It’s Not You. It’s Them. On Hacking and Responsible Disclosure.

WordFence –  WordFence –  A story was recently posted to Hacker News celebrating a hack of IoT devices at a school that let a student and their friends rickroll the…

Ghanaian Women Cautioned Against Sharing Nudes

Ghanaian Women Cautioned Against Sharing Nudes A cybersecurity official in the Ghanaian police force has cautioned women and girls against using digital devices to take and share intimate pictures.  The…

Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Espionage Plans of Nuclear Engineer

Following the sell-out of data related to nuclear-powered warship design to an undercover FBI agent, a nuclear engineer together with his wife were imprisoned, being charged with espionage accusations that…

DDoS Operator Arrested by the Ukrainian Police

As my colleague Cezarina explained in a previous article, a botnet is a network of infected computers or other internet-connected devices, that communicate with each other in order to perform the…

Ukraine Police Cuff Botnet Herder Who Controlled 100K Machines

Ukraine Police Cuff Botnet Herder Who Controlled 100K Machines Ukrainian law enforcers have arrested a suspected botnet herder responsible for controlling an automated network of around 100,000 compromised machines to…

Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets

Couple Arrested Over Sale of Nuclear Secrets A married couple from Maryland has been arrested on suspicion of selling secret information about the design of nuclear-powered warships.  Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both…

Couple sold nuclear warship data hidden in peanut butter sandwich, bubble gum pack

The former Navy Nuclear engineer and his wife used a bubble gum package and peanut butter sandwich to hide SD card with sensitive data and sell it to undercover FBI…

Former TD Bank, Bank of America employee allegedly helped email scammers launder money

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An accused money launderer allegedly used his position as an employee at Bank of America and TD Bank to aid an…

Welland Park Academy IT Systems Hacked by a Former Employee Who Was Getting Bored

In retaliation for being fired, a computer expert began to carry out cyberattacks and deleted data from a secondary school’s systems, and changed passwords at an IT firm. On January…

Ransomware gang behind attacks on 100+ companies busted

Law enforcement authorities managed to seize millions in cryptocurrency and luxury vehicles owned by the ransomware gang. In an international coordinated operation, law enforcement authorities in Europe have arrested two…