Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the founders of The Pirate Bay, has been charged along with three other men with hacking into several Swedish agencies and firms and stealing (or attempting to steal) money from a number of Nordea bank accounts.
Linode, the web hosting provider that (among others) provides a home for Internet security resource sites Insecure.Org, Nmap.Org, SecLists.Org, and SecTools.Org, has announced on Friday that they suffered a breach of their networks.
INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has said that global efforts against cybercrime and to enhance cyber security require law enforcement and private sector Internet security companies to work more closely together, as well as harmonized regulations across countries.
Once a breach has been discovered, the victims may feel at a loss and not know what to do next.
What do the recent compromises of a number of LA Times websites and the blog of hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate have in common? According to several security researchers, all these sites are hosted on servers running Apache web server software, and have been compromised and equipped with module that is able to insert and rotate malicious iFrames on all pages of websites hosted on these servers.
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