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Exactis' Database Consumer Records

Exposed: Exactis’ Database of 340 Million Consumer Records

In late June, Exactis, a Palm Coast, Florida, company found itself at the center of seemingly every news program across the United States. The company had the indubitable honor of exposing the ...
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How the Rise of Cryptocurrencies Is Shaping the Cyber Crime Landscape:
The Growth of Miners

How the Rise of Cryptocurrencies Is Shaping the Cyber Crime Landscape: The Growth of Miners

Introduction Cyber criminals tend to favor cryptocurrencies because they provide a certain level of anonymity and can be easily monetized. This interest has increased in recent years, stemming far beyond the desire ...

Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we've been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our ...
Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh

Memo to Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh: The Internet is not a Series of Tubes

Washington will spend the summer and at least part of the fall debating the relative merits of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court. The debate will ...
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We block shady ad blockers

We block shady ad blockers

Some of you have reached out to us concerning Malwarebytes blocking of certain Ad blocking extensions, or an influx in web blocking notifications. First things first, this is not a False Positive ...
IRISSCON 2017 Mahkra ni Orroz by Chris Boyd

IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

A disturbing new use of technology against loved ones has come to light: Internet of Things (IoT) domestic abuse cases are being reported, and security experts are wondering how best to tackle ...
Chinese arrest 20 in major Crypto Currency Mining scam

Chinese arrest 20 in major Crypto Currency Mining scam

According to Chinese-language publication Legal Daily police in two districts of China have arrested 20 people for their roles in a major crypto currency mining operation that earned the criminals more than ...

The FBI’s 10 Most-Wanted Black-Hat Hackers – #1

It all comes down to this. In surveying the FBI’s 10 most-wanted black-hat hackers, we have come across nine criminals who have all made the web a less safe place for users ...
Wisconsin County Reveals Phishing Attack Most Likely to Blame for Data Breach

Wisconsin County Reveals Phishing Attack Most Likely to Blame for Data Breach

A county in Wisconsin revealed that a phishing attack was most likely to blame for a data breach of some service recipients’ personal information. On 22 June, Manitowoc County posted a statement ...
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