An in depth look at the cyberespionage gang Pawn Storm by Trend Micro reveals an incredibly complicated and capable group that has penetrated several important political and government organization and for the most part has done so on the back of one of the most basic attack methodologies available. Phishing.
Alan Mudd was sentenced to two years in a young offender's institution by a UK court for creating, selling and using Distributed Denial of Service malware.
SiteLock has identified a new double-threat malware called Tusayan that not only grants admin privileges to the hacker, but also exposes the victim's files publicly on the web.
A Github user has published an open-source workaround that supposedly circumvents Microsoft's new block on receiving security updates for systems running Windows 7 or 8.1 on a PC powered by a sixth-generation processor.
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