Derek Kortepeter is a graduate of UCLA and tech journalist that is committed to creating an informed society with regards to Information Security. Kortepeter specializes in areas such as penetration testing, cryptography, cyber warfare, and governmental InfoSec policy.
A creator of the Mirai botnet won’t spend any time in prison but faces an enormous financial toll: The court ordered him to pay victims $8.6 million.
The Magecart cybergang is using zero-day exploits to lift credit card data from e-commerce sites. Researchers are on to them and have raised warning flags.
The September British Airways data breach has increased its victim count significantly compared to earlier estimates provided by the airline company.
The U.S. government’s healthcare.gov portal has suffered a breach that may mean personal data of 75,000 Obamacare enrollees has been compromised.
Phishing attacks are easily one of the most common, and effective, methods of social engineering. Every facet of society is attacked via phishing for this reason and it appears that […]
Does this act of mercy from GandCrab hackers indicate a change of heart? Or is it merely a case of the cybercriminals simply trying to save face?
The remote execution bug in Microsoft's Jet Database Engine was thought to have been fixed. Third-party researchers uncovered a flaw that says otherwise.
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