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Scam ringleader arrested for stealing $60 million through email

The head of an international cybercriminal racket that tricked companies around the world into handing over $60 million (£45 million) through scam emails has been arrested after months of investigation by Interpol and Nigeria's anti-fraud agency.<p>The ringleader of the global scamming network, …

Famed Hacker Creates New Ratings System for Software

A famed hacker who nearly 20 years ago told Congress he could take down the internet in 30 minutes is now going after the computer software industry, …

Cybersecurity

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Launch your career in penetration testing with this $19 bundle

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New type of auto-rooting Android adware is nearly impossible to remove | Ars Technica

20,000 samples found impersonating apps from Twitter, Facebook, and others.<p>Researchers have uncovered a new type of Android adware that's virtually …

Apps

The Apps That Can Secretly Spy on You Through Your Cellphone

Imagine being tracked through your cellphone without even knowing it.<p>That’s what one woman says happened to her. She told “GMA” Investigates that her …

Top 10 Hacking Tools of 2015

Hacking a network or webapp without using any automatic tool is not feasible anymore. But, selection of the right tool is an important job because …

Forensics

EvilFOCA – Network Attack Toolkit

Evil Foca is a network attack toolkit for penetration testing professionals and security auditors whose purpose it is to test security in IPv4 and …

Information Security

How highly advanced hackers (ab)used satellites to stay under the radar | Ars Technica

Piggyback hack allowed Turla gang to conceal location of control servers.<p>One of the world's most advanced espionage groups has already been caught …

Top 3 Forensic Examination Tools for Linux

Ethical Hacking<p>8:27 AM EH Tools, Forensic, Linux<p>Computer forensics and evidence management are the most important topic and very important aspect, …

Forensics

Former US government employee charged with attempted cybercrime against US agency

[JURIST] A former US government employee with the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission was charged [indictment, PDF; press release] …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

FBI’s flawed forensics expert testimony: Hair analysis, bite marks, fingerprints, arson.

<i>For more stories like this, like Slate on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.</i><p>The <i>Washington Post</i> published a story so horrifying this weekend that it …

Forensics

Cybersecurity firm accused of staging data breaches to extort clients

Have you ever heard of a cybersecurity firm called Tiversa? No? Well, you'll likely be hearing about it a lot in the coming weeks, because an ex-employee is accusing it of fraud. Richard Wallace, one of its former investigators, has recently testified against the firm in a Washington DC courtroom. …

Cybersecurity

USBKill used to wipe clean criminal's PCs

Criminals, activists, and whistleblowers have a new weapon dubbed USBKill in their arsenal to shut down laptops before they police start examining …

Life after death: the science of human decomposition

John had been dead about four hours before his body was brought into the funeral home. He had been relatively healthy for most of his life. He had worked his whole life on the Texas oil fields, a job that kept him physically active, and in pretty good shape. He had stopped smoking decades earlier, …

Biology