Computer Hacking

Former Generals Oppose Trump’s CIA Nominee

Dozens of former senior U.S. military leaders pressed senators to block Gina Haspel from becoming the next CIA director, citing allegations that she …

Business

Gina Haspel's CIA appointment will delight torturers around the globe

Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of the CIA has ignited great moral anguish in the US, but from Bangkok to London and beyond we should all be alarmed.<p>Gina Haspel should be arrested – not put in charge of the CIA | Vincent Warren<p>Read more<p>Gina Haspel, who has worked at the CIA since …

Opinion (UK)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is wrong, Trump's CIA nominee is popular with European allies

There’s a sad irony to Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s claim that President Trump's pick for CIA director is viewed poorly in Europe.<p>That nominee, Gina …

Cybercrime

Gowdy: Because Comey Let Clinton Off, He Likely Won't Face Charges for Leaking Classified Information

According to the Department of Justice Inspector General, fired FBI Director James Comey is under investigation after leaking classified information …

Conservative View

UK finance firms urged to work together to fight cyber crime

LONDON: Britain's financial firms need to pull together to fight cyber crime, working with government and law enforcement to attack criminals' …

Cybersecurity

Security industry has to change to remain an effective opposition to cyber criminals

Microscope Editor<p>Follow:<p>Those operating in the security channel need to be braced for further changes in the industry as vendors face pressure to …

Cybersecurity

North Springs Students to Host First-Ever Hackathon

The first ever hackathon will take place on Apr. 28.<p><b>From Spartan Club:</b> North Springs Computer Science and Women in Technology Clubs joined forces …

Computer Science

75 years in prison for a founder of digital currency service Liberty Reserve

Vladimir Kats is well known as one of the co-founders of digital currency service Liberty Reserve. He was arrested for a number of charges including …

Corruption

WH's Hogan Gidley: Americans Should Be "Outraged" By James Comey's Behavior

Saturday night on Fox News Channel’s 'Justice' with Jeanine Pirro, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley dais Americans should be …

James Comey

The CIA closed its original 'black site' years ago. But its legacy of torture lives on in Thailand

In February 2015, security forces in southern Thailand hauled in a 26-year-old Muslim man and demanded he confess to participating in a violent separatist insurgency. Officers tied him to a chair, covered his face with a shirt and poured water into his mouth until he choked.<p>It was one of dozens of …

Human Rights

AHL Python Data Hackathon - Entrepreneurial Geekiness

Yesterday I got to attend Man AHL’s first London Python Data hackathon (21-22 April). I went with the goal of publishing my ipython_memory_usage tool …

Data Science

Feinstein says Gina Haspel's role in torture program "not necessarily appropriate" for CIA spot

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, says Gina Haspel, President Trump's pick to lead the CIA, and her role in the United States' torture program is …

Cybercrime

Lindsey Lohan tried desperately to help Matthew Mellon before relapse

Lindsey Lohan begged her father Michael Lohan, a counselor and recovering addict, to talk Mellon out of seeking the psychadelic treatment ibogaine, …

Mellon

DNC shuns its anti-Trump Kremlin dossier in collusion law suit

The Democratic National Committee’s Russia collusion law suit against the Trump campaign cites a number of press stories, tweets and investigative …

Donald Trump

A hack day project: Giving you great journalism in every new browser tab

Every so often on The Atlantic’s Product team, we drop what we’re doing and spend a day messing around. Lots of whiteboards, some frantic coding, usually ending with presentations over beers. We call it a “hack day,” but I think of it more as a talent show for ideas — a chance to take all those …

Hackathons

Mukasey: Obama Wanted Clinton Cleared to Avoid Being Linked to Her Misconduct

The post Mukasey: Obama Wanted Clinton Cleared to Avoid Being Linked to Her Misconduct appeared first on LifeZette.

Donald Trump

Haspel cleared in probe on destruction of waterboarding tapes

Amid controversy over President Trump's pick for Secretary of State, former CIA director Mike Pompeo, the spy agency has released a declassified memo …

Politics

Cyber Crime cell busts bitcoin scam, arrests 2 from Haryana

The Haryana Cyber Crime cell today arrested two persons accused of running a fraudulent bitcoin investment scheme.<p>The cell arrested Deepak Jangra …

Cryptocurrency

CIA Memo Says Gina Haspel Isn’t to Blame for Destroyed Interrogation Tapes

Declassified 2011 report comes as director nominee faces confirmation battle<p>WASHINGTON—The Central Intelligence Agency on Friday released a six-year-old internal memo saying Gina Haspel wasn’t to blame for the destruction of videotaped interrogations of terror suspects, an effort to shore up …

Cybercrime

North Dakota class combats cybercrime with hacking skills

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - In a long narrow room with rows of computer screens on tables, 16 students hunch over keyboards on tables or in their laps."All …

North Dakota

IG investigating Comey memos over classified info: report

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is reviewing former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyJustice to provide access to Comey memos to …

Donald Trump

Internal Review Cleared Trump's CIA Pick in Videotape Destruction | U.S. News | US News

Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by U.S. President Donald Trump to head the Central Intelligence Agency, is shown in this …

Donald Trump

How To: Easily Generate Hundreds of Phishing Domains

A convincing domain name is critical to the success of any phishing attack. With a single Python script, it's possible to find hundreds of available …

Computers

Hacking Windows 10: How to Remotely Record & Listen to the Microphone of a Hacked Computer

The microphone in a Windows computer is accessible to most applications running on the device at all times and completely without security …

Computers

Justice Department Watchdog Probes Comey Memos Over Classified Information

Former FBI director has said he considered the memos, which he gave to a friend to release to media, personal documents<p>WASHINGTON—At least two of the memos that former FBI Director James Comey gave to a friend outside of the government contained information that officials now consider classified, …

Politics

The CIA Introduces Gina Haspel After Her Long Career Undercover

Most stories about Haspel, the nominee to lead the agency, focus on her controversial role in the CIA's waterboarding program. The CIA is attempting …

National Security

Cyber crime “generates $1.5tn every year”

Cyber crime generates $1.5tn (£1.1tn) of revenue a year, according to a groundbreaking report released at RSA Conference today.<p>The research, …

Cybercrime

DNC suit alleges Trump campaign was a racketeering enterprise participating in hacking conspiracy

The Democratic National Committee filed a racketeering lawsuit Friday against the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and a host of other defendants …

Donald Trump

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief’s phone, email

LONDON — A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of “cyber-terrorism.”<p>Prosecutors say Kane Gamble conned call centers during 2015-16 into revealing …

Homeland Security

Justice Department IG probing Comey memos over classified material

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is probing James Comey's handling of classified information as part of the memos he gave to a friend documenting discussions with President Trump.<p>A source familiar with the probe confirmed to Fox News the inspector general is looking at whether classified …

Donald Trump