Using Machine Learning to Detect IP Hijacking

This is interesting research: In a BGP hijack, a malicious actor convinces nearby networks that the best path to reach a specific IP address is through their network. That's unfortunately not very ...

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker

Interesting: German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were ...
Classic Facebookery: Zuckerberg, Harms Suffered

Classic Facebookery: Zuckerberg, Harms Suffered

via Kate Cox, come this well-crafted piece at Ars Technica, detailing new defensive machinations underway by Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB), and (as a matter of course - Mark Zuckerberg)... "Facebook's $5 billion ...
Who’s Watching The Criminal Enterprise Known As Facebook Watch You?

Who’s Watching The Criminal Enterprise Known As Facebook Watch You?

via Bhaskar Chakravorti, PhD - the Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, comes this thought provoking piece targeting Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) new 'Privacy Cop'. Certainly, today's Must ...
Teach Your Children Well...

Teach Your Children Well…

Unfortunately for AT&T (NYSE: T) and it's Customers, that sdmonition didn't include AT&T employees ...
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Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Agrees To Pay Criminal Fine To Settle Federal Anti-Bribery Charges

Image Credit and Location Reuter's reporter Jonathan Stempel (with editing by Dan Grebler and Chizu Nomiyama details news of a settlement in the Microsoft Eurozone bribery case brought by United States Federal ...
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Low-Hanging, The Fruits Are

Image Courtesy of Pixabay via Threatpost author Lindsey O'Donnell, come this remarkably lucid, well crafted interview piece dissecting the nature of low-hanging fruits, where the fruits under scrutiny are in fact cities ...

Backdoor Built into Android Firmware

In 2017, some Android phones came with a backdoor pre-installed: Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers ...
Office Depot & Support.com Cough Up $35,000,000: FTC Smackdown Of Scammer Corporations

Office Depot & Support.com Cough Up $35,000,000: FTC Smackdown Of Scammer Corporations

via Jon Brodkin, writing at Ars Technica, comes the story of a total of $35 million dollars paid by two sketchy retail corporations (Office Depot and it's partner in crime - Support.com) ...
Cybersecurity Vendor Extortion

Cybersecurity Vendor Extortion

via Kate Fazzini, writing at CNBC, comes a tale** of sweaty desperation, criminal extortion and the appalling dearth of morality in the so-called 'Cybersecurity Marketplace**'. Detailing what she describes as 'aggressive tactics' ...
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