Browsing Category: Social Engineering

[img_assist|nid=2461|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=88|height=100]Notorious hacker Albert Gonzalez pleaded guilty Dec. 29 to conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of Heartland Payment Systems, 7-11 and Hannaford Brothers and faces sentencing between 17 and 25 years on top of his previous guilty plea for the TJX breach and others. Read the full article. [eWEEK]

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[img_assist|nid=2439|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]At the 26th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, security researcher Fabian Yamaguchi demonstrated a number
of vulnerabilities that can apparently be found in many average
communication networks and affect all levels from the access layer to
the application layer. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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[img_assist|nid=2419|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]If you’ve been doing some last minute Amazon holiday shopping on Wednesday evening, you’ve probably noticed that Amazon’s web site was sluggish and, at times, completely down; The same fate greeted Wal-Mart, Expedia, and a number of smaller sites. Read the full article. [Mashable]

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