Tor No Longer Private

After stealing $1.4 million using the TorRat Trojan 4 men were arrested by the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit. The criminals used the Trojan to steal money from over 150 accounts. TorRat is designed to steal online banking credentials. The bank robbers were able to hide their activities by putting their command and control server on…

Syria Hacks The President

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) took credit for hacking President Barack Obama’s Twitter and Facebook account. On Monday October 28th, for a short time, visitors to the President’s Facebook and Twitter page were re-directed to a 24 minute long pro Assad video titled “Syria facing terrorism.”  The SEA Tweeted “Thank you Obama for redirecting people to…

Sophos Crowns USA Spampion

Sophos’ quarterly “Dirty Dozen” spam report released on Thursday puts the United States as the number one source for spam in the third quarter of 2013. This list ranks spam senders, not spammers.What is the distinction you ask? To know that you need to understand how spam is sent. Spammers don’t sed their own spam.…