Digital Vigilantes Want to Shame DDoS Attackers And Their Corporate Enablers
A group of security researchers has launched an initiative to name and shame DDoS providers and the companies who turn a blind eye to them.
The Internet of Things Sucks So Bad Even ‘Amateurish’ Malware Is Enough
The malware that powered the “Botnet of Things” behind one of the largest cyberattacks ever isn’t even that great, and that’s exactly why we should be worried.
How 1.5 Million Connected Cameras Were Hijacked to Make an Unprecedented Botnet
As many predicted, hackers are starting to use your Internet of Things to launch cyberattacks.
Journalist Hit By Record DDoS Attack: 'I’m Kind of Like Plutonium Right Now'
An interview with 'censored' security journalist Brian Krebs.
Proposed National Law Would Crack Down on Swatters with Serious Jail Time
The Interstate Swatting Hoax Act of 2015 would criminalize swatting with up to five years of prison time—more if someone actually gets hurt.
Cheating Site AshleyMadison Gets Hacked
The hackers claim stolen data includes real names and addresses, credit card details, and sexual fantasies.
Cyber Criminals Hate Brian Krebs So Much They Sent Heroin and SWAT Teams to His Home
If you have the right kind of knowledge, enough free time, and a penchant for misanthropy, the internet can provide the means to make someone's life really fucking miserable. A perfect example is last week's case of internet security journalist Brian...
Sam Clements and Max Smolaks