According to a US DoJ press release 3 crackers have been charged in a federal grand jury indictment and complaint with illegally accessing the computer systems of a national restaurant chain and stealing credit and debit card numbers from that system.
No, this time not in the UK. A cracker has posted some online databases containing personal information on 6 million Chilean residents. According to the Chilean technology blog Fayerwayer.com, the cracker, who calls himself “Anonymous Coward”
If you are good at math, you wont have problems signing in at the Ruđer Bošković Institute
A couple of weeks ago I read an british article about the fact, that thousands of illegal migrants may have been working for private security companies in the last three years in the UK. Badly enough, that up to 5,000 people without a proper background check and
I recently discovered, that Microsoft destroyed a most valuable digital forensics evidence source on NTFS filesystems with Vista. The default registry key value for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ CurrentControlSet \ Control\FileSystem\NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate is now “1”, which means no last access timestamp will be written at all. On Windows XP and Windows 2000
The WabiSabiLabi founder was jailed, not for putting a bidding system for exploits online, but rather on spying charges. Italian news media reported that Roberto Preatoni was arrested on Nov. 5 and charged with unauthorized access to computer systems and wiretapping.
During my flight back from California to Berlin, the inflight entertainment system gone wild. It runs on Windows CE and I accidently managed to reboot the media client. This is its reboot information. 😉
Security Monkey published a good case study about evidence seizure and what happens, if you forget to asses all relevant system data after a security incident occurs.
I know, no news, but this british TV report shows how ATM skimming works and they have some real devices too.
In Germany we have an ongoing discussion about the question: should police or law enforment hack? Germany’s supreme court determined this month that police may not secretly hack into suspects’ computers. F-Secure made a quick poll