- 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
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A week into the Sony hack, however, there is a lot of rampant speculation but few solid facts. Here’s a look at what we do and don’t know about what’s turning out to be the biggest hack of the year.
The post Sony Got Hacked Hard: What We Know and Don’t Know So Far appeared first on WIRED.
A man is jailed for posting revenge porn to Facebook, making him the first person to be imprisoned under a new Californian law. Continue reading
The naïveté of new Internet users, and an emphasis on bolstering the web’s growth, have left China’s more than 600 million Internet users vulnerable to cybercrime.
The breach exposed two things the movie industry loathes — the piracy of films and details about executive compensation — and sent a ripple of dread across Hollywood.
Employee salary, health data mixed in with other corporate data leaked. Continue reading
Advanced tactics raise the bar on spearphishing attacks, making them harder to spot. Continue reading
The defense attorney for one young hacker with ties to Anonymous argues prosecutors indicted his client on 44 baseless felony charges as an intimidation and smear tactic. The post Oops: After Threatening Hacker With 440 Years, Prosecutors Settle for a … Continue reading
Obama Will Likely Enact Panel’s Advice on Blunting Cyber Risks
Files in federal court to have banks’ data breach suit thrown out. Continue reading
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers. Continue reading
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached webcams, baby monitors and CCTV feeds. Continue reading
The eBay-style contraband bazaar Evolution has grown more than 50 percent in drug offerings since September.
The post How the Dark Web’s New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2’s Demise appeared first on WIRED.
Brian Krebs’ new book tells the story of how two companies groomed spammers, and then destroyed each other. In the process, Krebs got access to documents that illuminated how cybercriminals operate. Continue reading
New auction comes after bitcoins directly from the Silk Road were sold. Continue reading
When a small-time Tennessee restaurateur named Khaled Abdel Fattah was running short of cash he went to an ATM. Actually, according to federal prosecutors, he went to a lot of them. Over 18 months, he visited a slew of small kiosk ATMs around Nashville and withdrew a total of more than $400,000 in 20-dollar bills. The only problem: It wasn’t his money.
The post Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash appeared first on WIRED.
Silk Roads come and Silk Roads go. But after every law enforcement crackdown shakes the Dark Web, one Russian black market always seems to survive. For more than two and half years, the Russian Anonymous Marketplace or RAMP has maintained a thriving business in the Dark Web drug trade, offering one of the Internet’s widest arrays of narcotics of every variety to its Russian-speaking clientele.
The post How a Russian Dark Web Drug Market Outlived the Silk Road (And Silk Road 2) appeared first on WIRED.
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