EPIC’s Spotlight on Surveillance: Social Media Monitoring

In 2011, EPIC uncovered the first government program to monitor social media. EPIC v. DHS revealed that a government agency was tracking posts on social media to identify critics of government. Today EPIC released a new report on the recent developments in government media monitoring….

North Korea Targeting Defectors with Android Malware Attacks

… the case with the latest attack uncovered by researchers at McAfee … Korea’s Sun Team hackers perpetrated the attack over the last several … apps uploaded by Sun Team hackers: 음식궁합 (Food Ingredients Info), Fast AppLock … from garnering unwanted attention. The hackers only…

Police Seized 60K Xanax Pills in Tennessee Drug Bust

Tennessee law enforcement uncovered a massive cache of pressed ‘Xanax’ pills and alprazolam powder while executing arrest warrants at two locations in Rutherford County. According to a statement from local authorities, the suspects had nearly 60,000 fake Xanax pills and one pound of pure alprazolam—the…

DNC hacker ‘Guccifer 2.0’ revealed to be Russian Intelligence Officer thanks to online identity slip up

… , the hacker‘s real identity was uncovered by a group of … , Roger Stone, previously insisted the hacker was not Russian and instead … previously claimed the hacker was a lone-wolf Romanian hacktivist (Image: Getty Images … Guccifer forgot to make himself anonymous…

Chinese APT Backdoor Found in CCleaner Supply Chain Attack

… third stage of the targeted attack campaign. Researchers uncovered another piece … the attackers appear to have had a third stage of their attack … . “ShadowPad is a remote cyber attack platform that cybercriminals deploy in … .33 of CCleaner had been hacked…