UK’s Investigatory Powers Act Ruled Unlawful by Court

A United Kingdom law known as the Investigatory Powers Act, which authorizes mass surveillance, was recently ruled to be unlawful by the Court of Appeals in London. The Investigatory Powers Act is popularly known as the Snoopers Charter. The ruling from the three judge panel…

PayPal Fraudster Sentenced to Community Service and Restitution

We recently wrote about a 21-year-old man from Bad Segeberg who had been running a small-scale fraud operation that involved stolen PayPal account information from the darknet, matching DHL packing stations, eBay, and high-end electronics. After a recent sentencing hearing, German media outlets reported that…

Platform for the Multicloud Era

The most rewarding aspect of my job is spending time with our customers. Recently, I visited a large enterprise and spent time with their CIO, and the Infrastructure Leads who deployed HyperFlex across their data centers. They are one of 2000+ customers who love what…

The GAO Tried to Illegally Buy 79 Guns Online and Failed

In a recently released report, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that for two and a half years, agents attempted to illegally buy guns on the darknet and clearnet. Unsurprisingly, the GAO found that illegally buying guns online proved more difficult than reports from the…

How to Be Even More Anonymous Online

Recently, we explained how to choose a good VPN (Virtual Private Network), noting that a VPN’s privacy policy should be a major factor in your choice. That’s because a VPN is run by a single organization that could potentially monitor or log your traffic. If…

Nation-State Believed Responsible for ‘Watershed’ Cyber Attack on Industrial Plant

Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted. FireEye Inc. disclosed the incident on Thursday, saying it targeted…

Hackers strike in “watershed” cyber attack on plant operations

Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted. FireEye Inc disclosed the incident on Thursday, saying it targeted…

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

(Reuters) – Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted. FILE PHOTO: The FireEye logo is seen outside…

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