This one has chewed-up tentacles. (Note that this is a different squid than the one that recently washed up on a South African beach.) As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.
A 36-year-old Russian man recently identified by KrebsOnSecurity as the likely proprietor of the massive RSOCKS botnet has been arrested in Bulgaria at the request of U.S. authorities. At a court hearing in Bulgaria this month, the accused hacker requested and was granted extradition to the United States, reportedly telling the judge, “America is looking… Continue reading Accused Russian RSOCKS Botmaster Arrested, Requests Extradition to U.S.
Researchers from SentinelLabs laid out what they know about the attackers and implored the researcher community for help in learning more about the shadowy group.
This is an interesting attack I had not previously considered. The variants are interesting, and I think we’re just starting to understand their implications.
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Workers want their productivity measured by the results they achieve, not by how many hours they log during the work week, according to a survey of 3,500 employees in the US, UK, Australia and Canada. The survey by business software and services provider Adaptavist found 58% of workers want to eliminate the 40-hour work week, and nearly… Continue reading Six in 10 workers want to ditch the 40-hour work week, survey finds
This is a fascinating glimpse of the future of automatic cheating detection in sports: Maybe you heard about the truly insane false-start controversy in track and field? Devon Allen—a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles—was disqualified from the 110-meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships a few weeks ago for a false start. Here’s the… Continue reading Automatic Cheating Detection in Human Racing
A Florida teenager who served as a lackey for a cybercriminal group that specializes in cryptocurrency thefts was beaten and kidnapped last week by a rival cybercrime gang. The teen’s captives held guns to his head while forcing him to record a video message pleading with his crew to fork over a $200,000 ransom in… Continue reading SIM Swapper Abducted, Beaten, Held for $200k Ransom
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Microsoft today announced the rollout of the first major feature upgrade to Windows 11. Many of the changes are incremental and focus on user interface and productivity enhancements, but there are some useful additions — including a new password security feature. Mostly, Windows 11 version 22H2, known as the Windows 11 2022 Update, is about… Continue reading Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to