Author: Tom Huckle

Andromeda Botnet Dismantled, PayPal Transaction Phishing Scam & Man Hacks Jail, Man Goes to Jail

  Andromeda Gone – One of the world’s largest botnets, consisting of around 2million machines has been taken down by law enforcement and the private sector. Also known as Gamarue or Wauchos, the takedown took place on Wednesday 29 November with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate in Germany,Read more »

Russia Provides North Korea with Internet, NSA Worker Revealed in Kaspersky Scandal & DJI Drone Accused of Spying on Critical Infrastructure

  Russia in Bed with North Korea – With diplomatic tensions rising between North Korea and nearly every other country out there, there is one who is making closer ties with the hermit country. Russia is positioning itself to be a stronger North Korean ally, reaching out to provide North Korea with an internet connection.Read more »

Fifth Case of NSA Data Loss in Five Years, Russia May Build its Own DNS & Scientists Build Biggest Quantum Simulators

  Another Leaky Bucket – Another case of sensitive data on show from another unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket was made public today with the information exposed belonging to the US Army’s Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). INSCOM are a component of the NSA and the database exposed was found to contain classified informationRead more »

MacOS High Sierra Root Password Flaw, Insecure Android Cryptocurrency Wallets & Uber Reveals 2.7M UK People Affected By Breach

  Change Root Password Now – Lemi Orhan Ergin disclosed via Twitter today a major flaw with the new macOS High Sierra that allows anyone with physical and remote access to your mac access. Anyone can login as “root” with an empty password after clicking on the login button several times. By accessing root, youRead more »