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  • International action against Gameover Zeus botnet and CyptoLocker ransomware

    02.06.2014

    On Friday, 30 May 2014, law enforcement agencies from across the world, supported by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, joined forces in a coordinated action led by the FBI which ensured the disruption of the Gameover Zeus botnet and the seizure of computer servers crucial to the malicious software known as CryptoLocker.

  • NIST requests comment on proposed SHA-3 cryptographic standard

    02.06.2014

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has requested public comments on its newly proposed SHA-3 Standard, which is designed to protect the integrity of electronic messages.

  • Operation takes down crime network affecting European electronic payments

    27.05.2014

    Bulgarian and French judicial and law enforcement authorities, working in close cooperation with the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol and Eurojust in The Hague, have smashed another significant Bulgarian organized crime network suspected of a variety of crimes including electronic payment and document fraud, currency counterfeiting and drugs trafficking.

  • AT&T hacker wants US govt to pay for the time he spent in prison

    21.05.2014

    In an open letter addressed to members of the New Jersey District Court, FBI, and DOJ, Andrew "weev" Auernheimer is seeking monetary restitution for the time he was confined to the jurisdiction of the New Jersey District Court and he spent in federal prison after being convicted for publishing a list of emails and AT&T authentication IDs of early iPad adopters.

  • China reacts to military hackers' indictment, accuses US of hypocrisy

    20.05.2014

    Yesterday, for the first time ever, the US Justice Department filed criminal charges against known state actors for hacking, as it accused five Chinese military hackers of cyber espionage against US firms.




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IoT devices are filled with security flaws, researchers warn

Posted on 30 July 2014.  |  We are living in an increasingly interconnected world, and the so-called Internet of Things is our (inescapable) future. But how safe will we, our possessions and our information be as these wired and interconnected devices begin to permeate our lives?


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