When the man known as “The Bitcoin Jesus” got hacked, he didn’t go straight to the police. He just tapped the power of bitcoin.
Cyber Thieves Took Data On 145 Million eBay Customers By Hacking 3 Corporate Employees
After a decade on the back burner, virtual reality is hot again
When Hammond left his sentencing courtroom, he held his fist in the air and proclaimed; “Long Live Anonymous!” “Hurrah for anarchy!” Some people are cut out for a life of anarchy. Others, not so much. Monsegur may have had the chops
The cyberwarfare issue, as Holder and DOJ have presented it, is a farce. He and the Justice Department are carrying water for the military, edging ever closer to limited armed conflict, with the growing risk of going nuclear.
A new study released by the Boston-based Pioneer Institute finds that new technology development that has been encouraged through the use of federal grants has served to threaten children’s privacy by allowing the collection of data on every child.
When the NSA surveillance news broke last year it sent shockwaves through CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Switzerland. Andy Yen, a PhD student, took to the Young at CERN Facebook group with a simple message:
Many months before Edward Snowden made headlines worldwide for his leaks of NSA surveillance programs, the Hawaii-based government contractor was leading a "Crypto Party" to teach strangers how they could protect themselves online,...
EBay Inc said hackers raided its network 3 months ago, accessing some 145 million user records in what is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history, based on the number of accounts compromised.
I do not accept United States dollars, as it is the preferred currency of criminal organizations such as the FBI, DOJ, ATF, and Federal Reserve and I do not assist criminal racketeering enterprises.
Federal officials arrested more than 100 people in connection with a malware that infected more than 500,000 people. The program, called Blackshades, infected computers in more than 100 nations. The malware is capable of taking control of the pro
An investigation into the use of malicious software which can spy on victims through their own webcams - used to capture naked photographs of Miss Teen USA last year - has led to 17 arrests in the UK and 97 worldwide
Criminal charge was dropped after man, 26, cooperated with the feds
Next Future Surveillance Technology - No One Escape
Helkowski made his point rather dramatically by posting the university president’s Social Security number and phone number to reddit. He then sent an anonymous e-mail to the members of the university’s newly formed security task force,
The government has new plan to ensure that your seat belts are fastened, seats are in the upright position -- and no one is hacking your plane.
When Scott Erven was given free rein to roam through all of the medical equipment used at a large chain of Midwest health care facilities, he knew he would find security problems–but he wasn’t prepared for just how bad it would be.
from the bleeding-heart-security dept
An appeals court in the United States overturned the conviction of a self-described “security research” hacker for breaking into the AT&T online network to reveal a security flaw. Andrew Auernheimer, known online as “weev,” was sentenced
The severity of the Heartbleed bug means that rushing to change passwords could backfire
Amid the shiny, happy announcements of new features and new apps this week, file-sharing startup Dropbox quietly revealed another piece of news.
Stephen Henson is responsible for the tiny piece of software code that rocked the internet earlier this week.
Earlier this week, engineer Antti Karjalainen was simply doing his job when he stumbled upon one of the biggest security holes the Internet has ever seen — the Heartbleed bug.
Bitcoin is like cash for the internet. You can send bitcoin from person to person with not much more than an online address and a password. No bank required.
A whitehat hacker from the Baltimore suburbs went too far in his effort to drive home a point about a security vulnerability he reported to a client. Now he’s unemployed and telling all on reddit. David Helkowski was working for Canton Group,
Bitcoin is like cash for the internet. You can send bitcoin from person to person with not much more than an online address and a password. No bank required. That’s a great strength of the popular digital currency, but it also makes it very easy to s
Tens of millions of servers were exposed to a security vulnerability called “Heartbleed” in OpenSSL, software used to encrypt much of the internet. While an emergency patch has been released, sites like Yahoo have raced to fortify security.
Several members of the august “US Journalists Against Transparency” club are outraged by revelations in yesterday’s New York Times (jointly published by der Spiegel) that the NSA has been hacking the products of the Chinese tech company Huawei as wel
Hackers have developed a drone that can steal the contents of your smartphone -- from your location data to your Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) password -- and they've been testing it out in the skies of London. The research will be presented next week a
Here’s how the Swiss promise to keep your data safe.