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  • Secretary of Defense discloses Russian hack of Pentagon network
    Secretary of Defense discloses Russian hack of Pentagon network
    US Secretary of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter disclosed that Russian hackers breached one of the Defense Department’s unclassified computer networks earlier this year.The remarks were made by Secretary Carter during a speech on technology...
  • Eyes of the hacker
    Cybersecurity bill fuels debate of better security versus big brother
    The Protecting Cyber Networks Act was passed this week in the US House by a 307-116 vote. The bill had support from both political parties as a majority of Democrats as well as Republicans voted in favor of the bill.The official US House of...
  • CNN says Russia hacked White House
    CNN says Russia hacked White House
    According to a new report by CNN on Tuesday, the Russian government is responsible for a known cyber hack on the White House. It is believed that the Russian hackers responsible for thecyber intrusion of the State Department in recent monthsused...
  • The White Hat Hacker
    The White Hat Hacker
    These days, it is hard to pick up a newspaper or go online and not see a story about a recent data breach. No other example highlights the severity of these types of hacks than the Sony breach late last year.While a lot of information, including...
  • Bitcoins
    Bitcoin exchange BTER reopens, announces plan to pay back losses
    On Mar. 11, the China-based cryptocurrency exchange BTER announced that trading is reopened and that there is a plan in place to pay back bitcoins owed to account holders. Later in the day, BTER announced that a total of 1,000 BTC had been...
  • Even BeautifulPeople can get trolls
    Even BeautifulPeople can get trolls
    Online dating sites may have all sorts of themes or gimmicks to make them stand out from one another such as : over 50, under 30, Christian, zodiac. BeautifulPeople.com, with more than 800,000 users and first launched in Denmark 2002 than to the U...
  • 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...
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