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Alleged U.K, Lulzsec associate indicted for U.S. cyber attacks
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted a man who law enforcement officials call an associate of the hacking group LulzSec, with multiple computer attacks targeting a news organization and private companies, including Sony Pictures and Fox Entertainment Group. Ryan Cleary... read more
Who Is the ‘Festi’ Botmaster?
Pavel Vrublevsky, the co-founder of Russian payment processor ChronoPay, is set to appear before a judge this week in a criminal case in which he is accused of hiring a botmaster to attack a competitor. Prosecutors believe that the man Vrublevsky hired in that attack was the cura... read more
Russians protest against Putin despite pressure
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through Moscow amid a stream of banners demanding President Vladimir Putin step down and challenging new laws designed to curb protest against his strongly centralized rule. Protesters chanting "Russia without Putin!" an... read more
Hackers protest anti-hacking bill by hacking govt sites
Seven government websites have been hacked on Independence Day as a protest against certain provisions in the anti-cybercrime bill passed by the House. The group responsible is calling themselves \"PrivateX\", a coalition of local hacker groups HukbalaHack, Anonymous #OccupyP... read more
Who is responsible for protecting a business against cybercrime?
Emerging trends within the working environment have many organisations clambering for new ways to ensure that they are safeguarded against any malicious attacks. The introduction of smart phones, tablets and cloud computing have opened up new avenues for cyber criminals to infilt... read more
'That's a FUBAR train wreck waiting to happen' - Plus: 'It is fairly simple to stop HULK attacks'
LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm all got hacked and had user passwords stolen. Millions of members from the business network and the dating site had their passwords published online, while users were also getting spammed, indicating emails may have been taken too. LinkedIn came ... read more
Anonymous Hacking Group Launches India Protest Against Censorship
Members of the internet hacking group Anonymous have been staging protests across 16 cities in India, against what they say is internet censorship in the country. Members of a hacking group, Anonymous India, wear Guy Fawkes masks as they protest against Indian government ena... read more
India to greenlight state-sponsored cyber attacks - Gov agencies will get the nod
The Indian government is stepping up its cyber security capabilities with plans to protect critical national infrastructure from a Stuxnet-like attack and to authorise two agencies to carry out state-sponsored attacks if necessary. Sources told the Times of India that the gove... read more
Northern Zombies Move South
Last year there was an odd incident in South Korea, where a widely distributed computer game appeared to be infected with malware (software that secretly uses the PC it is on for criminal activity, including stealing valuable data from the PC it is on). What caught the attention ... read more
What If The Internet Collapsed?
Rob Wainwright, the Director of Europol, on how the infrastructure underpinning the World Wide Web is vulnerable to attack. The interview is part of the Risk Response Network’s “What if?” series. The Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World – Pathways to Global ... read more