According to new reports, authorities have raided another corner of the Tor network. Sometime last week, privacy advocate and node operator Thomas White took to his Twitter account to warn his loyal followers that his exit relay on the anonymizing router network Tor had been infiltrated and taken down by an unknown group of law Read More
Kenyan authorities have arrested and charged 77 Chinese hackers operating out of a “cyber-command centre” in Nairobi.
The IRS (Internal Revenue Agency) has not completely secured its system that calculates fees for pharmaceutical firms and health insurers under Obamacare, according to a report by an inspector general.
South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) has alleged that North Korean cyber army has infected over 20,000 smartphones belonging to South Koreans, submitting its intelligence report to lawmakers on Wednesday. Citing the NIS report, Yonhap, South Korea’s news agency, reported that the cyber attacks were carried out between May and September. Victims reportedly downloaded infected Read More
In war, every body down is a casualty, and right now on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, it’s only a matter of time before the next pin drops. This week, America re-opened the book on race relations in the social sphere of conversation in the country, and the results don’t look good. After just simmering Read More
The US government and the NSA is coming under fire today after they refused German Chancellor the request to view her NSA file or answer any more questions relating to surveillance of German officials. The news comes just three weeks ahead of Merkel’s visit to Washington, which will be her first visit since the Snowden Read More
At this year’s SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas, Edward Snowden took to the monitors of a packed auditorium for an interview that was streamed live from an undisclosed location somewhere in Russia. Snowden’s appearance apparently packed the halls of the theater designated to hold attendees for his conference, along with two other overflow Read More
The Washington Post is reporting that the NSA, despite what we’ve been led to believe via other leaks, is only collecting around 30% of all the cellular data that is available for monitoring at home and overseas. According to officials from the agency (many of whom are reportedly coming forward in light of Snowden’s actions), Read More
Nobody expects the Russian Inquisition. Last week, the BBC lost communication with one of their major FTP servers as it was taken over by a prolific Russian hacker who flies through fibre-optics under the moniker of “HASH”. Shortly after gaining access, HASH started posting the spoils of his efforts on an underground marketplace that traffics Read More
This marks the third intrusion the publisher has been forced to deal with in just the past three years, and members of the staff at WaPo suspect these hackers were not working alone. They suspect the perpetators could potentially have been contracted by the US or UK governments, in an effort to acquire the documents Read More