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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
If you are going to San Francisco, just be sure that you know the mass transit system has been hacked with ransomware and you can get your ride for free.
Not the Democratic Party hacker
Business social notworking site Linkedin has confirmed that the Russian hacker arrested in Prague on 5 October is suspected of involvement in the 2012 hack which compromised over 100 million users' information, including emails and passwords.