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Ransomware

New Ransomware Attacks Reported in Russia and Ukraine

Ransomware on the rise again! If you were to ask someone this time last year ‘what is ransomware’ the likelihood is that they wouldn’t know. In truth, I ...

October 25, 2017 at 10:24 am by

Meet iPhone 7 – The Man Who Changed His Name to Win a Phone

It might be hard to believe, but it is true. A Ukranian man has legally changed his name to iPhone 7 and there’s actually a somewhat valid reason behind it. An ...

October 31, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

Third Hack Linked To SWIFT Network Costs $10 Million

In this day and age, people like to know that their bank is keeping their money safe. Sadly in this day and age where everything is connected that is harder to do than most ...

June 28, 2016 at 11:20 pm by

Hackers Reportedly Responsible for Ukraine Power Cuts

Back in December 2015, 225 thousand people in Ukraine were without power, which a US report has now blamed on hackers. This would make it the first known successful hack ...

February 26, 2016 at 8:30 pm by
Russia

Google Translates Russia as “Mordor”

Google Translate is an extremely useful albeit slightly confusing tool at times, the freedom to translate any foreign web page or language with a degree of accuracy has been ...

January 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Ukrainian Hackers Helped US Insider Trader Earn $100 Million in Illegal Profits

An unlikely union between a bunch of Ukrainian hackers and unscrupulous US stock traders yielded profits of up to $100 million through illegal insider trading. The hackers ...

August 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm by

Apple Ends Sale of Products in Crimea

Following the announcement that they would be terminating developer programmes in the region, Apple has now announced that it will cease the sale of its products in Crimea ...

January 24, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Watch: Drone Flight Over Chernobyl

Cameraman Danny Cooke, working on a report for CBS News, has shared this amazing montage of footage largely taken with a drone, from the devastated town of Pripyat – ...

November 29, 2014 at 1:59 am by

JPMorgan Customers Target in Huge Phishing Campaign

JPMorgan, the No. 1 U.S. bank by assets, has confirmed that spammers have launched a phishing campaign targeting its customers. The spam-campaign is dubbed Smash and Grab and ...

August 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm by

Wikipedia Entry Regarding MH17 Crash Reportedly Edited by the Russian Government

Changes spotted by a Twitter bot which monitors Wikipedia edits from Russian government IP addresses indicate that an Internet user revised a Wikipedia entry regarding ...

July 19, 2014 at 10:15 pm by


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