The men are alleged to have obtained inside information from two firms by hacking their networks. Once they obtained access to the law firms’ networks, they targeted email accounts of law firm partners who worked on high-profile M&A transactions. That information was used to purchase stock in five companies before public announcements were made. By […]
A gang of Ukrainian hackers broke into the networks of Marketwired L.P. (Marketwired), PR Newswire Association LLC (PRN), and Business Wire and stole press releases containing confidential nonpublic financial information relating to hundreds of companies traded on the NASDAQ and NYSE. Traders then made upwards of $30Million by trading the news. It seems the hackers […]
In Febuary this year Hackers broke into a Bangladeshi bank and tried to steal one Billion dollars. They made off with $81 Million (unrecovered!) before they made a small mistake and were stopped. Stealing $1 Billion is huge, but especially for Bangladesh, whose total foreign currency holdings are only $27 Billion. How is this even […]
Last year Hacking Team – who provide an industrial Hacking service to governments was hacked. The hacker grabbed their email and source code and released it to the world. Turns out that Hacking Team provided amongst other things covert surveillance software which was sold to some fairly illiberal regimes. They also manufactured zero-day exploits. A good example […]
If your PC/network/office becomes infected with CryptoLocker here is a link to a site that can provide the unlock keys, for free. Which is one in the eye for the bad guys! FireEye – Fox IT Scanner.
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Gives “ethical hacking” a whole new meaning. The Ultimate Hack – HFT Hedge Fund's Trades "Slowed Down" By Malicious Malware | Zero Hedge.
Using the python code found here: I wasn't first to get the key. Nor was I second, third, or even fourth. I'm probably not even the 10th to get it (ok, looks like I was the 8th.) But I'm happy that I was able to prove to myself that I too could do it. First, […]
The software that is meant to keep your Credit Card transactions, email, online banking and passwords safe is broken A basic error in a cryptographic software library that underlies the security of most of the internet has broken it and therefore has MASSIVE consequences for you. Heartbleed The error allows anyone on the internet to […]
Time for the tinfoil helmets as somehow in one of the most traveled & tracked areas of the world we can’t find a massive flying office block Boeing 777 fully integrated networking! Interestingly enough the Boeing 777 does have a fully integrated data network on board for which it needed permission from the FAA to […]