Starbucks WiFi caught mining cryptocurrencies and making bank

A Starbucks in Buenos Aires was found to have a modified WiFi network that allowed cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to be mined on user’s computers without their knowledge. Unsuspecting users would sip their coffee while malicious JavaScript used their computer’s CPU power to make unknown people money. It took Starbucks 10 whole days to remove the

Starbucks WiFi caught mining cryptocurrencies and making bank2017-12-17T14:08:40-07:00

Massive Mirai Botnet’s creators busted

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Massive Mirai Botnet’s creators busted2017-12-17T14:06:31-07:00

Internet Chemotherapy

Interesting. A vigilante Robin Hood hacks the Internet, to save the Internet. I haven’t validated any of this manifesto but it has a ring of truth to it. Some of you smarter than me on this thread please let me know what you think. Quick abstract: A white hat hacker who goes by the nom

Internet Chemotherapy2017-12-16T19:02:38-07:00

Cyber threats: a year in review

Kapersky Labs have released their annual state of threat landscape report for December 2017. This report details the important trends of the year such as Ransomware and targeted hacking campaigns. It also makes educated guesses about the upcoming threats of 2018 - especially crypto fraud and illegal mining operations. READ MORE

Cyber threats: a year in review2017-12-16T18:50:35-07:00

Watch out! Attackers might be coming for Bitcoin

As Bitcoin is witnessing great highs within just a year, many advanced threat groups have reportedly switched their activities from banks to bitcoins, trying to figure out ways to hack it. This has increased distributed denial of service attacks against cryptocurrency exchanges which might result in drop of Bitcoin price. Warnings spread by Bitcoin gold

Watch out! Attackers might be coming for Bitcoin2017-12-16T18:43:41-07:00