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  • Bitcoins
    Bitcoin exchange BTER to reopen soon
    On Mar. 2, the China-based cryptocurrency exchange BTER announced that they “have decided to rebuild BTER's backend, completely solve the wallets security issue and re-enable all the tradings.” A timetable for the reopening was not...
  • Bitcoins
    Bitcoin exchange BTER hacked, offline, $1.75 million stolen
    On Feb. 15, the China-based cryptocurrency exchange BTER suspended services following a security breach that occurred earlier in the day. An amount of 7,170 BTC was stolen from its offline storage bitcoin wallets, an amount that could be sold for...
  • Blackhat
    Sometimes the Blackhats are the good guys
    Blackhat: Rated “R” (2 hours, 13 minutes)Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang, William MapotherDirected by: Michael MannNick Hathaway (Hemsworth) is an extremely talented hacker who has gotten himself locked up...
  • Hacking 2015 and Beyond
    Hacking 2015 and Beyond
    2015 brings us no closer to putting the lid on hackers as any other year has. The crime of Criminal hacking will prove to be as big as ever in the new year. Here’s what we have to look forward too:Bank Card Breaches There will always be the...
  • London hacking arrest: Man accused of hacking XBox and Sony from UK
    London hacking arrest: 18 y/o charged with hacking attack on Sony, PSN, and Xbox
    A London man charged with hacking has been placed under arrest this week. The 18-year-old UK man is believed to have been behind computer-based infiltration offenses and cyber attacks of Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) as well as Xbox Live...
  • Teen arrested in connection with XBL and PSN holiday attacks
    Teen arrested in connection with XBL and PSN holiday attacks
    Lizard Squad claimed to be responsible for the services that took down both Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network over the holidays. This attack prevented users from logging into the services for several days.When asked why they took down the services...
  • Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy hacks
    Goodguy Hacker Selling Bad Guy hacks
    Makes you wonder what these guys would have accomplished had they been born during the Renaissance…case in point: Kevin Mitnick, whose genius was so impressive as a cyber criminal (he hacked into IBM, Motorola, Sun Microsystems and other...
  • 'The Silence of Six' by E. C. Meyers: YA hacker thriller that feels real
    'The Silence of Six' by E. C. Meyers: YA hacker thriller that feels real
    "The Silence of Six" by E. C. Meyers is a young adult (or middle grade) action thriller that takes place in the world of hacking. There are lots and lots of computer references, and to those who are not savvy about the world of hacking,...
  • Bitcoins
    Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp hacked, temporarily offline, $5 million stolen
    On Jan. 5, the UK/Slovenia-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp suspended services following a security breach that occurred the previous day. One of its online storage bitcoin wallets was compromised, and an amount of less than 19,000 BTC were...
  • Hacking can hit you at home
    Keep yourself and kids safe while using your smartphone
    It was just recently that a number of high profile celebrities were hacked and some very personal photos and videos of themselves were released to the public. Shocking as that was for those celebrities few people thought that same level of...
  • Angelina Jolie and Amy Pascal in better times
    Angelina Jolie, Amy Pascal showdown: Actress, Sony honcho swap awkward greetings
    Angelina Jolie and Amy Pascal got cozy at the Sony Pictures Classic 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Party at The Beverly Hilton hotel in 2011. Back then, little did the acclaimed actress and the Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman realize that...
  • Russian website is live streaming webcams of unsuspecting victims worldwide
    Russian website is live streaming webcams of unsuspecting victims worldwide
    On November 20, 2014 The United Kingdom government, through the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), issued a shocking warning: live footage streaming from your webcam may be currently shown on a Russian website, which features video...
  • Home Depot breach worse than first thought
    Home Depot breach worse than first thought
    After a two month long investigation Home Depot released a final report on the security breach that happened earlier this year. The findings of the report show that the breach was worse than first thought. Along with the 56 million credit &...
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    "After the Breach" Cyber-Risk Conference in Chicago
    DePaul University's Arditti Center for Risk Management, Center for Financial Services, the College of Computing and Digital Media and Sapient Global Markets Present:The First Annual DePaul University Cyber-Risk Conference: “After the...
  • Miesha Tate hasn't made any official comment on the photo hacking scandal
    UFC superstar Miesha Tate ignores photo hacking scandal
    According to an Oct. 13 report from Inside Pulse, Miesha Tate's phone was hacked and there are scandalous photos of her floating around the web. Tate, a UFC bantamweight superstar, is the latest celeb to be victimized by online pirates, in a...