Former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown jailed for 63 months

Former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown jailed for 63 months

Former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown was sentence to 63 months in prison Thursday after he pleaded guilty to charges of transmitting threats, accessory to hacking, and interfering with the execution of a search warrant. Barrett’s crimes relate to the hacking...

Lookout report: Mobile threats loom large over the enterprise

Mobile malware targeted at the enterprise is becoming increasingly sophisticated, according to security firm Lookout Inc.’s latest mobile threats report. The paper, titled Enterprise Mobile Threats 2014: A Year In Review, warns that attackers stepped up their...
Will Charlie Hebdo attacks make spying acceptable again?

Will Charlie Hebdo attacks make spying acceptable again?

Will the tragedy that unfolded last week in Paris change how the world looks at governments’ efforts to spy on potential terrorists? I pray this horror will remind us that evil exists on a global scale and it seeks to kill us and our families. But will we rise...
They’re back: Bitstamp returns following $5 million hack

They’re back: Bitstamp returns following $5 million hack

Bitstamp Ltd. resumed trading today after an outage allegedly cause by hacking January 5th. CEO Nejc Kodrič said in a statement that the company was happy to be back in business, and that they had implemented a “newly redeployed website and backend systems that...