Hackers Declaring Cyberwar on Facebook and Myspace

I’ve been seeing this headline pop up all over the place the last few days: Hackers Declaring War On MySpace, Facebook? My question is: who are these hackers? Is there a central organisation of hackers that have decided to declare this war? Should Facebook and...

Jedi Hacker School Enrollment Now Closed for the Season

Howdy.  My power’s out at my house, so I’m just sitting around the office waiting for sleep to overtake me.  I would sleep at my house, but I can’t see at all to walk the long corridor to my door, nor can I clean off my bed properly in the...

Hackers in the News

There have been a number of hackers in the news over the hurricane/holiday weekend.  I haven’t really been staying on top of this with all the hurricane coverage (as well as the ongoing debate between DJ Colonoscopy and myself), but here’s what...

Electronic Jihad To Strike Thursday? Don't Bet On It

By Gregg Keizer, TechWeb News A coordinated attack against the Internet, dubbed an “electronic jihad,” may be as close as tomorrow, one security firm warned Wednesday. Other experts, however, were dubious. According to a report on the Russian news service...

International hacker ring busted

p2pnet.net News:- A large international network of hackers who stole computer programmes, films and music and then sold them on the black market has been broken up by Polish police. Police in Gorzow Wielkopolski, western Poland, smashed a ring involving more than 100...

Virus alert: Rbot sets your webcam to spy on you

Jo Best : silicon.com : August 23, 2004 A new worm has been discovered in the wild that’s not just settling for invading users’ PCs – it wants to invade their homes too. The Rbot-GR virus follows a fairly traditional malware route of exploiting...

Congressional Report Dumps on CAPPS II Last year, when Cogress let the TSA go ahead with CAPPS II, its controversial passenger-profiling databse, it attached a set of eight supposedly measurable standards that the system would need to pass to be funded. Now, in...

[Rizzn’s Note: Slashdot/Alterslash has an excellent Q&A session with Adam Davidson up on their sites right now combining two very interesting spheres of influence: a LUG (Linux Users Group) in IRAQ.  Quotes below.] Answers On LUGs, Life, and Linux in...

Zombie Army of MyDoom Drives SCO from Its URL:Under intense DDoS bombardment from the approximately one million MyDoom-infected computers, SCO abandoned ship at www.sco.com in favor of the more-of-a-mouthful www.thescogroup.com. SCO plans to return in about two weeks,...

OSINT: FBI on look-out for foreign government hackers How seriously does the U.S. government take computer intrusion? Seriously enough for the threat of foreign hacking to take a prominent role in new rules governing the FBI’s national security investigations...

Internet group starts anti-hacker initiative

: “Internet group starts anti-hacker initiative Wed Oct 22 @ 08:02 (Reads: 70) Source: Computer Weekly The Internet Software Consortium (ISC) has launched an internet crisis co-ordination centre to help protect the system from hackers. The Operations, Analysis...

[rizzn’s note: It always seems that these Pakistani and India rivalry hacking/cracking/virus writing contest things they have always end up showing the ineptitude of the hax0rs involved. I don’t know why that is. All I can offer is that every person from...

Dioxin Research[rizzn’s note: This is mostly a personal note. I’m doing research into Dioxin contamination for a project I’m working on. Likely I’ll not ever use the scientific data, as my side of the project relates more to the business side,...

I’m having one of the best conversations I’ve had in ages, with swordsaintzero. It’s one of those conversations you can only have with someone you’ve known for years and years. It’s peppered with references we know about each other and...

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FlyDLUX Update

I am starting to get hits on my hits on my website with the words FlyDLUX and FRAUD coming from Google. As an insider in the company, let me just put forth that FlyDLUX was always intended to be a legitimate company and if it continues to survive still intends to be a...

[Excerpt: It was the latest in a string of attacks on figures perceived to be collaborating with Iraq’s American occupiers. Fighters believed to be loyal to Saddam Hussein are trying to disrupt the U.S.-sponsored political process that envisages a new...