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DDoS Attacks

FBI Shuts Down 15 DDoS ‘Service’ Websites

FBI Shuts Down 15 DDoS Websites DDoS attacks are a regular issue for many online websites and companies. For those of you who have never heard the term before, I’ll try ...

December 21, 2018 at 11:51 am by
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Mirai Botnet Hackers Are Working for the FBI in Order to Skip Prison

They’re doing a pretty good job so far. We’ve reported on the Mirai botnet before, as it performed some particularly nasty attacks a few years ago. More ...

September 23, 2018 at 3:01 pm by

FBI Charges Gamer With Stealing Fifa Currency From EA

FBI Charges Gamer With Stealing Fifa Currency From EA It can be a quite difficult affair to get a decent team in FIFA. Costly too presuming you don’t want to go through ...

August 11, 2018 at 11:49 am by
Marketing Firm Exactis Leaks Personal Info of Almost Entire US

Marketing Firm Exactis Leaks Personal Info of Almost Entire US

340 Million Individual Records Exactis is not a company name many Americans are familiar with. However, judging by the size of the latest data leak discovered by security ...

June 28, 2018 at 4:38 pm by
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FBI Recommend Router Reboot To Flush Out Malware

FBI Issues Statement Recommending Router Reboot to Flush Out Malware For any home or particularly small business, where security may not be so tight, the existence of malware ...

May 26, 2018 at 3:26 pm by
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Geek Squad Staff Were Paid FBI Agents Spying On Customers

Geek Squad In the US, a popular source for PC repairs for the masses was available in Geek Squad. The company, usually ran from locations such as ‘Best Buys’ ...

March 8, 2018 at 3:27 pm by

Fired IT Admin Faces 10 Years in Prison for Wiping Servers

A former system administrator who wiped staff credentials from the servers of the company that fired him could face up to ten years in prison. After Joe Vito Venzor was fired ...

April 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

Snowden’s Favourite Encrypted E-Mail Service Returns

Lavabit, the encrypted e-mail service that was favoured by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden before it closed down, has returned after three years in the wilderness. Back in ...

January 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm by

FBI Pays Geek Squad to Report on Customers’ Computers

The FBI has reportedly been paying members of Best Buy’s Geek Squad – effectively a tech support service – to look for data that may relate to criminal activities on the ...

January 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm by

Dark Web – The Silk Road Movie Being Written by Coen Brothers

It looks like Fox is preparing to make a movie called “Dark Web” which will focus on the Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht! Not only that, but the studio has signed ...

October 16, 2016 at 1:20 pm by

Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails for US Government

In a staggering revelation today, a new report has surfaced regarding the struggling tech firm Yahoo. According to the revelations by former employees, in 2015, the company ...

October 5, 2016 at 9:40 am by

FBI Director Advises Everyone to Cover Their Webcams

Earlier this year, FBI Director James Comey was snapped with a piece of tape covering the webcam built into the screen of his laptop. Comey admitted that he was “much ...

September 16, 2016 at 2:30 am by

Internet-Connected Home PCs Not Private Says US Court

Home computer users should have no expectation of privacy if their system is connected to the internet, a federal judge from the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled. The ...

June 30, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

The FBI is Allowed to Hack Anyone Anywhere!

When it comes to questionable legal practices, the FBI almost has a storybook written on it. From their part in the PRISM program, monitoring and tracking people from all over ...

June 26, 2016 at 11:40 am by

Smile – The FBI Know Your Face!

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has appeared in the news a lot recently, with many of its practices being considered questionable. Firstly they were found to be tracking, ...

June 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm by