20 year old geezer scored personal data of 57 million users
A 20 year old Florida man who was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” programme.
Reward from a grateful nation
US authorities have decided that that the British guy who saved the world from the “wanna cry” malware is a criminal and arrested him.
Not the Russians this time
A hack of UK politicians which was thought to be the work of Russians turned out to be carried out by amateurs.
Russian bear falls for honeypot easter egg
A last-minute attempt by Russian hackers to overturn the French election in favour of Tsar Putin’s favourite destabilising candidate came unstuck with some good IT management.
FBI settles for face saving arrest
What do you do if hackers lift a software tool without paying for it and use it to bring down the internet?
Global hacking operation
A Chinese cyber gang has been hitting UK firms as part of a "systematic" global cyber espionage campaign.
Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail
Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.
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.
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.