- The WIP hosted #LocalVoicesTalk about Women in Islam, a Twitter event. July 22, 2014
- Infrastructure Hackers, Script Kiddies and “Watchdogs”: A Round-up of Monsters Under the Bed from CIS/MS-ISAC June 5, 2014
- Recent Activity from The European Cyber Army (ECA) April 15, 2014
- Summary of 2013 Malware Development March 26, 2014
- Turkey Thrashes Twitter, Leaks put Gov in a Twist March 21, 2014
- Commerce Dept. Cans ICANN March 21, 2014
- Point of Sale Target’ed, Millions of Credit Cards Scraped. February 12, 2014
- Hotels May Become New Data Breach Point February 12, 2014
- New White House Initiative Pledges $750 Million for Student Technology February 12, 2014
- Mask/Careto Unmasked, Shadowy Spanish Spybots Slink into Sunset February 12, 2014
Categories » Cybercrime
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New auction comes after bitcoins directly from the Silk Road were sold. Continue reading
From the department of face-palming opsec blunders. Continue reading
USPS customers were affected as well. The FBI is leading an investigation into the hack, but it’s unclear who might be responsible for it. Continue reading
The hotel guest probably never knew what hit him. When he tried to get online using his five-star hotel’s WiFi network, he got a pop-up alerting him to a new Adobe software update. When he clicked to accept the download, he got a malicious executable instead. What he didn’t know was that the sophisticated attackers […]
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High tech firms have been offering bounties to security researchers to find holes and bugs in their software, but these reward programs haven’t drawn much interest from major banks. Continue reading
More than 400 police officers in Germany take part in a nationwide clampdown against piracy. Continue reading
Fredrik Neij, in 2013: “I can sit here and jerk off for five years. And I will.” Continue reading
Refurbished BlackEnergy does Windows and Linux—even Cisco routers. Continue reading
Darkcoin, bitcoin’s more anonymous cousin, is increasingly being used for online drug deals. Ironically, this could actually help take it mainstream.
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The founder of the file-sharing site Pirate Bay was found guilty today in Denmark on hacking charges unrelated to the web site. Swedish national Gottfrid Svartholm was found guilty of hacking into servers belonging to the U.S. technology firm CSC after being partially acquitted of other hacking charges in Sweden. In the Danish case, Svartholm […]
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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers. Continue reading
Computer spies targeted control systems made by General Electric and Siemens for water and energy companies since at least 2011, the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday. Continue reading
CurrentC, a payments system backed by retailers that rivals Apple’s new offering, said hackers stole the email addresses of some people participating in the consortium’s pilot project. Continue reading
Retailer-backed MCX messaged participants notifying them of the breach. Continue reading
In his career-ending extramarital affair that came to light in 2012, General David Petraeus used a stealthy technique to communicate with his lover Paula Broadwell: the pair left messages for each other in the drafts folder of a shared Gmail account. N… Continue reading
A new phone scam – known as number spoofing – is netting millions of pounds for fraudsters, consumers are being warned Continue reading
Three years ago, New York Senator Chuck Schumer held a press conference to pressure federal law enforcement to crack down on the Silk Road, the anonymous online drug market that had only just come to light. Now, over a year since that contraband bazaar was seized by the FBI, Schumer seems to have discovered that […]
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