Hacking a Bank in #Lebanon

NatGeo Abu Dhabi shared a 12-minute episode on how two white hackers were able to infiltrate three branches of a Lebanese prominent bank and compromise their security. Not only were the hackers capable of convincing bank employees that they were from the HQ, but they were even given access to the server room in one of the branches, which is pretty scary. This is definitely a good practice for any bank or company but I…

Traffic Apps Cannot Help Solve Lebanon’s Worsening Traffic Problem

December is here which means three things: Shopping, Christmas and more traffic. Our economy loses around $2 billion dollars on a yearly basis due to the chronic traffic problem and there's no will from the authorities to fix this problem or even consider a sustainable transport system for the whole country and especially for Beirut. In fact, I have no idea how those in charge can implement a whole system when they can't even plan…
Fun

“Regram” Button Coming to Instagram?

5 months ago
The Next Web reported yesterday that Instagram is currently testing a range of new features, including one that will allow users to repost or as they called it “Regram” pictures on Instagram. As you all ...
Critiques

Iranian Hackers Target President Aoun, PM Hariri’s Email Accounts

5 months ago
French newspaper Le Figaro reported two days ago that the Iranian authorities have sponsored a large-scale cyber attack on Lebanese servers, and that they targeted “the personal email accounts of both President Michel Aoun and ...
Baladi

Lebanese Fouad Maksoud is Stars of Science Season 9’s Winner!!

6 months ago
Stars of Science’s Facebook page just updated their cover photo and announced Fouad Maksoud as the Arab world’s top innovator in the season finale of Stars of Science’s 9th edition. Fouad and his Nano-shielding Textile ...
Fun

Alfa Website has a New Look

6 months ago
Alfa Telecom has finally given their website a much needed facelift. The new website makes it much easier and faster to settle your bill, check your account with a lot less clicking and page reloads. ...
Fun

Whatsapp Lets you Unsend Messages Now!

6 months ago
Whatsapp has finally released its long-awaited feature allowing users to delete messages after they’ve been sent. The new option allows you to “delete messages for everyone” in a chat within seven minutes of sending it. ...
Fun

Internet in Lebanon [1996]

7 months ago
Check out this show hosted by on Tele Liban by Zaven Kouyoumdjian where he’s introducing the internet to the viewers. I love how they’re asking people to “subscribe” to the internet service (email) to communicate ...
Automotive

Blink My Car: Hassle-Free & Eco-Friendly Car Wash One Click Away from You!

7 months ago
I think I speak for almost everyone when I say that I hate washing my car. I also hate seeing it dirty but I can’t stand going to the gas station and waiting there for ...
Baladi

Two Lebanese Startups Win Big at GITEX 2017!

7 months ago
The winners of The Global Startup Movement Competition, part of the GITEX 2017, were announced yesterday and two Lebanese startups clinched two out of the six prizes awarded. Modeo walked away with the most disruptive ...
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