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Alphabay and Hansa Takedowns Ensnare Thousands of Dark Web Users

Cops sent unsuspecting users scrambling from one dark web site's takedown to another site---that they controlled.

BlackBerry can sell encryption tools to US government after NSA approval

BlackBerry's Secusuite for Government has gained approval for end-to-end encryption of voice calls and text messages on mobile devices in the US federal government.

Justice Department, Europol tout AlphaBay takedown, but 'keenly aware' challenges remain

The AlphaBay takedown was a huge win for international law enforcement, but there will be more dark web sites peddling narcotics and illegal goods.

Hackers are using hotel Wi-Fi to spy on guests, steal data

The DarkHotel hacking group has returned -- but this time they're focusing on a different target, using a new strain of Inexsmar malware.

Tor network will pay you to hack it through new bug bounty program

Tor wants to find bugs which could compromise the identity of its users.

?Millions of IoT devices hit by 'Devil's Ivy' bug in open source code library

?Devil's Ivy is likely to remain un-patched for a long time: "code reuse is vulnerability reuse"

Blockchain: IBM and London Stock Exchange Group team up for securities data project

Italian subsidiary will be the first to test the technology when used for digitising certificate data.

iPhone, iPad owners: Update now to block 'Broadpwn' Wi-Fi hack

Apple has used an update to iOS 10 to fix a potentially dangerous Wi-Fi bug affecting most of its hardware.

Hackers strike ethereum again, slink away with over $30 million

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The cryptocurrency has been dealt another serious blow with the second high-profile theft of the week.

Analyzing CVE-2017-9791: Apache Struts Vulnerability Can Lead to Remote Code Execution

Apache Struts is a model-view-controller framework for creating Java web applications. Struts has suffered from a couple of vulnerabilities using the technique of object-graph navigation language (OGNL) injection. OGNL is an expression language that allows the setting of object properties and execution of various methods of Java classes. Show More Summary

Russian man who helped build Citadel malware sentenced to 5 years

The lead prosecutor said the Russian man had cooperated with the US government "from the start."

APAC firms see clueless employees as biggest security threat

Almost half of companies across five Asia-Pacific markets view employees' lack of cybersecurity awareness as the biggest threat, with 67 percent describing internal threat as a risk the organisation.

School for scoundrels: Now cybercrooks are learning from online courses, too

One six week discovered course provides wannabe cybercriminals with everything they need to get going including course notes, reading lists and lectures.

Segway hoverboard could be wirelessly hacked say researchers

Researchers at IOActive found it was possible to remotely bring the scooters to a halt.

Rapid7 snaps up security automation platform Komand

The company hopes that security orchestration and automation will bring in future enterprise revenue.

Data retention's value for money still not proven: Criminologist

The $750 million being spent on Australia's mandatory metadata retention scheme could buy a lot of crime-fighting, says criminologist Rick Sarre. Meanwhile, police are challenged by the rise of cyber crime.

Chinese censorship cracks down on WeChat, Weibo, WhatsApp

Beijing has been cracking down on images of Liu Xiaobo in direct messages between users, while WhatsApp could reportedly be blocked.

Flaw in home security system lets hackers remotely activate alarms

The company appears to have ignored the security report, months after it was filed.

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