Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits

 Posted by on 2016-08-24 at 23:53  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber war, hackernews, Hacking, infosec, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, vpn  Comments Off on Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits
Aug 242016
 

Last week, an anonymous group calling itself the Shadow Brokers leaked a bunch of National Security Agency hacking tools. Whoever they are, the Shadow Brokers say they still have more data to dump.

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The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat

 Posted by on 2016-08-10 at 11:52  blackhat, cyber security, encryption, hackernews, Hacking, infosec, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat
Aug 102016
 


As the saying goes, knowledge is power. And when it comes to cybersecurity knowledge, every year thousands descend on Las Vegas for the Black Hat conference to acquire as much of it as they can. For some, it’s an opportunity to share research and to demonstrate the fragility of computing systems.

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Developer of anonymous Tor software dodges FBI, leaves US

 Posted by on 2016-05-17 at 18:56  darknet, encryption, hackernews, Internet, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, tor  Comments Off on Developer of anonymous Tor software dodges FBI, leaves US
May 172016
 

In its mission to hunt criminals, the FBI has been keen to hack Tor, the Internet browser that hides your true location. The FBI’s attempts to break into Tor are starting to manifest in strange ways.

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Panama Papers: Pirates Prepare to Takeover Iceland (Update)

 Posted by on 2016-04-07 at 00:14  banking, corruption, fraud, hackernews, iceland, News, panama papers, pirate party, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Panama Papers: Pirates Prepare to Takeover Iceland (Update)
Apr 072016
 

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is facing calls for early general elections after it was revealed he is among many politicians linked to companies named in the Panama Papers.

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How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

 Posted by on 2016-03-27 at 13:59  hackernews, javascript, open source, programming, Reblog, software, software development, tech, web, web development  Comments Off on How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code
Mar 272016
 

The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the benevolence of fellow programmers.

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