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Atlantas Computers Held Hostage, With A $50K Ransom
27th Mar 2018 [27 days ago] from Newser
Atlanta is being held hostage, by computer hackers who want more than $50,000 in bitcoin to stop their siege. "This is much bigger than a ransomware attack, this really is an attack on our government," Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at...
He Was A Hacker Sent To China To Make Money For The North
14th Feb 2018 [2 months ago] from Newser
If the phrase "North Korean hacker" conjures up the image of someone sowing viruses or stealing secrets, Bloomberg Businessweek introduces a different type, a "foot soldier" given one very specific task: make money, and lots of it. With...
George W. Bush Counters Trump On Russian Meddling
8th Feb 2018 [2 months ago] from Newser
Former President George W. Bush said on Thursday that "theres pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled" in the 2016 American presidential election, forcefully rebutting fellow Republican Donald Trumps denials of Moscow trying to...
Hacking Suspect Wont Be Sent To US Over Suicide Fears
5th Feb 2018 [3 months ago] from Newser
A 33-year-old British man who allegedly hacked into the FBI, NASA, and Federal Reserve and did millions of dollars worth of damage as a form of protest in 2012 and 2013 wont be stepping foot on US soil anytime soon. The High Court of London...
Jackpotting Thieves Hit US ATMs For First Time
29th Jan 2018 [3 months ago] from Newser
With just the press of a button, "cash out crews" have been attacking ATMs around the world, and now apparently in the US. Reuters reports that two big ATM makers, Diebold Nixdorf and NCR Corp., have issued warnings about the so-called...
65% Of DC Cameras Hacked Before Inauguration
29th Dec 2017 [4 months ago] from Newser
Romanian hackers infiltrated 65% of outdoor surveillance cameras in Washington, DC, ahead of President Trumps inauguration as part of an extortion scheme only now being made public, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint, filed...
20 Passwords Other Than 123456 You Should Avoid
19th Dec 2017 [4 months ago] from Newser
As Time points out, its been a banner year for hacks, from Equifaxs totally avoidable breach to Yahoos eventual admission that all 3 billion accounts were compromised. SplashData ran an analysis of some 5 million leaked passwords to come...
Trump Aide Blames N. Korea For Costly Cyberattack
19th Dec 2017 [4 months ago] from Newser
Its official, according to Trump aide Thomas Bossert: The US publicly blames the massive "WannaCry" ransomware attack earlier this year on North Korea. "We do not make this allegation lightly. It is based on evidence," Bossert writes in...
US Blames Pyongyang For Cowardly Cyberattack
19th Dec 2017 [4 months ago] from Newser
Its official, according to Trump aide Thomas Bossert: The US publicly blames the massive "WannaCry" ransomware attack earlier this year on North Korea. "We do not make this allegation lightly. It is based on evidence," Bossert writes in...
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