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  • After Silk Road 2, global law enforcement seizes other dark markets

    07.11.2014

    The takedown of online drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 and the arrest of its alleged operator was only the first overt evidence of the success of a bigger law enforcement action.

  • Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced for hacking CSC servers

    31.10.2014

    Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been found guilty of hacking into the mainframe of CSC, a company tasked with keeping and handling sensitive information belonging to the Danish police, and exfiltrating data, and of accessing the Schengen Information System.

  • RBS WorldPay hack ringleader finally sentenced

    27.10.2014

    Nearly five years after the day he was indicted, Sergei Nicolaevich Tsurikov has finally been sentenced for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and computer intrusion for his involvement in an elaborate scheme which stole over $9.4 million from a credit card processor.

  • Emma Watson leaked Facebook video delivers Trojans

    09.10.2014

    A new scam is taking advantage of Emma Watsonís growing popularity and using the Harry Potter star as bait to spread malware on Facebook, warns antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender.

  • Aggressive Selfmite SMS worm variant goes global

    09.10.2014

    The Selfmite Android SMS worm is back, and this new version is both more dangerous and more widespread that the initial one.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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