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Feds Shutter Business Tied to Cyberheist

Written on May 30, 2013 at 8:27 pm, by

Is this a larger effort to stymy unregulated currency exchange…bitcoin…

U.S. federal authorities have shut down a digital currency and payments service based in Costa Rica they claim was linked to the international $45 million ATM cash-out scheme that grabbed headlines earlier this month (see Detangling the $45 Million Cyberheist).



Watch your p4Ssw0rDs disappear

Written on May 29, 2013 at 6:57 pm, by

  Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like…For Ars, three crackers have at 16,000+ hashed passcodes—with 90 percent success.

US entertainment industry is pushing hack-back maleware

Written on May 29, 2013 at 6:54 pm, by

I’ve always been a proponent of “hacking back” to some degree but this is insane!

US entertainment industry group wants to unleash malware on file…The US entertainment industry is pushing to introduce regulations that would allow content owners to legally send out malware to individuals that are believed to involved with copying …