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Geek Squad’s Relationship with FBI Is Cozier Than We Thought

BY AARON MACKEY MARCH 6, 2018 After the prosecution of a California doctor revealed the FBI’s ties to a Best Buy Geek Squad computer repair facility in Kentucky, new documents released to … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Annabelle: The Terrifying New Ransomware Variant

Stu Sjouwerman A new ransomware variant called Annabelle has been discovered, which seems to have been designed to ‘show off the skills’ of the developer who created it, by being as difficult to … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reweaving the Web

Josh Quittner editorial director of Flipboard Feb 17 The movement to decentralize the Internet Illustration: Kevin Whipple Last spring, the government of Turkey did a terrible thing: It blocked its citizens’ access to … Continue reading

February 19, 2018

Hackers Can Now Steal Data Even From Faraday Cage Air-Gapped Computers

A team of security researchers—which majorly focuses on finding clever ways to get into air-gapped computers by exploiting little-noticed emissions of a computer’s components like light, sound and heat—have published another … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

 Monday, February 12, 2018  Mohit Kumar There was a time when hackers simply defaced websites to get attention, then they started hijacking them to spread banking trojan and ransomware, and now … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Russian Scientists Arrested for Using Nuclear Weapon Facility to Mine Bitcoins

Saturday, February 10, 2018 Wang Wei Two days ago when infosec bods claimed to have uncovered what’s believed to be the first case of a SCADA network (a water utility) … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

What We Know So Far About Meltdown and Spectre, the Devastating Vulnerabilities in Modern CPUs

Tom McKay and Alex Cranz Yesterday 9:50pm Filed to: meltdown Image courtesy of Graz University of Technology/Natascha Eibl This week, news of massive security vulnerabilities afflicting every modern model of … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment