Dark Matter; Your phone has been permanently bugged, even if factory reset-Wikileaks

Dark Matter 23 March, 2017 Today, March 23rd 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter”, which contains documentation for several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac firmware (meaning the infection persists even if the operating system is re-installed) developed by the CIA’s Embedded Development Branch (EDB). These documents explain the techniques used by CIA to…

The Darknet protects itself by being more robust against attacks

Public Release: 6-Mar-2017   This hidden network is used for sensitive and often illegal purposes such as drug trafficking or exchanging child pornography and can counter large attacks on its own by spontaneously adding more network capacity Universitat Rovira i Virgili   IMAGE: Structural analysis of Internet and Darknet topologies. Force-directed visualization of the Internet…

VAULT 7 “YEAR ZERO” CIA HACK Wikileaks – Press Release

Editors Note (Ralph Turchiano): Unfortunately at this time it appears that the CIA may have been majorly compromised Press Release     Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on…

Cameras can steal data from computer hard drive LED lights — Ben-Gurion U. study

Public Release: 22-Feb-2017   American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev   BEER-SHEVA, Israel…Feb. 22, 2017 – Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated that data can be stolen from an isolated “air-gapped” computer’s hard drive reading the pulses of light on the LED drive using various…

Your ‘anonmyized’ web browsing history may not be anonymous

Public Release: 19-Jan-2017   Princeton University, Engineering School   IMAGE: Arvind Narayanan, assistant professor of computer science, Princeton University. Credit: Frank Wojciechowski Raising further questions about privacy on the internet, researchers from Princeton and Stanford universities have released a study showing that a specific person’s online behavior can be identified by linking anonymous web browsing…

Heartbeat could be used as password to access electronic health records

Public Release: 18-Jan-2017   Researchers use heart’s electrical pattern as encryption key for electronic records Binghamton University   IMAGE: Zhanpeng Jin is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University. view more Credit: Binghamton University BINGHAMTON, NY –…

How it takes just 6 seconds to hack a credit card

Public Release: 1-Dec-2016   Newcastle University New research reveals the ease with which criminals can hack an account without ANY of the card details Dubbed the Distributed Guessing Attack, the team from Newcastle University, UK, say it can take just six seconds to find the card number, the expiry date and the CVV using nothing…