Botnet That Previously Hacked Over 500,000 Routers Has Come Back Stronger – Latest Hacking News

According to Telemetry data gathered this week, the VPNFilter botnet is trying to make a comeback said security researchers. JASK and Botnet That Previously Hacked Over 500,000 Routers Has Come Back Stronger on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Botnet That Previously Hacked Over 500,000…

Business is a team sport: The importance of growing your solutions ecosystem

Cloud computing, software-defined networking, Internet of Things, AI: Are you trying to go it alone developing innovative solutions using these and other complex technologies? VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Business is a team sport: The importance of growing your solutions ecosystem

What do security certificates actually do?

In a previous post we saw the effect of encryption, trying to make content unreadable to anyone watching your traffic. Great, you may think, my DuckDuckGo searches are safe! Yes, but only if it’s really DuckDuckGo at the other end of your connection. There are…

Startup Won’t Give In to Motivational Health Messaging’s $35,000 Patent Demand

Trying to succeed as a startup is hard enough. Getting a frivolous patent infringement demand letter in the mail can make it a whole lot harder. The experience of San Francisco-based Motiv is the latest example of how patent trolls impose painful costs on small…

Woman Sentenced to Six Years for Hiring a Hitman on the Darknet

In Lyngby, Denmark, a 58-year-old woman received a six year prison sentence for trying to have a man killed through a darknet murder-for-hire service. The first public mentions of the case occurred only a couple of months before the sentence hearing, even though Danish authorities…

UK Man Convicted for Buying Grenades on Alphabay

Another darknet market user has been convicted for trying to purchase weapons on the now-seized darknet marketplace Alphabay. The UK’s National Crime Agency announced, on December 15, that a Crown Court had found 46-year-old Paul Stellato guilty of attempting to possess ammunition with intent to…

North Korea hackers steal bitcoin by targeting currency insiders

Chesnot/Getty Images Bitcoin values are skyrocketing, and North Korea appears to be trying to profit from that virtual gold rush. Secureworks reports that the Lazarus Group (a team linked to the North Korean government) has been conducting a spearphishing campaign against cryptocurrency industry workers in…