Inside the Takedown of Scan4You, a Notorious Malware Clearinghouse

How security researchers caught the creators of counter antivirus services...

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Senators Grill Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Christopher Wylie

Christopher Wylie testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that Cambridge Analytica specialized in “disinformation, spreading rumors, *kompromat*, and propaganda.”

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Jigsaw's Project Shield Will Protect Campaigns From Online Attacks

Project Shield already defends journalists and human rights groups from DDoS attacks. Now, Jigsaw will help political campaigns out as well.

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32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption
May17

32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption

On May 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded the chain’s base block size from 8MB to 32MB. The software advancement makes blocks big enough to process lots of transactions over time — which gives developers plenty of breathing room to adjust the size if it starts getting closer to its limit. Unfortunately, many misdirected individuals assume the BCH chain will start processing 32MB blocks right away,...

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Police Arrest Suspected Member of TheDarkOverlord Hacking Group
May17

Police Arrest Suspected Member of TheDarkOverlord Hacking Group

In April 2017, the first episode of the brand new season of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black was uploaded to The Pirate Bay, months ahead of its official release date. The leak was the work of a hacking entity calling itself TheDarkOverlord (TDO). One of its members had contacted TorrentFreak months earlier claiming that the content was in its hands but until the public upload, nothing could be confirmed. TDO told us it had...

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