Botnet operators are using a domain-generation algorithm to conceal their command-and-control center. And once they knew security researchers were on to their tricks, they got even slicker.
Security researchers are studying an apparent new strain of Mac malware that turned up on the computer of a participant at the just-concluded Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human rights conference.
The sentences range from 20 to 32 months, with none of the defendants likely to serve the full time. There has been no formal request to extradite the U.K. men to the United States to face charges here.
Mozilla has updated its Firefox web browser to repair 13 vulnerabilities.
Their crimes include hacking and launching DDoS attacks against high-profile organizations such as the CIA, the U.K.'s Serious Organised Crime Agency, Sony and Nintendo.
A routine email sent to Dent Neurologic Institute patients mistakenly included the sensitive data of others receiving treatment.
Other personal information, such as names, contact information and dates of birth, was also compromised.
The laptop was password protected, but not encrypted. The theft marks the second breach in just over a year that affected the university health care system.
The U.S. government is sending a clear message: We won't tolerate secrets coming to light.
Referencing the Boston bombings as terrorism prompted an unprecedented manhunt for the suspects that included a citywide lockdown. What would a similar scene have looked like on the internet?
The security researcher and self-proclaimed internet troll earned 41 months behind bars Monday for his role in using a script to retrieve data on roughly 120,000 Apple iPad users from a public web server.