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How To Track Down A Newbie Hacker

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Tracking down a hacker isn’t very easy .You have to be smart and when i say smart , i mean very smart.
High class hackers are hardly caught because they keep their identity hidden, however i won’t go into
that now. Low class hackers are those that simply hack your site because there was a security flaw in your
system. i’ve searched around the net, the hackers here in nigeria are very dumb , if i must say.

They want to show off that they just hacked a site ,and put their email addresses ,facebook usernames and
even  their facebook pages so  that webmasters can easily contact them and  pay some money
to regain their sites back. I released a list of those who hacked the inec site  during the elections but
i later deleted it since i got many calls pleading with me to remove it. I removed the post from my site for
reasons best known to me however the post still exists on nairaland.com.


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There are many ways to track down a hacker however i’m only going to drop the easiest methods as
the other methods are very complicated.

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1. LOGIC
2. IP TRACKING.

1. LOGIC

This is all about taking time to think and analyse every part of the hacked site and
determine how best to track down the hackers. If there is an email address. Google the
email address and check other sites where they have been used. there is 80% possibility that
the email has been used else where. It might appear on  reappear on websites or forums or youtube comments.
If it pops up on facebook then you are 75% close to knowing who hacked your site.

Youtube comments and forums give you a hint of who the hacker might be.
Let’s assume [email protected] hacked your site and dropped this email.
Go to google and search for [email protected] and see what it brings up.
Don’t be deceived when you track down a hacker on facebook and his location shows it’s indonesia or
any other country, it’s just a way to deceive you.

Hackers use funny but deceptive names. You might see Something like Discr33tH8xor or H33TM8N,V3CT0R, as the name of the hacker shown on
your site . If you google it and nothing comes up just decrypt it.

DISCR33TH8XOR IS EQUAL TO DISCREETHAXOR
H33TMAN CAN BE DECRYPTED TO HEETMAN, HITMAN OR HEATMAN
V3CTOR IS VICTOR OR VECTOR

THAT IS 3=E OR I
AND 8 = A OR AT

depending on where it is used.

If there is something like fb.m3/discr33th8xor type www.facebook.com/discr33th8xor on google then search. if nothing comes up then decrypt it.

To be sure that it’s a hacker that you’ve detected go to his photos and review the pics there. You must see hacking related pictures and if you come
across any hacking related image and he tags some certain people compare the names written on your blog to those he tagged. There’s a possibility that it might
match.

Unless the hacker hid his friends, go to his friends list and check the top 5 peole on his list. Facebook algorithm works in a way that those you interact with
most appear at the top of your list. Hackers interact more with hackers. If that’s done then you’ve caught the hacker.

2. IP TRACKING

This method is not effective most times because people can change their ip. A hacker with a Nigerian Ip like 45.345.789.908 can easily change to 193.087,786 which might be a us or
canadian ip. all you have to do is to check the last time a page in your site was accessed and check the last time your blog was loaded by an ip before it went down.I hardly use this service but it’s worth
a try . the ip that reoccurs most is probably the hacker. to use ip tracking services just type ip trackers on google ,select your preferred service and follow their setup instructions carefully.

f33l fr33 to 8sk 8ny qu3stion. Decrypt that …

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Android 11 Beta 2 Update Released, Emphasis on App Compatibility and Platform Stability Ahead of Public launch

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The 11th iteration of Google’s Operating System – the Android 11 has initially been released for selected smartphones. But recent developments have seen the Android 11 Beta 2 released by Google for all compatible Google Pixel phones.

With the new release, Android 11 has reached the Platform Stability milestone, which means that the APIs and behaviours included in Android 11 are finalised now.

Pretty buggy wordings right? Don’t worry, hang on here with me.

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Google seems to prioritize app stability in it’s latest Beta release and is calling on developers to start updating their apps to target Android 11 and make them ready for its official release that will take place in the third quarter.

Although the search giant hasn’t yet revealed the release date of Android 11, it is briefly suggested that it could be September 8, the exact same timing for its Android 10 release last year.

Also, Google made sure to fix most errors reported with the first Beta release and even went on to throw in more spice therein. We will have an expansive look at everything new in Android 11 Beta 2 in a giffy.

Shall we!

Everything new in the Android 11 Beta 2 Update

One of the major changes that Android 11 Beta 2 brings over the existing beta release that debuted last month is its Platform Stability reach.

Android 11 Beta 2 platform Stability

Essentially, the “Platform Stability verification means that all app-facing surfaces and behaviors are now final in Android 11 ,” said Dave Burke, VP of Engineering, Android, in a blog post. “This includes not only final SDK and NDK APIs, but also final system behaviors and restrictions on non-SDK interfaces that may affect apps. So from Beta 2, you can release compatibility updates with assurance that the platform won’t change.”

Moreover, the Android team confirmed all major requirements are at their final stage for the new beta version, hence, developers are encouraged to start their compatibility testing and publish updates ahead of the official public Android 11 release.

Another major stress point for the recently released Android 11 Beta 2 is its special attention to app compatibility which really cannot be overemphasized.

This means that Google has brought the new beta 2 version to give a ground to developers to make sure that their apps run flawlessly without downtimes and crashes. Developers can test their apps either on an Android 11 Beta 2 device or using the latest emulator available on Android Studio.

“With each release, we’re working to reduce the work you’ll need to do to get your apps ready,” said Burke. “In Android 11, we’ve added new processes, developer tools, and release milestones to minimise the impact of platform updates and make it easier for apps to stay compatible.”

Now, I know I told you to stick by but all the jargons really doesn’t make much sense to you right? And I guess you really asking

What Android 11 Beta 2 release means for you the end user?

Is it really close to public launch or what? Just hit the godammn nail on the head will you!

Easy peasy!!!

Well, in a nut shell, it theoritically means we are gradually getting to the finishing line.

For end users, Android 11 Beta 2 doesn’t include any major surprises over what we already received through the last beta release. You’ll, however, get a list of interface changes that are offered to enhance the overall user experience.

One of the noticeable changes that Android 11 Beta 2 brings is the updated Pixel Launcher that no longer has transparency, as detailed by XDA Developers.

A Smooth Display toggle has also been added to the Display settings to let users easily enable automatic switching from 60 to 90Hz for select content. The existing Force 90Hz option in the Developer options menu has also been removed, as highlighted by some users on Reddit.

Google has also removed some clutter from the Share Sheet available on Android 11 Beta 2 and made a pin icon available for the apps that are pinned on the Share Sheet.

The default screen recording option on Android which has often been a headache for Android users also gets a major addition. Android 11 Beta 2 comes with the ability to record the device’s internal audio while capturing the screen. This is in addition to the existing audio recording from microphone option. You can also use the new addition to record the device’s audio as well as from its microphone simultaneously.

Moving on, a new icon to let you launch a conversation in a bubble has also been added. Similarly, the Allow apps to show bubbles option is now enabled by default for all apps to show conversations in bubbles. The list of supported apps, however, is currently not so populated and includes only renowned names such as Facebook Messenger and Google’s Messages Apps.

Developers have also received a cached apps freezer option that appears to “suspend execution for cached apps,” as noticed by XDA Developers. However, the Android team is yet to reveal the purpose of the new addition.

There is also a pre-installed app called Device Drop Monitor that uses the built-in sensors of the device to detect its dropping and log the duration of the freefall. Once the app detects a fall, it shows a notification to the user and asks them to complete a brief survey to provide details about the accident, as reported by XDA Developers.

This is crazy and one very essential for smartphones and pixel phones which will support pop-up camera module going forward.

Google says it will give users feedbacks after completing the survey that says the user inputs “will help improve the design on future Pixel devices.”

Finally, Google seems to have made the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode a little more functional in the latest Android 11 Beta 2 update.

Early Android 11 beta testers, are reporting a limited resizability handling to the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) window in the Android 11 Beta 2. Also present is a dedicated settings for Conversations.

Furthermore, XDA Developers has noticed that the new media player that debuted in the earlier Android 11 Beta release is now available in the Quick Settings panel by default. This means that you don’t need to enable the Developer options menu to activate the new design.

Also, there is a reported new ripple animation effect that appears when you hit the play/ pause button on the media player available in the Quick Settings panel.

Bottom line

All in all, early impressions suggest Android 11 promises to come with a hench of features which definitely will mean more internal storage space options is needed.

Android 10 already gave birth to enormous storage options in smartphones, and with the continuous update been rolled out, we feel devices running or users hopping to update to the new OS should definitely have this at the back of their mind.

When could Google release Android 11 stable update?

We already mentioned how Google usually release it’s premier Operating System in the third quarter of the year, though the latest beta debut suggest we could already have a set date on our hands for the Android 11 stable release.

The search giant hosted a “Hey Google” Smart Home Summit in which it included a slide showcasing a “Checklist for September 8th Android 11 launch,” XDA Developers
reports.

Android 10 was launched in September last year. Thus, it makes sense for Google to launch its new iteration after one year. However, with the Global pandemic that is the Coronavirus pandemic pushing schedules to the extreme, no official communication on the release date has been made so far.

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PUBG Mobile down on iOS, also Spotify and Tinder: Everything you need to know

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PUBG Mobile and many other apps are crashing on iOS and users are quite troubled about the glitch with no solution in sight.

The iOS ecosystem and its users are experiencing a major glitch whilst trying to access the FPS shooter game on Friday morning. Several users have taken to Twitter and Reddit to report the outage that has impact global users of the mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, better known as PUBG Mobile.

Safe to say their Android counterparts have gotten one over them in a game behind closed doors…

Apparently, the outage is said to be not limited to just PUBG Mobile but it has also impacted other iOS apps, including Spotify, Tinder, and Pinterest among others.

PUBG Mobile, Tinder and Spotify down on iOS

However, the developers of PUBG Mobile have acknowledged the issue and taken to Twitter to assure the impacted users that they are working to resolve the issues.

“Dear players, we are aware of the current problem encountered by iOS users. This issue is happening to multiple apps and games on the iOS platform and we are actively looking into solving it. Thank you for your patience!” The post wrote on Twitter.

Though the official Twitter account retweeted the original post couple hours later to iterate the issue is still very much prevalent and is being worked on, some tiny details are surfacing to what could be responsible for the downtime.

Why PUBG Mobile, Tinder and Spotify is down on iOS

As per some reports, laundry of apps has been impacted by a bug that is caused by the Facebook iOS SDK. This is the second time Facebook SDK for iOS has caused other apps such as Tinder, Pinterest, Spotify, and PUBG Mobile to crash on the iPhone.

Earlier in May, a similar problem happened that rendered most apps on iOS useless for hours.

The crashing problem is affecting online apps but they work normally when the device is offline, which should be a respite to some users who, say, want to access offline music on Spotify. Although in the offline mode, some of the functionalities of the impacted apps are also reportedly misbehaving.

According to DownDetector.com, majorly impacted apps include PUBG Mobile, Spotify, and Tinder in nearly all regions as the Facebook SDK has been acting up since Friday morning.

What has Facebook said about it’s iOS SDK?

Though Facebook is yet to comment on the recent development, they have already acknowledged that the SDK for iOS is causing software problems and that it is looking into the matter. There no specifics on when though.

Your guess, literally Facebook Inc. and co might be working together with Google to give Android 11 a grandstand launch. Literally!

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Since the Facebook SDK is used by Spotify, Tinder, Pinterest, and PUBG Mobile for logins, they are severely affected by the outage. Other app developers too have cited similar reasons why their app began crashing on iOS.

We’ll sure update this post once we get an update on an immediate fix.

So, how about we know if you’re having same difficult getting a new shooter or armoury on your PUBG game. Let’s talk about it in the comments section.

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