Hacker who never hacked anyone is arrested
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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?

Chinese cyber gang targets UK firms
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Global hacking operation


A Chinese cyber gang has been hitting UK firms as part of a "systematic" global cyber espionage campaign.

Yahoo arrests show the hand of Putin
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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.

Russian hackers are targeting Macs
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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.

FBI over-killed in bid to take out kiddie pornographers
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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.

Wordpress sites under attack
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More than 1.5 million pages defaced


More than 1.5 million Wordpress sites have been defaced after hackers took advantage of a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2.

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?