Robert Abel

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Linux IoT botnet retooled to send spam email

An IoT botnet has set its hooks in about 4,500 - 5,000 proxy devices to send spam emails which each device capable of sending 400 messages or a total of 1.8 million messages per day.

D.C. appeals court overturns conviction in warrantless stingray case

D.C. Court of Appeals ruled the use of stingrays, or cell-site simulators, without a warrant is unconstitutional on the grounds of violating the Fourth Amendment.

Aggressive campaign spreads Locky variant with single identifier

An aggressive ransomware campaign is infecting victims with a Locky variant that only uses a single identifier for all of its victims.

ISO decides not to approve two NSA encryption algorithms, citing trust issues

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) decided not to approve the NSA encryption algorithms Speck and Simon.