Russian hackers are targeting Macs
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Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:26

Russian hackers are targeting Macs


Putin orders another soft target


After gaming the US election to help Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump win, Tsar Vlad Putin has ordered his tame hackers to target Mac users.

FBI over-killed in bid to take out kiddie pornographers
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Hacked 8,700 computers in 120 countries with just one warrant


Privacy experts have complained in court that the FBI might have just overstepped itself by hacking 8,700 computers in 120 countries, based on a single warrant.

Wordpress sites under attack
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Friday, 10 February 2017 11:09

Wordpress sites under attack


More than 1.5 million pages defaced


More than 1.5 million Wordpress sites have been defaced after hackers took advantage of a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2.

Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users
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Friday, 03 February 2017 11:28

Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users

Better to stick to Linux

If you want to use the Tor browser safely to avoid your local government seeing your doings it is probably not a good idea to use Windows 10.

Wordpress hacks coming in from the Ukraine
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Thursday, 22 December 2016 12:35

Wordpress hacks coming in from the Ukraine


Oh those Russians

Wordpress security outfit Wordfence has warned that it has detected an IP block in the Ukraine and says the attacks would appear to have Russian involvement.

Nigerian man "arrested" for Phishing hack
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Tuesday, 20 December 2016 12:09

Nigerian man "arrested" for Phishing hack


Send your bank account details as Los Angeles County takes the phish


Los Angeles County was a little embarrassed when its training exercise revealed that its staff opened one in ten phishing emails.

Hire your own botnet
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Monday, 28 November 2016 15:28

Hire your own botnet


The Christmas present for the person who has everything

If you are looking for a Christmas present for the hacker who has everything, why not hire them a IoT botnet to play with?

San Francisco’s Mass Transit hi-jacked
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Monday, 28 November 2016 15:23

San Francisco’s Mass Transit hi-jacked


Ransomware found

If you are going to San Francisco, just be sure that you know the mass transit system has been hacked with ransomware and you can get your ride for free.

Hacker arrested in Prague knocked over Linkedin
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Not the Democratic Party hacker

Business social notworking site Linkedin has confirmed that the Russian hacker arrested in Prague on 5 October is suspected of involvement in the 2012 hack which compromised over 100 million users' information, including emails and passwords.

FBI Czech Russian hacker
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Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:07

FBI Czech Russian hacker


 Putin's Democratic party hacker?

Czech police and the FBI have fingered the collar of a Russian citizen and the press is wondering if they have caught the US Democratic party hacker.