Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users
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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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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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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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28 November 2016

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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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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 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.

Putin denies Democratic party hack
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But says it was a “public service”

Tsar Vladimir Putin has denied that his elite team of hackers were behind the hack of the Democratic Party, but does say who ever did it was carrying out a public service.

IOActive names and shames the “world’s most insecure” router
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Tiger Will Power is a security train wreck

IOActive has named and shamed what could be the world’s worst router and if what it claims is true, then it might be a collector’s item simply because it is so bad.

Russian whistleblower on run from Putin’s hackers
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Woman who exposed Russian doping scandle fears for her life

A Russian athlete who blew the whistle on Russian attempts to hide its wide scale doping of athletes says she is on the run from Tsar Putin’s hackers.