to send the large files. This is, however, a different kind of file sharing service because here the files disappear once downloaded, inspired by Snapchat and Instagram Stories supposedly.