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  • The DDoS Hall of Shame

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks like the ones that nailed WordPress blogs in early March have been around for decades, but it's only in the last dozen years that they've had enough impact to grab public attention.

  • Prison for four who ran credit card fraud market

    Four men who ran what U.K. police say was the largest English-language criminal forum for selling stolen credit card numbers and the tools to steal data were imprisoned for a combined total of more than 15 years, according to the Metropolitan Police.

  • PayPal CISO: DDoS one big security threat among many

    Stung by a high-profile denial-of-service attack in December, PayPal's CISO says application layer attacks remain a major threat to businesses in general, which need better defenses and actual testing of the DDoS tools they have.

  • Anonymous forces HBGary Federal CEO to step down

    The hactivist group Anonymous has won for now its skirmish with the CEO of HBGary Federal, the network security firm whose e-mails were stolen and posted on the Internet, leaving the company red-faced over the content as well as the ease with which i...

  • Accused AT&T hacker makes bail

    One of the two men accused of hacking AT&T's website to grab personal information about thousands of iPad users has been released on bail.

  • Romanian pleads guilty to role in $2.7M eBay scam

    A Romanian man has pleaded guilty to participating in a well-organized scam that took in about US$2.7 million from unsuspecting users of online marketplaces such as eBay, Craigslist and AutoTrader.com.

  • Bruised by Anonymous, HBGary Federal pulls out of RSA

    E-mails stolen by hactivist group Anonymous indicate that the security company it targeted was proposing to make a “new breed of rootkit” and that it passed along the plan to a technology firm that caters to the federal government.

  • Hacked and now vandalized, HBGary pulls out of RSA

    The California security company that is at the center of a controversy over a plan to discredit WikiLeaks and its supporters abruptly pulled itself out of the RSA security conference in San Francisco this week, citing security concerns.

  • Identity theft down but cost skyrockets

    Identity theft related to credit and debit cards dropped by 28 per cent in 2010 over 2009 -- but the out-of-pocket cost to victimized consumers rose by 68 per cent.

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