Tor has been embraced by lawful and unlawful users alike. It helps those who value their online privacy and dissidents who live in countries with oppressive governments, but it also provides ways for cyber criminals, terrorists and other bad guys to avoid identification. This has made breaking Tor’s anonymity a top priority for government agencies… Read More »
Billion Dollar Bank Hackers Use Old Phishing Technique
Last week the internet security firm Kaspersky Lab released a report on a highly-successful group of cybercriminals who targeted banks and may have stolen up to a billion across 100 financial institutions worldwide. While Kaspersky Labs did not name the victimized organizations, the report indicates they were mostly located in China, Russia and the United… Read More »
Is Chinese Government Behind Apple iCloud Attacks?
The October 17th launch of the iPhone 6 in China was overshadowed by a hack attack aimed at stealing Chinese users’ iCloud login information. Less than 24 hours after the release of the highly-anticipated smartphone, anti-censorship advocates in China tweeted about the attack. On the 20th they posted more information on a blog at greatfire.org accusing… Read More »