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Cyber Terrorist Sentenced To 30 Months For Botnet Scheme
2012-09-07 10:47:07

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cyber terrorism fighters everywhere have scored a small victory this week as Joshua Schichtel was sentenced to thirty months in prison for running a botnet that infected some 72,000 computers. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said Schichtel sold command and control access to his botnet and confirmed that he was being paid $1,500 by at least one customer to have access to it. Schichtel plead guilty last year to a single count of...

AntiSec Claims Theft Of UDID's From FBI Computer
2012-09-04 08:40:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online AntiSec, an Anonymous hacking group, has posted a file they say contains millions of Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) after stealing said file from the FBI. Using a vulnerability in Java, a government laptop was hacked earlier this year and a file was lifted which is said to have contained nearly 12 million UDIDs. This breach could be quite serious, as UDIDs contain intensely personal information, such as device names,...

2012-07-06 23:02:23

On Monday, July 9th, the FBI will pull the plug on internet access to hundreds of thousands of computers infected with a malware Trojan known as DNSChanger. When the FBI disables the temporary servers it will break infected system´s access to the internet but it will not remove the malware from those systems. Take a few minutes to ensure that you´re not kicked offline on July 9th. Redding, California (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 On Monday, July 9th, the FBI will pull the plug on...


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