Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Hacking History: The Chaos Computer Club (CCC)

Chaos Computer Club

Hacking History: The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) is the oldest hacking group (I would even say, oldest hacktivist group) known in history, but also brings us all the way to 1981. Before we go into the CCC’s history, let’s do a little catch up to… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: LeakedSource Server Confiscated


#CyberHeadlines: LeakedSource Server Confiscated LeakedSources Shuts Down LeakedSources, a popular site for amateur hackers, has allegedly had its server confiscated by U.S. law enforcement. PC World quotes users on HackForums.net who claim that any amateur hackers who paid for information from this site now has all of their personal info… Read more »

Hacking History: The Enigma Machine

Enigma Machine

Hacking History: The Enigma Machine While this series is to be (mainly) about the figures who paved the way for hackers’ futures; the enigma machine requires a post of its own due to its sordid past. Aside from the Enigma Machine being a devise used for Nazi communication during World… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: 2016 The Year of Ransomware


2016 The Year of Ransomware Kaspersky Lab 2016 Ransomware Report Kaspersky Lab has deemed 2016 “The year of ransomware”. In a recent report they published, ransomware attacks went up eleven fold from January 2016 to September 2016 with 62 new ransom families detected, one in five businesses worldwide suffered from a… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: UK Cyber Security Legacy

#CyberHeadlines: UK Cyber Security Legacy Legacy WWII coding building now cybersecurity school in UK The Government Code and Cipher School at Bletchley Park is returning to its cyber security legacy, by being converted back into a school for cybersecurity. Bletchley Park is where Alan Turing cracked the Nazi Military’s Enigma Machine… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Canadian Recruit Site Hacked

#CyberHeadlines: Canadian Recruit Site Hacked Canadian Army Recruitment Website Hacked Last week, the Canadian Defense Ministry was forced to take down its recruitment site after hackers were redirecting would-be recruits to an official Chinese government landing page. Evidently, Canadian government websites have been susceptible to many hacks in the past…. Read more »

CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep Course Preview (Special Offer Inside)

#CyberWeek2016: CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep   For a limited time get this course for only $10 ($150 off original price) on Udemy – https://www.udemy.com/comptia-security-plus-certification-prep/?couponCode=CYBERWEEK16 CompTIA Security+ Training The CompTIA S+ certificate is globally recognized for validating foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. In this course, EC-Council certified trainer Timber Wolfe,… Read more »

CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator) EC-Council Course Trailer (Special Offer Inside)

#CyberWeek2016: CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator) For a limited time get this course for $10 ($150 off original price) on Udemy – https://www.udemy.com/computer-hacking-forensic-investigator/?couponCode=CYBERWEEK16 EC-Council’s CHFI Training The EC-Council’s Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) certificate provides vendor-neutral recognition of the specific security discipline of computer forensics. In this course, EC-Council certified instructor Bally… Read more »

Certified Ethical Hacker Bootcamp (CEH v9) (Special Offer Inside)

#CyberWeek2016: EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker Bootcamp For a limited time Get this course for $10 ($190 off original price) on Udemy – https://www.udemy.com/certified-ethical-hacker-bootcamp-with-practice-exams-bundle/?couponCode=CYBERWEEK16 EC-Council’s CEH Certificate Training The EC-Council’s CEH certificate is paramount for any IT specialist and anyone trying to enhance their network’s defenses. In this course, EC-Council certified trainer Timber Wolfe,… Read more »

Cyber Threats: Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware

Cyber Threats: Ransomware In October 2016, I attended a SecureWorld conference in Bellevue, WA. The hot topic of the event? Ransomware. I realized that I had left ransomware out of my cyber threats series, hence this post. This one is going to be a bit different, however. I’ll be giving… Read more »