Cybercrime and Politics
by Zulfikar Ramzan - Monday, 4 August 2008.
As campaigns increasingly look to the Internet as a tool for gathering support, the inherent risks that follow must also be considered. From domain name abuses to phishing, hacking and other security threats, the risks of online advocacy must be understood by election campaigns so that the necessary precautions can be put in place to protect against them. By keeping a vigilant watch on cyber activities, candidates, their campaigns and voters can help maintain a dynamic yet reliable election process.

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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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