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  • NYT, Twitter, HuffPo sites disrupted by Syrian hacker group

    28.08.2013

    Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have managed to hijack, deface and / or make unavailable the websites of The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and one of Twitter domains for image serving (twimg.com).

  • Washington Free Beacon website redirects to malware

    11.06.2013

    A "big" story like that regarding NSA spying was bound to be used by cyber crooks as a lure.

  • Brazilian govt sites found serving malware

    28.05.2013

    Cyber crooks targeting Brazilian users have a well-documented predilection for banking Trojans, but every now and then they opt for other types of malware.

  • Unraveling the South Korean cyberattacks

    21.03.2013

    Wednesday's news that the networks of several South Korean broadcasting organizations and banks have been partially or entirely crippled by coordinated attacks has raised a lot of questions, the main of which is "who is behind the attacks?" South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok immediately stated that they would not be ruling out the possibility of North Korea being involved, which is understandable because relations between the two countries have been extremely strained lately.

  • Seagate blog compromised, leads to Blackhole and malware

    15.03.2013

    A blog of well-known hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate has been compromised to contain malicious iFrame injections that redirect users to websites hosting the Blackhole exploit kit, warns Sophos.




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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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