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The man accused of being "a senior advisor" and mentor of Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the illegal drug marketplace Silk Road, has been arrested in Thailand and charged with conspiring to traffic drugs and money laundering. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced on Friday that....
Die US-Ermittler stufen das Attentat von San Bernadino als Terrorakt ein. Im Fokus der Fahndungen steht plötzlich die Frau Tashfeen M und die Frage: Wie wurde aus der Mutter eine Massenmörderin?
A group of Indian hackers, calling themselves the Indian Black Hats have launched a symbolic cyber attack against Pakistan for the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, by hacking into two government sites and around 10 non-government domains on Thursday, the seventh anniversary of the terror attacks. According to .
Cyber Monday kicked off the online holiday shopping season. Unfortunately, nearly 12.7 million U.S. consumers had their identities stolen last year and thieves may be looking to take advantage of the online traffic this holiday season. With this in mind, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. is offering .
wired.com - Researchers at Kaspersky Lab in Russia are asking the public for help in cracking an encrypted warhead that gets delivered to infected machines by the Gauss malware toolkit. The warhead gets decryp... Tweeted by @michal_nemcok https://twitter.com/michal_nemcok/status/672889587677732865
Speaking at the New England Cybercrime Conference the nation's top lawyer for national security also addressed the threat of cyber terrorists. He doesn't think they have advanced cyber weapons because if they did they would have used them.
Un système de prévention de la fuite de données ne peut être efficace que s'il est construit sur le bon sens et qu'il est équipé d'un bon firewall humain
Στο στόχαστρο μιας ομάδας χάκερ οι οποίοι λειτουργούν σαν μπράβοι που πωλούν «προστασία» μπήκαν τις προηγούμενες ημέρες τα ηλεκτρονικά συστήματα των ελληνικών τραπεζών. Η ομάδα με το όνομα Armada Collective επιτίθεται σε ιστοσελίδες εταιρειών με στόχο να τις καταστήσει ανενεργές και στη συνέχεια ζητάει λύτρα για να σταματήσει τις επιθέσεις.
Many SMB’s today have the mindset that they are “not big enough” to be targeted by cyber criminals. Having smaller budgets than their enterprise counterparts, SMB’s are also often not willing to invest in adequate protection. As a result, many… Read more →
Wetherspoon has admitted that hackers gained access to one of its databases and got their hands on customer's personal details Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has been the victim of a massive cyber attack that exposed the personal details of 656,723 customers, including credit and debit card details.
Microsoft helped law enforcement agents worldwide take down the Dorkbot botnet, which has infected more than one million computers over the past four years……. Full article:Microsoft Helps Take Down Dorkbot Botnet (December 3, 2015) Read more →
SANS Internet Storm Center: Dell, Toshiba, and Lenovo PCs at risk of bloatware security flaws (ZDNet)
(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) A trifecta of vulnerabilities has been found in software preinstalled on a number of Dell, Toshiba, and Lenovo consumer and enterprise PCs and tablets, affecting millions of users. The company said most Windows PCs are "automatically protected.
3 nouvelles techniques utilisées par les cybercriminels pour diffuser discrètement des phishing et virus
L'email reste la porte d'entrée préférée des hackers sur les réseaux d'entreprises. Ainsi, près de 90% des emails envoyés sur les adresses de messagerie professionnelles sont des spams. Alors qu'auparavant ces spam étaient essentiellement source de désagréments et de baisse de productivité, ils....
sfweekly.com - In the early morning of May 21, Xiaoxing Xi, his wife, and their two daughters were awakened when a dozen FBI agents stormed their house in Penn Valley, Pa., a suburb 10 miles north of Philadelphia... Tweeted by @BerkeleyLawNews https://twitter.
Follow Simple Tips for Safe Holiday ShoppingThis year, more than 151 million people shopped either in stores or online over the US Thanksgiving weekend, and those numbers will only continue rise as we move further into the holiday shopping season. And that, of course, presents a large target for....
As we enter the heart of the holiday shopping season, it’s extremely important to be a smart and safe shopper—especially online.
By most estimates, the Islamic State is the world’s richest terrorist organization. But it appears to be wrestling with money problems that could affect its ability to wage war while trying to govern millions of people in its self-declared caliphate. U.S.-backed...
Toys that talk back are some of the hottest holiday gifts this year. And they may soon be hot items for hackers. Cybersecurity researchers uncovered a number of major security flaws in systems...
With more people buying gifts online over the holidays, the potential for fraud is high.
The female suspect in Wednesday’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, came to the U.S. on a K-1 visa, known as the fiance visa. Tashfeen Malik, 27, grew up in Pakistan but later moved to Saudi Arabia, where she met Syed Farook, 28, in person. The two had corresponded through an online....