Alleged hacker ‘relieved’ by ruling

… led to suicidal thoughtsAlleged computer hacker Lauri Love says he is … , in a spate of online attacks in 2012 and 2013. He … Love describes himself as a hacker, saying they contribute to society … things. “We absolutely need hackers and their…

Hacking suspect awaits appeal decision

… Sylvia Mann An alleged computer hacker will find out later if … Stradishall, Suffolk, is suspected of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank … in a spate of online attacks in 2012 and 2013. Edward … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Hacking suspect awaits appeal…

GoGet hacker previously advised company on security flaws, court told

A self-confessed computer hacker accused of illegally accessing the customer database of car-share company GoGet had previously advised the company on flaws in its software system that could make it vulnerable to cyber attack, a court has heard. Nik Cubrilovic, 37, from Penrose in the…

Apple, IBM And Selling Artificial Intelligence To The Public

Apple Macintosh computer, model M001, with keyboard and mouse, 1984 (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images) A number of this week’s milestones in the history of technology showcase two prominent computer industry showmen, Steve Jobs and Thomas Watson Sr., their respective companies, Apple and IBM, and how…

New Intel flaw allows hackers full remote access to network computers

Whew, what a month in computer security. You’re likely familiar with the massive computer chip flaws that can impact chips from every major manufacturer – ARM, AMD and Intel. This puts almost every computer, smartphone and tablet at risk of these attacks. Click here to…

An Explanation of the Meltdown/Spectre Bugs for a Non-Technical Audience

Last week the news of two significant computer bugs was announced. They’ve been dubbed Meltdown and Spectre. These bugs take advantage of very technical systems that modern CPUs have implemented to make computers extremely fast. Even highly technical people can find it difficult to wrap…

New ‘swarm’ cyber attacks predicted for 2018

… to computer security firm Fortinet. Cyber attacks are set to get a … infected internet-connected devices controlled by hackers — with intelligent clusters of compromised … attacks could also leverage new developments in the underground world, where attackers …

‘Swarm’ cyber attacks, crypto-currency stealing malware predicted for 2018

… to computer security firm Fortinet. Cyber attacks are set to get a … infected internet-connected devices controlled by hackers — with intelligent clusters of compromised … attacks could also leverage new developments in the underground world, where attackers …

U.S. set to declare North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyber attack

The U.S. government is publicly acknowledging that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in more than 150 countries earlier this year. As a result, the Trump administration will be calling on “all responsible states” to counter North…

Hacker gets a year in prison for Sony attack

A hacker who pleaded guilty to taking part in an extensive computer breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment has been sentenced to a year in prison, followed by home detention, US federal prosecutors said. Cody Kretsinger, a LulzSec hacker who used the online moniker “Recursion”, pleaded guilty in April 2012…

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