Incredible Details of the Russian Hacking of Yahoo Servers

The US Department of Justice has published details of the charges against four individuals indicted for the hacking of Yahoo. The scope of the hack is unprecedented and the culprits turned out to be, among others, operatives of the FSB.

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Biggest Drug Bazaar Closed, Administrator Commits Suicide

AlphaBay, until recently the biggest drug bazaar in the Tor network, suddenly went dark in July. The latest reports seem to indicate that it was the result of a concerted action of the law enforcement authorities of several countries.

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A History of a Hack – Epilogue, or anakata’s sentence

Some time ago we recounted the plight of anakata, co-founder of The Pirate Bay, charged with numerous counts of hacking to mainframe computers in Sweden. A few days ago a judgement was passed in his case, but it is probably not the end.

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Technical analysis of recent attacks against Polish banks

It has been three weeks since first information about succesful attacks on Polish banks has reached our ears. It’s time to put together the technical description of how the attacks were performed. Continue reading “Technical analysis of recent attacks against Polish banks”

Several Polish banks hacked, information stolen by unknown attackers

Polish banks are frantically scanning their workstations and servers while checking logs in the search of signs of infection after some of them noticed unusual network activity and unauthorised files on key machines within their networks. This is – by far – the most serious information security incident we have seen in Poland. Continue reading “Several Polish banks hacked, information stolen by unknown attackers”