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Experts are quick to bemoan the glaring lack of diversity in cybersecurity, but proffered solutions have failed to close the gap. That's because the cybersecurity "industry is not ready to take diversity seriously," said Kim Jones, director of the Cybersecurity Education Consortium at Arizona State ...

Frustrated by a third year of TNReady foul-ups, this time with testing statewide disrupted by a suspected hacker, state lawmakers are set to step in and put an end to what they feel is a fiasco. Two measures were to be considered by the House Tuesday afternoon, April 17, to put an end to mistakes in ...
When an MIT graduate student named Bunnie Huang located that key in 2002, he gave his hacker compatriots the power to trick the Xbox into booting up homebrew programs that could stream music, run Linux, or emulate Segas and Nintendos. All they had to do first was tweak their consoles' ...
Organisations across the globe are battling to stay on top of sophisticating cybercrime, a new report has found, with the majority of respondents unable to detect a breach within an hour. Security intelligence company LogRhythm released its annual benchmark survey in which 751 IT decision makers ...

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal is fueling the debate over how to protect digital information. One hacker from Texas is also raising awareness about growing cyber threats. And he's only 12 years old. Reuben Paul is a sixth grader from Austin. The self-proclaimed "Cyber Ninja" has ...
Malware, along with targeted attacks that can move laterally and evade traditional detection methods, are a huge and growing concern. Popular hacker tools like Mimikatz are being combined with stolen NSA tools to create powerful new attacks. Because the stealthy abuse of authentication protocols ...
But the rise of cheap and accessible software-defined radios that allow any hacker to pick up and or produce radio signals in a broad spectrum of frequencies has made it far easier to eavesdrop and mimic unencrypted communications than in the past. "This looks like it was security through obscurity, and ...
NEW DELHI: The Indian National Congress' (INC) official mobile app 'With INC' seems to have disappeared from the Google Play Store, after anonymous hacker who goes by the moniker Elliot Alderson on Monday alleged that the app was sending users' personal data to Singapore. On the app being ...
During the U.S. election, Guccifer 2.0 presented itself online as an independent Romanian hacker. The name was supposedly an homage to Guccifer, an actual Romanian hacker who targeted U.S. politicians and uncovered Hillary Clinton's private email server. Guccifer 2.0 obtained email archives from the ...
'Tis the season for data leaks and data leak allegations and now, the Indian National Congress is at the centre of a controversy about how it handles data of those who connect to the party's online/social media tools. Elliot Alderson, who calls himself a French security researcher and who alleged misuse of ...
On Thursday, a report from the Daily Beast alleged that the Guccifer 2.0 hacking persona—famous for leaking data stolen from the Democratic National Committee in 2016—has been linked to a GRU Russian intelligence agent. What appears to have given Guccifer away: The hacker once failed activate a ...
The interactive VR experience provides fans with one-on-one encounters with the characters from the show including Richard (Thomas Middleditch), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani), Gilfoyle (Martin Starr), Big Head (Josh Brener) and Jian-Yang (Jimmy O. Yang). Viewers who attend the Hacker Hostel can see ...
The hacker who broke into the Democratic Party's computer systems two years ago has reportedly been outed as a Russian intelligence agent. The Daily Beast reports the agent's identity was revealed when he briefly forgot to turn on his VPN (virtual private network), leaving behind a trace of his location ...
Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017 ($195 value): Before going full-on Zero Cool, you must first learn what it takes to become a professional pentester. In this course, you'll learn how to think like a hacker and explore social engineering basics. A to Z Ethical Hacking Course ($200 value): Across 92 lectures ...
Guccifer 2.0, the hacker busy stealing and leaking emails from US Democratic Party servers amid the 2016 presidential elections, turned out, surprise, surprise, to be a Russian intelligence officer, according to a well-source report. Said шпион forgot to turn on their VPN to disguise their public IP address ...

First, he ran a query on the hacker search engine Shodan that returned around 2300 servers running etcd database. Then, he ran a simple script that gave him the login credentials stored on these servers which can be used to gain access to CMSs, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases, etc. etcd is a ...
Hacker Connect will focus on looking at these problems through the lens of the customer, with content that gives real estate technology developers, engineers, designers and IT directors a deep look into how these customer-centric problems can and are already being solved with practical examples.
The hacker visited a U.S.-based social media site after the slip-up, leaving his IP address in the site's server logs. U.S. investigators were then able to identify Guccifer 2.0 as a specific GRU officer who works at the agency's headquarters in Moscow – although The Daily Beast said its sources didn't disclose ...
Video: Cryptocurrency mining raises GPU prices, causes shortage. More security news. Netflix asks you to start hacking, bug bounty program is now public · Dropbox updates its vulnerability disclosure policy to protect researchers · Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook's response to Cambridge Analytica ...
A teenage British hacker has exposed a vulnerability in one of the world's best-selling cryptocurrency wallets. Saleem Rashid, 15, broke into Nano S and Nano Blue devices from French hardware company Ledger after discovering a flaw that enabled him to access the products' keys and thereby gain ...
U.S. investigators have reportedly discovered that "Guccifer 2.0," the hacker who claimed credit for a breach of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 election, revealed himself as a Russian intelligence operative. The Daily Beast reports that U.S. investigators identified the hacker as a ...
A hardware wallet for virtual currencies with millions of users has been compromised by a 15-year-old security researcher. Saleem Rashid explained how he cracked the firmware on the wallet produced by Ledger in an online post Tuesday. Rashid performed what's known as a "supply chain" attack.
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Australian authorities have tracked down, arrested, charged, and sentenced a man who hacked a police radio system and interrupted a police chase at the end of August 2017. The man, identified as 42-year-old Vaughan William George, received a 21-month prison sentence, yesterday, at a Magistrates' ...
During that period, the hacker accessed customer data from between January 2016 and December 2017. The data includes names, dates of birth, postal and email addresses, gender, and payment care information. The attacker may have also accessed personal customer data on the company's consumer ...
Adrian Lamo, center, walks out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Maryland in 2011 after testifying at a military hearing in the Chelsea Manning case. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Adrian Lamo, the hacker who reported Chelsea Manning to the FBI after Manning divulged to him that she had leaked classified ...
Adrian Lamo, the hacker probably best known for breaking into The New York Times's network and for reporting Chelsea Manning's theft of classified documents to the FBI, was found dead in a Kansas apartment on Wednesday. Lamo was widely reviled and criticized for turning in Manning, but that chapter ...
Over the weekend, a man named Christopher Wylie came forward to explain his involvement in the election-year harvesting of more than 50 million Facebook profiles for political advertising. In interviews with the New York Times and London's Observer, Wylie explained that he'd worked with a firm called ...
In a blog post, Binance described how it played-out as follows: “As withdrawals were already automatically disabled by our risk management system, none of the withdrawals successfully went out. Additionally, the VIA coins deposited by the hackers were also frozen. Not only did the hacker not steal any ...
Children's television star Hacker T Dog was unable to resist the chance to shout about his love of pastry encasing meat, potatoes and gravy. ... The short film is also filled with references to Wigan, with Hacker also singing enthusiastically of his love of the place as he returns home on board a train and ...
In this deal you get access to 5 courses with over 60 hours of training for the Ethical Hacker, CISSP, CISA, CISM, and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) information security certifications. These courses normally have a combined value of $1,500, but have been discounted 97% to $49 as part ...
His single page ruling barring the unknown hacker from publishing any information secured from the November incident was handed down in a default judgment this week. Justice Warby said the identity of the person threatening Clarksons from a single email address remained unknown. Clarksons filed ...
Since 2016 -- when cyberattacks against hospitals started to increase alarmingly -- health IT professionals have worked hard to counteract hacker breaches, malware attacks, employee errors and other intrusions into electronic patient data systems. IT folks have updated or implemented new security measures, applied ...
There probably aren't many attorneys who started down the road to law by attending hacker meetups— but Alexander Urbelis of New York's ... career path from getting involved with 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, to becoming a lawyer for the U.S. Army JAG Corps and the CIA, and later joining Big Law.
Leaked to the public not quite a year ago, EternalBlue has joined a long line of reliable hacker favorites. The Conficker Windows worm infected millions of computers in 2008, and the Welchia remote code execution worm wreaked havoc 2003. EternalBlue is certainly continuing that tradition—and by all ...
Originally, he planned to launch his revolutionary hacker operation in Greece — but when he looked closer he realised the Greek bitcoin community was negligible. Catalonia's scene was more developed, if not huge; plus, the region's political tumult presented a great testing ground for Taaki's ideological ...
In July of last year, an Israeli cryptocurrency venture called Coindash was preparing for the Initial Currency Offer (ICO), but as soon as the sale began, a hacker intercepted the company's website and stole about 43,000 worth of Ethereum. At the time, the stolen cryptocurrency equivalent to the US $ 7.4 ...
A sophisticated mystery hacker group is using tactics more familiar to the world of cyber espionage to earn millions through mining malware. Kaspersky Lab researchers report that cybercrooks have begun using infection methods and techniques borrowed from targeted attacks in order to install mining ...
A hacker he'd never met paid his $30,000 bail, though he wasn't allowed to return to the U.K. (During intake at a halfway house, Hutchins, whose mother is Scottish and father is Jamaican, said an employee insisted on listing him as African-American, despite Hutchins's noting that he was neither. “America ...
Police said the hacker allegedly demanded a hefty sum from her and threatened to post her nude pictures on social media. “When she told him that she would inform the police, the hacker claimed that no one would be able to help her out. Hearing this, the woman got scared and tried to commit suicide by ...
An alleged hacker has mystified the cryptocurrency world after inexplicably returning $17 million USD worth of ether—Ethereum's in-house cryptocurrency—almost a year after it was stolen. The weirdest part? It's not the mysterious person's first return payment, and there are millions in stolen virtual dollars ...
Deshpande, now a fourth-year student who created a computer program allowing fantasy sports players to use cryptocurrencies in gaming, was among dozens of students to have a project shown in Wednesday's Hacker Expo 2018. The expo, hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery and the ...
Michael Kadar, 19, has been indicted for hate crimes connected to threats against Jewish community centers, as well as threatening the Israeli embassy and cyberstalking, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. Kadar is awaiting trial in Israel, where he was arrested last year. U.S. and Israeli ...
However, when making use of auto-login you are giving a hacker the advantage of gaining access to all your online accounts. Use a password manager app that requires you to regularly re-enter a master password. Try not to use the same password for all your applications. Hackers use online services to ...
False flags, for the modern nation-state hacker, are quickly becoming as standard a part of the toolkit as phishing links and infected Microsoft Office attachments. Why simply hide your identity when you can simply paste a new one over it, invented or borrowed? Russia's hackers, in particular, have lately ...
In a shocking turn of events, an anonymous hacker has once again returned stolen ETH tokens to CoinDash – a tool aiming to help users manage, track, ... CoinDash has notified the Counter Cyber Terrorist Unit in Israel, where the company is based, and has made it clear that “the hacker's Ethereum ...
Some experts argued that the hacker has made a mistake by not laundering the stolen Ethereum right after the hack, and he is now unable to move the funds because most cryptocurrency trading platforms have blacklisted his address —now universally tracked under the codename of "FAKE_CoinDash"— ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Awkward and eccentric, that's how friends and former classmates of Phillip Durachinsky described the man they once knew. Nowadays, he's known as a cyber-creep and federal prosecutors want him locked up for more than a decade. The North Royalton native has already spent a ...


 

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