Hacker Tools and Techniques Underground Sites and Hacking Groups
- June 16, 2016
The Lurk group hacker arrests in Russia came at the same time as the shutdown of a major exploit kit, ransomware family and botnet, but no one is sure if it is coincidence or causation.
- March 04, 2016
The cybersecurity industry is getting closer to artificial intelligence that can find and patch software bugs automatically, but that same tech could lead to autonomous hacking.
- March 03, 2016
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announces the 'Hack the Pentagon' bug bounty program and new Defense Innovation Advisory Board to be headed by Eric Schmidt.
- January 19, 2016
David Chaum presents Internet anonymity tool PrivaTegrity, using the cMix mix network for reliable, high-performance Internet anonymity and protection against attacks or unauthorized backdoors.
- December 01, 2015
Samy Kamkar found a weakness in the algorithm American Express uses to generate replacement card information and created a credit card hack as a proof-of-concept.
- September 17, 2015
There is a growing concern for cyberespionage in U.S. after a financially motivated hacker group stole inside information to make millions from insider trading schemes.
- September 16, 2015
A new report details how attackers can fly under the radar by using stolen credentials in order to avoid breach detection and forgoing the use of malware in malicious activity.
- August 05, 2015
Cybercrime has developed substantially due to bulletproof hosting service efficiency. Trend Micro's report explains how and why these services evade law enforcement officials and remain online.
- July 31, 2015
The recently shutdown Darkode cybercriminal community has been rebuilt, and claims the administrators are intact and security will be tightened to better avoid law enforcement.
- July 24, 2015
News roundup: A wireless car hack demonstration has pushed vehicle security legislation and DMCA exemptions into the spotlight, and prompted a manufacturer recall. Plus: Hacking Team update; DHS email issues; and smartwatches vulnerable to attack.
- July 17, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice, in coordination with 20 countries, has taken down the computer hacking forum known as Darkode, but experts say the community is already rebuilding.
- July 08, 2015
A mysterious hacker group has hit a number of major U.S. companies with the intent of committing industrial espionage, according to new security research reports.
- June 26, 2015
New roundup: Sometimes the least of threats -- such as click fraud -- can end up being the bigger issues -- like ransomware. Plus: U.S. Navy won't let go of XP; U.S./China cyber code of conduct; and more!
- April 22, 2015
Huawei's U.S. CSO pitched the rigor of its supply chain security processes to RSA Conference 2015 attendees, but they remained skeptical at best on whether to trust the Chinese networking and security vendor.
- April 14, 2015
A '60 Minutes' interview Sunday revealed that not only did Sony Pictures fall victim to well-known, off-the-shelf malware, but that the attackers also destroyed thousands of computers and servers after stealing the data.