Alphabay Vendor ‘Courvoisier’ Pleaded Guilty to UK Hacking Charges

Grant West, a 25-year-old UK man, has pleaded guilty to stealing customer details from 17 major websites and reselling the information on the darknet. He admitted attacking Uber, T-Mobile, Groupon, Vitality, Coral Betting, AO.com, the British Cardiovascular Society, Mighty Deals Limited, Truly Experiences Ltd, Ladbrokes,…

1M-plus customer records possibly compromised in Nissan Canada hack – SiliconANGLE

Up to 1.13 million customers of Nissan Canada have had their personal details breached after hackers managed to steal data from Nissan Canada Finance and related company Infiniti Financial Services Canada. The hack, which occurred Dec. 11, involved personal information including customer names, addresses, vehicle make…

Uber allegedly hacked rivals, surveilled politicians, and impersonated protestors

Last month, details emerged about a secretive unit within Uber dedicated to stealing trade secrets, surveilling competitors, using self-destructing messages, and dodging government regulators. The accusations came from a former member of Uber’s security team, Ric Jacobs, whose 37-page letter detailing all of Uber’s shady…

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