Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Digital Surveillance Kits

I was doing a little looking into surveillance options and came across something that I thought was pretty great. In fact, I thought they were so great I thought I would share them with all of my readers. What I am talking about and posting about today is digital surveillance kits. Digital surveillance kits and […]

DDoS Attack Keeps The Pirate Bay Down Overnight

The Pirate Bay has been unavailable for approximately 24 hours. They are admitting that they have been hit by a “quite big” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The controversial website for torrent downloaders confirmed the DDoS attack on its Facebook page, stating “We don’t know who’s behind it, but we have our suspicions.” Last week, the Pirate […]

LulzSec Hacker Claims Credit for VMware Hack

VMware has announced a leak of source code from their ESX hypervisor. A hacker, who goes by the handle “Hardcore Charlie,” posted the code on Pastebin on April 8. VMware states that there is a “possibility that more files may be posted in the future.” Apparently, the code posted dates from 2003 to 2004. The […]

Police Making Rules on Mobile Surveillance

The ACLU has recently obtained documents that reveal the surveillance control taken by state and local law enforcement agencies with the assistance of certain cell phone companies. Location-based tracking has become popular, with cell phone companies offering what are called “tower dumps” of everyone who used a certain cell phone tower during a certain time […]

Visa and Mastercard Breach

Visa and MasterCard have reported that there has been a major breach of a US-based payments processor. KrebsonSecurity.com has stated that as many as 10 million credit cards may be affected, while The Wall Street Journal identifies the compromised processor as Global Payments Inc. Reports have stated that Visa is sending a warning to banks of […]

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