A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:45 +0000

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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FSB hackers drop files online

Credit to Author: Danny Bradbury| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 09:48:59 +0000

A hacking group that distributed files stolen from a Russian contractor to the media last week has published some of the documents online.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/nakedsecurity/~4/nkr8ZrG8j1s” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Alleged Child Porn Lord Faces US Extradition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:32:39 +0000

In 2013, the FBI exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Firefox to seize control over a Dark Web network of child pornography sites. The alleged owner of that ring – 33-year-old Freedom Hosting operator Eric Eoin Marques – was arrested in Ireland later that year on a U.S. warrant and has been in custody ever since. This week, Ireland’s Supreme Court cleared the way for Marques to be extradited to the United States.

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A week in security (September 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:56:14 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 10–16, including omnichannel fraud, ways to get back at scammers, the security of 2FA, and partnerstrokas.

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Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net

Credit to Author: Daniel Mützel| Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.

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Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child-Pornographers on the Dark Net

Credit to Author: Daniel Mützel| Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.

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